Early Church Fathers
4 Depositum, viz. his faith, the paraqh/kh 1Tim. vi. 20.
5 Per cratem ferream usually represented in pictures, or statues of the saints as a gridiron.
6 Ps. lxviii. 35 (LXX.).
7 Cf. Sermon LXXXII c. 7.
8 2 Tim iii. 12.
1 That is the September, or as we should now say, the Michael-mas Embertide.
2 Joel ii. 12, 13, and 15, 16.
3 Joel ii. 12, 13, and 15, 16.
4 He pursues the same thought in chap. 2 of Sermon LXXXIX. e.g. tunc est efficacior sacratiorque devotia, quando in operibus pietatis totius Ecclesioe unus animus et unus est census; publica enim proeferenda sunt propriis et ibi intelligenda est proecipua ratio utilitatis, ubi vigilat cura communis.
5 S. James iii. 2.
6 Cf. Serm. LXXVIII. 2. donet licet sanctis suis quotidianam gratia Divina victoriam, non aufert tamen dimicandi materiam.
7 Cf. S. Matt. xviii. 19, 20.
8 Totius pietatis auctori : cf. Collect for 23rd Sunday after Trinity, which is based on that in the Gregorian Sacramentary.
9 Cf. 1 Cor. x. 24 ; xii. 6 : 2 Cor. ix. 7.
10 Cf. 1 Cor. x. 24 ; xii. 6 : 2 Cor. ix. 7.
11 Cf. 1 Cor. x. 24 ; xii. 6 : 2 Cor. ix. 7.
12 2 Cor. ix. 10.
13 Pariter. He thus keeps up the leading thought of this sermon to end .
1 The observances of the seventh month, especially of the Day of Atonement, will be found in Lev. xxiii. 26 - 44, and Numbers xxix.
2 Sc by Adam.
3 Generandi lege : others read generali lege, by he universal law.
4 S. Matt. xxvi. 41; for this passage, cf. Serm. XIX. chaps 1 and 2, and LXXVIII. chap. 2.
5 Matt. vii. 14.
6 2 Tim. ii. 12.
7 1 S. John ii. 6.
8 1 Cor. vii. 29-31.
9 S. Matt. xxii. 37.
10 1 Cor. iii. 9 and 7.
11 From this point the oldest Vatican lectionary (3836) givesa very different ending to the Sermon, which the Ball. consider asgenuine as the one given by the other mss., and translated above: in which case they are probably right in inferring that Leo used the Sermon more than once, and wrote these two endings for two different occasions.
12 S. Luke xii. 19, 20.
1 Cf. Serm. XIX. 2, per ipsius mundi cardines, quasi per quattuor evangelia, incessabiliter discimus quod et proedicemus et agamus.
2 Col ii. 8.
3 The occasion of this Sermon seems to have been either the same or a similar one to that of Serm. XCVI., in which we read that certain traders had come to Rome from Egypt after the murder of Proterius, supporting the heresy of Eutyches.
4 For the whole of this chap. compare Lett. XXXI. chaps. 1 and 2.
5 S. John vi. 53.
6 This (acc. to the Ball.) is the Amen which the communicant said at the Reception of the Elements when the Priest said to Him, Corpus Christi and sanguis Christi: on the Eucharistic evidence against Eutyches, see Lett. LIX. chap. 2, and Serm LXIII. chap. 7.
7 Ps. xli. 1.
8 S. Matt. xxv. 40.
9 Phil. ii. 10, 11.