Syriac miscellanies; or Extracts relating to the first and second General councils, and various other quotations, tr. with notes by B.H. Cowper

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Williams and Norgate, 1861 - Councils and synods - 112 pages

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Page 7 - We believe in one God, the Father Almighty, Maker of all things, visible and invisible...
Page 7 - ... And in one Lord Jesus Christ, the Son of God, begotten of the Father, only begotten, that is, of the substance of the Father ; God of God, Light of Light, very God of very God, Begotten, not made...
Page 24 - We believe in one God, the FATHER Almighty, Maker of heaven and earth and of all things visible and invisible.
Page 7 - But those who say, that there was a time when he was not, and that he was not before he was begotten, and that he was made out of nothing ; or affirm that he is of any other substance or essence; or that the Son of God is created, and mutable or changeable, the catholic church doth pronounce accursed...
Page 59 - He will come at the end of the world to judge the living and the dead and will render to the reprobate and to the elect according to their works.
Page 8 - And in the Holy Ghost, the Lord and Giver of Life, who proceedeth from the Father, who with the Father and the Son together is worshipped and glorified, who spake by the Prophets.
Page 57 - BRETHREN, we ought so to think of Jesus Christ as of God: as of the judge of the living, and the dead; nor should we think any less of our salvation. 2 For if we think meanly of him, we shall hope only to receive some small things from him.
Page 61 - Galilaean, who bare the Christ that was crucified in Jerusalem, had not been with a husband. And Joseph did not abandon her; but Joseph continued in sanctity without a wife, he and his five sons by a former wife; and Mary continued without a husband.
Page 56 - ... troubled, being anxious to return an answer to those who brought in false knowledge, and called in question the resurrection of the flesh ; or to those who introduced the practice of the law, and wished to exclude the grace which is in Christ, which abounded among the Gentiles. And again, ' because we have the treasure in an earthen vessel, that the greatness of the power may be of God, and not from us.
Page 6 - Italy and the rest of the countries of Europe are coming, and because of the excellent temperature of the air, and because I shall be present as a spectator and participator of those things which are done. Wherefore I signify to you, my beloved brethren, that all of you promptly assemble at the city which was named, that is at Nicea. Let every one of you therefore, regarding that which is best, as I before said, be diligent, without delay in anything, speedily to come, that he may be in his own person...

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