A History of the Church from the Edict of Milan, A.D. 313, to the Coucil of Chalcedon, A.D. 451

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James Parker, 1869 - Church history - 436 pages

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Page 423 - But we speak the wisdom of God in a mystery, even the hidden wisdom, which God ordained before the world unto our glory: Which none of the princes of this world knew: for had they known it, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory.
Page 3 - LORD hath spoken concerning him; The virgin, the daughter of Zion, hath despised thee, and laughed thee to scorn ; the daughter of Jerusalem hath shaken her head at thee. 23 Whom hast thou reproached and blasphemed? and against whom hast thou exalted thy voice, and lifted up thine eyes on high 1 even against the Holy One of Israel.
Page 22 - We believe in one God, the Father Almighty, Maker of all things, visible and invisible...
Page vi - WHEN Israel came out of Egypt, and the house of Jacob from among the strange people, 2 Judah was his sanctuary, and Israel his dominion.
Page 191 - Let us walk honestly, as in the day; not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and wantonness, not in strife and envying. But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, to fulfil the lusts thereof.
Page 22 - And in one Lord Jesus Christ, the Son of God, the only-begotten of his Father, of the substance of the Father, God of God, Light of Light, very God of very God, begotten, not made, being of one substance with the Father. By whom all things were made, both which be in heaven and in earth.
Page 379 - Theophilus and Cyril." The latter had written to him as a friend; an epistle which he kept, showed Cyril's estimate of " his accurate belief and his good feeling"." He concluded by a solemn imprecation; "Whoso denies the Holy Virgin to be Theotocos, calls our Lord a mere man, or divides the Only-begotten into two Sons, let him be deprived of the hope that is in Christ; and let all the people say, So be it, so be it.
Page 225 - These are the glittering robes in which Satan is now arraying. Many spirits are abroad, more are issuing from the pit ; the credentials which they display are the precious gifts of mind, beauty, richness, depth, originality. Christian, look hard at them with Martin in silence, and ask them for the print of the nails.
Page 312 - Fill'd angels with amaze, When at that voice sprang forth the rolling suns on high. And thou wert laid within the narrow tomb, Thy clay-cold limbs with shrouding graveclothes bound; The sealed stone confirm'd thy mortal doom, Lone watchmen walk'd thy desert burialground, Whom heaven could not contain, Nor the immeasurable plain Of vast infinity enclose or circle round.
Page 420 - It has also been made known that now some of the deacons receive the Eucharist even before the bishops. Let all such practices be done away, and let the deacons keep within their proper bounds, knowing that they are the ministers of the bishop and inferior to the presbyters. Let them, therefore, receive the Eucharist, according to their order, after the presbyters, either the bishop or presbyter administering it to them. Further, the deacons are not to be allowed to sit among the presbyters; for...

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