A Historical View of the Council of Nice

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J.B. Dow, 1836 - Church history - 62 pages

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Page 40 - We believe in one God, the Father Almighty, maker of all things visible and invisible; and in one Lord Jesus Christ, the Word of God, God of God, light of light, life of life, the only-begotten Son, the first-born of every creature, begotten of the Father before all ages, by whom all things were made...
Page 41 - ... was incarnate, and was made man, and suffered, and rose again the third day ; he ascended into heaven, and shall come to judge the living and the dead : And in the Holy Spirit. But the holy catholic and apostolic Church of God anathematizes those who affirm that there was a time when the Son was not...
Page 31 - Take heed that no man deceive you. For many will come in my Name, saying, I am Christ ; and will deceive many.
Page 41 - Maker of heaven and earth, and of all things visible and invisible ; and in One Lord Jesus Christ, the Only Begotten Son of God, born of the Father before all ages ; God of God ; Light of Light ; True God of True God ; begotten, not made, consubstantial with the Father, by Whom all things were made.
Page 41 - ... (consubstantial), an expression which the emperor himself explained, as not indicating corporeal affections or properties; and consequently that the Son did not subsist from the Father either by division or abscission: for, said he, a nature which is immaterial and incorporeal cannot possibly be subject to any corporeal affection; hence our conception of such things can only be in divine and mysterious terms.
Page 28 - Scriptures are these following :—God was not always a Father ", but there was a time when God was not a Father. The Word of God was not always, but...
Page 50 - Jews in the celebration of this most holy solemnity, who, polluted wretches! having stained their hands with a nefarious crime, are justly blinded in their minds. It is fit, therefore, that, rejecting the practice of this people, we should perpetuate to all future ages the celebration of this rite, in a more legitimate order, which we have kept from the first day of our Lord's passion even to the present times. Let us then have nothing in common with the most hostile rabble of the Jews.
Page 40 - Who for our salvation was made flesh, and lived among men, and suffered, and rose again the third day, and ascended to the Father, and will come again in glory to judge the quick, and [the] dead. And we believe also in One Holy Ghost...
Page 54 - ... that he may by all means appear to be in the number of the clergy, and that there may not be two bishops in one city.
Page 6 - Others were esteemed on account of their past sufferings in the cause of our holy religion, still bearing in their bodies. , like the great apostle of the Gentiles, "the marks of the Lord Jesus.

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