This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1854 Excerpt: ...not, but His dis-John 4, 2. ciples. As if John had preached that he should Himself actually baptize with His own hands! Surely it ought 1 Vera et stabilis aqua: fides, qua (de Isaac et an. §. 77.) understands tlnguitur in salutem. Rig. proposes " the fire of love" (comp. the Veni the very probable correction, stabilis Creator Sp.) which S. Aug. also (and fides aqua, " a--stedfast faith is bap-after him Bede) combine (l. c.) as a tized with water unto salvation." "fruit of the Spirit;" and again the P The " fire," S. Matt. 3, 11. is ex-" tribulations of the faithful for the plained as referring to the miracle of Name of Christ;" (as does the author the day of Pentecost, by S. Cyril Jer. of the Op. Imp. in Matt.) From the (iii. 9. xvii. 8.) by S. Jerome in Matt, connection with v. 12. the " fire" is (with other applications) byEuthymius furtherinterpretcdof afire, tobepassed in S. Matt, as " the prominent mean-through at the Dayof Judgment, which ing," by Theophylact in S. Luc. Auct. should destroy the wicked, purify the de Bapt. haeret. ap. Clpr. v. fin.: more righteous, S. HiL in S. Matt. c. 3. and frequently (or combined with this,) in Ps. 118. lit. 3. §. 5. 12. and the au of the invisible " fire" which in Chris-thor of the Homilies on Isaiah ap. tian Baptism consumeth sins, S. Am-Basilt. l.p.475. (this, Origen followed brose de Elia et jej. c. 22. Auct. de by S. Ambrose in Ps. 118. lit. 3. §. 14. Bapt. hseret. l. c. S. Cyprian Test. i. 12. 15. places at the entrance of Paradise, S. Leo. Ep. 16. c. 8. S. Chrysostome coll. Gen. 3. 24. Matt. 19.28. in Matt. Horn. xi. in S. Matt. Theodoret, tom. 15. §. 23. ed. de la Rue and Eusebius, S. Jerome, and S. Cyril Hom...