Compendium of the Art of Always Rejoicing by Alfonsus Antonius De SarasaCompendium of the Art of Always Rejoicing by Alfonsus Antonius De Sarasa

Compendium of the Art of Always Rejoicing

byAlfonsus Antonius De Sarasa

Paperback | February 6, 2012

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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.1872 Excerpt: ... fecit ista? Expavescis in minimis: lauda magnum. Qui fecit in ccelo angelum, ipse fecit in terra vermiculum'--' Who hath arranged, who hath done all this? Thou art full of fear at these least things. Praise Him in His greatness. He who made the angel in heaven maketh the worm upon earth.' CHAPTER IV. In order to excite in us this high opinion of God's power, we must contemplate His threefold knowledge. I Might possibly think that God, who has to attend at the same time to such a number of different things, and so far removed from each other, might perchance err through forgetfulness, inadvertency, or ignorance. First, therefore, humbly asking leave of His divine majesty, I enter farther into that august and mysterious conclave of the sanctuary of God, and there contemplate the threefold divine knowledge. O Lord, my God, how many and what wondrous things do I see therein! and yet not only am I unable to follow and to read all, but I scarcely can scan rapidly the titles of the books. Science of Intelligence. The first science which meets the eye on entering this stupendous sanctuary is that which theologians call the ' science of simple intelligence;' and they give it this name because it works nothing external to itself, and stops in pure perception. What an abyss! This science comprehends every possible creature; all possible infinite worlds, including our own; all the endless species of creatures, and the endless number of individuals of each species; infinite angels, infinite men, infinite animals, who will have no being but in the mind of God alone. And thus I see that this science, in fact, so much belongs to God, that without it He would not be God. Because, if He knew no other possible creatures beside those which He creates; these being created, He w...
Title:Compendium of the Art of Always RejoicingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:24 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.05 inPublished:February 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217813534

ISBN - 13:9780217813532