The Sinless Conception Of The Mother Of God; A Theological Essay by Frederick George LeeThe Sinless Conception Of The Mother Of God; A Theological Essay by Frederick George Lee

The Sinless Conception Of The Mother Of God; A Theological Essay

byFrederick George Lee

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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.1891 Excerpt: ... APPENDIX. APOSTOLICAL Letters of our Most Holy Lord Pius IX., by Divine Providence Pope, concerning the Dogmatic Definition of The Sinless Conception of The Virgin Mother of God. Pius, Bishop, Servant of the servants of God. For a perpetual remembrance. The Ineffable God, whose ways are mercy and truth, whose will is omnipotence, and whose wisdom reacheth powerfully from one end to the other, and sweetly ordereth all things, when He foresaw from all eternity the most sorrowful ruin of the whole human race to follow from the transgression of Adam, and in a mystery hidden from ages determined by the Incarnation of the Word to complete, in a more hidden sacrament, the first "work of His goodness; so that man, led into sin by the craft of diabolical iniquity, should not perish contrary to His merciful design; and that what was about to befall in the first Adam should be more happily restored in the Second;--from the beginning and before the ages were, chose and ordained a Mother for His onlybegotten Son, of whom made flesh, He should be born in the blessed fulness of time, and He loved Her above all other creatures, and in Her alone He pleased Himself with a most benign complacency. Wherefore, far before all the Angelic Spirits and all the Saints, He so wonderfully endowed Her with the abundance of all the heavenly gifts drawn from the treasure of divinity, that she might be ever free from every stain of sin, and all fair and perfect, and might possess that fulness of innocence and holiness than which, under God, none is greater, and which, except God, no one can reach even in thought. And indeed it was most becoming that She should be always adorned with the splendour of the most perfect holiness, and free even from the very stain of original sin, should gain ...

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Title:The Sinless Conception Of The Mother Of God; A Theological EssayFormat:PaperbackDimensions:36 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:February 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217642373

ISBN - 13:9780217642378

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