The treatises of S. Caecilius Cyprian, Bishop of Carthage, and martyr

Paperback | May 17, 2012

bySaint Cyprian

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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. 1846 Excerpt: ...He places agreement first; hearts at peace are the first condition; He teaches that we must agree together faithfully and firmly. Yet how can he he said to be at agreement with other, who is at disagreement with the body of the Church itself, and with the universal brotherhood? How can two or three be gathered together in Christ's name, who are manifestly separate from Christ and from His Gospel? We did not go out from them, but they 140 The prayer of many avails not, if they differ. Treat, went out from us. And whereas heresies and schisms have----a later rise, from men's setting up separate meetings for worship, they have left the fountain head and origin of truth. But it is of His Church, that the Lord is speaking; and in respect of those who are in His Church, He says, that if they are of one mind, if according to what He bade and admonished, two or three though they be, they gather together with agreement of the heart; then (though but two or three) they will be able to obtain from the majesty of God the thing which they ask for. Wherever two or three are gathered together in My Name, I, saith He, am with them: that is, with the single-hearted, and them that live in peace, fearing God, and keeping His commandments. With these, though they be two or three, He has said that He is. So was He with the Three Children in the fiery furnace: and because they contiuued in singleness of heart toward God, and at unity with themselves, He refreshed Daniel them in the midst of the encircling flames with the breath of 3 25. Songofofew-So too was He present with the two Apostles who r j were shut in prison, because they continued in singleness and agreement of heart; and undoing the prison-bolts, He placed them again in the market-place, that they might deliver to th...

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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. 1846 Excerpt: ...He places agreement first; hearts at peace are the first condition; He teaches that we must agree together faithfully and firmly...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:124 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.26 inPublished:May 17, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217400108

ISBN - 13:9780217400107

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