Anf-02 vi.iv.i.ii Pg 5.1
Anf-03 v.iv.vi.v Pg 25 who rely upon their own wisdom, and not upon God’s. If, however, it was a new god that was being preached, what sin had the Jews committed, in seeking after signs to believe; or the Greeks, when they hunted after a wisdom which they would prefer to accept? Thus the very retribution which overtook both Jews and Greeks proves that God is both a jealous God and a Judge, inasmuch as He infatuated the world’s wisdom by an angry5409
1 Cor. i. 22.
5409 Æmula. and a judicial retribution. Since, then, the causes5410
5410 Causæ: the reasons of His retributive providence. are in the hands of Him who gave us the Scriptures which we use, it follows that the apostle, when treating of the Creator, (as Him whom both Jew and Gentile as yet have) not known, means undoubtedly to teach us, that the God who is to become known (in Christ) is the Creator. The very “stumbling-block” which he declares Christ to be “to the Jews,”5411
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Mt 12:38,39; 16:1-4 Mr 8:11 Lu 11:16,20 Joh 2:18; 4:28