Anf-03 v.vii.iii Pg 15 Has it, then, been permitted to angels, which are inferior to God, after they have been changed into human bodily form,6983
6983 See below in chap. vi. and in the Anti-Marcion, iii. 9. nevertheless to remain angels? and will you deprive God, their superior, of this faculty, as if Christ could not continue to be God, after His real assumption of the nature of man? Or else, did those angels appear as phantoms of flesh? You will not, however, have the courage to say this; for if it be so held in your belief, that the Creator’s angels are in the same condition as Christ, then Christ will belong to the same God as those angels do, who are like Christ in their condition. If you had not purposely rejected in some instances, and corrupted in others, the Scriptures which are opposed to your opinion, you would have been confuted in this matter by the Gospel of John, when it declares that the Spirit descended in the body6984
6984 Corpore. of a dove, and sat upon the Lord.6985
Anf-01 viii.iv.cxxvi Pg 4 and asserts it was God; narrating that Jacob said, ‘I have seen God face to face, and my life is preserved.’ And it is recorded that he called the place where He wrestled with him, appeared to and blessed him, the Face of God (Peniel). And Moses says that God appeared also to Abraham near the oak in Mamre, when he was sitting at the door of his tent at mid-day. Then he goes on to say: ‘And he lifted up his eyes and looked, and, behold, three men stood before him; and when he saw them, he ran to meet them.’2442
Gen. xxxii. 24; 30.
Anf-02 vi.iii.i.vii Pg 19.1
Anf-03 v.iv.v.xxxix Pg 21 Now, one cannot wonder that He forbade “premeditation,” who actually Himself received from the Father the ability of uttering words in season: “The Lord hath given to me the tongue of the learned, that I should know how to speak a word in season (to him that is weary);”5034
See Gen. xxxii. 28.
Npnf-201 iii.vi.ii Pg 24
Edersheim Bible History
Temple xix Pg 14.4
Treasury of Scriptural Knowledge, Chapter 20
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Ge 32:7-11,24-28 Ps 56:3,4 Isa 37:3-6 Jon 1:16 Mt 10:28