Anf-02 vi.iv.ii.xxiii Pg 9.1
Anf-03 v.iv.iii.iv Pg 19 He knew full well what a blessing to him would be the sex of Mary,2756
See Gen. ii. 18.
2756 Sexum Mariæ. For the Virgin Mary gave birth to Christ, the Saviour of men; and the virgin mother the Church, the spouse of Christ, gives birth to Christians (Rigalt.). and also of the Church. The law, however, which you find fault with,2757
2757 Arguis. and wrest into a subject of contention, was imposed on man by Goodness, aiming at his happiness, that he might cleave to God, and so not show himself an abject creature rather than a free one, nor reduce himself to the level of the other animals, his subjects, which were free from God, and exempt from all tedious subjection;2758
2758 Ex fastidio liberis. but might, as the sole human being, boast that he alone was worthy of receiving laws from God; and as a rational being, capable of intelligence and knowledge, be restrained within the bounds of rational liberty, subject to Him who had subjected all things unto him. To secure the observance of this law, Goodness likewise took counsel by help of this sanction: “In the day that thou eatest thereof, thou shalt surely die.”2759
Anf-02 vi.iv.iii Pg 223.1
Anf-03 v.iv.v.xxiv Pg 41 it will be manifest that the prohibition of intercourse descended to Christ from Him. The form of it which He uses—“He that despiseth you, despiseth me”4453
Deut. xxiii. 3.
Treasury of Scriptural Knowledge, Chapter 4
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:9-12 Ge 2:18 Isa 56:3-5