Anf-03 iv.iv.ix Pg 12 tried God’s patience until the Gospel. For thenceforward Simon Magus, just turned believer, (since he was still thinking somewhat of his juggling sect; to wit, that among the miracles of his profession he might buy even the gift of the Holy Spirit through imposition of hands) was cursed by the apostles, and ejected from the faith.217
See Ex. vii., viii.; and comp. 2 Tim. iii. 8.
Anf-01 ix.iv.xxii Pg 28 that the Egyptians themselves might testify that it is the finger of God which works salvation for the people, and not the son of Joseph. For if He were the son of Joseph, how could He be greater than Solomon, or greater than Jonah,3728
Ex. viii. 19.
Anf-03 v.iv.v.xxvi Pg 37 It was the finger of God, because it was a sign4563
Ex. viii. 19.
4563 Significaret. that even a thing of weakness was yet abundant in strength. This Christ also showed, when, recalling to notice (and not obliterating) those ancient wonders which were really His own,4564
4564 Vetustatum scilicet suarum. He said that the power of God must be understood to be the finger of none other God than Him, under4565
4565 Apud. whom it had received this appellation. His kingdom, therefore, was come near to them, whose power was called His “finger.” Well, therefore, did He connect4566
4566 Applicuit. with the parable of “the strong man armed,” whom “a stronger man still overcame,”4567
Anf-01 viii.iv.cxxxii Pg 4 and a terrible and incurable malady had broken out among them, they resolved to place it on a cart to which they yoked cows that had recently calved, for the purpose of ascertaining by trial whether or not they had been plagued by God’s power on account of the ark, and if God wished it to be taken back to the place from which it had been carried away. And when they had done this, the cows, led by no man, went not to the place whence the ark had been taken, but to the fields of a certain man whose name was Oshea, the same as his whose name was altered to Jesus (Joshua), as has been previously mentioned, who also led the people into the land and meted it out to them: and when the cows had come into these fields they remained there, showing to you thereby that they were guided by the name of power;2465
See 1 Sam. v.
Treasury of Scriptural Knowledge, Chapter 9
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Ex 7:4; 8:19 1Sa 5:6-11; 6:9 Ac 13:11