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 ix.viii.xxiv Pg 2 He thus shows that all men are indeed guilty of falsehood, inasmuch as they change from one thing to another (μεταφερόμενοι); but such is not the case with God, for He always continues true, perfecting whatever He wishes.
Num. xxiii. 19.