Anf-03 iv.ix.xiii Pg 26 just as we do, who, drawn out from the calamities of the heathendom1405
See Ex. xv. 22–26.
1405 Sæculi. in which we were tarrying perishing with thirst (that is, deprived of the divine word), drinking, “by the faith which is on Him,”1406
Anf-02 vi.iii.i.ix Pg 40.1
Anf-01 v.iii.iii Pg 15 And Moses declares, “For their murmuring is not against us, but against the Lord God.”656
1 Sam. viii. 7.
Anf-03 iv.iv.xx Pg 8 Whoever, therefore, honours an idol with the name of God, has fallen into idolatry. But if I speak of them as gods, something must be added to make it appear that I do not call them gods. For even the Scripture names “gods,” but adds “their,” viz. “of the nations:” just as David does when he had named “gods,” where he says, “But the gods of the nations are demons.”328
Because Scripture calls idols “vanities” and “vain things.” See 2 Kings xvii. 15, Ps. xxiv. 4, Isa. lix. 4, Deut. xxxii. 21, etc.
Anf-03 v.iv.v.xxi Pg 36 When does this more frequently happen than in the persecution of His saints? This, indeed, is no ordinary matter,4291
Isa. lvii. i.
4291 We have, by understanding res, treated these adjectives as nouns. Rigalt. applies them to the doctrina of the sentence just previous. Perhaps, however, “persecutione” is the noun. no common casualty of the law of nature; but it is that illustrious devotion, that fighting for the faith, wherein whosoever loses his life for God saves it, so that you may here again recognize the Judge who recompenses the evil gain of life with its destruction, and the good loss thereof with its salvation. It is, however, a jealous God whom He here presents to me; one who returns evil for evil. “For whosoever,” says He, “shall be ashamed of me, of him will I also be ashamed.”4292
Anf-01 ix.vi.xix Pg 13
Isa. xxx. 1.