Anf-01 ix.iv.xii Pg 22 For He, the Son who is in His bosom, declares to all the Father who is invisible. Wherefore they know Him to whom the Son reveals Him; and again, the Father, by means of the Son, gives knowledge of His Son to those who love Him. By whom also Nathanael, being taught, recognised [Him], he to whom also the Lord bare witness, that he was “an Israelite indeed, in whom was no guile.”3445
John i. 18.
Anf-01 v.vi.vi Pg 11 God, and Wisdom, and the Word of God, and deems Him to consist merely of a soul and body, such an one is a serpent, that preaches deceit and error for the destruction of men. <index subject1="Ebionite" title="83" id="v.vi.vi-p11.2"/>And such a man is poor in understanding, even as by name he is an Ebionite.932
Comp. the reading sanctioned by the ancient authorities, John i. 18.
932 From a Hebrew word meaning “poor.” If any one confesses the truths mentioned,933
933 Or, “these things.” but calls lawful wedlock, and the procreation of children, destruction and pollution, or deems certain kinds of food abominable, such an one has the apostate dragon dwelling within him. <index subject1="Christ" subject2="His sufferings" title="83" id="v.vi.vi-p13.1"/><index subject1="Holy Spirit" title="83" id="v.vi.vi-p13.2"/>If any one confesses the Father, and the Son, and the Holy Ghost, and praises the creation, but calls the incarnation merely an appearance, and is ashamed of the passion, such an one has denied the faith, not less than the Jews who killed Christ. <index subject1="Luxury abjured" title="83" id="v.vi.vi-p13.3"/><index subject1="Nicolaitans" title="83" id="v.vi.vi-p13.4"/>If any one confesses these things, and that God the Word did dwell in a human body, being within it as the Word, even as the soul also is in the body, because it was God that inhabited it, and not a human soul, but affirms that unlawful unions are a good thing, and places the highest happiness934
934 Literally, “the end of happiness.” in pleasure, as does the man who is falsely called a Nicolaitan, this person can neither be a lover of God, nor a lover of Christ, but is a corrupter of his own flesh, and therefore void of the Holy Spirit, and a stranger to Christ. All such persons are but monuments and sepulchres of the dead, upon which are written only the names of dead men. <index subject1="Devil, snares of the" title="83" id="v.vi.vi-p14.1"/>Flee, therefore, the wicked devices and snares of the spirit which now worketh in the children of this world,935
Anf-01 v.xvii.ii Pg 4 And again, “One Lord Jesus Christ.”1308
John i. 18.
Anf-01 ix.vi.xxi Pg 28
John i. 18.