Anf-03 v.iv.v.xxxv Pg 15—without a touch, and without a word, by His silent power and simple will. Well, but what necessity was there for Christ, who had been once for all announced as the healer of our sicknesses and sins, and had proved Himself such by His acts,4873
Luke xvii. 11–19.
4873 Or, perhaps, “had proved the prophecy true by His accomplishment of it.” to busy Himself with inquiries4874
4874 Retractari. into the qualities and details of cures; or for the Creator to be summoned to the scrutiny of the law in the person of Christ? If any part of this healing was effected by Him in a way different from the law, He yet Himself did it to perfection; for surely the Lord may by Himself, or by His Son, produce after one manner, and after another manner by His servants the prophets, those proofs of His power and might especially, which (as excelling in glory and strength, because they are His own acts) rightly enough leave in the distance behind them the works which are done by His servants. But enough has been already said on this point in a former passage.4875
4875 See above in chap. ix. Now, although He said in a preceding chapter,4876
Anf-03 v.iv.v.xxxv Pg 42 without the ceremony of the law. Whence also, astonished that one only out of the ten was thankful for his release to the divine grace, He does not command him to offer a gift according to the law, because he had already paid his tribute of gratitude when “he glorified God”;4900
Luke xvii. 19.
Anf-03 v.iv.v.xxxv Pg 44 because he had discovered that it was his duty to render the true oblation to Almighty God—even thanksgiving—in His true temple, and before His true High Priest Jesus Christ. But it is impossible either that the Pharisees should seem to have inquired of the Lord about the coming of the kingdom of the rival god, when no other god has ever yet been announced by Christ; or that He should have answered them concerning the kingdom of any other god than Him of whom they were in the habit of asking Him. “The kingdom of God,” He says, “cometh not with observation; neither do they say, Lo here! or, lo there! for, behold, the kingdom of God is within you.”4902
Luke xvii. 19.
Edersheim Bible History
Lifetimes ix.iv Pg 5.3, Lifetimes ix.xix Pg 9.1, Lifetimes ix.xxii Pg 1.3, Lifetimes ix.xxii Pg 3.3, Sketches vi Pg 1.7
Treasury of Scriptural Knowledge, Chapter 17
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Lu 9:51,52 Joh 4:4