Anf-03 v.iv.v.xiii Pg 13 and not some other number? In truth,3915
Luke vi. 13–19.
3915 Næ. I might from this very point conclude3916
3916 Interpretari. of my Christ, that He was foretold not only by the words of prophets, but by the indications of facts. For of this number I find figurative hints up and down the Creator’s dispensation3917
3917 Apud creatorem. in the twelve springs of Elim;3918
Anf-03 v.iv.v.xx Pg 25 He knew not by whom. “Who touched me?” He asks, when His disciples alleged an excuse. He even persists in His assertion of ignorance: “Somebody hath touched me,” He says, and advances some proof: “For I perceive that virtue is gone out of me.” What says our heretic? Could Christ have known the person? And why did He speak as if He were ignorant? Why? Surely it was to challenge her faith, and to try her fear. Precisely as He had once questioned Adam, as if in ignorance: Adam, where art thou?”4239
Luke viii. 43–46.
4239 See above, book iii. chap. xxv. Thus you have both the Creator excused in the same way as Christ, and Christ acting similarly to4240
4240 Adæquatum: on a par with. the Creator. But in this case He acted as an adversary of the law; and therefore, as the law forbids contact with a woman with an issue,4241
Treasury of Scriptural Knowledge, Chapter 5
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