Anf-01 viii.iv.lxxxii Pg 2 And on this account we are, through fear, very earnest in desiring to converse [with men] according to the Scriptures, but not from love of money, or of glory, or of pleasure. For no man can convict us of any of these [vices]. No more do we wish to live like the rulers of your people, whom God reproaches when He says, ‘Your rulers are companions of thieves, lovers of bribes, followers of the rewards.’2275
Ezek. iii. 17, 18, 19.
Anf-01 vi.ii.vi Pg 26 because He1518
Ezek. xi. 19, Ezek. xxxvi. 26.
Anf-03 v.x.viii Pg 5 That person himself, at the close of the law and the prophets, and called not a prophet, but a messenger, is, suffering an ignominious death, beheaded to reward a dancing-girl. And certainly they who were wont to be led by the Spirit of God used to be guided by Himself to martyrdoms; so that they had even already to endure what they had also proclaimed as requiring to be borne. Wherefore the brotherhood of the three also, when the dedication of the royal image was the occasion of the citizens being pressed to offer worship, knew well what faith, which alone in them had not been taken captive, required,—namely, that they must resist idolatry to the death.8267
Matt. xiv. 3.
Treasury of Scriptural Knowledge, Chapter 6
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Le 18:16; 20:21 1Ki 22:14 Eze 3:18,19 Mt 14:3,4 Ac 20:26,27