Anf-02 vi.iii.iii.xii Pg 42.1
Anf-02 vi.iv.ii.xxii Pg 2.1
Anf-03 v.iv.v.xxxvi Pg 7 He surely, by thus teaching us the proper discipline of prayer, has determined that that God must be prayed to from whom men were to receive this discipline of prayer—whether condemnatory of pride, or justifying in humility.4922
Luke xviii. 10–14.
4922 Sive reprobatricem superbiæ, sive justificatricem humilitatis. I do not find from Christ any temple, any suppliants, any sentence (of approval or condemnation) belonging to any other god than the Creator. Him does He enjoin us to worship in humility, as the lifter-up of the humble, not in pride, because He brings down4923
4923 Destructorem. the proud. What other god has He manifested to me to receive my supplications? With what formula of worship, with what hope (shall I approach him?) I trow, none. For the prayer which He has taught us suits, as we have proved,4924
4924 See above, chap. xxvi. p. 392. none but the Creator. It is, of course, another matter if He does not wish to be prayed to, because He is the supremely and spontaneously good God! But who is this good God? There is, He says, “none but one.”4925
Anf-03 vi.iv.xvii Pg 3 The sounds of our voice, likewise, should be subdued; else, if we are to be heard for our noise, how large windpipes should we need! But God is the hearer not of the voice, but of the heart, just as He is its inspector. The demon of the Pythian oracle says:
Luke xviii. 9–14.
Edersheim Bible History
Lifetimes x.iv Pg 119.1
Treasury of Scriptural Knowledge, Chapter 9
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Mr 10:42-45 Pr 13:10 Jer 45:5 Mt 20:25-28 Lu 14:10,11; 18:14