Anf-01 ix.vi.xxxvii Pg 14 [In these passages] He declares one and the same Lord, who in the times of Noah brought the deluge because of man’s disobedience, and who also in the days of Lot rained fire from heaven because of the multitude of sinners among the Sodomites, and who, on account of this same disobedience and similar sins, will bring on the day of judgment at the end of time (in novissimo); on which day He declares that it shall be more tolerable for Sodom and Gomorrah than for that city and house which shall not receive the word of His apostles. “And thou, Capernaum,” He said, “is it that thou shalt be exalted to heaven?4366
Matt. xxiv. 42.
4366 No other of the Greek Fathers quotes this text as above; from which fact Grabe infers that old Latin translator, or his transcribers, altered the words of Irenæus [N.B.—From one example infer the rest] to suit the Latin versions. Thou shalt go down to hell. For if the mighty works which have been done in thee had been done in Sodom, it would have remained unto this day. Verily I say unto you, that it shall be more tolerable for Sodom in the day of judgment than for you.”4367
Anf-01 ix.vii.xi Pg 6 And again, those persons who are not bringing forth the fruits of righteousness, and are, as it were, covered over and lost among brambles, if they use diligence, and receive the word of God as a graft,4517
Matt. xxiv. 42, Matt. xxv. 13; Mark xiii. 33.
Anf-02 vi.iv.v.xiv Pg 55.1
Anf-01 ix.vi.xxxviii Pg 11 All such passages demonstrate the independent will4402
Luke xii. 45, 46; Matt. xxiv. 48–51.
4402 τὸ αὐτεξούσιον.