Anf-01 ix.vi.xiv Pg 9 all our possessions with the poor; and not to love our neighbours only, but even our enemies; and not merely to be liberal givers and bestowers, but even that we should present a gratuitous gift to those who take away our goods. For “to him that taketh away thy coat,” He says, “give to him thy cloak also; and from him that taketh away thy goods, ask them not again; and as ye would that men should do unto you, do ye unto them:”3954
Matt. xix. 21.
Anf-02 vi.iii.ii.iii Pg 4.1
Anf-02 vi.iv.iv.v Pg 20.1
Anf-02 vi.v Pg 23.1
Anf-03 iv.iv.xii Pg 9 “But provision must be made for children and posterity.” “None, putting his hand on the plough, and looking back, is fit” for work.245
Matt. xix. 21; Luke xviii. 22.
Npnf-201 iii.viii.xxxvii Pg 7
Anf-03 iv.iv.xii Pg 16 while even burying a father was too tardy a business for faith.252
Matt. ix. 9; Mark ii. 14; Luke v. 29.
Anf-03 v.iv.v.xi Pg 3 he adduces for a proof that he was chosen as a stranger to the law and uninitiated in3812
He means Levi or St. Matthew; see Luke v. 27–39.
3812 Profanum. Judaism, by one who was an adversary to the law. The case of Peter escaped his memory, who, although he was a man of the law, was not only chosen by the Lord, but also obtained the testimony of possessing knowledge which was given to him by the Father.3813
Anf-03 iv.iv.xii Pg 17 None of them whom the Lord chose to Him said, “I have no means to live.” Faith fears not famine. It knows, likewise, that hunger is no less to be contemned by it for God’s sake, than every kind of death. It has learnt not to respect life; how much more food? [You ask] “How many have fulfilled these conditions?” But what with men is difficult, with God is easy.253
Luke ix. 59, 60.
Anf-03 v.iv.v.xxiii Pg 36 He gave a clear confirmation to those two laws of the Creator—that in Leviticus, which concerns the sacerdotal office, and forbids the priests to be present at the funerals even of their parents. “The priest,” says He, “shall not enter where there is any dead person;4409
Luke ix. 59, 60.
4409 Animam defunctam. and for his father he shall not be defiled”4410
Anf-03 vi.iii.xii Pg 24 fulfilled, before he heard it, that highest precept of the Lord, “He who prefers father or mother to me, is not worthy of me.”8677
Luke ix. 59, 60; but it is not said there that the man did it.
Treasury of Scriptural Knowledge, Chapter 4
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Mt 8:22; 9:9; 16:24; 19:21 Mr 2:14 Lu 5:27; 9:59 Joh 1:43; 12:26; 21:22