Anf-01 viii.iv.cxxxv Pg 4 Such are the words of Scripture; understand, therefore, that the seed of Jacob now referred to is something else, and not, as may be supposed, spoken of your people. For it is not possible for the seed of Jacob to leave an entrance for the descendants of Jacob, or for [God] to have accepted the very same persons whom He had reproached with unfitness for the inheritance, and promise it to them again; but as there the prophet says, ‘And now, O house of Jacob, come and let us walk in the light of the Lord; for He has sent away His people, the house of Jacob, because their land was full, as at the first, of soothsayers and divinations;’2473
Isa. lxv. 9–12.
Anf-02 vi.iii.i.v Pg 19.1
Npnf-201 iii.vi.iv Pg 7
Anf-01 viii.iv.cxl Pg 8 And our Lord, according to the will of Him that sent Him, who is the Father and Lord of all, would not have said, ‘They shall come from the east, and from the west, and shall sit down with Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob in the kingdom of heaven. But the children of the kingdom shall be cast out into outer darkness.’2489
Isa. lxvi. 24.
Anf-01 viii.iv.xliv Pg 7 <index subject1="Forgiveness of sin" title="217" id="viii.iv.xliv-p7.2"/>So that it becomes you to eradicate this hope from your souls, and hasten to know in what way forgiveness of sins, and a hope of inheriting the promised good things, shall be yours. But there is no other [way] than this, —to become acquainted with this Christ, to be washed in the fountain2083
Isa. lxvi. 24.
2083 Some refer this to Christ’s baptism. See Cyprian, Adv. Jud. i. 24.— Otto. spoken of by Isaiah for the remission of sins; and for the rest, to live sinless lives.”