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|played by this Son of Man whose prerogatives do not seem to be very different |
than those of an angel: he acts on the orders of an angel, and to ... This fact
raises a real difficulty, and yet we should not have too rapid a recourse to drastic
solutions3. We know, in fact, that the Messianic title "Son of Man" does not have
the same undertones in the book of Revelation as in ... 15 Another angel We
should not conclude from this phrase that the Son of Man is considered to be an
angel, for we ...
|For since the Lord Jesus is the Head of angels, who does not see that we have |
most abundantly in him every thing ... to them without becoming guilty of idolatry,
the greatest and most flagrant outrage which man can perpetrate against his ...
|And neither do the cherubim, departing from their own nature, assume the form of |
angels; nor, again, do angels assume the form of the others. For they cannot be
anything but what they are and have been made. Moreover, man also having
been appointed by the original order of things to inhabit the world, and to rule
over all that is in it, when he is immortal, ... For Christ at His coming did not
proclaim that the human nature should, when it is immortal, be remoulded or
transformed into ...
|the earth which bears you, for you neither respect man nor the Lord who made |
you. ... What pains await us in hell; for not only have we robbed, beaten and
wounded our neighbours, but we have likewise taken away their lives, and ...
words resolved to renounce the devil and his works; and St Francis received
them into the Order, in which they did great penance. ... As he lay on the ground
in this pitiable condition, the angel said to him: "Arise, for thou hast a much longer
journey to take.
|For it is the same thing to know his will either from his own, from an angel's, or |
from a man's mouth.” St. ... St. Austin says, that God intimated all this to us, in the
order he observed in converting Cornelius the Centurion. ... to do it."
Notwithstanding, God would have him make his address to Peter. He would not
undertake it himself, nor commission an angel to do it, but commits him to man's
care; thereby to ...
|Why do I say, an angel ? the man can become God, and a child of God. For we |
read, " I have said, Ye are gods, and all of you are children of the Most High." (Ps.
Ixxxil 6.) ... Let us not then misuse our own nature to our hurt. He has made us ...
There is -nothing therefore to hinder us from becoming nigh to the angels, if we
|St. Augustine of Hippo ... But the applying from without of adventitious causes, |
which, although they are not natural, yet are to be applied according to nature, in
order that those things which are contained and ... Only men do not marvel at
those things that are usually done by men. ... He does not permit from whom they
have received such and such a measure of natural powers: who, even by His
|St. Thomas Aquinas. We now have to ... conceive Christ. First, in order to |
maintain a becoming order in the union of the Son of God with the Virgin—
namely ... Yet man does not know for certain thereby that he has grace; but he
does know that the faith, which he has received, is true. SECOND ... Objection 1:
It would seem that the Annunciation should not have been made by an angel to
our Blessed Lady.
|From this it is evident that, in the state of innocence, man could not commit a |
venial sin, before committing a mortal sin. ... This vainglory, which preceded
man's downfall, was his first mortal sin, for it is stated to have preceded his
downfall into the outward ... with any lack of order whatever, the result is that the
first man could not sin venially before committing a mortal sin. ... unless there be
a special prohibition, which is not the case in point. Therefore an angel can sin
venially. "S. T., I, q.
|Does not this seem a strange saying? And yet ye have often heard it in ... Why do |
I say, an angel? the man can become God, and a child of God. For we read, “I
have said, Ye are gods, and all of you are children of the Most High.” (Ps. lxxxii. 6.