The Early Christians: In Their Own Words by N. Y. Society of Brethren, Eberhard Arnold (Editor)

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Jesus warned his first disciples, “On my account you will be brought before governors and kings…All people will hate you because of me” (Mt. 10:18, 22). And so it happened and continues to happen for all who uncompromisingly follow him.

298. W W W . E B E R H A R D A R N O L D . 3. 52 Tertullian, On the Soul 9. 1). In the Testament of Job, pp. R. James, “Apocrypha Anecdota” in Texts and Studies, vol. 5. p. 135). 53 Reported in Apophthegmata Patrum, Migne, Patrologie Graeca 65, p. 276, as an experience of Macarius of Egypt. In the next sentence of the text the description of forms taken by demons comes from Epiphanius, Panarion 80, and Timothy of Constantinople, “De receptione haereticorum” (see Cotelier, Monumenta Ecclesiae Graecae, vol.

6. 8. B. Swete, 1882, pp. 121 ff. see Harnack ET, vol. 1. pp. 445–446. 89 Tertullian, On the Prescription of Heretics 20; On Modesty 21. Even the apostles recognized that their authority to forgive sins was dependent on the gift of the Holy Spirit. Compare Origen, On Prayer 28. D. 375 a Roman presbyter published Quaestiones Veteris et Novi Testamenti (93, ch. 2, pp. ) as well as a commentary on Paul’s Letters. See Souter’s edition, Vienna, 1908. F. Arnold, Die Geschichte der alten Kirche 18, 6, p.

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