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Ante-Nicene Quote

“…The Father is the invisible of the Son, but the Son the visible of the Father.”

– Irenaeus, AGAINST HERESIES

 

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Ante-Nicene Quote

“For we do not find that the devil created anything whatsoever,

since indeed he is himself a creature of God, like the other angels.”

– Irenaeus AGAINST HERESIES

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Ante-Nicene Quote

“man…having been made free in his will and with power over himself is himself the cause of himself that sometimes he becomes wheat and sometimes chaff”

– Irenaeus AGAINST HERESIES

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Ante-Nicene Quote

“Submission to God is eternal rest . . . those who fly from eternal rest,

have a habitation in accordance with their fleeing.”

– Irenaeus, AGAINST HERESIES

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Ante-Nicene Quote

“For there are many mansions in the Father’s house

in as much as there are also many members in the body.”

– Irenaeus, AGAINST HERESIES

>> Sadly, some modern translations misunderstand “house.” <<

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Ante-Nicene Quote

[After quoting from Mat 5.16, Luk 21.34, Luk 12.35-36, 45-47 and Luk 6.46 he writes]

“All such passages demonstrate the independent will of man…”

– Irenaeus AGAINST HERESIES

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Ante-Nicene Quote

“For as by the disobedience of the one man who was originally molded from virgin soil, the many were made sinners and forfeited life; so was it necessary that, by the obedience of one man, who was originally born from a virgin, many should be justified and receive salvation.”

– Irenaeus, AGAINST HERESIES

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Ante-Nicene Quote

“Such men are to outward appearance sheep, for they appear to be like us by what they say in public repeating the same words…they are wolves.”

– Irenaeus, AGAINST HERESIES

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Ante-Nicene Quote

“…They did not speak to the Gentiles in compliance with their notions but told them with boldness,

that their gods were no gods, but the idols of demons.”

– Irenaeus, AGAINST HERESIES

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Ante-Nicene Quote

“…The second in which He will come on the clouds, bringing on the day which burns as a furnace, and smiting the earth with the word of His mouth, and slaying the impious with the breath of His lips, and having a fan in His hands and cleansing His floor, and gathering the wheat into His barn but burning the chaff with unquenchable fire.”

– Irenaeus, AGAINST HERESIES

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