Commentary Upon the Gospel of St. Luke: Volume 2

Commentary Upon the Gospel of St. Luke: Volume 2

by St. Cyril of Alexandria
     
 

THE God of all, blaming the haughtiness of the Jews, and
their constant tendency to run into disobedience, thus spake by
the voice of Isaiah; "Hear, heavens, and give ear, earth; is. i. i.
" for the Lord hath spoken. I have begotten, and brought up
" sons ; and they have rejected Me." For they rejected God
the Father, by setting in manifold…  See more details below

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THE God of all, blaming the haughtiness of the Jews, and
their constant tendency to run into disobedience, thus spake by
the voice of Isaiah; "Hear, heavens, and give ear, earth; is. i. i.
" for the Lord hath spoken. I have begotten, and brought up
" sons ; and they have rejected Me." For they rejected God
the Father, by setting in manifold ways the Son at nought,
Who, though sprung from Him by nature, yet afterwards
was made like unto us for our sakes : and yet He called them
unto the grace that is by faith, and would have fulfilled the
promise given unto their fathers. For of this the sacred Paul
bears witness, where he writes, " For I say that Christ was a Rom.xv.8.
" minister of the circumcision, to fulfil the promises of the
" fathers: and that the Gentiles might glorify God for mercy."
The Only-begotten Word of God therefore was made man,
that He might fulfil the promise of the blessing granted unto

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ISBN-13:
2940011837913
Publisher:
New Century Books
Publication date:
10/05/2010
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