Ancient Testimonies Ignored by Romanists #1

DTK on the Puritan Board:

Thinking about beginning a series of such testimonies . . . Citations you’ll never see a Romanist cite. These are from my latest acquisition.

Cyril of Alexandria (patriarch 412-444): For how is it that we should accept what the divine Scripture has not stated and reckon it as being among those things that are true? Fathers of the Church, Vol. 137, St. Cyril of Alexandria: Glaphyra on the Pentateuch, Vol. 1, Genesis (Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press, 2018), p. 84.
Greek text: Ὃ γὰρ οὐκ εἴρηκεν ἡ θεία Γραφὴ, τίνα δὴ τρόπον παραδεξόμεθα, καὶ ἐν τοῖς ἀληθῶς ἔχουσι καταλογιούμεθα; Glaphyrorum In Genesim, Liber II, PG 69:53C.

Cyril of Alexandria (patriarch 412-444): At many times and in many ways the inspired scripture set forth in advance figures of the salvation to come through Christ, thereby bringing considerable benefit to those reading it. Fathers of the Church, Vol. 137, St. Cyril of Alexandria: Glaphyra on the Pentateuch, Vol. 1, Genesis (Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press, 2018), p. 225.
Greek text: Πολυμερῶς καὶ πολυτρόπως ἡ θεόπνευστος γραφὴ τῆς διὰ Χριστοῦ σωτηρίας προαναφωνεῖ τοὺς τύπους, οὐ μετρίαν ἐντεῦθεν τοῖς ἐντευξομένοις τιθεῖσα τὴν ὄνησιν. Glaphyrorum in Genesim, Liber V, §1, PG 69:225C.

Cyril of Alexandria (patriarch 412-444) citing and commenting on 1 Jn 2:27: But to those in the faith, who are in Christ, the wise John writes, “You do not need anyone to teach you, but his anointing teaches you about all things.” For those who have the mind of Christ know all things, and they are not incapable of teaching and exhorting one another. Fathers of the Church, Vol. 137, St. Cyril of Alexandria: Glaphyra on the Pentateuch, Vol. 1, Genesis (Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press, 2018), p. 354.
Greek text: Ἐπιστέλλει δὲ τοῖς ἐν πίστει καὶ ἐν Χριστῷ λέγων ὁ σοφὸς Ἰωάννης· Οὐ χρείαν ἔχετε ἵνα τις διδάσκῃ ὑμᾶς, ἀλλ’ ὡς αὐτοῦ χρίσμα διδάσκει ὑμᾶς περὶ πάντων. Νοῦν γὰρ ἔχουσι Χριστοῦ τοῦ πάντα εἰδότος, καὶ οὐκ ἀνικάνως ἔχουσιν εἰς τὸ διδάσκειν καὶ παρακαλεῖν ἀλλήλους. Glaphyrorum In Genesim, Liber VII, PG 69:584C.

Not exactly an exaltation of the Roman magisterium as obtruded upon the public of our day.

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One thought on “Ancient Testimonies Ignored by Romanists #1”

  1. This I believe but when man puts tradition before the Word(as the Romanists) they become a cult. For the shepherd is being served and Not the flock. Ty. Amen.

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