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Luke 12:1 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Against Marcion Book IV

-Examples from the Old Testament, Balaam, Moses, and Hezekiah, to Show How Completely the Instruction and Conduct of Christ[1137]

Luke 12:2 - NIV, NAB - in Clement of Alexandria Stromata Book I

And if one say that it is written, "There is nothing secret which shall not be revealed, nor hidden which shall not be disclosed,"[32]

Luke 12:2 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Against Marcion Book IV

Since, then, He had censured their hypocrisy, which covered the secrets of the heart, and obscured with superficial offices the mysteries of unbelief, because (while holding the key of knowledge) it would neither enter in itself, nor permit others to enter in, He therefore adds, "There is nothing covered that shall not be revealed; neither hid, which shall not be known,"[1139]

Luke 12:2 - NIV, NAB - in Origen Commentary on Matthew Book XIV

for a record, as it were, is made of all things that have been spoken and done and thought, and by divine power every hidden thing of ours shall be manifested, and everything that is covered shall be revealed,[61]

Luke 12:3 - NIV, NAB - in Clement of Alexandria Stromata Book VI

Comprehending this, as He who taught wished, and receiving it in its grand sense, he teaches worthily "on the housetops"[221]

Luke 12:4 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Against Marcion Book IV

He then turns to His disciples with these words, "I say unto you, my friends, Be not afraid of them which can only kill the body, and after that have no more power over you."[1140]

Luke 12:4 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian On Modesty

striking down not the body only, but the souls too, into hell.[39]

Luke 12:4 - NIV, NAB - in 2 Clement

the wolves; and in like manner, fear not ye them that kill you, and can do nothing more unto you; but fear Him who, after you are dead, has power over both soul and body to cast them into hell-fire."[40]

Luke 12:4 - NIV, NAB - in 2 Clement

the wolves; and in like manner, fear not ye them that kill you, and can do nothing more unto you; but fear Him who, after you are dead, has power over both soul and body to cast them into hell-fire."[30]

Luke 12:5 - NIV, NAB - in Shepherd of Hermas Commandment Twelfth

But as to the threats of the devil, fear them not at all, for he is powerless as the sinews of a dead man. Give ear to me, then, and fear Him who has all power, both to save and destroy,[18]

Luke 12:5 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Against Marcion Book IV

"But I will show you whom ye shall fear: fear Him who, after He hath killed, hath power to cast into hell" (meaning, of course, the Creator); "yea, I say unto you, fear Him."[1142]

Luke 12:6 - NIV, NAB - in Clementine Homily XII

But to the wicked who punish and desire to ill-use them, and will not repent, it is permitted to ill-use the righteous for the filling up of their own punishment. For without the will of God, not even a sparrow can fall into a girn.[13]

Luke 12:8 - NIV, NAB - in Clement of Alexandria Stromata Book IV

"But I say unto you, Whosoever shall confess in Me before men, the Son of man also shall confess before the angels of God; but whosoever shall deny Me before men, him will I deny before the angels."[103]

Luke 12:8 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Against Marcion Book IV

But this conclusion I can draw also from the following words: "For I say unto you, Whosoever shall confess me before men, him will I also confess before God."[1144]

Luke 12:8 - NIV, NAB - in Cyprian Treatise III On the Lapsed

In the Gospel the Lord speaks, and says, "Whosoever shall confess me before men, him will I also confess before my Father which is in heaven: but he that denieth me, him will I also deny."[39]

Luke 12:9 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Against Marcion Book IV

These therefore will be they whom He forewarns above not to be afraid of being only killed; and this forewarning He offers, in order that He might subjoin a clause on the necessity of confessing Him: "Every one that denieth me before men shall be denied before God"[1146]

Luke 12:9 - NIV, NAB - in Cyprian Epistle XXX

so it is written, "Whosoever shall deny me before men, him will I also deny before my Father and before His angels."[19]

Luke 12:10 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Against Marcion Book IV

from denial of Himself, He adds an admonition to fear blasphemy: "Whosoever shall speak against the Son of man, it shall be forgiven him; but whosoever shall speak against the Holy Ghost, it shall not be forgiven him."[1148]

Luke 12:10 - NIV, NAB - in Origen de Principiis Book I

Who, then, is not amazed at the exceeding majesty of the Holy Spirit, when he hears that he who speaks a word against the Son of man may hope for forgiveness; but that he who is guilty of blasphemy against the Holy Spirit has not forgiveness, either in the present world or in that which is to come![62]

Luke 12:11 - NIV, NAB - in Clement of Alexandria Stromata Book IV

"And when they bring you before synagogues, and rulers, and powers, think not: beforehand how ye shall make your defence, or what ye shall say. For the Holy Spirit shall teach you in the same hour what ye must say."[105]

Luke 12:11 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Against Marcion Book IV

When "brought before magistrates," and examined, He forbids them "to take thought how they shall answer; ""for," says He, "the Holy Ghost shall teach you in that very hour what ye ought to say."[1151]

Luke 12:13 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Against Marcion Book IV

, for he is the Christ of the simply good and non-judicial god. "Who," says he, "made me a judge over you? "[1158]

Luke 12:16 - NIV, NAB - in Clement of Alexandria Stromata Book III

Hujus "agrum" Dominus in Evangelio dicet "fuisse fertilem: "[91]

Luke 12:16 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Against Marcion Book IV

From Him, therefore, will proceed the parable of the rich man, who flattered himself about the increase of his fields, and to Whom God said: "Thou fool, this night shall they require thy soul of thee; then whose shall those things be which thou hast provided? "[1165]

Luke 12:16 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian On Prayer

To which subject He also adapted the parable of the man who pondered on an enlargement of his barns for his forthcoming fruits, and on seasons of prolonged security; but that very night he dies.[48]

Luke 12:19 - NIV, NAB - in Clement of Alexandria The Instructor Book II

" "For this night they shall take of thee thy soul; whose then shah those things which thou hast prepared be? "[261]

Luke 12:20 - NIV, NAB - in Clement of Alexandria Stromata Book IV

For so He says, "Fool, this night shall thy soul be required of thee; and whose shall those things be which thou hast prepared? "[41]

Luke 12:20 - NIV, NAB - in Cyprian Treatise IV On the Lord's Prayer

Whence also God rebukes the rich fool, who thinks of his earthly wealth, and boasts himself in the abundance of his overflowing harvests, saying, "Thou fool, this night thy soul shall be required of thee; then whose shall those things be which thou hast provided? "[53]

Luke 12:20 - NIV, NAB - in Cyprian Treatise VIII On Works and Alms

with its weight; and you do not remember what God answered to the rich man, who boasted with a foolish exultation of the abundance of his exuberant harvest: "Thou fool," said He, "this night thy soul is required of thee; then whose shall those things be which thou hast provided? "[41]

Luke 12:20 - NIV, NAB - in Cyprian Treatise XII Three Books of Testimonies Against the Jews

And again: "But the Lord said unto him, Thou fool, this night thy soul is required of thee. Whose, then, shall those things be which thou hast provided? "[695]

Luke 12:22 - NIV, NAB - in Clement of Alexandria The Instructor Book II

) what ye shall eat; nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on; for the life is more than meat, and the body more than raiment."[218]

Luke 12:22 - NIV, NAB - in Clement of Alexandria Stromata Book IV

"Wherefore I say, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat; neither for your body, what ye shall put on. For your life is more than meat, and your body than raiment."[43]

Luke 12:22 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian On Idolatry

"I shall have no food." But "think not," says He, "about food; "[80]

Luke 12:22 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Against Marcion Book IV

about sustenance for our life, or clothing for our body,[1169]

Luke 12:23 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Of Patience

of less important things?[83]

Luke 12:24 - NIV, NAB - in Clement of Alexandria The Instructor Book II

And He adds a plain example of instruction: "Consider the ravens: for they neither sow nor reap, which have neither storehouse nor barn; and God feedeth them."[219]

Luke 12:24 - NIV, NAB - in Clement of Alexandria The Instructor Book II

"Are ye not better than the fowls? "[220]

Luke 12:24 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Against Marcion Book IV

against his liberality?-who has adapted the nature of "life" itself to a condition "better than meat," and has fashioned the material of "the body," so as to make it "more than raiment; "whose "ravens, too, neither sow nor reap, nor gather into storehouses, and are yet fed" by Himself; whose "lilies and grass also toil not, nor spin, and yet are clothed" by Him; whose "Solomon, moreover, was transcendent in glory, and yet was not arrayed like" the humble flower.[1171]

Luke 12:24 - NIV, NAB - in Acts of the Holy Apostle Thomas

Keep in mind also that saying before mentioned: Look upon the ravens, and behold the fowls of the heaven, that they neither sow nor reap, nor gather into barns, and God takes care of them; bow much more you, O ye of little faith![16]

Luke 12:25 - NIV, NAB - in Excerpts of Theodotus

Thus He limits not only our occupations, but our cares. For He says: "Ye cannot, by taking thought, add aught to your stature."[26]

Luke 12:27 - NIV, NAB - in Clement of Alexandria The Instructor Book II

Similarly He enjoins with respect to clothing, which belongs to the third division, that of things external, saying, "Consider the lilies, how they spin not, nor weave. But I say unto you, that not even Solomon was arrayed as one of these.""[221]

Luke 12:27 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian De Corona

Or do you think that every believer is entitled to originate and establish a law, if only it be such as is agreeable to God, as is helpful to discipline, as promotes salvation, when the Lord says, "But why do you not even of your own selves judge what is right? "[15]

Luke 12:28 - NIV, NAB - in Clement of Alexandria The Instructor Book II

What, I ask, more graceful, more gay-coloured, than flowers? What, I say, more delightful than lilies or roses? "And if God so clothe the grass, which is to-day in the field, and to morrow is cast into the oven, how much more will He clothe you, O ye of little faith!"[222]

Luke 12:28 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian On Idolatry

and as an example of clothing we have the lilies.[81]

Luke 12:28 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Against Marcion Book IV

will appear a little further on. Meanwhile, how is it that He chides them as being "of little faith? "[1174]

Luke 12:29 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian On Prayer

," seeing He had previously said, "Take no careful thought about the morrow, what ye are to eat."[47]

Luke 12:30 - NIV, NAB - in Clement of Alexandria Stromata Book IV

" "But seek first the kingdom of heaven, and its righteousness," for these are the great things, and the things which are small and appertain to this life "shall be added to you."[44]

Luke 12:30 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Against Marcion Book IV

and whom they were in process of learning as well as they could; or that faith which they for this express reason owed to the Creator, because they believed that He was of His own will supplying these wants of the human race, and therefore took no thought about them? Now, when He adds, "For all these things do the nations of the world seek after,"[1176]

Luke 12:30 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Against Marcion Book IV

even by their not believing in God as the Creator and Giver of all things, since He was unwilling that they should be like these nations, He therefore upbraided them as being defective of faith in the same God, in whom He remarked that the Gentiles were quite wanting in faith. When He further adds, "But your Father knoweth that ye have need of these things,"[1177]

Luke 12:31 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Against Marcion Book III

And your own gospel likewise has it in this wise: "Seek ye first the kingdom of God, and these things shall be added unto you."[370]

Luke 12:31 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Against Marcion Book IV

himself promises them?[1179]

Luke 12:32 - NIV, NAB - in Clement of Alexandria Who is the Rich Man that Shall Be Saved?

And in another place, "Fear not, little flock, for it is your Father's good pleasure to give you the kingdom of heaven."[48]

Luke 12:32 - NIV, NAB - in Methodius Oration Concerning Simeon and Anna

for it is your Father's good pleasure to give you the kingdom, and that you should tread upon the necks of your enemies.[118]

Luke 12:33 - NIV, NAB - in Clement of Alexandria Stromata Book IV

He is, in truth, "the bag that waxeth not old," the provisions of eternal life, "the treasure that faileth not in heaven."[38]

Luke 12:33 - NIV, NAB - in Cyprian Treatise VIII On Works and Alms

Therefore in the Gospel, the Lord, the Teacher of our life and Master of eternal salvation, quickening the assembly of believers, and providing for them for ever when quickened, among His divine commands and precepts of heaven, commands and prescribes nothing more frequently than that we should devote ourselves to almsgiving, and not depend on earthly possessions, but rather lay up heavenly treasures. "Sell," says He, "your goods, and give alms."[22]

Luke 12:33 - NIV, NAB - in Cyprian Treatise XII Three Books of Testimonies Against the Jews

Concerning this same matter in the Gospel according to Luke: "Sell your possessions, and give alms."[362]

Luke 12:34 - NIV, NAB - in Acts of the Holy Apostle Thomas

and if costly dinners, about these we have received a commandment to keep away from them, not to be burdened by carousing and drunkenness and the cares of life;[27]

Luke 12:35 - NIV, NAB - in Irenaeus Against Heresies Book IV

"Let your loins, therefore, be girded about, and your lights burning, and ye like to men who wait for their lord, when he shall return from the wedding."[566]

Luke 12:35 - NIV, NAB - in Irenaeus Against Heresies Book IV

And, "Let your loins be girded about, and your lamps burning, and ye like unto men that wait for their Lord, when He returns from the wedding, that when He cometh and knocketh, they may open to Him. Blessed is that servant whom his Lord, when He cometh, shall find so doing."[601]

Luke 12:35 - NIV, NAB - in Clement of Alexandria The Instructor Book II

For it is said, "Let your loins be girt about, and your lamps burning; and ye yourselves like to men that watch for their lord, that when he returns from the marriage, and comes and knocks, they may straightway open to him. Blessed are those servants whom the Lord, when He cometh, shall find watching."[179]

Luke 12:35 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Against Marcion Book IV

We are servants because we have a Lord in our God. We ought "to have our loins girded: "[1186]

Luke 12:35 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Against Marcion Book IV

in other words, we are to be free from the embarrassments of a perplexed and much occupied life; "to have our lights burning,"[1187]

Luke 12:35 - NIV, NAB - in Cyprian Treatise I On the Unity of the Church

and ye yourselves like unto men that wait for their Lord, when He shall come from the wedding, that when He cometh and knocketh, they may open to Him. Blessed are those servants whom their Lord, when He cometh, shall find watching."[73]

Luke 12:35 - NIV, NAB - in Cyprian Treatise XI Exhortation to Martyrdom Addressed to Fortunatus

Moreover, forewarning us that we ought always to be ready, and to stand firmly equipped and armed, He adds, and says: "Let your loins be girded about, and your lamps burning, and ye yourselves like unto men that wait for their lord when he shall return from the wedding, that when he cometh and knocketh they may open unto him. Blessed are those servants whom their lord, when he cometh, shall find watching."[57]

Luke 12:35 - NIV, NAB - in Cyprian Treatise XII Three Books of Testimonies Against the Jews

Also according to Luke: "Let your loins be girt, and your lamps burning, and ye like to men that wait for their master when he shall come from the wedding, that when he cometh and knocketh, they may open unto him. Blessed are those servants whom their Lord, when He cometh, shall find watching."[250]

Luke 12:35 - NIV, NAB - in Cyprian Treatise XII Three Books of Testimonies Against the Jews

Concerning this same thing, according to Luke: "Let your loins be girded, and your lamps burning; and ye like unto men that wait for their lord, when he cometh from the wedding; that, when he cometh and knocketh, they may open to him. Blessed are those servants, whom their lord, when he cometh, shall find watching."[438]

Luke 12:35 - NIV, NAB - in Methodius Discourse V. Thallousa

Blessed are ye, when he shall make you sit down, and shall come and serve you. And if he come in the second, or in the third watch, ye are blessed."[6]

Luke 12:35 - NIV, NAB - in Didache

Let not your lamps be quenched, nor your loins unloosed;[137]

Luke 12:35 - NIV, NAB - in Constitutions of the Holy Apostles Book VII

For He will gird Himself, and will make them to sit down to meat, and will come forth and serve them."[129]

Luke 12:35 - NIV, NAB - in The Second Epistle of Clement Concerning Virginity

Therefore, let us not be constantly with women, nor with maidens. For this is not profitable for those who truly wish to "gird up their loins."[41]

Luke 12:36 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Against Marcion Book IV

that is, our minds kindled by faith, and resplendent with the works of truth. And thus "to wait for our Lord,"[1188]

Luke 12:37 - NIV, NAB - in Irenaeus Against Heresies Book V

And if He shall come in the evening watch, and find them so, blessed are they, because He shall make them sit down, and minister to them; or if this be in the second, or it be in the third, blessed are they."[306]

Luke 12:39 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Against Marcion Book IV

In the next parable also he makes a flagrant mistake, when he assigns to the person of the Creator that "thief, whose hour, if the father of the family had only known, he would not have suffered his house to be broken through."[1189]

Luke 12:41 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Against Marcion Book IV

far does He belong to the Creator, and does the Creator's work. When, therefore, Peter asked whether He had spoken the parable "unto them, or even to all,"[1197]

Luke 12:41 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Against Marcion Book IV

That steward who should treat his fellow-servants well in his Lord's absence, would on his return be set as ruler over all his property; but he who should act otherwise should be severed, and have his portion with the unbelievers, when his lord should return on the day when he looked not for him, at the hour when he was not aware[1199]

Luke 12:42 - NIV, NAB - in Shepherd of Hermas Similitude Second

And this is a great work, and acceptable before God, because he understands the object of his wealth, and has given to the poor of the gifts of the Lord, and rightly discharged his service to Him.[6]

Luke 12:42 - NIV, NAB - in Clementine Homily III

Then Peter said: "If you are afraid of this, do not be called Ruler, but The Appointed One, the Lord having permitted you to be so called, when He said, `Blessed is that man whom his Lord shall Appoint to the ministry of his fellow-servants.'[72]

Luke 12:45 - NIV, NAB - in Irenaeus Against Heresies Book IV

Of whom also did the Lord say: "But if the evil servant shall say in his heart, My lord delayeth his coming, and shall begin to smite the man-servants and maidens, and to eat and drink and be drunken; the lord of that servant shall come in a day that he looketh not for him, and in an hour that he is not aware of, and shall cut him asunder, and appoint him his portion with the unbelievers."[367]

Luke 12:45 - NIV, NAB - in Irenaeus Against Heresies Book IV

And again, "But if the servant say in his heart, The Lord delayeth, and begin to beat his fellow-servants, and to eat, and drink, and to be drunken, his Lord will come in a day on which he does not expect Him, and shall cut him in sunder, and appoint his portion with the hypocrites."[604]

Luke 12:45 - NIV, NAB - in A Letter from Origen to Africanus

For as the lord of that wicked servant who says, "My lord delayeth his coming," and so gives himself up to drunkenness, eating and drinking with drunkards, and smiting his fellow-servants, shall at his coming "cut him asunder, and appoint him his portion with the unbelievers,"[9]

Luke 12:47 - NIV, NAB - in Irenaeus Against Heresies Book IV

And again, "The servant who knows his Lord's will, and does it not, shall be beaten with many stripes."[602]

Luke 12:47 - NIV, NAB - in Shepherd of Hermas Similitude Ninth

If, accordingly, when he ought to do good, he do evil, does not he appear to do greater evil than he who does not know God? For this reason, they who have not known God and do evil are condemned to death; but they who have known God, and have seen His mighty works, and still continue in evil, shall be chastised doubly, and shall die for ever.[33]

Luke 12:47 - NIV, NAB - in Cyprian Epistle VII

-therefore we are smitten as we deserve, since it is written: "And that servant, which knoweth his master's will, and has not obeyed his will, shall be beaten with many stripes."[3]

Luke 12:47 - NIV, NAB - in Cyprian Treatise XII Three Books of Testimonies Against the Jews

Also according to Luke: "But that servant which knoweth his Lord's will, and obeyed not His will, shall be beaten with many stripes."[508]

Luke 12:48 - NIV, NAB - in First Apology of Justin

But if you pay no regard to our prayers and frank explanations, we shall suffer no loss, since we believe (or rather, indeed, are persuaded) that every man will suffer punishment in eternal fire according to the merit of his deed, and will render account according to the power he has received from God, as Christ intimated when He said, "To whom God has given more, of him shall more be required."[35]

Luke 12:48 - NIV, NAB - in Clement of Alexandria Stromata Book II

But in the case of a priestess the punishment is increased, because "to whom much is given, from him shall more be required."[283]

Luke 12:48 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian On Fasting

And thus, preministering the justice of judgment, He issued the materials of liberty; preparing through allowance an undergrowth of discipline; permitting all things, with a view to take some away; meaning to "exact more" if He had "committed more; "[25]

Luke 12:48 - NIV, NAB - in Cyprian Treatise I On the Unity of the Church

For the Lord says, "To whom much is given, of him much shall be required; and to whom more dignity is ascribed, of him more service is exacted."[59]

Luke 12:48 - NIV, NAB - in Constitutions of the Holy Apostles Book II

"For to whom," as the Scripture says, "men have entrusted much. of him they will require the more."[102]

Luke 12:49 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Against Marcion Book IV

for me to obey, but Him who remunerates? Your Christ proclaims, "I am come to send fire on the earth."[1202]

Luke 12:49 - NIV, NAB - in Archelaus Acts of the Disputation with the Heresiarch Manes

For he said: If the God of the Old Testament, according to your allegation, calls Himself a fire, I whose son is He who says, "I am come to send fire upon the earth? "[707]

Luke 12:49 - NIV, NAB - in Methodius Discourse VI. Agathe

For the flesh is truly, as it were, our five-lighted lamp, which the soul will bear like a torch, when it stands before Christ the Bridegroom, on the day of the resurrection, showing her faith springing out clear and bright through all the senses, as He Himself taught, saying,[7]

Luke 12:49 - NIV, NAB - in Methodius Oration Concerning Simeon and Anna

wicked demons who once fell from light; but when the Creator and Framer of all things had, as the most divine Paul says, laid hold of the seed of Abraham, and through him of the whole human race, He was made man for ever, and without change, in order that by His fellowship with us, and our joining on to Him, the ingress of sin into us might be stopped, its strength being broken by degrees, and itself as wax being melted, by that fire which the Lord, when He came, sent upon the earth.[115]

Luke 12:49 - NIV, NAB - in Excerpts of Theodotus

Respecting such a power, also, the Saviour says, "I came to send fire upon the earth,"[45]

Luke 12:49 - NIV, NAB - in Recognitions of Clement VI

On this account, therefore, He said, `I have come to send fire on the earth; and how I wish that it were kindled!'[5]

Luke 12:50 - NIV, NAB - in Irenaeus Against Heresies Book I

And to this He refers when He says, "And I have another baptism to be baptized with, and I hasten eagerly towards it."[269]

Luke 12:50 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian On Baptism

, to wit; concerning which the Lord said, "I have to be baptized with a baptism,"[159]

Luke 12:50 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Of Patience

unto the occasion of the second baptism,[153]

Luke 12:50 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian On Modesty

In the act, however, of urgently entreating from a martyr pardon for adulterers and fornicators, you yourself confess that crimes of that nature are not to be washed away except by the martyrdom of the criminal himself, while you presume (they can be washed away) by another's If this is so, then martyrdom will be another baptism. For "I have withal," saith He, "another baptism."[296]

Luke 12:50 - NIV, NAB - in Cyprian Epistle LXXII

heretics, know therefore, first, that those catechumens hold the sound faith and truth of the Church, and advance from the divine camp to do battle with the devil, with a full and sincere acknowledgment of God the Father, and of Christ, and of the Holy Ghost; then, that they certainly are not deprived of the sacrament of baptism who are baptized with the most glorious and greatest baptism of blood, concerning which the Lord also said, that He had "another baptism to be baptized with."[34]

Luke 12:50 - NIV, NAB - in A Treatise on Re-Baptism by an Anonymous Writer

And even to this point the whole of that heretical baptism may be amended, after the intervention of some space of time, if a man should survive and amend his faith, as our God, in the Gospel according to Luke, spoke to His disciples, saying, "But I have another baptism to be baptized with."[43]

Luke 12:50 - NIV, NAB - in Origen Commentary on John Book VI

"Except ye drink My blood, ye have no life in you," and as in His character as food He is variously conceived as living bread or as flesh, so also He, the same person, is baptism of water, and baptism of Holy Spirit and of fire, and to some, also, of blood. It is of His last baptism, as some hold, that He speaks in the words,[126]

Luke 12:50 - NIV, NAB - in Origen Commentary on John Book VI

For when He had taken up our infirmities and carried our diseases, and had borne the sin of the whole world, and had conferred blessings on so many, then, perhaps, He received that baptism which is greater than any that could ever be conceived among men, and of which I think He speaks when He says,[173]

Luke 12:51 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Against Marcion Book IV

, when He goes on to say, "Suppose ye that I am come to give peace on earth? I tell you, Nay; but rather division."[1209]

Luke 12:51 - NIV, NAB - in Recognitions of Clement II

For you say, that he said that every kingdom or every city divided in itself shall not stand; and elsewhere you say, that he said that he would send a sword, that he might separate those who are in one house, so that son shall be divided from father, daughter from mother, brother from brother; so that if there be five in one house, three shall be divided against two, and two against three.[28]

Luke 12:53 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Against Marcion Book IV

He says at last, "The father shall be divided against the son, and the son against the father; the mother against the daughter, and the daughter against the mother; the mother-in-law against the daughter-in-law, and the daughter-in-law against the mother-in-law."[1212]

Luke 12:53 - NIV, NAB - in Recognitions of Clement II

and brother from brother, and daughter-in-law from mother-in-law, and a man's foes shall be they of his own house.'[24]

Luke 12:56 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Against Marcion Book IV

must have predicted it to Marcion's Christ! On this account He pronounced them "hypocrites," because they could "discern the face of the sky and the earth, but could not distinguish this time,"[1215]

Luke 12:57 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Against Marcion Book IV

But then who could know the times of him of whom he had no evidence to prove his existence? Justly also does He upbraid them for "not even of themselves judging what is right."[1216]

Luke 12:57 - NIV, NAB - in Constitutions of the Holy Apostles Book II

and elsewhere, "Why do ye not even of yourselves judge what is right? "[180]

Luke 12:58 - NIV, NAB - in Irenaeus Against Heresies Book I

They affirm that for this reason Jesus spoke the following parable:-"Whilst thou art with thine adversary in the way, give all diligence, that thou mayest be delivered from him, lest he give thee up to the judge, and the judge surrender thee to the officer, and he cast thee into prison. Verily, I say unto thee, thou shalt not go out thence until thou pay the very last farthing."[298]

Luke 12:58 - NIV, NAB - in Clement of Alexandria Stromata Book III

Jam vero ipse quoque Servator, cui soil censent esse parendum, odio bere, et maledictis insequi prohibuit et, "Cum adversario," inquit, "vadens, ejus amicus conare discedere."[31]

Luke 12:58 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Against Marcion Book IV

But how absurd, that he should now be commanding them to judge righteously, who was destroying God the righteous Judge! For the Judge, who commits to prison, and allows no release Out of it without the payment of "the very last mite,"[1224]

Luke 12:58 - NIV, NAB - in Origen Commentary on Matthew Book XIV

in order that when any one is found who has not "given diligence to be freed from the adversary," he may go in succession through the hands of the magistrate, and the judge, and the attendant into the prison, until he pays the very last mite;[62]