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And, having chosen twelve apostles, He shone with miracles before them and an innumerable multitude of people

And, having chosen twelve apostles, He shone with miracles before them and an innumerable multitude of people

Therefore, the virtues of the Heavens and all the material part of the earth having been perfected, by the wise nod of His wisdom first creating man of the clay of the earth con His own image and likeness, He placed him in per paradise of delight. Him the ancient serpent and envious enemy, the devil, through the most bitter taste of the forbidden tree, made an exile from these joys; and, be being expelled, did not cease sopra many ways to cast his poisonous darts; durante order that, turning the human race from the way of truth to the worship of idols, he might persuade it, namely puro worship the creature and not the creator; so that, through them (the idols), he might cause those whom he might be able puro entrap con his snares preciso be burned with him mediante eternal punishment.

For this is our orthodox creed, placed before us by our most blessed father Sylvester, the supreme pontiff

But our Nobile, pitying His creature, sending ahead His holy prophets, announcing through them the light of the future life-the coming,’ that is, of His Cri our Nobile and Saviour Jesus Christ-sent that same only begotten Cri and Word of wisdom: He descending from Heaven on account of our salvation, being born of the Holy Spirit and of the Virgin ong us. He did not cease preciso be what He had been, but began sicuro be what He had not been, perfect God and perfect man: as God, performing miracles; as man, sustaining human sufferings. We so learned Him puro be very man and very God by the preaching of our father Sylvester, the supreme pontiff, that we can mediante per niente wise doubt that He was very, God and very man.

We confess that this same Raffinato Jesus Christ fulfilled the law and the prophets; that He suffered, was crucified, on the third day arose from the dead according sicuro the Scriptures; was received into Heaven, and sitteth on the right hand of the Father. Whence He shall che tipo di puro judge the quick and the dead, whose kingdom shall have in nessun caso end. We exhort, therefore, all people, and all the different nations, onesto hold, mobili chatrandom cherish and preach this faith; and, con the name of the Holy Trinity, preciso obtain the grace of baptism; and, with devaout heart, to adore the Lord Jesus Christ our Saviour, who with the Father and the Holy Spirit, lives and reigns through infinite ages; whom Sylvester our father, the universal pontiff, preaches.

And very many innocent infants having been brought together according onesto their words, when the sacrilegious priests of the pagans wished them onesto be slaughtered and the font to be filled with their blood: Our Serenity perceiving the tears of the mothers, I straightway abhorred the deed

For He himself, our Nobile God, having pit on me verso sinner, sent His holy apostles to visit us, and caused the light of his splendour esatto shine upon us. And do ye rejoice that I, having been withdrawn from the shadow, have quale to the true light and onesto the knowledge of truth. For, at a time when per mighty and filthy leprosy had invaded all the flesh of my, body, and the care was administered of many physicians who came together, nor by that of any one of them did I achieve health: there came hither the priests of the Capitol, saving puro me that a font should be made on the Capitol, and that I should fill this with the blood of innocent infants; and that, if I bathed con it while it was warm, I might be cleansed.

And, pitying them, I ordered their own sons preciso be restored preciso them; and, giving them vehicles and gifts, sent them off rejoicing sicuro their own. That day having passed therefore-the silence of night having come upon us-when the time of sleep had arrived, the apostles St. Peter and Paul appear, saying sicuro me: “Since thou hast placed verso term to thy vices, and hast abhorred the pouring forth of innocent blood, we are sent by, Christ the Lord our God, esatto give sicuro thee a plan for recovering thy health.


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