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Æon, meaning of the term, 316

Æon, the twelfth, the sufferings of

not to be deduced from Scripture, 387

not typified by the woman with the issue of blood, 392

Æons

English equivalents of the Greek names, 316

further inquiry into and refutation of the speculations respecting; the theory of, further exposed, 380

how the thirty are indicated in Scripture, 319

the production of, 373, 379

the thirty, not typified by the baptism of Jesus in His thirtieth year, 390

the thirty, of Valentinus, 316

the twelve apostles not types of the twelve, 389

Æschylus, on the unity of God, 290

Aaron and Miriam, their sin against Moses, and its punishment, 573

Abel, 6, 55, 89

Abel and Cain, the offerings of, 485

Abominations, the, practiced by the Valentinians, 324

Abraham, 7, 9, 13, 142

both covenants prefigured in, 495

had faith identical with ours, 492

saw the day of Christ, 467, 469

vain attempt of Marcion to exclude him from Christ’s salvation, 470

waited for the promises of God, 561

Abraxas, Basilides’ doctrine of, 350

Acceptable year of the Lord, the, 390

Achamoth

an account of, 320

asserted to be be referred to in the Scripture, 326

origin of the visible world from, 321

shall at last enter the Pleroma, 325

Adam and Eve, the story of, according to the Ophites, 356

Adam, the first

analogy with the second, 454

death of, 551

his repentance signified by the girdle which he made, 457

in paradise, 531

made a partaker of salvation, 455

sinned on the sixth day of creation, 551

why driven out of paradise, 457

Adrian, Emperor, his Epistle in behalf of the Christians, 186

Adultery, 35, 108, 143

Advents of Christ, 210, 221, 253, 254

Afflictions of Christ, 139

Agape, 396

Aletheia

how her passion is said to be indicated in Scripture, 319

of Ptolomy, 333

revealed by Tetrad, 337

the Æon so called, 317

the numerical value of, does not square with Valentinianism, 396

Alms-giving, 16, 148

Amen, 186

Analogies, heathen

to Christ’s doctrine, 169

to Christ’s history, 170

to the Sonship of Christ, 170

Anaxagoras, 376

Anaximander, 376

Anaximander and Anaximenes, 274

Angels, 68, 68, 88, 118, 148

could not be ignorant of the Supreme God, 365

how they transgressed, 190, 238

of the devil, 524

the world not made by, 361

their freedom, 190, 250, 269

who taught them, 164

Anger, 17, 35, 54, 54

Animal men, the, of the Valentinians, 323, 327

Animals

cloven-footed, 144

forbidden or allowed as food to Israel, spritual significance of, 143

ruminant, 143

Animals, clean and unclean, 534

Anthropos and Ecclesia, the Æons so named, 316, 333, 355

Antichrist, 34, 138

concentrates in himself the apostasy, 557

the fraud, pride, and tyranny of the kingdom of, 553

the number of the name of, 558

Antioch, church at, 48, 85, 85, 91, 91, 96, 96, 100, 129, 129

Antiochians, supposed Epistle of Ignatius to them, wherein he speaks of his bonds, of the true doctrine concerning Christ against the views of the early heretics, and exhorts them to certain duties, 110

Antiphanes, the theogony of, 376

Antoninus, Emperor, Epistle in behalf of the Christians, 186

Apator, 322

Apostates, 68, 68, 71, 71, 82, 83

Apostles, 175, 179

the twelve, not types of the twelve Æons, 389

the, did not begin to preach till endued with the Holy Spirit, 414

the, preached one God, 414

the, the doctrine of, 429

the, the labours of, lessened by their predecessors, 494

Apostles, ordinances as to the ministry, 16, 17, 18, 66, 67

Aquila and Theodotian, their interpretation of Isa. vii. 14 referred to, 451

Archelaus, the Athenian, 274

Argument, the, of Justin’s Apology stated, 170

Aristotle, opinions of, 275

Ark of the covenant, 394, 570

Atheism, 164

Aurelius, 187

Autogenes, 353

Axe, the

laid at the root, 573

made to float by means of wood, 572

Balaam, 571

forbidden to curse Israel, 572

his ass a type, 572

slain, 572

Baptism of Jesus in His thirtieth year not a type of the thirty Æons, 390

Baptism prefigured in the Old Testament, 144

Baptism, Christian, 183, 201, 216

its imitation by demons, 183

Barbeliotes or Borborians, the, 353

Barnabas

his Epistle, wherein he warns his readers against Judaism, and seeks to explain some Jewish customs, 137

who he was, 133

Basilides

absurd notion of, as to the death of Jesus, 349

the doctrines of, 349

Beast, the, 557

Bel and the Dragon, 467

Believers

a spritual temple, 147

what Christ is to them, 11, 14, 15, 18, 33

Benediction, forms of, 15, 21, 30, 43, 44, 58, 58, 72, 72, 85, 85, 92, 92, 96, 96

Birds, not allowed as food to Israel, 143

Birds, the two, in Lev. xiv, 301

Bishop

duties of, 69, 85, 89, 90, 94, 95

subjection to him, 17, 50, 50

though youthful, to be obeyed, 60, 60

to be consulted in all things, 50, 51, 62, 62, 79, 89, 90

to be honoured, 90, 90, 95, 95

Bishops

a succession of, in various churches, 415

first, of Rome, 416

Blandina, the martyr, 570

Blessings, divine

how obtained, 13, 13, 13, 13, 14, 14, 14, 21, 29

to be sought, 29, 149

Blood

the Christians accused of eating, 570

the, of Christ, redeems, 527

Blood, the, of Christ, redeems, 528

Bodies, the, of men

from the earth, 544

temples of the Holy Ghost, 532

Body and soul, the views of heretics respecting the future destiny of, refuted, 402

Brazen serpent, 145

Bread and wine in the Eucharist, 528

Breath of life, the, 537

Burrhus of Ephesus, 50, 50

Bythus, 316, 333

absurdity of, 362, 363

Cain, 6, 456

and Abel, the respective offerings of, 485

Cainites, the doctrines of the, 358

Carnal and spiritual, 536

Carpocrates

his followers branded with external marks, and have images of Jesus, 351

his views of the devil, 351

immorality of the system of, 351, 351

the doctrines of, 350

the followers of, practised magic and incantations, 350

Catholic, 39, 40, 42, 90

Centurion, the, of the Gospels, asserted by the Valentinians to be the Demiurge, 326

Cerdo, the doctrines of, 352

Cerinthus, the doctrines of, 351

Chariton, examination of, by the Prefect Rusticus, 305

Chastity, 34, 148, 167

Children exposed, 172

Christ

His kingdom eternal, 555

His person, 9, 52, 52, 57, 57, 61, 61, 62, 62, 64, 69, 70, 70, 76, 81, 84, 86, 86, 87, 87, 89, 94, 145

His resurrection, 11, 33, 33, 70, 70, 70, 87, 87, 87

His resurrection a proof of ours, 532

His second coming, 11, 33, 64, 87

His sufferings, 9, 63, 64, 66, 67, 70, 70, 70, 70, 83, 84, 84, 84, 86, 86, 87, 87, 89, 89, 139, 140, 142, 144

His victory over Satan, 549

Valentinus’s views of, 319, 325, 332, 333

alone able to redeem us, 526

and Jesus of Nazareth proved from the writings of Paul to be one and the same, 445

and Jesus, the same, and only begotten Son of God, 440

assumed actual flesh, conceived and born of the Virgin, 454

came for the sake of men in all ages, 494

conferred on our flesh the capacity of salvation, 528

descended into regions beneath the earth, 499

did not abolish the law, 475

did not abrogate the natural precepts of the law, but removed the bondage, 477

did not flee away from Jesus at the cross, 447

did not suffer in appearance merely, 447

fitting that He should take human nature, and be tempted by the devil, 548

foreseen and foretold by the prophets, 509

how prefigured, 571

is the end of the law, 476

is the treasure hid in the field, 496

not, but the Holy Spirit, descended upon Jesus, 444

temptation of, 549

testimony of the sacred books to, 576, 577, 577

the advent of, foreknown and desired by righteous men, 474

the advent of, foretold, 473

the apostles of, their preaching, 417

the dead raised by, a proof of the resurrection, 539

the descent of, upon Jesus, according to the Ophites, 357

the origin of, according to the Ophites, 354

the prophets referred all their predictions to, 511

the resurrection of, 560

the source of blessings, 14, 84, 84

took flesh, not seemingly, but really, 527

Christ Jesus, 170, 177, 190, 219, 236, 236, 237, 237, 253, 265, 301

His advent foretold, 173, 175, 260

His appearances before His coming in the flesh, 263

His cross, symbols of, 181, 242, 244, 247

His early history, 237, 250

His first and second coming, 209, 210, 221, 253, 254

His humanity, 170, 174, 179, 193, 216, 219, 228, 231, 241, 301

His reign and majesty, 176, 178, 180, 209, 236, 267

His rejection by the Jews, 175, 179, 253, 267

His resurrection, 252, 252, 253, 298

His teaching, 167, 168, 168, 246

His titles in Scripture, 190, 262

His work, 178

blood of, 173, 200, 222, 228

called Jacob, Israel, and Son of man, 248, 262

called the Lord of Hosts, 212, 241

called the Word, 164, 166, 170, 173, 174, 190, 191, 263, 264

compared to Socrates, 191

crucified, 166, 173, 174, 175, 179, 222, 247, 247, 248, 248, 248, 249, 251, 251

distinguished from the Father, 264

figures of: Joshua, 255, 256, 257, 264, 265

figures of: Mosaic law, 214, 215, 215, 216

figures of: Noah, 268, 268

not a magician, 172

of faith in, 191, 199, 257, 260

salvation alone in, 207, 216

shown to be God, from His appearances to Abraham, 223

shown to be God, from His interviews with Moses, 226

shown to be God, from the testimony of Proverbs, 228

shown to be God, from visions to Jacob, 225

shown to be God, objections met, that He ate, 225

testimony of Scripture regarding Him: of David, 175, 176, 176, 211, 211, 212, 213, 213, 229, 229, 235, 235, 240, 241, 248, 248, 248, 249, 249, 250, 251, 251, 252

testimony of Scripture regarding Him: of Isaiah, 174, 174, 179, 179, 200, 236, 237, 241

testimony of Scripture regarding Him: of Micah, 174

testimony of Scripture regarding Him: of Moses, 173, 221, 223, 236

testimony of Scripture regarding Him: of Zechariah, 175, 221

the Holy Spirit received by Him, 243

the Son of God, 164, 166, 170, 178, 182, 190, 216, 219, 250, 253, 256, 256, 257, 258, 262

the curse He endured, 246, 247, 247

Christians

Apologies for, by Justin Martyr, 163, 188

accused of atheism, 164

are the sons of God, 261

are the true Israel, 261, 267

blamed for not observing the law, 199, 203

blamed for not submitting to be circumcised, 206, 208, 256

called children, 153

charges refuted: shown they do not worship idols, 165

charges refuted; shown they do not worship idols, 171

have the true righteousness, 209

heirs of the covenant, 145

inquiry into the charges against them, 163

manners of, 26

promised as seed to the patriarchs, 259

shown to be called like Abraham, 259

testimonies of Roman emperors as to, 186

their moral life, 165, 172, 189, 192

their relation to the world, 27

their treatment at the hand of the Jews, 203, 214, 246, 247, 256

their treatment at the hands of the heathen world, 170, 182, 188, 191, 253, 254

their worship, 185, 185, 185

true and false, 55, 55, 61, 61

worship God, 164, 165

Christians, calumnies against, 570

Church

order in the, 16, 16, 17, 90, 90

order of ministers in, 16

the regard Moses had for order in, 16

the regard the apostles had for order in, 17

this order disturbed by the wicked, 17

Church, Jacob’s marriage a figure of, 266

Church, the

her gifts, 409

of Rome, founded by Peter and Paul, 415

performs nothing by incantations or curious arts, 409

the catholic, the depository of truth, 416

Circumcision, 202, 203, 206, 206, 208, 245, 256

Circumcision, spiritual meaning of, 142

Clean and unclean, 534

Clement

his first Epistle, 5

introductory notice of, 1

Colorbasus, the doctrines of, 333

Commandment, the first and greatest, 476

Commandments, of God, 33, 148

Communion with God, 556

Confession

of Christ, 41, 55, 56, 83, 129

of sin, 19

Conformity to Christ, 50

Continence of Christians, 172

Corinthians, Epistle of Clement to

exhorts them to Church order, 16, 16, 17

exhorts them to brotherly love, 18

exhorts them to good works, 14

exhorts them to humility, 8, 9, 9, 11, 15, 15

exhorts them to peace, 16

exhorts them to repentance, 7, 7

exhorts to Church order, 16

he commends them, 5

shows the effects of envy among them, 5, 6, 18

Corruption, 301

Cosmocrator, the, 323

Covenant, the

lost by the Jews, 139

who are heirs of, 145

Covenant, the new, 511

Covenants

one author and one end to both, 472

the oneness of both proved by Jesus’ reproof of customs repugnant to the former, 475

Covetousness, 35

Created things

made after the image of invisible things, according to the Marcosians, 342

not a shadow of the Pleroma, 368

not images of Æons within the Pleroma, 366

Creation, the, of all things out of nothing by God, 369

Creator

but one, of the world, 369

is the Word of God, 546

the, could not be ignorant of the Supreme God, 365

the, made all things, spiritual and material, 405

Crescens, his prejudices, 189

Crocus of Ephesus, 50, 50

Cross, symbols of the, 181, 242, 244, 247

Cross, the, of Christ

prefigured in the Old Testament, 144, 144

the glory of, 56, 57

Curse, the, 246, 247, 247, 248

Damas, bishop of Magnesia, 59, 59

Danaids, martyrdom of, 6

Daniel, 60, 61

Darkness, the way of, 149

David, his humility, 10

Day of retribution, the, 390

Day, the, does not square with the theory of Valentinus, 395

Deacons, 34, 61, 61, 69, 72, 85, 85, 89, 90, 95, 95

Dead, the, raised by Christ, a proof of the resurrection, 539

Death, 166, 192

Death and life, 537

Decalogue, the

at first inscribed on the hearts of men, 479

not cancelled by Christ, 481

Deeds, evil

their detection, 166

their punishment, 165

Demiurge, the

declared by the heretics to be animal, 403

if animal, how could he make things spiritual?, 405

ignorant of the offspring of his mother Achamoth, 323

ignorant of what he created, 322

instructed by the Saviour, 326

is the centurion of the Gospels, 326

passes into the intermediate habitation, 325

the creator of all things outside the Pleroma, 322

the formation of, according to Valentinus, 322

views of the heretics respecting, exposed and confuted, 385

Demons, 167, 190, 192

cause persecution, 182

their imitation of divine things, 181, 182, 182, 183

Deuteronomy, 571

Devil

as a roaring lion against Christ, 251

his lie in regard to the government of the world, 552

practised in falsehoods, he tempted man, 551

the sons of the, 525

views of the Carpocratians respecting, 351

why plots against us, 300

Devil, snares of the, 30, 55, 55, 69, 69, 82, 83, 117, 149

Devils, 181, 182, 182, 182, 238

distort the truth, 233, 233

Dialogue of Justin Martyr with Trypho the Jew, 194

Diatheses, the, of Ptolomy, 333

Diognetes, Epistle to

the blessings Christ brings, 29

the importance of divine knowledge, 29

the manifestation of Christ, 27

the state of the world before Christ came, 28

the superstitions of the Jews, 26

the vanity of idols, 25

the writer shows why he wrote it, 25

why Christ came so late, 28

Dircæ, martyrdom of, 6

Disciples, the true spiritual, 506

Discriminating faculty, the, in man, 522

Disobedient, the

are the angels of the devil, 524

Divinations, 169

Doctrines

false, 34, 53, 53, 56, 56, 62, 62, 68, 68, 71, 71, 82, 83, 88, 88

profound, 68, 68

Doctrines, false, 146

Dream-senders, 169

Duodecad, the, of Valentinus, how said to be indicated in Scripture, 319

Duties

Christian, 9, 20, 53, 54, 54, 54, 62, 62, 81, 81, 95, 95, 148

of deacons, etc., 34, 81

of husbands and wives, 34, 81, 95, 95

of presbyters, etc., 34, 90

of the Christian flock, 35, 95, 95

relative, 81, 90, 90

Dyad, the, of Valentinus, 332

Earthly things, types of heavenly, 486

Ebionite, 83

Ebionites, the, 352

refutation of, who disparaged the writings of Paul, 439

strictures on, 527

Ecclesia, the

of Ptolomy, 333

of the Valentinians, 323

Egyptians, the Israelites commanded to spoil the goods of, an exposition and vindication, 502

Elements, the twenty-four, of Marcus, 339

Elijah, 219, 530

Elisha, 545

Elucidation, by the American editor, end of book iii, 460

Emanations the, of Valentinus and others

an account of, 316, 332, 333, 339

ridicule poured on, 332, 333

Emperors, Roman, testimony to Christians, 186

Encratites, the, 353

Enmity, the, put between Eve and the serpent, 457

Ennœa, 316, 333, 353, 354

Enoch, 7

Enoch, the translation of, 530

Enthymesis, the, of Sopia or Achamoth, 318, 322

the absurdity of, 383

the treachery of Judas not a type of, 388

Envy, 67

its effect on Corinthian Church, 6, 17, 18

its effect on the Church in all ages, 6, 17

Ephesians, Epistle of Ignatius to, 49, 49

Syriac version of Epistle, 101

he commends them, 49, 49, 52, 53

he exhorts them to unity, 50, 50

he exhorts them to various duties, 53, 54, 58

he warns them about false teachers and doctrines, 52, 52

Epicurus, opinions of, 192, 193, 274

Error, how often set off, 315

Esther, her example, 20

Eucharist, 16, 17, 77, 77, 81, 81, 89, 90, 185

Eucharist, the, 486, 528

Euripides

on false gods, 292, 293

on future judgment, 291

Evanthas, 559

Eve and the Virgin Mary compared, 547

Eve, the story of, according to the Ophites, 356

Evil

deeds, 6

desires, 35

speaking, 17

Example of Christ, 9, 35, 35, 54, 54

Examples of love, 19

Fables, heathen, 233

Faith, 8, 13, 14, 29, 53, 53, 55, 55, 64, 65, 66, 66, 84, 84, 86, 86, 88, 89

Faith in Christ, 191, 199, 257, 260

Faith of Abraham, the, the same as ours, 492

Faith, the unity of the, in the universal Church, 330

Falsehood, 56

Fasting, 34, 202

a type of Christ, 141

the acceptable, 138

Fate, 177, 177

Father, the

how no one knows, but the Son, 467

reveals the Son, 468

the world made by, through the Word, 361

Fathers exhorted, 81

Fear of God, 54, 54, 69

Fear, produces (according to Valentinus) animal substances, 323

Fish, Israel may not eat, spiritual significance of, 143

Five, the number, the frequent use of, in Scripture, 394

Flesh, the

and blood, 534

as nourished by the body of the Lord, incorruptible, 486

made capable of salvation, 528

quickened, 538

saved by the Word taking flesh, 541

the saints having suffered in, shall received their rewards in, 561

the works of, 536

Florinus, 568

Foreknowledge of God, 178

Forerunner of Christ, 220

Forgiveness of sin, 200, 217

Free will, man endowed with, 518

Free-will in man and angels, 190, 250, 269

Fruit of the belly and of the loins, 453

Gentiles, 180

conversion of, 253, 260, 264, 265

Gentiles, the conversion of, more difficult than that of the Jews, 495

Gideon, a type, 445

Gifts, the, of the Holy Spirit, 533

Gnostics, the hypocrisy and pride of, 439

Goat, the, sent away, 141

Goats, 301

God, 164, 165, 166, 166, 167, 172, 177, 190, 197, 198, 199, 200, 300

His care for men, 172

His character, 10, 11, 11, 12, 12, 13, 16, 80

His infinitude, 569

His namelessness, 281

His power and glory will shine forth in the resurrection, 529

His providential rule over the world, 459

His righteousness, 245, 246

His unity and sole government, treatise by Justin Martyr on, 290

alone knows all things, 399

always true and faithful, 572

and the Word, formed all things by their own power, 546

attributes of, 521

but one announced by the law and the prophets, whom Christ confesses as His Father, 466

but one, proved against Marcion and others, 359

but one, who is the Father, 463

communion with, 556

created all things out of nothing, 370

declared by the Son, 489

declared by the law and manifested in Christ, 550

different names of, in the Hebrew Scriptures, 412

does not give His glory to another, 230

formed all things by the Word and Spirit, 487

has placed man under laws for man’s own benefit, 478

how He appeared to Moses, 184

how known, 196

how to draw near and serve Him, 12, 14, 14, 20, 34

imitators of, 13

immutable and eternal, 465

just to punish and good to save, 459

many things, the knowledge of which must be left in His hands, 399

needs nothing from man, 482

not the author of sin, 502

not to be sought after by means of syllables and letters, 396

objection from Matt. vi. 24 answered, 421

objection to the doctrine of one, deduced from 2 Cor. iv. 4, answered, 420

of faith in, 35

one and the same, inflicts punishments and bestows rewards, 523

one, proclaimed by Christ and the apostles, 417

opinions of Greek philosophers as to, 274

pardons our sins, 544

proved to be one and the same the Creator from the Gospel of Matthew, 422

proved to be one and the same the Creator, from the Gospel of John, 426

proved to be one and the same the Creator, from the Gospels of Mark and Luke, 423

rejected by the Jews, 262, 267

seen by men, yet invisible, 490

showed Himself to be merciful and mighty to save after the fall of man, 449

testimonies to unity from Greek poets: Æschylus, 290

testimonies to unity from Greek poets: Orpheus, 290

testimonies to unity from Greek poets: Philemon, 290

testimonies to unity from Greek poets: Sophocles, 290

the Holy Ghost throughout the Old Testament mentions but one, 418

the author of both testaments, 505

the destruction of Jerusalem derogates nothing from His majesty, 465

the image of, in which man was made, 544

the misery of departure from, 523

the unity of proved from Moses, the prophets and Christ, 463

the world made by, 361

those deceived who feign another, 530

unity of, reaffirmed, 544

what He decreed concerning Christ, 249

God of this world, the, 420

Gods, false, 171, 181, 233

Gods, the so-called, in the Old Testament, 419

Good deeds, 13, 95, 95

Good works, not necessary for Valentinian heretics, 324

Gospel superior to law, 63, 63, 146, 146

Gospels, the four

respective characteristics of, 428

symbolized by the four living creatures, 428

there can be neither more nor fewer, 428

those who destroy the form of, vain and unlearned, 429

Government, civil, of God, and to be obeyed, 552

Grace, 63, 63, 92, 92

Graces, Christian, 35, 81

Grain of mustard seed, the, 573

Greater and less, application of the phrase, 472

Greeks

opinions of their philosophers, as Thales, 274

opinions of their philosophers, of Plato and Aristotle, 275

opinions of their philosophers, of Pythagoras and Epicurus, 274

what their philosophers and poets learnt from Moses’ writings, 276, 277, 277, 278, 278

Greeks, Justin’s Discourse to, 271

calls upon them to study the divine word, 272

exposes the Greek theogony, 271

follies of Greek mythology, 272

the shameless practices of the Greeks, 272

wherein he justifies his departure from Greek customs, 271

Greeks, Justin’s Hortatory Address to, 273

wherein he shows that their poets are unfit to be religious teachers, 273

Grief, 35

Grief, evil spirits said by Valentinus to derive their origin from, 323

Happiness, 20, 196

Harmony

in the Church, 61

in the universe, 10

Heaven, the, of Valentinus, 322

Heavens, the new, different abodes in, 567

Helena and Simon Magus, 348

Hell, 169

Henotes, 332

Heraclitus and Hippasus, 274

Hercules, 192

Heresies, of recent origin, 417

Heretics, the

blasphemous doctrines of, further exposed, 408

borrow their systems from the heathen, 376

deviation of, from the truth, 347

follow neither Scripture nor tradition, 415

have fallen into an abyss of error, 370

miracles claimed to be wrought by, 407

modes of initiation practised by, 346

refutation of, from the orderly succession of bishops in the churches, 415

resort to Scripture to support their opinions, 319, 343, 344

the first order of productions maintained by (viz. Æons), indefensible, 373

their perverse interpretations of Scripture, 369

to be avoided, 547

tossed about by every wind of doctrine, 418

unlearned, ignorant, and divided in opinion, 547

Heretics, views of early, 34, 56, 56, 62, 62, 63, 63, 68, 68, 71, 71, 80, 80, 81, 81, 82, 83, 88, 88, 89, 89, 89, 89, 138, 149

Hero, deacon of Antioch, Epistle of Ignatius to him, wherein he is exhorted to earnestness and moderation, cautioned against false teachers, instructed as to certain duties, and pointed out as the future bishop of Antioch, 113

Holiness, 13, 42, 42, 53, 53, 54, 67, 67, 108

Holy Spirit, 5, 17, 43, 53, 53, 53, 56, 57, 57, 83, 83, 84, 85, 92, 92, 101, 140, 146

Holy Spirit, gifts of the, 533

Holy Spirit, the, descended on Jesus at His baptism, not Christ nor the Saviour, 444

Homer

his knowledge of man’s origin, 286

his obligations to the sacred writer, 282

his testimony to monotheism, 280

passages from, showing his views as to his gods, 273

Homer, laid under contribution by the Valentinians, curious instances of, 330

Hope, 399, 476

Horos and Stauros, 318, 319

Human doctrine, 182, 219

Humility

enjoined, 8, 9, 9, 11, 15, 15, 54

of Christ, 9

of saints, 9, 10, 20

Humility enjoined, 54

Husbands, duty of, 26, 34, 95, 95, 111, 148

Hyssop, 142

Hystaspes, 169

I am that I am, 419

Ialdaboth, 355

Iao, 321

Idols, 165, 171

Idols, vanity of, 25, 56, 129

Ignatius

Epistle to Polycarp, 93, 93

Epistle to the Ephesians, 49, 49

Epistle to the Magnesians, 59, 59

Epistle to the Philadelphians, 79, 79

Epistle to the Romans, 73, 73

Epistle to the Smyrnæans, 86, 86

Epistle to the Trallians, 66, 66

Syriac versions of his Epistles to Polycarp, Ephesians, Romans, 97

account of his martyrdom, 129

appears in vision after death, 131

condemned by Trajan, 48

his desire for martyrdom, 49, 49, 74, 74, 74, 75, 75, 75, 75, 76, 76, 76, 76, 77, 96

introductory note to his Epistles, 45

is brought to Rome, 130

is desire for martyrdom, 96

is devoured by wild beasts at Rome, 130

mentioned by Polycarp, 35, 36

sails to Smyrna, 130

seeks the prayers of the Churches, 54, 54, 77, 77

speaks of his bonds, 50, 50, 58, 58, 59, 59, 70, 70, 72, 72, 75, 76, 91, 91

speaks of his knowledge, 64, 64, 68, 68

speaks of his need of humility, 67, 67

spurious Epistle from Maria the Proselyte, 120

spurious Epistle to Hero, a deacon of Antioch, 113

spurious Epistle to Mary at Neapolis, 122

spurious Epistle to the Antiochians, 110

spurious Epistle to the Philippians, 116

spurious Epistle to the Tarsians, 107

spurious Epistle to the Virgin Mary, 126

spurious Epistles to John the Apostle, 124, 125

spurious Epistles, introductory note, 105

writes to the churches, 130

Ignorance, human, of divine things, 399

Image of God, the, in which man was created, 544

Images, 287

Imitators

of Christ, 50, 68, 76, 76

of the Creator, 10, 28

Immorality of the heathen, 171, 272

Immorality, the, of the Valentinian heretics, 324

Impure thoughts, 111, 149

Initiation, modes of, practised by the heretics, 346

Intermediate state, the, 560

Isaac, 13

the blessing of, 562

the history of symbolical, 492

Isaiah, his prophecy respecting the virgin conceiving, vindicated against Theodotion, Aquila, and the Ebionites, 451

Israel

Christ is King of, 267

applied to Christ, 262

Israel applied to Chirst, 265

Jacob, 12, 13

Jacob, Leah and Rachel figures of the Church, 266

Jacob, the actions of, typical, 493

James the Just, 69, 155

Jerusalem, the destruction of, derogates nothing from the majesty of God, 465

Jesus

His baptism when thirty years old, not a type of the thirty Æons, 390

His birth foretold by Isaiah, 452

His reply to the Sadducees, 466

His teaching, 408

according to Basilides, was not crucified, but Simon of Cyrene in His stead, 349

and Christ, proved from the writings of Paul to be one and the same, 445

became man so as to be capable of being tempted and crucified, 449

descent of the Christ upon, according to the Ophites, 357

how certain Æons are said to be indicated by the name of, 319

lived at least till near fifty years old, 392

meaning of the letters of the name of, 339

neither Christ nor Saviour, but the Holy Spirit descended upon Him at His baptism, 444

not a mere man, but very God, 448

passed through every stage of life, to sanctify all, 391

significance of the letters of the name, 339

the baptism of, 423

the generation of according to Marcus, 339

the ministry of, extended over ten years, 391

the same with Christ, the only begotten Son of God, perfect God and perfect man, 440

the significance of the letters of the name, 393

with Him nothing incomplete—His time, 443

Jewish sacrifices abolished, 137

Jews

blame the Christians for not observing the law, 199

exhorted to repent and be converted, 258, 268

how they treat Scriptures, 232

how they treat the Scriptures, 175

in disputations, 256

not heirs to the covenant, 145

observances of, 62, 62, 82

rejecting Christ, they reject God, 267

salvation for them only in Christ, 207, 216

superstitions of, 26

the Sabbaths instituted, and sacrifices and oblations, 204

the injury to God from their opinion of the law, 206

their circumcision differs from the Christian, 256

their hard-heartedness, 266

their interpretations, 261

their treatment of Christ, 175, 179, 253

their treatment of Christians, 175, 203, 214

they boast in vain that they are the true sons of Abraham, 206, 269

they violate the eternal law, and interpret ill that of Moses, 200

treatment of Christians, 247

why circumcision was given, 202

why the choice of meats, 204

why the law was given them, 203

John the Apostle, Epistles of Ignatius to him, 124, 125

John the Baptist, 220, 221

John, and Cerinthus, a curious story relating to, 416

Jonah, 7, 70

Jonah, the sign of, 252

Joshua, 571

Joshua, a figure of Christ, 255, 256, 257, 264, 265

Josiah, 60

Judæa, its desolations foretold, 178

Judaizing teachers, 63, 63, 82

Judas, 40, 117, 153, 154

Judas not an emblem of the twelfth Æon, 388

Judge, the, 180

Judged in the flesh, 85, 85, 108

Judgement, the future, by Jesus Christ, 523, 556

Judgment, future, testimonies of Greek writers to, 291

Judith, 20

Jupiter, 164, 170, 170, 192

Justice demanded for Christians, 163

Justification, 13, 63, 63, 64

Justin Martyr

fragments from his lost writings, 300

he is examined and condemned by the Prefect Rusticus, 305

he studies philosophy, 195

his Dialogue with Trypho a Jew, 194

his Discourse to the Greeks, 271

his First Apology for Christians, 163

his Hortatory Address to the Greeks, 273

his Hortatory Address to the Greeks, spurious, 289

his Second Apology for Christians, 188

his arguments in favour of Christianity as against Judaism, 194

his conversion, 195

introductory notice of, 159

on the Resurrection, 294

on the Sole Government of God, 290

Justin quoted against Marcion, 468

Keltæ, the, 316

Kingdom

the earthly, of the saints after their resurrection, 563

the prophecies respecting, not allegorical, 565

the, of Christ, eternal, 556

Kingdom of God looked for, 43, 76, 76, 154

Kingdom, Christians look for, 166

Knee, bending the, a symbol of the resurrection, 569

Knowledge, 29, 64, 64, 68, 68, 137, 196

perfect, not attainable in this life, 399

puffs up, 397

the true, 574

Lamb, 214

Lateinos, 559

Law

Christ did not abrogate the natural precepts of, but removed the bondage of, 477

man was placed under, for his own benefit, 478

originally inscribed on the hearts of men, but afterwards, as the Mosaic, made by God to bridle the desires of the Jews, 479

perfect righteousness not obtained by, 480

the old and the new, has but one author, 472

Law of Christ, 138

Law, the, 199, 199, 200, 203, 214, 215, 215, 216

Letters and syllables

God not to be sought after by means of, 396

absurdity of arguments derived from, 393

the absurd theories of Marcus respecting, 336, 339

Levitical dispensation, the, not appointed by God for His own sake, 482

Life, 29, 76, 76, 89, 89, 198

Life and death, 537

Light, way of, 148

Linus, bishop of Rome, 416

Living creatures, the symbolic import of the four, 428

Logos

absurdity of the Valentinian account of the generation of, 381

the Æon so called and Sige, 372

Lord’s Day, 186

Lord’s day, 62, 62

Lord, the

is one God, the Father, 463

testimony of Moses to, 463

Lot

and his daughters, the typical import of the story of, 504

the wife of, turned into a pillar of salt, 504

Lot, his example, 8

Love

Moses an example of, 19

brotherly, 18, 55, 55

commended, 19, 55, 55

other examples of, 19

to God, 18, 89, 137

Lucius, the philosopher, 163

Luke

and Paul, 437

refutation of the Ebionites who tried to disparage the authority of Paul from the writings of, 439

Luxury abjured, 13, 27, 62, 83

Magi, 237, 237

Magic, our Lord’s miracles not performed by, 409

Magical practises, the, of Marcus, 334

Magnesians, Epistle of Ignatius to, 59, 59

he shows the honour and submission due by them to their bishop, 60, 60

warns against Judaism, 63, 63

warns against false doctrine, 62, 62

Magus, Simon, 83

Man

God’s mercy to, after the fall, 449

all things created for the service of, 558

corruption of, 301

endowed with the faculty of distinguishing good and evil, 522

every, either empty or full, 572

his creation, 165, 228, 250

needs a greater than man to save, 450

origin of Homer’s opinion of, 286

the first, according to the Ophites, 354

the object of God’s long-suffering, 450

the respective destinations of the threefold kind of, 325, 326

the threefold kind, feigned by the heretics, 323

the whole nature of, has salvation conferred upon it, 531

unfruitful, without the Holy Spirit, 536

why not at first made perfect, 521

Mansions, the many, 567

Marcion, 171, 182

mutilates the Gospels, 352

the doctrines of, 352

vain attempt of, to exclude Abraham from Christ’s salvation, 470

Marcionites, the, refuted in relation to prophecy, 511

Marcosians, the

absurd interpretations of, 341

absurd theories of, respecting things created, 342

appeal of, to Moses, 343

cite Scripture to prove that the Father was unknown before the coming of Christ, 344

departure of, from the truth, 347

pervert the Gospels, 345

the apocryphal Scriptures of, 344

views of, respecting redemption, 345

Marcus

corrupts women, 334

hypothesis of, respecting letters and syllables, 336

pretended revelations of Sige to, 339

pretends to confer the gift of prophecy, 334

the deceitful arts and nefarious practises of, 334

Marcus Aurelius, the emperor, his testimony of the Christians, 187

Maria the Proselyte, her spurious letter to Ignatius, 120

Maries, the, in the gospels, 155

Marriage, 26, 81, 95, 95

Marriages, impure, 167

Martyrdom

of Ignatius, 129

of Polycarp, 37

Martyrdom of holy martyrs at Rome, 305

Martyrs, 6, 6, 39, 74

Mary

and Eve, compared, 547

would hasten on Jesus, but is checked by Him, 443

Mary at Neapolis, spurious Epistle, 122

Mary, the Virgin, spurious letter of Ignatius, and her reply, 126

Mathetes, his Epistle to Diognetus, 23

Matter, 573

Matthew’s and Mark’s gospels, according to Papias, 154, 155

Meats, choice of, why prescribed to Israel, 204

Men

not true that some are by nature good, and some are bad, 519

possessed of free will, 518

spiritual, 506, 533

the three kinds of, feigned by the heretics, 323

Menander, 171

his views of God, 292

Menander, successor to Simon Magus, 348

Mercy, not to be exaggerated at the expense of justice, 501

Messengers

of Magnesian Church, 59, 59

to be sent to Antioch, 96, 96

Metropator, 322

Millenium, questionable traditions of, 153

Millennium, 239, 239

Ministers, order of, in Church, 16, 17, 61, 65

Miracles

claimed to be performed by heretics, 407

performed by Christ and His disciples, 409

Mithras, mysteries of, 233

Monogenes, the

of Ptolemy, 333

of Valentinus, 317

Monotes, 332

Monotheism, testimonies to

of Homer, 280, 282

of Orpheus, 279

of Plato, 281, 282, 282, 282, 283

of Pythagoras, 280

of Sophocles, 280

of the Sibyl, 280

Months, the, do not fall in with the Valentinian theories of Æons, 395

Moral faculty, the, in man, 522

Mosaic laws, figures of things which pertain to Christ, 214, 215, 215, 216

Moses, 6, 10, 144, 146, 573

Aaron and Miriam sin against, 573

God appears to, 184, 223

Homer indebted to, 284

Plato indebted to, 182, 283, 283, 286

foretells Christ’s cross, 242

heathen oracles testify to, 278

his antiquity proved by Greek writers, 277, 277, 278

his love for Israel, 19

predicts Christ’s coming, 173

quelling strife, 16

training and inspiration of, 277

Mother, the, of the Valentinian heresy, 386

Mysteries, three, hid from Satan, 57, 57, 102

Mystery of circumcision, 142

Mythology

Greek, the follies of, 272

heathen, its origin, 181

Naaman, cleansed of his leprosy, 574

Names

of God, different in the Hebrew Scriptures, 412

of our Lord, 393, 393

Names of God and Christ, 190, 262

Necromancy, 169

New covenant, the, 511

Nicolaitanes, the, 352

Nicolaitans, 71, 83

Noah, 7

Noah, a figure of Christ, 268, 268

Nous, or Monogenes, 317, 333, 355

Number of the beast, the, 558

Numbers and letters, the folly of deriving arguments from, 393

Obedience

to Christ, 15, 51

to God, 8, 11, 12, 50, 50, 61

Obedience, civil, 168

Oblation, the new, instituted by Christ, 484

Oblations and sacrifices, 484

Office-bearers of Church

at Ephesus, 50

at Magnesia, 59, 59

at Philadelphia, 85, 85

Ogdoad

John asserted to have set forth, 328

the first of Valentinus, 322

the first, of Valentinus, 316

Old Testament, the, everywhere mentions and predicts the advent of Christ, 473

Olive, the wild, the symbolical significance of, 536

Onesimus, bishop of Ephesus, 49, 49

Ophites, the, 354

Oracles

heathen, 169

Oracles, heathen

testify of Moses, 278

Order in the Church, 16, 16, 17, 90, 90

Orpheus, his testimony to Monotheism, 279, 290

Papias, fragments of, 151

Papias, quoted, 563

Parables, 517

the proper mode of interpreting, 398

Paschal solemnities, differences in the observance of, 568

Passion of the twelfth Æon

how said to be indicated in Scripture, 319

not to be proved from Scripture, 387

Passions, animal, produce, according to Valentinus, material substances, 323

Pastors, the, to whom the apostles committed the churches, to be heard, 548

Patience, 35, 168

Patriarchs and prophets foretold the advent of Christ, 494

Paul

and Peter, founders of the Church of Rome, 415

caught up into the third heaven, 405

knew no mysteries unrevealed to the other apostles, 437

refutation of the Ebionites who disparage the writings of, 439

sometimes uses words not in their grammatical sequence, 420

Peace, 10

of Church, 19

of the universe, 10

Perfect, why man was not made, 521

Peripatetics, 195

Persecution foretold, 509

Peter and Paul, martyrdom of, 6

Phœnix, the, 12

Pharaoh’s heart hardened, how, 502

Philadelphians, Epistle of Ignatius to them, consisting chiefly of exhortations to unity, 79, 79

Philemon

shows how God is appeased, 291

testifies to a future judgment, 291

Philippians

Epistle of Polycarp to them, consisting of commendations of them, and exhortations to Christian duties, 33

spurious Epistle of Ignatius to them, wherein he declares the unity of the Godhead, also facts in the history of the Godhead, also facts in the history of Christ; shows the malignity, folly, inconsistency, and ignorance of Satan, and concludes with exhortations, 116

Philosophers, 165, 177

Greek, their opinions of God, 274, 274, 275

have not true knowledge, 288

opinions as to the resurrection, 296

their indebted to Moses, 278, 278, 279

their indebtedness to Moses, 182, 286, 287, 287

Philosophy, 195

Phylactery, 218

Plato, 165, 169, 177, 183, 275, 275, 276, 281

ambiguity of, 282

his agreement with Homer, 282

his doctrine of form, 285

his doctrine of the beginning of time, 287

his doctrine of the heavenly gift, 286

his knowledge of God’s eternity, 283

his knowledge of judgment, 284

indebted to Moses, 182, 183, 283, 285

indebted to the prophets, 283

of the universe, 296

self-contradictory, 282

Plato, quoted, 459

Platonists, 195

Pleroma, the

of Valentinus, 316, 320

shown to be absurd, 362, 379, 379

Polybius, bishop of Tralles, 66, 66

Polycarp

Epistle of Ignatius to him, consisting of counsels as to his work, 93

Epistle of Ignatius to him, consisting of counsels as to his work , 93

Irenæus’ testimony respecting, 416

Syriac version of Epistle of Ignatius to him, 99

confesses Christ, 41

conversed with the apostles, 416

he is betrayed, 40

he refuses to revile Christ, 41

his Epistle, 33

his body burned, 43

his humility, 33

his last prayer, 42

his praise of Paul, 35

his reply to Marcion, 416

in the fire, 42

introductory notice, 31

mentioned by Ignatius, 58, 58, 92

the epistle of, 416

Polytheism, 181, 290, 292

Prayer, 34, 53, 54, 82, 82

Prayers, 186, 257

Prayers requested, 58, 58, 65, 65, 82, 82

Predictions of the prophets, the, 509

all uttered under the same inspiration, 513

Presbyters, duties of, 17, 34, 72, 72

Presbyters, the

faithful, 497

false, 497

ought to be obeyed, 497

Presbytery

its function, 69

submission to, 50, 50, 51, 66, 67, 89, 90

Priestly office, contention regarding, 16, 17, 18

Proarche, the, of Valentinus, 333

Production, the first order of, maintained by heretics

proved to be absurd, 379

proved to be indefensible, 373

Propator, the

of Ptolomy, 333

of Valentinus, 316

Prophecy

certainly fulfilled, 180

concerning Christ, 173, 174, 174, 174, 210, 211, 211, 212, 213, 213, 214, 215, 215, 216, 220, 220, 221, 221, 222, 223, 235, 235, 236, 236, 237, 237, 240, 241, 241, 242, 242

different modes of, 175

Prophets, Hebrew, 173

truth learned from them, 198

use the past tense, 176

Prophets, the

referred all their predictions to Christ, 509

refutation of the notion that they uttered their predictions under the inspiration of different gods, 412, 513

sent by the same Father who sent the Son, 514

speak of Christ, 140

their predictions, 509

to be esteemed, 82, 82

Protarchontes, 354

Providence of God, the world ruled by, 459

Prunicus, 354, 356

Psalms that speak of Christ, 176, 176, 211, 211, 212, 213, 213, 229, 235, 235, 240, 241, 248, 248, 248, 249, 249, 250, 251, 251, 252

Ptolomy the heresiarch, the doctrines of, 333

Ptolomy, the son of Lagus, procures a translation of the Jewish Scriptures, 451

Punishment, everlasting, 165, 166, 169, 172, 191, 300

Purification, 139, 142

Purity

of conduct, 95, 95

of heart, 12

Pythagoras, opinions of, 274, 280

Pythagoras, the heretics borrow from, 377

Pythagoreans, 195

Quintus the apostate, 40

Red heifer, 142

Redemption, the views of, entertained by heretics, 345

Rehab, her example, 8

Repentance, 7, 53, 147, 167, 258

Reprobate men, various classes of, 149

Responsibility, human, 177, 190

Resurrection

Christ’s, 11, 33, 33, 70, 70, 70, 87, 87, 178, 298

arguments for; Christ has risen, 298

not impossible, 295

objections to, 294, 295, 295

our, 11, 12, 34

treatise of Justin on, 294

Resurrection, the

an actual, 566

illustrated, 570

of the body, 530

of the dead, asserted by Jesus against the Sadducees, 466

of the flesh asserted, 529

proofs of, from Isaiah and Ezekiel, 542

proved by the resurrection of Christ, 532

various proofs of, from the Old Testament, 530

Retribution, the day of, 390

Revelation, inspiration of the, 155

Ridicule, poured upon the emanations and nomenclature of Valentinus, 332

Righteous, the

their sufferings, 17

Righteous, the, and the wicked, 556

Righteousness, 201, 208, 209, 217, 245, 246

Righteousness, perfect, not conferred by the law, 480

Rod, the, of Moses, 453

Roman Empire, the dissolution of the, predicted, 554

Romans, Epistle of Ignatius to

Syriac version of Epistle, 103

he expresses his desire for martyrdom and his reasons for the same, 73, 73

Rome, the Church of

founded and organized by Peter and Paul, 415

the first bishops of, 416

Rusticus, the prefect, examines Christians, 305

Sabaoth, 412, 412

Sabbath

how to be kept, 62, 62

the true, 146

Sabbath, why instituted, 204, 207, 301

Sabbath-day, the law did not prohibit the hungry eating food ready to hand on the, 471

Sacraments, the, 185

Sacrifices

further remarks on, 484

not required by God for their own sake, 482

Sacrifices, Jewish, abolished, 137

Sacrifices, why instituted, 205

Sadducees, the reply of Jesus to the question asked by the, 466

Sadness, 20

Saints

examples of, 7, 9, 10

their reward, 8, 14

Salutations to Churches, etc., 5, 33, 39, 65, 65, 72, 72, 73, 74, 77, 77, 85, 85, 91, 92, 96, 96, 104, 109, 112, 114, 119, 123, 137, 149

Salvation, 14, 28, 55, 55, 59, 59, 82, 139, 207, 216, 217, 217

Samson

and the boy who guided him, types, 572

further reference to, 575

Samuel, 60, 60, 60, 121

Satan, 172, 549

blasphemes, 300

blasphemes God, 555

Satan, his malignity, folly, inconsistency, ignorance, 57, 102, 117, 117, 117, 117, 118, 118, 119, 138, 148

Saturn, 192

Saturninus, the doctrines of, 348

Saviour, the

asserted by the Valentinians to be derived from all the Æons, 321, 323

various opinions of, among the heretics, 333

Schismatics, how to be dealt with, 20, 80, 80

Scriptures, 198, 199, 231, 232, 234, 234, 235, 245

searched, 231, 232

Scriptures, the

appealed to by the heretics, 319

how perverted by the heretics, 326

interpreted with fidelity by the LXX. translators, 452

perverse interpretations of the heretics, 369

perverted by the Marcosians to support their absurdities, 343

proper method of interpreting the obscure passages of, 398

refutation of false interpretations of, 329

translation of the Hebrew into Greek, 451

Sedition

in the Church of Corinth, 5, 8, 20

to be avoided, 11

Seed, Valentinian absurdities respecting, exposed, 385

Seeing God, 489

Self-conceit condemned, 15

Self-restraint enjoined, 94

Self-restraint, enjoined, 94

Semo, the inscription, 171, 187

Separatists to be shunned, 497

Septuagint

history of, 278

treatment of, by the Jews, 234

Septuagint, the story of the origin of, 451

Serpent, the

cursed, 456

speculations respecting, 570

Sethians, the doctrines of the, 354

Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego, in the fiery furnace, 531

Sheep and shepherd, 6, 79, 80, 84, 110, 114, 120, 140, 147

Sibyl, the, 169, 280, 288

Sige, 316, 316, 317

and Logos, mutually repugnant, 372

pretended revelation made by, to Marcus, 339

Silence (Sige), 62

Simeon and Jesus, 441

Simon Magus, 347

and Helena, 348

honoured with a statue, 347

succeeded by Menander, 348

the pretensions of, 347

the priests of, 348

Simon of Cyrene

curious opinion of Basilides respecting, 349

Simon, the Samaritan, 171, 182, 193

Sin

God, not the author of, refutation of the Marcionites, 502

the pardon of, 544

Sinners, 148

Sins confessed, 19, 148

Sins of former times, recorded in Scripture for a warning to us, 498

Sins, forgiven, 200

Six, the number, 301

Slaves, duty of, 94, 95, 99

Smynraeans, Epistle of Ignatius to, 86, 86

enjoins submission to their bishop, 89, 90

gives views of early heretics, 88, 88

he states incidents in the history of Christ, 87, 87

Socrates, 191

Son

meaning of the term, 524

of God the, everywhere set forth in the Old Testament, 473

of God the, not made man in appearance only, 447

the, revealed by the Father, 468

the, reveals the Father, 468

Sons of the devil, 525

Sophia

another name of Achamoth, 320

could have produced nothing apart from her consort, 371

exposure of the absurdity of the whole Valentinian theory respecting, 383

her passion, 317

the Æon, so called, 317

Sophocles

on future judgment, 291

on unity of God, 290

Soter, 393

Soul and body, the views of the heretics relating to the future destruction of, refuted, 402

Souls, 196

Spirit, Holy, 164, 166, 177, 243

Spiritual men, 506, 533

Spiritual, the absurdity of heretics claiming to be, while they declare the Demiurge to be animal, 403

Spoiling the Egyptians, the act examined and vindicated, 502

Stauros and Horos, 318, 319

Stesichorus, the story of, 348

Stoics, the, 169, 190, 191, 192

Stone, the, cut without hands, 453

Strife, its effects, 6, 17

Submission

of authors of sedition, 11

to Christ, 90

to one another, 15

Sufferings of men, 6, 39, 129

Sunday, 185

Superstitions, of Jews, 26

Swearing, 168

Swine not allowed as food to Israel, 143

Tarsians, spurious Epistle of Ignatius to, wherein he speaks of his sufferings, the true doctrine converning Christ as against prevailing errors, and exhorts to duties, 107

Tatian

refuted in his denial of the salvation of Adam, 457

the doctrines of, 353

Teachers, Christian, their antiquity, inspiration, and harmony, 276

Teachers, false, 11, 52, 52, 53, 53, 89, 89

fate of such, 56, 56

Teaching of Christ, 164, 167, 168, 168

Teaching the, of Jesus, opposed to the opinions of heretics, 408

Teitan, 559

Temple

Jewish view of, 147

the true, 147

Temptation, 34, 55, 55

Temptation, the, of Christ, 549

Testament given to Moses and to us, 84, 84, 146

Testaments, the two, God the author of both, 505

Tetrad

of Marcus reveals Aletheia, 337

the first, 316

Thales, his view as to God, 274

Thamar, her labour typical, 496

Thelesis, 333

Theodotian and Aquila, their interpretation of Isa. vii. 14 refuted, 451

Theogony, Greek, exposed, 271

Thoughts, silent, 55, 56

Titus the Emperor, 163

Tower, Jewish church compared to, 147

Traditional opinions, 163

Trallians, Epistle of Ignatius to, 66, 66

commends them and exhorts them to be subject to their spiritual rulers, 66, 66

shows the reality of the history given to us of Christ, 69, 70

warns them against heretics, 68, 68

Translation, the, of Enoch and Elijah, 530

Transmigration of souls, the, the absurdity of the doctrine of, 409

Treasure hid in a field, the, 496

Trees, the similitude of, 29, 144

Triacontad, the, of the heretics, 371

Tribulation, patience in, 35

Trinity, the, 164, 185

Truth, the, 166

its power, 272, 294

known from the prophets, 198, 289

misrepresented, 183, 184

Truth, the, to be found in the catholic church, 416

Types of Christ, 214, 215, 215, 255, 265, 268

Types, earthly, of heavenly things, 486

Unbelievers, 88, 89

Unity of God, 290

Unity of the Godhead, 116

Unity, exhortations to, 50, 50, 51, 51, 58, 62, 62, 64, 65, 72, 72, 80, 80, 89, 90

Unity, the

of God, 418, 544, 550

of the faith of the universal Church, 330

Urbicus condemns the Christians to death, 188

Utter emptiness, the of Valentinus, 332

Vacuum, the absurdity of the, of the heretics, 362

Valens the presbyter, 35

Valentinian views of Jesus refuted from the apostolic writings, 440

Valentinians, the

how they pervert the Scripture to support their own opinions, 326

quote Homer to support their views, 330

refutation of their false interpretations of Scripture, 329

the inconsistent and contradictory opinions of, 332

their immoral opinions and practices, 324

Valentinus

his system derived from the heathen, with only a change of terms, 376

recapitulation of arguments against the views of, 406

the absurd ideas held by, 316

Verissimus, the philosopher, 163

Vice and virtue, 192

Vice forsaken and virtue followed, 34, 35, 148

Vine, 153

Virgin

Jesus born of a, 446, 454, 455

prophecy of Isaiah relating to, 451

Virgin Mary, 57, 57, 70

reply to spurious letter of Ignatius, 126

spurious letter of Ignatius to her, 126

Virgin Mary, the, and Eve, a comparison between, 547

Virgins exhorted, 34, 81

Vision seen by Polycarp, 40

Visions of God, 489

Water of baptism prefigured in Old Testament, 144

Way, the

of darkness, 149

of light, 148

Wicked, their punishment, 165, 166, 168

Widows, 34, 81, 94, 95

Will, the freedom of the, in man, 518

Wine

and bread, in the Eucharist, 528

and water, the mixture of, 527

Wine, in the Eucharist, unchanged but not common, 185

Wisdom, Christ, the, 227

Wives, duties of, 34, 81, 95, 95, 100

Woman, the, with the issue of blood, not a type of the suffering Æon, 392

Word, the

all things created by, 487

always with the Father, 487

declares God, 489

reveals the Father, 467

takes flesh to save the flesh, 541

the creator, 546

the image of God, 544

the world made through, 361

Word, the, is Christ, 164, 166, 170, 178, 190, 191, 191, 193, 263, 272

Works

evil, 149

good, 13, 14, 95, 95

Works of the flesh, 536

World

its state before Christ’s coming, 28

relations of Christians to, 27

World preserved for the sake of Christians, 190

World, the

not formed by any other beings within the territory contained by the Father, 364

not made by angels, but by God through the Word, 361

ruled by the providence of God, 459

the Creator of, one, 369

to be annihilated, 566

Worship

heathen, 171

weekly, of Christians, 185

who is worthy, 232

Worship of God, 55, 62, 62, 81, 81

Xenophon, 192

Year of the Lord, the acceptable, 390

Year, the divisions of, do not really suit the Valentinian theory of Æons, 395

Youthful piety, 60, 60

Zoe, 316

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