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ANF05. Fathers of the Third Century: Hippolytus, Cyprian, Caius, Novatian, Appendix
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Then shall the righteous answer, astonished at the mighty and wondrous fact that He, whom the hosts of angels cannot look upon openly, addresses them as friends, and shall cry out to Him, Lord, when saw we Thee an hungered, and fed Thee? Master,19991999    δέσποτα. when saw we Thee thirsty, and gave Thee drink? Thou Terrible One,20002000    φοβερέ. when saw we Thee naked, and clothed Thee? Immortal,20012001    ἀθάνατε. when saw we Thee a stranger, and took Thee in? Thou Friend of man,20022002    φιλάνθρώπε. when saw we Thee sick or in prison, and came unto Thee?20032003    Matt. xxv. 37, etc. Thou art the ever-living One. Thou art without beginning, like the Father,20042004    συνάναρχος. and co-eternal with the Spirit. Thou art He who made all things out of nothing.  Thou art the prince of the angels. Thou art He at whom the depths tremble.20052005    4 Esdr. iii. 8. Thou art He who is covered with light as with a garment.20062006    Ps. civ. 2. Thou art He who made us, and fashioned us of earth. Thou art He who formed20072007    δημιουργήσας. things invisible.20082008    Col. i. 16. From Thy presence the whole earth fleeth away,20092009    Rev. xx. 11. and how have we received hospitably Thy kingly power and lordship?


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