Re: Welche Entwicklungswerkzeuge
- From: bluem@xxxxxx (Carsten Blüm)
- Date: Thu, 27 Dec 2007 17:33:53 GMT
typified; in heaven it is revealed.
In the Church it is hidden and recognised by its resemblance to the type.
The type has been made according to the truth, and the truth has been
recognised according to the type.
Saint Paul says himself that people will forbid to marry, and he himself
speaks of it to the Corinthians in a way which is a snare. For if a prophet
had said the one, and Saint Paul had then said the other, he would have been
674. Typical.--"Do all things according to the pattern which has been shown
thee on the mount." On which Saint Paul says that the Jews have shadowed
forth heavenly things.
675.... And yet this Covenant, made to blind some and enlighten others,
indicated in those very persons, whom it blinded, the truth which should be
recognised by others. For the visible blessings which they received from God
were so great and so divine that He indeed appeared able to give them those
that are invisible and a Messiah.
For nature is an image of Grace, and visible miracles are images of the
invisible. Ut sciatis... tibi dico: Surge.127
Isaiah says that Redemption will be as the passage of the Red Sea.
God has, then, shown by the deliverance from Egypt, and from the sea, by the
defeat of kings, by the manna, by the whole genealogy of Abraham, that He
was able to save, to send down bread from heaven, etc.; so that the people
hostile to Him are the type and the representation of the very Messiah whom
they know not, etc.
He has, then, taught us at last that all these things were only types and
what is "true freedom," a "true Israelite," "true circumcision," "true bread
from heaven," etc.
In these promises each one finds what he has most at heart, temporal
benefits or spiritual, God or the creatures; but with this difference, that
those who therein seek the creatures find them, but with many