Luke 8:42

For he had one only daughter, about twelve years of age, and she lay dying. But as he went the people thronged him.
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Cornelius a Lapide

AD 1637
Jesus said, &c. Put syllogistically, our Lord"s argument runs this, "He who loves God, loves also the Son of God. But ye do not love Me, who am the Son of God. Therefore ye love not God. Just as the Arians, who by denying Christ to be the Son of God, deny the Father also; for if He has not a Song of Solomon , He cannot be called God the Father. For I proceeded forth (ε̉ξη̃λθον) and came (ήκω), I am here. S. Augustine, S. Hilary (de Trin. vi.), consider that the twofold generation of our Lord is here set forth. I came forth by eternal generation. I am come into the world by My Incarnation. "That the Word proceeded forth from God, is His eternal procession" (says S. Augustine), but He came to us, because He was made flesh; His advent was His being made man. But Jansen, Maldonatus, and others refer both the expressions to the Incarnation, but yet as implying, and presupposing His eternal generation. "I came forth from God, and came into the world, though I had before come forth from God, and was in heaven as God" ( John 16:27). For I came not of Myself, but He sent Me. He teaches that He was not self-originate, says S. Hilary (de Trin. vi.). Origen adds, He says this on account of some who came of themselves, and were not sent of the Father (see Jeremiah 33:21). A warning to such as Lutherans, Calvinists, and others, who have no true mission.

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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