The Second Book of HERMAS, called his COMMANDS.
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(William Wake and Solomon Caesar Malan version)



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FIRST of [*212:4] all believe that there is one God who created and framed all things of nothing into a being.
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He comprehends all things, and is only immense, not to be comprehended by any.
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Who can neither be defined by any words, nor conceived by the mind.
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Therefore believe in him; and fear him; and fearing him [*212:5] abstain from all evil.
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Keep these things, and cast all [*212:6] lust and iniquity far from thee, and put on righteousness, and thou shalt live to God, if thou shalt keep this commandment.
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Footnotes

^212:3 Faith. ^212:4 Irenaeus l. 1, c. 3. Origen, de Princ. l. 1, c. 3. Euseb. Hist. Eccles. l. 5, c. 8. Athanas. de Incarn. Verb. &c. ^212:5 Habe abstinentiam. ^212:6 Omnem. concupisceniam. MSS. Lamb. et Oxon.


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