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The scope of piety; or, The Christian doing all things to the glory of God

by Thomas Quinton Stow

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That “we are not our own, for we are bought with a price, and must therefore glorify God in our bodies and spirits, which are his,” (1 Cor. vi. 20; Rom. xiii. 1). That “whether therefore we eat or drink, or whatsoever we do, we must do all to the glory of God,” (1 Cor. x. 31). Glory be to God, and peace to the struggling hearts! Christ hath rolled away the stone from the door of hu ‐ 18 The stone rolled away man hope and faith, and through the reve ‐ lation and demonstration of life in God, hath elevated them to possible at-one-ment with the spiritual 21 .

Again, the devil took Him to a very high mountain, and showed Him all the Kingdoms of the world, and their glory; and he said to Him, “All these things will I give You, if you fall down and worship me.” Then Jesus said to him, “Begone, Satan! For it is written, You shall worship the Lord your God, and serve Him only” (Matt. ). For this is the very thing which Christ himself teaches when he says, “All things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets,”. It is certain that, in the law and the prophets, faith, and whatever pertains to the due worship of God, holds the first place, and that to this.

Chapter 1. Summary of the Foregoing Books, and Scope of that Which Follows. I. The man who fears God seeks diligently in Holy Scripture for a knowledge of His when he has become meek through piety, so as to have no love of strife; when furnished also with a knowledge of languages, so as not to be stopped by unknown words and forms of speech, and with the knowledge of certain necessary. I. The glorifying of God, I Pet 4: 2: 'That God in all things may be glorified.' The glory of God is a silver thread which must run through all our actions. I Cor 3I. 'Whether therefore ye eat or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God.'.


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The scope of piety, or, The Christian doing all things to the glory of God / by Thomas Quinton Stow Simpkin, Marshall London Australian/Harvard Citation.

Stow, Thomas Quinton. One of the terms used in the early fathers when interpreting the Scriptures was the “scope” of Scripture. By this they meant backing away from the detail of the text to see the larger picture, the “scope” of a broad reading.

This technique was particularly valued in the so-called Antiochene School of interpretation, which is usually associated with a more historical/literal reading of. The City of God (Book V) Concerning the Eradication of the Love of Human Praise, Because All the Glory of the Righteous is in God.

It is, with true piety towards God, whom he loves, believes, and hopes in, fixes his attention more on those things in which he displeases himself, than on those things. The moral law, then (to begin with it), being contained under two heads, the one of which simply enjoins us to worship God with pure faith and piety, the other to embrace men with sincere affection, is the true and eternal rule of righteousness prescribed to the men of all nations and of all times, who would frame their life agreeably to the.

Etymology. The word piety comes from the Latin word pietas, the noun form of the adjective pius (which means "devout" or "dutiful"). Classical interpretation. Pietas in traditional Latin usage expressed a complex, highly valued Roman virtue; a man with pietas respected his responsibilities to gods, country, parents, and kin.

In its strictest sense it was the sort of love a son ought to have. By earthly things, I mean those which relate not to God and his kingdom, to true righteousness and future blessedness, but have some connection with the present life, and are in a manner confined within its boundaries.

By heavenly things, I mean the pure knowledge of God, the method of true righteousness, and the mysteries of the heavenly kingdom. Augustine's City of God, Book 5. BOOK 5. ARGUMENT. But however much that virtue may be praised and cried up, which without true piety is the slave of human glory, it is not at all to be compared even to the feeble beginnings of the virtue of the saints, whose hope is placed in the grace and mercy of the true God.

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A Christian, in all such things as intrench not the matters of faith and worship, should be full of self- denial, and seek to please others rather than themselves; 'Give none offence - to the Jews, nor to the [18] Greeks, nor to the church of God: not seeking mine own profit, but the profit of many, that they may be saved' (1 Cor33).

According to much Christian tradition, God has not abandoned us to illness, vice, victimization, and extermination, but just as God sent prophets to the children of Israel, so God has sent Jesus Christ to teach, heal, comfort, challenge, and call people to a renewed life of reconciliation with God in a fashion that death itself cannot defeat.

W e’ve started a reading group here in the office, and in early June we sat down to discuss Hans Urs von Balthasar’s Love Alone Is hed during the Second Vatican Council, this little book serves as a précis for Balthasar’s multi-volume project, The Glory of the Lord, a remarkable combination of systematic theology, metaphysics, and literary meditation.And when this is finished, there is a repetition of the this: "And the Lord God took the man, and put him into the garden of Eden."(3) For it was after all these other things were done that man was put in the garden, as now appears from the order of the narrative itself: it was not after man was put there that the other things were done, as the.