Luke 3:1 - NIV, NAB - in Clement of Alexandria Stromata Book I
And to prove that this is true, it is written in the Gospel by Luke as follows: "And in the fifteenth year, in the reign of Tiberius Caesar, the word of the Lord came to John, the son of Zacharias." And again in the same book: "And Jesus was coming to His baptism, being about thirty years old,"
Luke 3:1 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Against Marcion Book IV
In the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius
Luke 3:1 - NIV, NAB - in Five Books in Reply to Marcion
115 Came suddenly to earth,
Luke 3:2 - NIV, NAB - in Origen Commentary on John Book VI
Luke, like Mark, remembers the passage, "The voice of one crying in the wilderness," but lie for his part treats it as follows:
Luke 3:4 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Against Marcion Book V
and hills and mountains may be filled up and levelled, and the crooked and the rough ways be made straight and smooth
Luke 3:4 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian On Repentance
John holds not his peace, saying, "Enter upon repentance, for now shall salvation approach the nations"
Luke 3:4 - NIV, NAB - in Pseudo-Gregory Thaumaturgus Fourth Homily
I cannot keep silence while Thou art present, for I am a voice; yea, I am the voice, as it is said, of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord.
Luke 3:4 - NIV, NAB - in Origen Commentary on John Book VI
"If any man thirst, let him come unto Me and drink." He it was. too, who said,
Luke 3:7 - NIV, NAB - in Clement of Alexandria Exhortation to the Heathen
Again, therefore, some venomous and false hypocrites, who plotted against righteousness, He once called "a brood of vipers."
Luke 3:7 - NIV, NAB - in Clement of Alexandria The Instructor Book I
And in the Gospel by John He says, "Serpents, brood of vipers."
Luke 3:8 - NIV, NAB - in Irenaeus Against Heresies Book V
For his seed is the Church, which receives the adoption to God through the Lord, as John the Baptist said: "For God is able from the stones to raise up children to Abraham."
Luke 3:8 - NIV, NAB - in Clement of Alexandria Exhortation to the Heathen
As our witness, let us adduce the voice of prophecy accordant with truth, and bewailing those who are crushed in ignorance and folly: "For God is able of these stones to raise up children to Abraham; "
Luke 3:8 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian On Modesty
was the herald of repentance no less to such as were on military service and to publicans, than to the sons of Abraham.
Luke 3:8 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian On Modesty
-and in their stead must be under-strewn stones polished and apt for conjunction, and firm,-such as are made (by God) into (sons) of Abraham,
Luke 3:9 - NIV, NAB - in Hippolytus Refutation of All Heresies Book V
This, he says, is what is spoken: "Every tree not producing good fruit, is cut down and cast into the fire."
Luke 3:9 - NIV, NAB - in Hippolytus Refutation of All Heresies Book VI
For somewhere near, he says, is the axe (which is laid) at the roots of the tree. Every tree, he says, which does not produce good fruit, is hewn down and cast into fire.
Luke 3:9 - NIV, NAB - in Origen Commentary on John Book VI
"Ye have eaten false fruit," and they have false fruit,-" Every tree which bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down and cast into the fire," while to the multitudes which do not bear fruit at all,
Luke 3:11 - NIV, NAB - in Irenaeus Against Heresies Book IV
For, because He knew that we would make a good use of our substance which we should possess by receiving it from another, He says, "He that hath two coats, let him impart to him that hath none; and he that hath meat, let him do likewise."
Luke 3:11 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Of Patience
Who fears not to lose, finds it not irksome to give. Else how will one, when he has two coats, give the one of them to the naked,
Luke 3:12 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian On Idolatry
For albeit soldiers had come unto John, and had received the formula of their rule;
Luke 3:13 - NIV, NAB - in Constitutions of the Holy Apostles Book II
And, besides, even the soldiers and multitude of publicans, who came to hear the word of the Lord about repentance, heard this from the prophet John, after he had baptized them: "Do nothing more than that which is appointed you."
Luke 3:14 - NIV, NAB - in Dubious Hippolytus Fragments
And before the judgment-seat of Christ shall stand those who once were kings and rulers, chief priests and priests; and they shall give an account of their administration, and of the fold, whoever of them through their negligence have lost one sheep out of the flock. And then shall be brought forward soldiers who were riot content with their provision,
Luke 3:14 - NIV, NAB - in Constitutions of the Holy Apostles Book VIII
If a soldier come, let him be taught to "do no injustice, to accuse no man falsely, and to be content with his allotted wages: "
Luke 3:14 - NIV, NAB - in Origen Commentary on John Book VI
And from this outward similarity it came that with those who did not distinguish between the image itself and that which was according to the image, John was thought to be Christ
Luke 3:15 - NIV, NAB - in Origen Commentary on John Book VI
at every soul that will not hear that prophet shall be cut off from among His people," There was, therefore, an expectation of one particular prophet having a resemblance to Moses in mediating between God and the people and receiving a new covenant from God to give to those who accepted his teaching; and in the case of each of the prophets, the people of Israel recognized that he was not the person of whom Moses spoke. As, then, they doubted about John, whether he were not the Christ,
Luke 3:16 - NIV, NAB - in Clement of Alexandria The Instructor Book II
As a witness for simplicity in shoes let John suffice, who avowed that "he was not worthy to unloose the latchet of the Lord's shoes."
Luke 3:16 - NIV, NAB - in Clement of Alexandria Stromata Book V
while he, though speaking more perspicuously as no longer prophesying, but pointing out as now present, Him, who was proclaimed symbolically from the beginning, nevertheless said, "I am not worthy to loose the latchet of the Lord's shoe."
Luke 3:16 - NIV, NAB - in Clement of Alexandria Stromata Book VII
But we say that the fire sanctifies
Luke 3:16 - NIV, NAB - in A Treatise on Re-Baptism by an Anonymous Writer
I think that we have fully followed out the announcement of John the Baptist, whence we began our discourse, when he said to the Jews, "I indeed baptize you with water unto repentance; but He who cometh after me is greater than I, whose shoe's latchet I am not worthy to unloose: He shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost, and with fire."
Luke 3:16 - NIV, NAB - in Pseudo-Gregory Thaumaturgus Fourth Homily
I acknowledge my own servitude, I proclaim Thy glorious greatness, I recognise Thy perfect lordship, I recognise my own perfect insignificance, I am not worthy to unloose the latchets of Thy shoes;
Luke 3:16 - NIV, NAB - in Origen Commentary on John Book VI
"John preached, saying, There cometh after me He that is mightier than I, the latchet of whose shoes I am not worthy to stoop down and unloose. I baptized you with water, but He shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost." And Luke says
Luke 3:17 - NIV, NAB - in Irenaeus Against Heresies Book I
They also maintain that John indicated the same thing when he said, "The fan is in His hand, and He will thoroughly purge the floor, and will gather the wheat into His garner; but the chaff He will burn with fire unquenchable."
Luke 3:17 - NIV, NAB - in Irenaeus Against Heresies Book IV
and slaying the impious with the breath of His lips, and having a fan in His hands, and cleansing His floor, and gathering the wheat indeed into His barn, but burning the chaff with unquenchable fire.
Luke 3:17 - NIV, NAB - in Clement of Alexandria The Instructor Book I
"For the fan is in the Lord's hand, by which the chaff due to the fire is separated from the wheat."
Luke 3:21 - NIV, NAB - in Pseudo-Tertullian Against All Heresies
came down on Jesus;
Luke 3:21 - NIV, NAB - in The Arabic Gospel of the Infancy of the Saviour
And from this day He began to hide His miracles and mysteries and secrets, and to give attention to the law, until He completed His thirtieth year, when His Father publicly declared Him at the Jordan by this voice sent down from heaven: This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased; the Holy Spirit being present in the form of a white dove.
Luke 3:22 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian On Baptism
He reposes: (He who) glided down on the Lord "in the shape of a dove,"
Luke 3:22 - NIV, NAB - in Gospel of Nicodemus II The Descent of Christ into Hell
thus saying: This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.
Luke 3:23 - NIV, NAB - in Irenaeus Against Heresies Book I
And for this reason they affirm it was that the "Saviour"-for they do not please to call Him "Lord"-did no work in public during the space of thirty years,
Luke 3:23 - NIV, NAB - in Irenaeus Against Heresies Book II
For how could He have had disciples, if He did not teach? And how could He have taught, unless He had reached the age of a Master? For when He came to be baptized, He had not yet completed His thirtieth year, but was beginning to be about thirty years of age (for thus Luke, who has mentioned His years, has expressed it: "Now Jesus was, as it were, beginning to be thirty years old,"
Luke 3:23 - NIV, NAB - in Julius Africanus The Epistle to Aristides
But if, with Luke, we reckon them from Nathan the son of David, in like manner the third from the end is Melchi, whose son was Heli the father of Joseph. For Joseph was the son of Hell, the son of Melchi.
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