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St. Thomas Aquinas
Summa Theologica

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1 1, 107 | contradicting as it does ~the promise of Christ saying that the 2 2, 60 | arises from a contract, a promise, or a favor already ~conferred. 3 2, 84 | seeks in ~riches that give promise thereof. Thirdly, it implies 4 2, 91 | is called old; but ~the promise of eternal life belongs 5 2, 98 | Body Para. 3/4~What this promise was is shown by the Apostle, 6 2, 98 | Abraham himself that ~this promise was made to him, viz. that 7 2, 98 | patriarchs received the promise, and that the people sprung 8 2, 98 | was to be born. Now the promise concerning the "seed, ~which 9 2, 98 | through Abraham, to whom the promise was made; so was He born 10 2, 98 | Abraham but David, to whom the promise was renewed, ~according 11 2, 98 | come, to whom He made ~the promise, being ordained by angels 12 2, 98 | which was the sign of the ~promise made to Abraham, and in 13 2, 100 | precepts. ~Therefore the promise should have been included 14 2, 100 | was ~necessary to add a promise of reward. And since parents 15 2, 100 | from them: wherefore a ~promise of reward is added to the 16 2, 102 | plenty of them in the land of promise. ~Secondly, because the 17 2, 102 | be found in the Land of promise; to signify ~that God had 18 2, 102 | granted to them in the Land of promise.~Aquin.: SMT FS Q[102] A[ 19 2, 103 | that he believed in ~God's promise concerning his seed to come, 20 2, 106 | pretended that Our Lord's promise to give the Holy Ghost was ~ 21 2, 106 | shown that the aforesaid promise was fulfilled in the ~apostles: 22 2, 107 | threat of ~punishment, or the promise of some extrinsic rewards, 23 2, 107 | yet fulfilled. Thus ~the promise of a future gift holds no 24 2, 108 | honor. Now the Law did not ~promise an abundance of carnal pleasures; 25 2, 108 | forbade ~them. But it did promise exalted honors and abundant 26 2, 109 | is ~corrected is a son of promise, in such sort that whilst 27 2, 1 | for such was Our Lord's ~promise to His disciples (Jn. 16: 28 2, 21 | given under the form of a promise. For he who promises ~rewards 29 2, 21 | and not merely by way of ~promise, as in the Law; for instance, 30 2, 30 | profitable ~to all things, having promise of the life that now is, 31 2, 30 | our ~parents contains the promise, "that thou mayest be longlived 32 2, 38 | through the breaking of a ~promise, and this is always unlawful. 33 2, 84 | a previous assignment or promise; as when a ~man offers a 34 2, 84 | made them ~by assignment or promise: for they are bound to offer 35 2, 84 | God granted the land of promise to ~the Jews by a special 36 2, 86 | Para. 1/1 - SERVICE BY PROMISE (Q[88])~OF VOWS (TWELVE 37 2, 86 | of the will, ~while to "promise" is an act of the reason. 38 2, 86 | God, even without making a promise; and ~consequently it would 39 2, 86 | unfaithful and foolish ~promise displeaseth Him." Therefore 40 2, 86 | Therefore to vow is to promise, and a vow is a ~promise.~ 41 2, 86 | promise, and a vow is a ~promise.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[88] A[ 42 2, 86 | to another by means of a promise, which ~is an act of the 43 2, 86 | to do for ~another. Now a promise between man and man can 44 2, 86 | outward signs; whereas a promise can be made to God by the ~ 45 2, 86 | through respect of men. Now a promise is the outcome from a ~purpose 46 2, 86 | will; and the third is a promise, wherein is completed the 47 2, 86 | witnessing of a spontaneous promise and ought ~to be made to 48 2, 86 | the deliberation lead to a promise.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[88] A[ 49 2, 86 | will moves the reason to promise something relating ~to things 50 2, 86 | does not ~yet fulfil his promise: even so, he that puts his 51 2, 86 | 23:22): "If thou wilt not promise ~thou shalt be without sin."~ 52 2, 86 | above (A[1]), a vow is a promise made to God. ~Now a promise 53 2, 86 | promise made to God. ~Now a promise is about something that 54 2, 86 | since it would be not a promise but a threat to say that 55 2, 86 | manner it would be futile to ~promise anyone something unacceptable 56 2, 86 | vow denotes a ~voluntary promise, while necessity excludes 57 2, 86 | pollicitat., i] a simple promise made to a man is not ~binding; 58 2, 86 | binding therefore is a simple promise made ~to God, which we call 59 2, 86 | because "an unfaithful . . . ~promise displeaseth Him" [*Eccles. 60 2, 86 | that a man should keep any promise he makes ~to another man, 61 2, 86 | civil obligation through a promise he has made, other ~conditions 62 2, 86 | above (AA[1],2), a vow is a promise made to ~God. Now one makes 63 2, 86 | to ~God. Now one makes a promise to a man under one aspect, 64 2, 86 | under ~another. Because we promise something to a man for his 65 2, 86 | et Paulin.), so also a promise ~whereby we vow something 66 2, 86 | pertain to ~the same virtue to promise a thing and to do it. Therefore 67 2, 86 | AA[1],2) that a vow is ~a promise made to God, and that a 68 2, 86 | made to God, and that a promise is nothing else than a ~ 69 2, 86 | to the person to whom the promise is ~made. Hence a vow is 70 2, 86 | religion by ~reason only of the promise made to God, which is the 71 2, 86 | to God alone, whereas a promise may be made ~to a man also: 72 2, 86 | man also: and this very promise of good, which is fore made 73 2, 86 | s superiors: so that the promise made to the saints or ~to 74 2, 86 | we thank even those who promise, as ~stated above (A[5], 75 2, 86 | above ~(A[1]), a vow is a promise made to God. Now external 76 2, 86 | kindred. Now a vow is a promise made to God: wherefore, 77 2, 86 | Further, to do is more than to promise. But religious who are ~ 78 2, 86 | therefore ~seemingly can they promise such things to God by means 79 2, 86 | above (A[1]), a vow is a promise made to God. ~Now no man 80 2, 86 | firmly bind himself by a promise to do what is in ~another' 81 2, 86 | can be the subject of a ~promise made to God, as stated above ( 82 2, 86 | above (AA[1],2), a vow is a promise made to God ~about something 83 2, 86 | acceptable to Him. Now if you promise something to anyone ~it 84 2, 86 | whether he accept what you promise. Again in ~the Church a 85 2, 87 | taken in confirmation of a promise. Hence what is ~confirmed 86 2, 87 | compelled against his will to promise ~something under oath. Now, " 87 2, 87 | it is wrong to fulfil a ~promise, and to keep an oath; as 88 2, 87 | force deserves that the promise made to him should ~not 89 2, 87 | vow. A vow is a ~simple promise: whereas an oath includes, 90 2, 87 | oath includes, besides a promise, an appeal to ~God as witness. 91 2, 87 | us to make true what we promise in ~His name. Now every 92 2, 87 | A vow is not any kind of promise, but a promise made to ~ 93 2, 87 | any kind of promise, but a promise made to ~God; and to be 94 2, 87 | the person ~to whom the promise is made. But, apparently, 95 2, 87 | Reply OBJ 2: One man may promise something under oath to 96 2, 87 | benefit: for instance, if ~he promise to serve him, or to give 97 2, 87 | him money: and from such a promise he ~can be released by the 98 2, 87 | to ~have already kept his promise to him when he acts towards 99 2, 87 | for instance, if a man promise ~another under oath that 100 2, 87 | case the person to whom the promise is made cannot ~release 101 2, 87 | release him that made the promise, because it was made principally 102 2, 88 | in confirmation of his ~promise, binds himself to do what 103 2, 95 | entered not into the land ~of promise, according to Ps. 94:9, " 104 2, 108 | if he does not keep his promise, he seems to act without 105 2, 108 | unlawful, because he sinned in ~promise, and did well to change 106 2, 108 | man to be bound to keep a promise, it is ~necessary for everything 107 2, 108 | faithless in not ~keeping his promise, because circumstances are 108 2, 116 | Now riches give great ~promise of self-sufficiency, as 109 2, 120 | supplement this precept with the promise, "That thou ~mayest be long-lived 110 2, 120 | profitable to all things, having promise of the life that ~now is 111 2, 123 | fear of ~death he were to promise or give something to a robber, 112 2, 160 | is the object ~of God's promise. For God's promises refer 113 2, 172 | is ~something foretold in promise, and both of these are subject 114 2, 172 | reference ~to the prophecy of promise (Jer. 18:9,10): "I will 115 2, 172 | should there be a prophecy of promise.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[174] A[ 116 2, 172 | Reply OBJ 2: The prophecy of promise is included in the prophecy 117 2, 184 | OBJ 2: Further, a vow is a promise made to God, wherefore ( 118 2, 184 | an unfaithful and foolish promise ~displeaseth Him." But when 119 2, 184 | there is no ~need for a promise. Therefore it suffices for 120 2, 187 | nor did he commit ~his promise to writing, but he renounced 121 2, 187 | unfaithful and foolish ~promise displeaseth him"; and a 122 2, 187 | treating of ~vows, a vow is a promise made to God in matters concerning 123 2, 187 | shall the breaking of this promise given to God be deserving 124 2, 187 | vow consisting in a mere promise made to God, ~and proceeding 125 2, 187 | which may He Who made this promise bring us, Jesus Christ our 126 3, 4 | the first to receive ~the promise of Christ, and circumcision, 127 3, 27 | Abraham, by reason of the promise specially made to them ~ 128 3, 28 | Joseph's) wife from the first promise of her espousals, ~whom 129 3, 28 | come, to ~whom He made the promise." On the other hand, it 130 3, 29 | his wife from the first promise of her ~espousals, whom 131 3, 29 | house by reason of her first promise of espousals, yet the time ~ 132 3, 31 | these especially was the promise made ~concerning Christ. 133 3, 35 | whom also was a special promise ~made concerning Christ; 134 3, 35 | the very birthplace the promise made to David might be ~ 135 3, 36 | fulfilment should correspond to promise. Now, the promise of ~Christ' 136 3, 36 | correspond to promise. Now, the promise of ~Christ's coming is thus 137 3, 38 | for their sins, and lastly promise them ~forgiveness in the 138 3, 39 | entered into the land of promise. Now, this is the prerogative 139 3, 39 | signified by the land of promise; wherefore it ~is said ( 140 3, 45 | give grace actually, and to promise glory by ~His words. Therefore 141 3, 55 | there any breaking of a promise here, but rather a ~hastened 142 3, 68 | confess their sins and promise to amend their life."~Aquin.: 143 3, 70 | the ~first to receive the promise of the future birth of Christ, 144 3, 78 | are called may receive the promise of eternal ~inheritance." 145 3, 79 | are called may receive the promise of eternal inheritance." ~ 146 3, 84 | brackets.]): "Thy merciful ~promise is unmeasurable and unsearchable . . . ( 147 Suppl, 11| sins. Now if one were to promise someone to ~keep something 148 Suppl, 43| Whether a betrothal is a promise of future marriage?~Aquin.: 149 Suppl, 43| is not rightly defined "a promise ~of future marriage," as 150 Suppl, 43| betrothed not by a mere promise, but by giving his troth [ 151 Suppl, 43| is wrongly described as a promise.~Aquin.: SMT XP Q[43] A[ 152 Suppl, 43| compelled to fulfill ~his promise. But those who have contracted 153 Suppl, 43| Therefore a betrothal is not a ~promise.~Aquin.: SMT XP Q[43] A[ 154 Suppl, 43| does not consist of a mere ~promise, but an oath is added, as 155 Suppl, 43| not be defined as a mere promise.~Aquin.: SMT XP Q[43] A[ 156 Suppl, 43| fittingly described as a promise of marriage.~Aquin.: SMT 157 Suppl, 43| one ought not to make a promise of future marriage.~Aquin.: 158 Suppl, 43| espousals ~are not always a promise of future marriage.~Aquin.: 159 Suppl, 43| not make a marriage, but a promise of marriage; and this ~promise 160 Suppl, 43| promise of marriage; and this ~promise is called "a betrothal from 161 Suppl, 43| provided guarantors. This promise is made in ~two ways, namely 162 Suppl, 43| four ways: ~firstly, a mere promise, by saying: "I will take 163 Suppl, 43| oath. If, however, this promise be made conditionally, we 164 Suppl, 43| parents consent," and then the promise ~holds if the condition 165 Suppl, 43| I will take thee if thou promise means of sterility," and 166 Suppl, 43| my ~thefts," and then the promise holds, but the condition 167 Suppl, 43| are a ~ratification of the promise, wherefore it is denominated 168 Suppl, 43| 1/1~Reply OBJ 2: By this promise one party is bound to the 169 Suppl, 43| he who fulfills not his promise sins ~mortally, unless a 170 Suppl, 43| only in confirmation of the promise, ~and consequently they 171 Suppl, 43| but as referring to the promise of a dowry; so that the 172 Suppl, 43| unwilling to fulfill the promise of marriage.~Aquin.: SMT 173 Suppl, 43| act; and on account of his promise of the first as future a 174 Suppl, 43| the future; but from the promise of the second a man is ~ 175 Suppl, 43| are so ~called from the promise [sponsione] in the first 176 Suppl, 43| of ~maturity renew their promise in words expressive of the 177 Suppl, 43| for since a betrothal is a promise of ~the future, as already 178 Suppl, 43| of those who can make a promise in some way, and this is 179 Suppl, 43| they ratify their former ~promise; wherefore the first contract 180 Suppl, 43| 1~Reply OBJ 1: The like promise is dissolved by spiritual 181 Suppl, 43| spiritual death, for that ~promise is purely spiritual, as 182 Suppl, 43| doing penance for the broken promise - or oath if the ~promise 183 Suppl, 43| promise - or oath if the ~promise was confirmed by oath - 184 Suppl, 45| not make a marriage, but a promise ~[sponsionem] of marriage, 185 Suppl, 45| sponsionem] of marriage, and this promise is known as a betrothal ~[ 186 Suppl, 46| an oath ~be added to the promise, the marriage is not made 187 Suppl, 46| promises ~unlawfully; and a promise about another's property 188 Suppl, 46| consents by deed to ~the promise he has previously made. 189 Suppl, 46| complete a marriage the promise of which has previously 190 Suppl, 47| a sin, for ~it makes him promise what he is unwilling to 191 Suppl, 47| restitution. But he cannot promise not to appeal, for since 192 Suppl, 47| that marriage; because to ~promise and not to fulfill has an " 193 Suppl, 47| evil ~in not fulfilling a promise that one has made unwillingly.~ 194 Suppl, 47| Further, no one should promise, especially with an oath, 195 Suppl, 47| cannot compel to keep the promise. Now parents promise future ~ 196 Suppl, 47| the promise. Now parents promise future ~marriages for their 197 Suppl, 47| and even confirm their promise by oath. ~Therefore they 198 Suppl, 47| their children to keep that promise.~Aquin.: SMT XP Q[47] A[ 199 Suppl, 49| contract it contains a promise whereby this man is assigned 200 Suppl, 49| 3: Just as the marriage promise means that neither party 201 Suppl, 53| power of another. Now the promise of a thing does ~not transfer 202 Suppl, 53| contains merely a simple ~promise of one's body to the effect 203 Suppl, 55| betrothal is nothing but a promise of future marriage. ~Now 204 Suppl, 55| Now sometimes there is a promise of future marriage without 205 Suppl, 55| impediment of impotence promise a ~woman future marriage; 206 Suppl, 55| future marriage; or if a like promise be made between persons 207 Suppl, 55| from betrothal, which is a promise of conjugal fellowship, ~ 208 Suppl, 55| being contracted through a promise of marriage. Hence whether 209 Suppl, 59| a betrothal, which is a promise of future marriage, it suffices 210 Suppl, 59| even though she did not promise to be converted. Afterwards, ~ 211 Suppl, 65| injury if he had not kept his promise.~Aquin.: SMT XP Q[65] A[ 212 Suppl, 67| written in this wise: "I promise never to have thee with 213 Suppl, 71| be buried in the land of promise, where ~they believed Christ' 214 Suppl, 74| of faith received not the promise," i.e. full beatitude of 215 Suppl, 82| Scripture which makes this promise. But the cause of this clarity 216 Suppl, 85| But the whole land ~of promise would not be able to contain 217 Suppl, 86| fulfilment of ~our Lord's promise (Mt. 19:28): "You shall 218 Suppl, 86| whose person ~he made this promise to all who follow them.~


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