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St. Thomas Aquinas
Summa Theologica

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devotion

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1 2, 100 | justify man save through the devotion ~and obedience of those 2 2, 102 | Incense was offered to denote devotion of the heart, which is necessary ~ 3 2, 102 | jealousy" did not proceed from devotion, but rather from ~suspicion, 4 2, 102 | altar, whereon the very devotion and holiness of the people 5 2, 102 | spiritual, consisting in devotion of the mind to ~God; and 6 2, 102 | their good behavior and ~devotion. Hence it is said of the 7 2, 103 | according to the will and devotion of those ~that worship God. 8 2, 103 | the Law, out of a certain devotion of their own ~will, according 9 2, 103 | but through the ~faith and devotion of those who offered them. 10 2, 103 | by their ~obedience and devotion, and by their faith in the 11 2, 103 | fathers of old fulfilled ~with devotion and fidelity. Such is the 12 2, 2 | doubt or ignorance but from ~devotion: or again, with Chrysostom ( 13 2, 5 | his greater promptitude, devotion, or confidence.~Aquin.: 14 2, 5 | with greater certitude and devotion than others; and in this 15 2, 28 | in order to ~arouse our devotion and to profit our neighbor. 16 2, 80 | RELIGION (QQ[82]-83)~OF DEVOTION (FOUR ARTICLES)~We must 17 2, 80 | of religion are seemingly devotion and prayer. Accordingly 18 2, 80 | we shall ~treat first of devotion, and afterwards of prayer.~ 19 2, 80 | of inquiry:~(1) Whether devotion is a special act?~(2) Whether 20 2, 80 | religion?~(3) Of the cause of devotion?~(4) Of its effect?~Aquin.: 21 2, 80 | Thes. Para. 1/1~Whether devotion is a special act?~Aquin.: 22 2, 80 | OBJ 1: It would seem that devotion is not a special act. That 23 2, 80 | seemingly not a special act. Now devotion seems ~to qualify other 24 2, 80 | devout ~mind." Therefore devotion is not a special act.~Aquin.: 25 2, 80 | various genera of ~acts. But devotion is common to various genera 26 2, 80 | genuflect devoutly. Therefore devotion is not a special act.~Aquin.: 27 2, 80 | cognitive virtue or power. But devotion belongs to neither, as may 28 2, 80 | Q[23], A[4]). Therefore devotion ~is not a special act.~Aquin.: 29 2, 80 | FS, Q[21], ~AA[34]). But devotion has a special reason for 30 2, 80 | reason for merit. Therefore devotion ~is a special act.~Aquin.: 31 2, 80 | Para. 1/1~I answer that, Devotion is derived from "devote" [* 32 2, 80 | viii, 9; x, 28). Hence devotion is apparently ~nothing else 33 2, 80 | kind of act. ~Therefore devotion is a special act of the 34 2, 80 | A[3]). Wherefore, ~since devotion is an act of the will whereby 35 2, 80 | last end, it follows that devotion prescribes ~the mode to 36 2, 80 | 2 Para. 1/1~Reply OBJ 2: Devotion is to be found in various 37 2, 80 | 3 Para. 1/1~Reply OBJ 3: Devotion is an act of the appetitive 38 2, 80 | Thes. Para. 1/1~Whether devotion is an act of religion?~Aquin.: 39 2, 80 | OBJ 1: It would seem that devotion is not an act of religion. 40 2, 80 | not an act of religion. Devotion, ~as stated above (A[1]), 41 2, 80 | the beloved." Therefore devotion is an act of charity ~rather 42 2, 80 | charity precedes religion; and devotion seems to precede ~charity; 43 2, 80 | represented by fire, while ~devotion is signified by fatness 44 2, 80 | 6; Ps. 52:6]. Therefore devotion is not an act of religion.~ 45 2, 80 | above (Q[81], A[1]). But devotion is directed also to men; 46 2, 80 | that the Jews "out of devotion to the Roman laws," said: " 47 2, 80 | but Caesar." Therefore devotion is not an act of religion.~ 48 2, 80 | Para. 1/1~On the contrary, Devotion is derived from "devovere," 49 2, 80 | act of religion. Therefore devotion is also an act of ~religion.~ 50 2, 80 | Hence it is evident that devotion is an act of religion.~Aquin.: 51 2, 80 | manner charity both causes devotion ~(inasmuch as love makes 52 2, 80 | s friend) and feeds on ~devotion. Even so all friendship 53 2, 80 | 3 Para. 1/1~Reply OBJ 3: Devotion to God's holy ones, dead 54 2, 80 | in His ~servants. But the devotion of subjects to their temporal 55 2, 80 | meditation is the cause of devotion?~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[82] A[ 56 2, 80 | meditation is not the cause ~of devotion. No cause hinders its effect. 57 2, 80 | are often a hindrance to devotion. Therefore ~contemplation 58 2, 80 | meditation is not the cause of devotion.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[82] A[ 59 2, 80 | and essential cause of ~devotion, the higher objects of contemplation 60 2, 80 | contemplation would arouse greater ~devotion. But the contrary is the 61 2, 80 | we are urged to ~greater devotion by considering Christ's 62 2, 80 | not the proper cause of devotion.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[82] A[ 63 2, 80 | were the proper cause of devotion, it ~would follow that those 64 2, 80 | are also most ~apt for devotion. Yet the contrary is to 65 2, 80 | contrary is to be noticed, for devotion is ~frequently found in 66 2, 80 | not the proper ~cause of devotion.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[82] A[ 67 2, 80 | But spiritual fire causes devotion. Therefore ~meditation is 68 2, 80 | meditation is the cause of devotion.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[82] A[ 69 2, 80 | extrinsic and chief cause of devotion is God, of Whom ~Ambrose, 70 2, 80 | stated above ~(A[1]) that devotion is an act of the will to 71 2, 80 | must ~needs be the cause of devotion, in so far as through meditation 72 2, 80 | is the proximate cause of devotion. The other consideration ~ 73 2, 80 | Q[27]] of ~God, causes devotion; whereas the consideration 74 2, 80 | things is a hindrance to devotion.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[82] A[ 75 2, 80 | 27]] and consequently to devotion, because God is supremely 76 2, 80 | are the chief incentive to devotion, leading us thither as a ~ 77 2, 80 | guiding hand, although devotion itself has for its object 78 2, 80 | occasion a ~hindrance to devotion; while in simple souls and 79 2, 80 | in simple souls and women devotion abounds ~by repressing pride. 80 2, 80 | perfection, by this very fact his devotion is ~increased.~Aquin.: SMT 81 2, 80 | Whether joy is an effect of devotion? ~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[82] A[ 82 2, 80 | joy is not an effect of devotion. As stated ~above (A[3], 83 2, 80 | is the chief incentive to devotion. ~But the consideration 84 2, 80 | joy is not the effect of devotion.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[82] A[ 85 2, 80 | Para. 1/1~OBJ 2: Further, devotion consists chiefly in an interior 86 2, 80 | affliction is the effect of devotion rather ~than gladness or 87 2, 80 | are signs of sorrow." But devotion makes some people shed tears. ~ 88 2, 80 | joy is not the effect of devotion.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[82] A[ 89 2, 80 | be comforted by a holy ~devotion."~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[82] A[ 90 2, 80 | and principal effect of devotion is the ~spiritual joy of 91 2, 80 | been stated (A[3]) that devotion is caused by a ~twofold 92 2, 80 | bread," etc. Secondarily devotion ~is caused as stated (A[ 93 2, 80 | first ~and direct effect of devotion is joy, while the secondary 94 2, 80 | this way tears arise from ~devotion.~ 95 2, 81 | and consequently after devotion which belongs to the ~will, 96 2, 81 | is implored with greater devotion, or because God wishes to 97 2, 81 | order to ~excite interior devotion, whereby the mind of the 98 2, 81 | sufficiently prepared for devotion without having recourse 99 2, 81 | the mind and hinder the ~devotion of those who pray: but words 100 2, 81 | signifying some object of devotion ~lift up the mind, especially 101 2, 81 | of it by considering the devotion of ~the people.~Aquin.: 102 2, 81 | recognizes his neediness. ~Devotion too is necessary: but this 103 2, 82 | consisting in the ~internal devotion of the mind; and a bodily 104 2, 82 | is directed to spiritual devotion.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[84] A[ 105 2, 82 | adoration is ~the internal devotion of the mind, while the secondary 106 2, 82 | there conceive a greater devotion and ~are more likely to 107 2, 83 | offered to God, such as devotion, prayer, tithes, ~first-fruits, 108 2, 83 | certain inward sacrifice by devotion, prayer ~and other like 109 2, 86 | because his faith and devotion, ~which moved him to make 110 2, 86 | free to do be done ~without devotion and unwillingly." Now he 111 2, 86 | involuntary and excludes ~devotion. Hence he says pointedly: " 112 2, 86 | free to do be ~done without devotion and unwillingly." On the 113 2, 86 | strengthens the will and increases devotion. Hence the argument does ~ 114 2, 87 | required for an oath, namely, ~devotion, and faith whereby we believe 115 2, 87 | 2 Para. 1/1~Reply OBJ 2: Devotion, faith and like conditions 116 2, 89 | since by praising Him our devotion is aroused ~towards Him, 117 2, 89 | in order to arouse man's devotion towards God. Wherefore ~ 118 2, 89 | may be the more incited to devotion. ~Wherefore Augustine say ( 119 2, 89 | may rise to the feeling of devotion": and he says of ~himself ( 120 2, 89 | canticles arouse spiritual ~devotion.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[91] A[ 121 2, 89 | church not in order to arouse devotion, ~but in order to show off, 122 2, 89 | OBJ 3: To arouse men to devotion by teaching and preaching 123 2, 89 | singer ~chant for the sake of devotion, he pays more attention 124 2, 89 | enough to arouse their devotion.~ 125 2, 95 | way disposing ~himself to devotion, does not do what he can 126 2, 98 | benefice by reason of ~the devotion that led him to render the 127 2, 102 | religion, and pertains to devotion, ~which is the principal 128 2, 120 | consisting in prayer and devotion, by ~the interior prompting 129 2, 145 | faithful to be raised to God by devotion: and these things are ~particularly 130 2, 169 | has once been ~aroused to devotion, it is more easily recalled 131 2, 169 | easily recalled to its former devotion. ~Hence Augustine says ( 132 2, 169 | need ~to be frequent, "lest devotion be extinguished as soon 133 2, 182 | steps ~of the body, but with devotion of the soul, which is the 134 2, 186 | esteemed on account of ~their devotion and piety." Therefore just 135 2, 187 | appear righteous, but out of devotion, that ~they may become more 136 3, 22 | which is offered, and the ~devotion of the offerer. Now the 137 3, 22 | satisfaction, but by the very devotion with which out of charity ~ 138 3, 36 | presage of the faith and devotion of the nations who were 139 3, 36 | afar. And therefore, as the devotion and faith of the ~nations 140 3, 51 | Secondly, to commend the devotion of those who gave Him burial. 141 3, 51 | thereby is foreshadowed the devotion of ~the faithful who in 142 3, 52 | life, by their faith and devotion ~towards Christ's death, 143 3, 64 | there any reason why the devotion of a just man should not 144 3, 64 | the sacrament through the devotion of the ~minister: but this 145 3, 64 | sacraments in order to arouse devotion and reverence in the ~recipients. 146 3, 64 | good by their faith and devotion.~Aquin.: SMT TP Q[64] A[ 147 3, 64 | to be made good by the ~devotion of the recipient, since 148 3, 66 | certain solemnity, whereby the devotion of the faithful is ~aroused, 149 3, 66 | in order to arouse the devotion of the faithful, and ~their 150 3, 68 | the sacrament with greater devotion.~Aquin.: SMT TP Q[68] A[ 151 3, 68 | be baptized, wish, out of devotion, to ~confess their sins, 152 3, 69 | greater, some with less, devotion. And therefore ~some receive 153 3, 69 | they approach with equal devotion: but they are ~bestowed 154 3, 69 | on account of his greater devotion, as stated above. ~Secondly, 155 3, 69 | approaching the sacrament without devotion. Wherefore it is ~manifest 156 3, 69 | as to approach ~without devotion. But this must be understood 157 3, 72 | this sacrament requires devotion both in the ~giver and in 158 3, 79 | according to the ~measure of his devotion and fervor.~Aquin.: SMT 159 3, 79 | to the measure of their ~devotion, and not for the whole punishment.~ 160 3, 79 | does, nor as to personal devotion; from ~which it comes to 161 3, 79 | but on the part of man's devotion.~Aquin.: SMT TP Q[79] A[ 162 3, 79 | to the measure of their devotion.~Aquin.: SMT TP Q[79] A[ 163 3, 80 | Reply OBJ 6: The greatest devotion is called for at the moment 164 3, 80 | sacrament is bestowed, and such devotion is hindered more by what 165 3, 80 | approach this ~sacrament with devotion and previous self-examination, 166 3, 80 | persons can conceive some devotion towards this sacrament, ~ 167 3, 80 | there been any preceding devotion towards the ~sacrament: 168 3, 80 | had their wits they showed devotion towards this ~sacrament, 169 3, 80 | the use of reason can have devotion towards ~the sacrament; 170 3, 80 | towards ~the sacrament; actual devotion in some cases, and past 171 3, 80 | be able to conceive some devotion for the ~sacrament, then 172 3, 80 | with great ~reverence and devotion. Consequently, if anyone 173 3, 80 | persons are lacking in this devotion, on account of the many 174 3, 80 | one do as according to his devotion he ~thinketh right; for 175 3, 80 | primitive Church, when the devotion of the ~Christian faith 176 3, 82 | has its efficacy from the devotion of the ~priest interceding, 177 3, 83 | worship, so that man derives devotion ~therefrom, making him more 178 3, 83 | Para. 1/1~OBJ 5: Further, devotion on the part of the faithful 179 3, 83 | sacrament. Consequently, the devotion of the faithful ought not 180 3, 83 | first of all excited to devotion in the "Preface," hence 181 3, 83 | 1/1~Reply OBJ 5: Greater devotion is required in this sacrament 182 3, 83 | requires a more general devotion, i.e. on the ~part of the 183 3, 83 | God on account of their devotion. Consequently the priest ~ 184 3, 83 | accepted by God through the devotion of ~the offerers, just as 185 3, 83 | done which pertain to ~the devotion and reverence due to this 186 Suppl, 3 | by the ~exuberance of his devotion, not as regards the natural 187 Suppl, 25| proportion to his faith and devotion. And ~consequently those 188 Suppl, 25| not to be measured by the devotion of the recipient, as the ~ 189 Suppl, 25| the remission is not ~the devotion, or toil, or gift of the 190 Suppl, 30| character, but a certain inward devotion which is a kind of ~spiritual 191 Suppl, 31| sacramental. It was due to the ~devotion of the recipients of the 192 Suppl, 32| 1/1~I answer that, The devotion of the recipient, the personal 193 Suppl, 32| account of their lack of ~devotion. Hence it should not be 194 Suppl, 32| Eucharist, requires actual ~devotion in the recipient. Therefore, 195 Suppl, 64| receive ~Christ's body out of devotion.~Aquin.: SMT XP Q[64] A[ 196 Suppl, 71| supplied by the greater devotion, either ~of the one who 197 Suppl, 71| unbecoming to assert that the devotion of the ~faithful is fruitless. 198 Suppl, 71| fruitless. Now some, out of devotion, arrange for their ~burial 199 Suppl, 71| Cura pro Mort. iv), the devotion of ~the faithful is not 200 Suppl, 71| did this to excite ~the devotion of the faithful, who are 201 Suppl, 72| sometimes one has greater devotion for a ~lesser saint than 202 Suppl, 72| depends very ~much on one's devotion. Secondly, in order to avoid 203 Suppl, 72| saints, the fervor of our devotion is aroused anew as it ~were. 204 Suppl, 72| recourse to him with pure devotion. ~Hence it is not unnecessary


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