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Lucius Caecilius Firmianus Lactantius
On the workmanship of God

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1 1intro| understand with what great power of providence each part 2 2 | Since He did not give that power of reason to the other animals, 3 2 | granted to him, and the power of perceiving and speaking 4 3 | is not only without the power of flying, but even of walking. 5 3 | nature? And this has such power for the adorning and protection 6 3 | being made subject to our power. Can any one, then, when 7 4 | or rains, or colds, the power of which consists in this, 8 4 | that I may show in it the power of divine providence, how 9 5 | animal should not have the power of walking and bending itself. 10 5 | display His providence and power by a wonderful variety of 11 5 | still deprive him of the power of feeding, He lengthened 12 6 | permanent, because either the power of taking food, or the method 13 8 | Therefore the unspeakable power of the divine providence 14 9 | OF THE SENSES AND THEIR POWER.~It pleases me in this place 15 10 | themselves, in which there is the power of rapid motion, and to 16 10 | shines clearly, loses its power. Why should I speak of the 17 10 | others, possesses all the power of holding and doing either 18 10 | the others by force and power. It has two joints standing 19 11 | for we should not have the power of speaking if the windpipe 20 14 | nature, that it is beyond the power of man to see through them 21 16 | of our senses, until the power of sensation by a long course 22 16 | diffused; when the strength and power of the human mind, though 23 16 | impatience of rest, the power of wandering without restraint? 24 16 | any one comprehend what power of reason effects, that 25 16 | circumstance how great is the power of God, because the soul 26 16 | existence, but that the power of perception exists from 27 16 | thrown into confusion, the power of perception is destroyed: 28 18 | He left to Himself the power of teaching man future events 29 19 | and to this work man's power is limited, nor has he any 30 19 | nor has he any further power. Therefore men wish for 31 19 | senseless who detract this power from God, and assign it 32 19 | therefore, to be in our own power, whether we use or do not 33 19 | gain life. For great is the power, great the reason, great


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