Ante-Nicene Fathers, Vol I:
Early Church Fathers
IGNATIUS: Chapter XIV.
Chapter XIV. 1155
The work is not of promise, 1156
unless a man be found in the power of faith, even to the end.
Chaps. xi. xii. xiii. of the Greek are totally wanting in the Syriac, and only these few words of chaps. xiv. and xv. are represented.
The meaning seems to be that mere profession, without continuous practice, is nothing.
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