On "The word that came to Jeremiah from the Lord, saying, 'Hear the words of this covenant'" up to, "They have turned back to the wrongdoings of their forefathers.'"
ACCORDING TO THE APPEARANCE of our Lord Jesus Christ as historically told, his dwelling was in a body and a kind of universal event which illuminated the whole world, when the Word was made flesh and dwelt among us.1. For he was the true light which enlightens every man who comes into the world. He was in the world and the world arose through him, and the world did not know him. To his own he came, and his own did not receive him.2. However, it is necessary to know that he was also dwelling prior to this, yet not in a body, in each of the holy ones. And after this visible dwelling, he dwells in us again. And if one wishes to have proof of this, take note of the passage, The word which came to Jeremiah from the Lord saying: Hear. . ., and so on.3. For who is the word which came from the Lord to Jeremiah or to Isaiah or to Ezekiel or anyone except4. the one in the beginning with God?5. I do not know any word of the Lord other than the one concerning whom the Evangelist said, The Word was in the beginning, and the Word was with God and the Word was God.6.
(2) But we need also to see that the dwelling of the Word____________________