On I Jn 2.12--17
E OUGHT to listen attentively to all the things that we read from the Holy Scriptures for our instruction and salvation. Yet especially to be commended to our memory are those things that are most applicable against heretics whose treacherous snares never cease to encompass all the weaker and more careless souls. Remember that our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, both died for us and rose again, died, of course, for our sins, rose again for our justification.1.
(2) As you have heard just a little while ago, the eyes of the two disciples whom he met on the way were held so that they should not recognize him.2. And he found them despairing of the redemption that was in Christ and judging that he had already suffered and died and not taking into account that as the Son of God he lived always, [thinking] too that he had so died in the flesh that he would not come back to life, but just as one of the Prophets, as you who were attentive heard their words a little while ago. Then he opened for them the Scriptures, beginning from Moses through all the Prophets, showing that all the things which he had suffered had been foretold, [for fear] that they would be more upset if the Lord had risen up and would more likely not believe him if these things concerning him had not been said beforehand. For firmness of faith is found in the fact that all the things that came true in Christ were foretold. The disciples, then, did not recognize____________________