On Continence
On Continence
St. Augustine

Rev. C. L. Cornish, M.A.
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On Continence

Section 1. It is difficult to treat of the virtue of the soul…

Section 2. And lest it should seem that necessary Continence was to be hoped for from…

Section 4. For which cause our Lord Himself also with His own mouth saith…

Section 5. And on this account that, which, the parts that beget being bridled by modesty…

Section 7. This conflict none experience in themselves, save such as war on the side of…

Section 8. Such soldiers the Apostolic trumpet enkindles for battle with that sound…

Section 9. And also, when he exhorts us, that we live not after the flesh…

Section 10. But in order that we fall not away from Continence…

Section 12. When, therefore, you hear it said, "Sin shall not reign over you…

Section 13. In this so great conflict, wherein man under Grace lives…

Section 14. And some indeed, who are used to excuse their own sins…

Section 16. But God wanted not power to make man such as that he should not…

Section 18. All we therefore, who believe in the Living and TRUE God…

Section 19. For the flesh lusts after nothing save through the soul…

Section 20. There are therefore in us evil desires, by consenting not unto which we live…

Section 21. That, therefore, the flesh lusteth against the Spirit…

Section 22. I say not, therefore, with what error, but with what utter madness…

Section 23. The Apostle has made known to us certain three unions…

Section 25. But, say they, how is the flesh by a certain likeness compared unto the…

Section 26. Thus much will suffice to have treated on behalf of TRUE Continence against the…

Section 29. Thus the spirit of man, cleaving unto the Spirit of God…

Section 30. But, after that he had made mention of these evils…

Section 31. "But now do ye also," saith he, "put down all…

Section 32. But whether keenly contending, that we be not overcome…




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