Ante-Nicene Fathers/Volume I/IRENAEUS/Fragments from the Lost Writings of Irenaeus/XXX.

Ante-Nicene Fathers Vol. I, Fragments from the Lost Writings of Irenaeus by Irenaeus, translated by Philip Schaff et al.
XXX.

XXX.[1]

“The axe unto the root,”[2] he says, urging us to the knowledge of the truth, and purifying us by means of fear, as well as preparing [us] to bring forth fruit in due season.


FootnotesEdit

  1. From the same Catena. Compare book v. chap. xvii. 4.
  2. Matt. iii. 10.