The Clementine Homilies by Unknown
Chapter XIII.--Prophetic Knowledge Constant.
|Wherefore He confidently made statements respecting things that are to be -- I mean sufferings, places, limits. For, being a faultless Prophet, and looking upon all things with the boundless eye of His soul, He knows hidden things. But if we should hold, as many do, that even the true Prophet, not always, but sometimes, when He has the Spirit, and through it, foreknows, but when He has it not is ignorant, -- if we should suppose thus, we should deceive ourselves and mislead others. For such a matter belongs to those who are madly inspired by the spirit of disorder -- to those who are drunken beside the altars, and are gorged with fat.