Chapter 13 The Household of God, Book 1

32. And Adam again fell down on his face and wept and cried aloud: "Lord, You almighty and great God in Your great glory of holiness, do not steel the heart of Your infinite love and mercy completely against me who am so weak before You and give me enough strength that I, the most unworthy, may be able to flee from Your judgments arising from Your most holy will to which all Your creatures are subject, as also I am. O Lord, hear my entreaty!"

33. And behold, eternal Love spoke to Abel through the mouth of the angel, as I am now speaking through your impure one:

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