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“Rufinus shares the tradition about the origin of the creed (Old Roman/Aquileain/Apostles) with the Apostles - Latin Text with English translation”
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2. Our forefathers have handed down to us the
tradition, that, after the Lord’s ascension, when, through the coming of the
Holy Ghost, tongues of flame had settled upon each of the Apostles, that they
might speak diverse languages, so that no race however foreign, no tongue
however barbarous, might be inaccessible to them and beyond their reach, they
were commanded by the Lord to go severally to the several nations to preach the
word of God. Being on the eve therefore of departing from one another, they
first mutually agreed upon a standard of their future preaching, lest haply,
when separated, they might in any instance vary in the statements which they
should make to those whom they should invite to believe in Christ. Being all
therefore met together, and being filled with the Holy Ghost, they composed, as
we have said, this brief formulary of their future preaching, each contributing
his several sentence to one common summary: and they ordained that the rule thus
framed should be given to those who believe.
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