Here it may be asked: If soul is manifested only as consubstantial with God, why this laboured effort to exhibit the recognition?
Is that then the divine substance wherein Father and Son are consubstantial?
The Father is the essential principle, and yet He is consubstantial with the other two Persons.
The sequentiality of writing and the need to express sequences pertinent to conflicts are consubstantial.
Evidently they will not be consubstantial with existence, if this existence of theirs be in the future or past.
After his death, the troubles caused by the single word "consubstantial" agitated the empire with renewed violence.
Whether he is consubstantial, that is, of the same substance with the Father, or only of a similar substance.
It is true also that Scholasticism is not only ministerial to Popery, but in parts is consubstantial with Popery.
After much altercation, it was at last decided that the Son was as old as the Father, and consubstantial with the Father.
And though obscured, yet to think myself obscured by consubstantial forms, based in the same foundation as my own.