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For _nuni menei_ (nothing can rob us of the word) _pistis, elpis, agape, ta tria tauta; meizpon de touton he agape_. '
Christos kai to pneuma to hagion, he te pistis kai he elpis ton eklekton, oti ... which we may compare with the formula so frequently met with in the Old Testament: zo kyrios.
Hope, elpis, mentioned in connection with faith and love as a high virtue
[Greek: elpis esti] standing for [Greek: elpizousi], by a frequent enallage.
[Greek: prokeitai de tois eis teleiôsin speudousin hê gnôsis hê logikê hês themelios hê agia trias pistis, agapê, elpis].] [Footnote 687: See the preface to the work [Greek: peri archôn].] [Footnote 688: From the conclusion of Hippolytus 'Philosophoumena it is also evident how the Socratic [Greek: Gnôthi seauton] was in that age based on a philosophy of religion and was regarded as a watchword in wide circles.
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