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"Through the Word all things have been made, times and seasons and night and day and the whole creation; and is the Framer of all said to be ignorant of His work?... so the Lord saying what precedes that day and that hour, knows exactly, nor is ignorant, when the hour and the day are at hand... but why, though He knew, He said, 'no, not the Son knows?'... He made this as those other declarations as man by reason of the flesh. For this as before is not the Word's deficiency, but of that human nature whose property it is to be ignorant. And this again will be well seen by honestly examining into the occasion, when and to whom the Savior spoke thus. Not then when the heaven was made by Him, nor when He was with the Father Himself, the Word ' disposing all things s,' nor before He became man did He say it, but when ' the Word became flesh ." On this account it is reasonable to ascribe to His manhood everything which, after He became man, He speaks humanly... as man He is ignorant of it, for ignorance is proper to man, and especially ignorance of these things. Moreover this is proper to the Savior's love of man; for since He was made man, He is not ashamed, because of the flesh which is ignorant', to say ' I know not,' that He may shew that knowing as God, He is but ignorant according to the flesh. And therefore He said not, 'no, not the Son of God knows,' lest the Godhead should seem ignorant, but simply, ' no, not the Son,' that the ignorance might be the Son's as born from among men."