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John Chrysostom

Homily 1 on Romans

John ChrysostomRomans 1:1-2 Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an Apostle, separated unto the Gospel of God, (which He promised afore by His prophets in the Holy Scriptures.) Moses having written five books, has nowhere put his own name to them, neither have they who after him put together the history o... Read More
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Homily 17 on the Acts of the Apostles

John ChrysostomActs VII. 35 This Moses whom they refused, saying, Who made you a ruler and a judge over us? The same did God send to be a ruler and a deliverer by the hand of the Angel which appeared to him in the bush. This is very suitable to the matter in hand. This Moses, he says. This, the man who had been in... Read More
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Homily 3 on the Acts of the Apostles

John ChrysostomActs I. 12 Then returned they unto Jerusalem from the mount called Olivet, which is from Jerusalem a sabbath day's journey. Then returned they, it is said: namely, when they had heard. For they could not have borne it, if the angel had not (ὑ περέθετο) referred them to another Coming. It seems to me... Read More
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Homily 35 on the Acts of the Apostles

John ChrysostomActs XVI. 13, 14 And on the sabbath we went out of the city by a river side, where prayer was wont (Chrys. was thought likely) to be made; and we sat down, and spoke unto the women which resorted there. And a certain woman named Lydia, a seller of purple, of the city of Thyatira, which worshipped Go... Read More
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Homily 5 on Matthew

John ChrysostomMatthew 1:22-23. Now all this was done, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken of the Lord by the Prophet, saying, Behold, a Virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a Son, and they shall call His name Emmanuel. I hear many say, While we are here, and enjoying the privilege of hearing,... Read More
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Homily 85 on Matthew

John ChrysostomMatthew 26:67-68. Then did they spit in His face, and buffeted Him, and others smote Him with the palms of their hands, saying, Prophesy unto us, you Christ, who is he that smote you? Wherefore did they these things, when they were to put Him to death? What need of this mockery? That you might learn... Read More
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Homily 87 on Matthew

John ChrysostomMatt. XXVII. 27-29. Then the soldiers of the governor took Jesus into the common hall, and gathered unto him the whole band of soldiers; and they stripped Him, and put on Him a purple robe; and when they had platted a crown of thorns, they put it on His head, and a reed in His right hand; and they b... Read More
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Homily 9 on the Acts of the Apostles

John ChrysostomActs III. 12 And when Peter saw it, he answered unto the people, You men of Israel, why marvel ye at this, or why look ye so earnestly on us, as though by our own power or holiness we have made this man to walk? There is greater freedom of speech in this harangue, than in the former. Not that he was... Read More
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Homily on the Paralytic Let Down Through the Roof

John Chrysostom1. Having lately come across the incident of the paralytic who lay upon his bed beside the pool, we discovered a rich and large treasure, not by delving in the ground, but by diving into his heart: we found a treasure not containing silver and gold and precious stones, but endurance, and philosophy,... Read More
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John 12:8-24

John ChrysostomMuch people of the Jews therefore knew that He was there, and they came, not for Jesus' sake only, but that they might see Lazarus also, whom He had raised from the dead. 1. As wealth is wont to hurl into destruction those who are not heedful, so also is power; the first leads into covetousness, the... Read More

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