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Father Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on 2 Corinthians 1:18-22

Text in red are my additions. 2Co 1:18  But God is faithful: for our preaching which was to you, was not, It is, and It is not. I call the true God to witness, who is a faithful and true … Continue reading

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Father Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on John 15:9-17

Joh 15:9  As the Father hath loved me, I also have loved you. Abide in my love. As the Father hath loved Me, &c.—This is the sixth reason by which Christ stirs his disciples up to persevere in Him and … Continue reading

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Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on John 15:1-8

Joh 15:1  I am the true vine: and my Father is the husbandman. I am the true Vine. The Greek has a double art. ή άμπελος ή α̉ληθινὴ, “the vine the true.” The Syriac is, “I am that vine of … Continue reading

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Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on 1 John 3:18-24

1Jn 3:18  My little children, may we not love in word nor in tongue, but in word and in truth! He condemns here all false charity, which exhibits itself in words only, as S. James (James 2:15) does also.  S. … Continue reading

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Father Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on John 10:11-18

Joh 10:11  I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd giveth his life for the sheep I am the good Shepherd, &c. I, the one only Prince of Shepherds, who will lay down My life for My sheep, to redeem … Continue reading

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Father Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on Galatians 2:16-21

This post includes Lapide’s Synopsis of chapter 2 of Galatians. Synopsis: i. Paul declares that he had compared his Gospel with Peter, James, and John, and that it had been approved of them so completely that there was nothing to … Continue reading

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Father Cornelius a Lapide Commentary on Matthew 9:14-15

Mat 9:14  Then came to him the disciples of John, saying: Why do we and the Pharisees, fast often, but thy disciples do not fast? Then came to him the disciples of John, &c. Then, signifies that it was shortly … Continue reading

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Father Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on John 1:6-8, 19-28

6 There was a man sent from God, whose name was John. There was a man sent from God, &c. He was sent, as Luke says, (3:1), “in the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Cæsar: and the Word of … Continue reading

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Father Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians 15:20-28

1Co 15:20 But now Christ is risen from the dead, the firstfruits of them that sleep: But now is Christ risen from the dead, the firstfruits of them that slept. (1.) Christ was and is the first of those that … Continue reading

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Father Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on Matthew 25:14-30

Notes in red are my additions. Mat 25:14  For even as a man going into a far country called his servants and delivered to them his goods; For even as a man going into a far country, &c. (Vulg.). Supply … Continue reading

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