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St John Chrysostom’s Homiletic Commentary on John 17:1-11

Jn 17:1-13″These words spake Jesus, and lifted up His eyes to heaven, and saith, Father, the hour is come; glorify Thy Son, that Thy Son also may glorify Thee.” “He that hath done and taught,” it saith, “the same shall … Continue reading

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St Cyril of Alexandria’s Homiletic Commentary on John 17:1-11

John 17:1 These things spake Jesus; and lifting up His eyes to heaven He said, Father, the hour is come; glorify Thy Son, that Thy Son may also glorify Thee. Having given His disciples a sufficiency of things necessary for … Continue reading

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Sermon Plan: The Ascension

These notes can be used for homily ideas, points for meditation or further study. For more resources on the Ascension go here. THE ASCENSION. “Jesus . . . was taken up to Heaven.” Mark 16:19 Ascension Day one of the … Continue reading

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Heaven Is Our Goal: A Sermon Plan for the Ascension

This sermon plan can be used for homily or sermon ideas, points for meditation or further study. Our Lord to-day ascended to Heaven, the reward of His labours. This reward, the goal which we also must aim at. Our Lord … Continue reading

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Sermon Plan: Thoughts on the Ascension

These notes can be used for sermon/homily ideas, points of meditation or for further study. “A cloud received Him out of their sight.” Acts 1:9 Each mystery of Our Lord’s history presents thoughts and lessons. Consider some in reference to … Continue reading

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Aquinas’ Homily Notes on Acts 1:11 for Ascension Day

THE ANGELIC WITNESSES TO THE ASCENSION. Acts 1:11. — ” Ye men of Galilee, why stand ye gazing up into heaven ?” THE Angels, in these words — firstly, reprove the wonder of the Apostles ; secondly, they assert the … Continue reading

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St John Chrysostom’s Exegetical Homily on Acts 1:6

(Ac I. 6—“When they therefore were come together, they asked of Him, saying, Lord, wilt Thou at this time restore again the kingdom to Israel?” When the disciples intend to ask anything, they approach Him together, that bydint of numbers … Continue reading

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St John Chrysostom: Exegetical Homily on Acts 1:1-5

(Ac I. 1, 2.—“The former treatise have I made, O Theophilus, concerning all things which Jesus began both to do and to teach, until the day on which, having given charge to the Apostles, whom He had chosen, by the … Continue reading

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St Cyril of Alexandria’s Homiletic Commentary on John 14:15-21

15 If ye love Me, keep My commandments. Having ordained that when men pray they must ask in His Name and promising that He will Himself supply to them that ask whatsoever they desire to receive, He takes great thought … Continue reading

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St John Chrysostom’s Homiletic Commentary on John 14:15-21

Jn 14:15  If you love me, keep my commandments. Jn 14:16  And I will ask the Father: and he shall give you another Paraclete, that he may abide with you for ever: Jn 14:17  The spirit of truth, whom the … Continue reading

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