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St John Chrysostom’s 3rd Homily on Romans (Rom 1:18-25)

Homily III. Rom. 1:18. “For the wrath of God is revealed from Heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who hold down the truth in unrighteousness.” Observe the discretion of Paul, how after encouraging by the gentler things, he … Continue reading

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St John Chrysostom’s 2nd Homily on Romans (Rom 1:8-17)

Homily II. Rom. 1:8. “First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for you all, that your faith is spoken of throughout the whole world.” An exordium worthy of this blessed spirit, and able to teach all men to offer … Continue reading

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St John Chrysostom’s Homiletic Commentary on Matthew 23:1-12

“Then spake Jesus to the multitudes and to His disciples, saying, The Scribes and the Pharisees sit in Moses’ seat: all therefore whatsoever they bid you do, that do;1 but do not after their works.” Then. When? When He had … Continue reading

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St John Chrysostom Homily #2 on Phil 2:6-11

This is the second of two exegetical homilies the Saint preached on these verses.  The first was posted earlier and, as noted there, is much more difficult than the current one. Have this mind in you, which was also in … Continue reading

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St John Chrysostom’s Homily #1 On Philippians 2:6-11

St John Chrysostom preached at least two homilies on the Philippians Hymn.  The first, posted here, is very lengthy (over 6,000 words) and focuses on its doctrinal teaching concerning the Person of Christ in opposition to a number of heresies.  … Continue reading

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St John Chrysostom’s Homiletic Commentary on Philippians 2:1-4

“If there is therefore any comfort in Christ, if any consolation of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any tender mercies and compassions, fulfil ye my joy, that ye be of the same mind, having the same love, … Continue reading

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St John Chrysostom’s Homiletic Commentary on Romans 12:1-5

The following was excerpted from st John Chrysostom’s exegetical (i.e., explanatory) homilies 20 and 21 on Romans. Rom 12:1  I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto … Continue reading

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St John Chrysostom’s Homiletic Commentary on Romans 11:33-36

Rom 11:33. “Oh, the depth of the riches, both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable are His judgments!” Here after going back to former times, and looking back to God’s original dispensation of things whereby the world … Continue reading

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St John Chrysostom’s Homiletic Commentary on Matthew 14:22-36

“And when He had sent the multitudes away, He went up into the mountain apart to pray: and when the evening was come, He was there alone. But the ship was now in the midst of the sea, tossed with … Continue reading

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St John Chrysostom’s Homiletic Commentary on John 3:16-18

The following post on John 3:16-18 is excerpted from two homilies (27 & 28) on the Gospel of John by St John Chrysostom. Excerpt from Homily #27~ Jn 3:16. “God,” He saith, “so loved the world that He gave His … Continue reading

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