Nicene and Post-nicene Fathers First Series, St.chrysostom: On the Priesthood, Ascetic Treatises, Select Homilies and Letters, Homilies on the Statues
"The Council of Nicaea in 325 AD marked the beginning of a new era in Christianity. For the first time, doctrines were organized into a single creed. The Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers did most of their writing during and after this important event in Church history. Unlike the previous era of Christian writing, the Nicene and Post-Nicene era is dominated by a few very important and prolific writers. In Volume IX of the 14-volume collected writings of the Nicenes and Post-Nicenes (first published between 1886 and 1889), readers will discover the early writings of Saint John Chrysostom, so named for his infamous gift with language. Mostly revered in the Eastern Orthodox Church, Chrysostom is more widely remembered for his writings that contributed to the Christian tradition of antisemitism and were exploited by the Nazis during World War II. In this book, he discusses his entry into the priesthood and offers sermons on a variety of topics, including demons and the proper conduct of Christians."
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The indifference of Christians contrasted with the strictness of Jews in the observance of Holy Days
Explanation of St Pauls words byso doing thou shall heap coals of fireon his head
Reconciliation with enemies in this world will save us from judgment in the world to come
Homily against Publishing the Errors of the Brethren 235242
Two Homilies on Eutropios 245265
Treatise to Prove that no one can Harm the Man who does
Four Letters to Olympus and one to Presbyters at Antioch 287304
Correspondence of Innocent Bishop of Rome with St Chrysostom
Letter to a Young Widow 119128
II On St Ignatius 131143
Eulogy on the Holy Martyr Saint Babylas
Homily Concerning Lowliness of Mind 47IS5
Two Instructions to Candidates for Baptism 159171
Three Homilies I Against Marcionists and Manicheans on
he deprecates applause
He combats various excuses or indolence
Of the Commissioners Heilebichus Commander of the Troops and Gagarins Master ofthe Offices sent
Twentyone Homilies on the Statues 1 317489
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Página 203 - Jesus : who, being in the form of God, counted it not a prize to be on an equality with God, but emptied himself, taking the form of a servant, being made in the likeness of men...
Página 163 - Set a watch, O Lord, before my mouth ; keep the door of my lips.
Página 149 - ... being confident of this very thing, that He which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ: even as it is meet for me to think this of you all, because I have you in my heart; inasmuch as both in my bonds, and in the defence and confirmation of the gospel, ye all are partakers of my grace.
Página 337 - For this thing I besought the Lord thrice, that it might depart from me. And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness.
Página 376 - For if we would judge ourselves, we should not be judged. But when we are judged, we are chastened of the LORD, that we should not be condemned with the world.
Página 365 - And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you ; depart from me, ye that work iniquity. Therefore whosoever heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise man, which built his house upon a rock : and the rain descended, and the floods came, and the wind? blew and beat upon that house ; and it fell not : for it was founded upon a rock.
Página 191 - For first of all, when ye come together in the church, I hear that there be divisions among you ; and I partly believe it. 19 For there must be also heresies among you, that they which are approved may be made manifest among you.
Página 332 - Drink no longer water, but use a little wine for thy stomach's sake and thine often infirmities.
Página 334 - But ye know the proof of him, that as a son with the father, he hath served with me in the gospel.