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20 June 2014

“Because although to be called and to be cleansed was of grace, yet, when called and clothed in clean garments, to continue keeping them so, this is of the diligence of them that are called. 16 more words


Augustine on the Good of Marriage

Marriage is a contested issue in today’s society, but what many don’t recognize is that it’s always been an issue that has caused sharp debate, particularly within Christian communities.  1,586 more words

Church Fathers

John Chrysostom on "You are bought with a price" (1 Cor 6:20)

In his homily on the passage (Homily 18), John Chrysostom vividly illustrates Paul’s teaching, “You are not your own, for you are bought with a price. 305 more words

Exegesis And Theology

Golden Tongue

Chrysostom is Greek for the one with the golden tongue. It runs in my family, without skipping generations. But at summer it becomes most pronounced. 324 more words


“SUPERABUNDANCE OF GRACE” according to John Chrysostom

As then if any were to cast a person who owed ten mites into prison, and not the man himself only, but wife and children and servants for his sake; and another were to come and not to pay down the ten mites only, but to give also ten thousand talents of gold, and to lead the prisoner into the king’s courts, and to the throne of the highest power, and were to make him partaker of the highest honour and every kind of magnificence, the creditor would not be able to remember the ten mites; so hath our case been. 132 more words

The Atonement