Commentary on the Epistle to the Galatians, and Homilies on the Epistle to the Ephesians, of S. John Chrysostom

Commentary on the Epistle to the Galatians, and Homilies on the Epistle to the Ephesians, of S. John Chrysostom

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1879 edition. Excerpt: ...without any one at all to tell him; this indeed he did not, but being exasperated, aad wholly carried away by his passion, he equips horsemen, and soldiers, and dispatches them to bring the prophet before him. 2 Kings Now Elisha had a disciple as yet only on the threshold of prophecy, not as yet judged to be worthy of revelations of this kind. The king's soldiers were arrived at the spot, intending to bind the man, or rather the prophet.--Again I am falling upon bonds; so entirely is this discourse interwoven with them.--And when the disciple saw the host of soldiers, he was affrighted, and ran full of fear and trembling to his master, and told him the calamity, as he thought, and informed him of the inevitable peril. The prophet smiled at him for fearing things not worthy to be feared, and bade him be of good cheer. The disciple, however, being as yet imperfect, did not listen to him, but being still scared at the sight, could not free himself from his vide fear. Upon this, what did the prophet do? Lord, said vM6T7 open Me eyes of this young man, and let him see that they which are with us, are more than they which are with them; and immediately he beheld the whole mountain, where the prophet then dwelt, filled with horses and chariots offire. Now these were nothing else than ranks of Angels. But if Elisha only for an occassion like this had so great a band of Angels, what must Paul have had? This is what Ps.xxxiv. the prophet David also tells us. The Angel of the Lord en 7-campeth round about them that fear Him. And again; Ps.xci.2. They shall bear thee up in their hands, lest thou dash thy foot against a stone. And why do I speak of Angels? The Lord Himself was with him then as he went forth; for surely it cannot be that He was seen by...show more

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  • Paperback | 154 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 286g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236610547
  • 9781236610546