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46 Acts ix. 22.

47 Acts xvii. 34.

48 Acts xx. 9.

49 Acts xvii. 18.

50 Acts xiv. 11.

51 2 Cor. x. 5.

52 2 Cor. xi. 2.

53 1 Tim. iv. 13.

54 1 Tim. iv. 16.

55 2 Tim. ii. 24.

56 2 Tim. iii. 14, 15.

57 2 Tim. iii. 16, 17, or "every Scripture inspired of God is also profitable," etc., so rendered in the Revised Version.

58 Titus i. 7, 9. Revised Version.

59 Col. iii. 16.

60 Col. iv. 6.

61 1 Thess. v. 11.

62 15. 1 Tim. v.17.

63 Matt. v. 19.

64 Acts xx. 31.*********

1 Chrysostom's own sermons were often interrupted by applause, which he always severely reprimanded.

2 Col. iv. 6.

3 e0pistuyai, literally, to purse up the mouth, as at the taste of what is tart or sour.

4 kakhgori/a- if kathgori/a be read, "accusation" will be the meaning.

5 Sc. The unlearned.

6 ei/likrinh=-, so that the sunlight fails to discern a flaw in them..

7 Another reading is mani/a|, infatuation.

8 i. e.,The skillful preacher.*****

1 Heb. xiii. 17.

2 Matt. xviii. 6.

3 1 Cor. viii. 12.

4 Ezek. xxxiii. 6. Gal. ii. 20

5 All the ancient Liturgies contained prayers for the departed. St. Cyril of Jerusalem (Catech. Mystag., v. n. vi.), speaking of the prayer after consecration, says: "and then we pray for our holy fathers and bishops, and for all that have fallen asleep before as, believing that it will be a very great benefit to their souls to have supplication offered for them whilst the holy and most awful sacrifice is lying upon the altar," but the practice was not based upon anything like the later Roman doctrine of purgatory. It was the natural expression of a devout belief in the "communion of saints." See Bingham's Antiquities, Book xv.

6 "And we pray and beseech Thee, send down thy Holy Ghost upon us and upon these gifts here outspread, and make this bread to be the precious body of thy Christ, and that which is in the cup the precious blood of Christ, having so changed them by thy Holy Spirit that to us who partake of them they may he for the cleansing of our souls, the remission of sins, the communion of the Holy Spint." (Liturgy of St. Chrysostom.)

7 Matt. xxii. 13.

8 Matt. v.13.

9 The following descriptions of monastic life were no doubt drawn from the habits of the monks in the neighbourhood of Antioch, who dwelt on the mountainous heights of Silpius and Casius, south of the city. They lived in separate huts or cabins, but were subject to an abbot and a common rule, probably very similar to that which Pachomius had recently established in Egypt, and which became very generally adopted in the East There are frequent allusions to the habits of these monks in Chrysostom's Homilies. See especially St. Matt. Hom LXVIII. c. 3, and LXIX. c. 3; also Life of St. Chrysostom by the translator, pp. 59-68, 3d ed.

10 Another reading gives its "career towards God."

11 According to a different reading, eat t\aj lsipa\j bxa/baj, "The injuries which remain."

12 2 Cor. viii. 20.

13 2 Cor. viii. 21; Rom. xii. 17.

14 Matt. xxv. 24.

15 Amos iii. 2.

16 Amos ii. 11.

17 Lev. iv. 3, 14.

18 Lev. xxi. 9.

19 5. Ez. xxxiv. 17.

20 1. Phil. ii. 1.****

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