St. Chrysostom: Homilies on the Gospel of Saint Matthew

St. Chrysostom: Homilies on the Gospel of Saint Matthew

by St. Chrysostom
     
 

It were indeed meet for us not at all to require15the aid of the written Word, but to exhibit a life so pure, that the grace of the Spirit should be instead of books to our souls, and that as these are inscribed with ink, even so should our hearts be with the Spirit. But, since we have utterly put away from us this grace, come, let us at any rate embrace the second…  See more details below

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It were indeed meet for us not at all to require15the aid of the written Word, but to exhibit a life so pure, that the grace of the Spirit should be instead of books to our souls, and that as these are inscribed with ink, even so should our hearts be with the Spirit. But, since we have utterly put away from us this grace, come, let us at any rate embrace the second best course.

For that the former was better, God hath made manifest,16both by His words, and by His doings.

Since unto Noah, and unto Abraham, and unto his offspring, and unto Job, and unto Moses too, He discoursed not by writings, but Himself by Himself, finding their mind pure. But after the whole people of the Hebrews had fallen into the very pit of wickedness, then and thereafter was a written word, and tables, and the admonition which is given by these.

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ISBN-13:
2940015618228
Publisher:
Library of Alexandria
Publication date:
09/23/2012
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