Per hierōsnēs: (De sacerdotio) of St. John Chrysostom

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University Press, 1906 - Clergy - 192 pages
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Page xii - But when he was strong, his heart was lifted up to his destruction : for he transgressed against the LORD his God, and went into the temple of the LORD to burn incense upon the altar of incense.
Page ii - Give me the priest these graces shall possess, Of an ambassador the just address: A father's tenderness, a shepherd's care, A leader's courage, which the cross can bear, A ruler's awe, a watchman's wakeful eye, A pilot's skill, the helm in storms to ply, A fisher's patience, and a labourer's toil, A guide's dexterity to disembroil, A prophet's inspiration from above, A teacher's knowledge, and a Saviour's love.
Page 168 - A glance at any tolerably complete apparatus criticus of the Acts or Pauline Epistles reveals the striking fact that an overwhelming proportion of the variants common to the great mass of cursive and late uncial Greek MSS are identical with the readings followed by Chrysostom (ob. 407) in the composition of his Homilies. The coincidence furnishes evidence as to place as well as time ; for the whole of Chrysostom's life, the last ten years excepted, was spent at Antioch or in its neighbourhood.
Page xxxiii - Chrysostom, as is reported, nightly studied so much the same author and had the art to cleanse a scurrilous vehemence into the style of a rousing sermon.
Page xx - Chrysostom, and some others ; and that those things may easy lead unwary men into error. That was the ancient Fathers' care, as it is ours still, to instruct the people not to look barely on the outward Elements, but in them to eye with their minds the Body and Blood of CHRIST, and with their hearts lift up to feed on that heavenly meat ; for all the benefit of a Sacrament is lost, if we look no further than the Elements.
Page xix - ... that what is consecrated and what we receive, are the Body and Blood of Christ, they mean this, not in any physical or carnal way, but spiritually, sacramentally, Divinely, mystically, ineffably, through the operation of the Word of Christ, and of God the Holy Ghost.
Page xxi - Country Parson being to administer the sacraments, is at a stand with himself, how or what behaviour to assume for so holy things. Especially at communion times he is in a great confusion, as being not only to receive God, but to break and administer him.
Page 168 - The fundamental text of late extant Greek MSS generally is beyond all question identical with the dominant Antiochian or Graeco-Syrian text of the second half of the fourth century.
Page xxi - Tis done ; the Lord sets to His seal, The prayer is heard, the grace is given, With joy unspeakable we feel The Holy Ghost sent down from heaven ; The altar streams with sacred blood, And all the temple flames with God ! HYMN XC.
Page xix - He incorporates us with Himself, as if we were but the same thing. He makes us His Body indeed, and suffers us not only to see, but even to touch...

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