Church History

The Church Fathers on Modesty

As many of my readers may have surmised, we come from a holiness tradition – meaning that we dress in

Church History

John Chrysostom on battles within

Let us then at length come to our sober senses again, let us watch. For I fear not so much

Controversial

From the Bible that is rarely read: Sirach 10.1-25

I have grown to enjoy these posts a great deal. (Here, here, here, and here) It is my blog, after

Church History

Chrysostom on falling away

But there are that say that they spoke this falsely, and therefore were not saved. But they would not have

Church History

Chrysostom on the treasures from the Scriptures

Wherefore I exhort and entreat you all, disregard what this man and that man thinks about these things, and inquire

Devotional

From the Bible that is rarely read: Sirach 15.11-20

Do not say, “Because of the Lord I left the right way”; for he will not do what he hates.

Devotional

The Prevenient Grace of my Life

Prevenient grace is divine grace which precedes human decision. It exists prior to and without reference to anything humans may

Corinthians

Factionalism in the Body of Christ

Justin, in his ‘Dialogue with Trypho the Jew’ (63.5) speaks of the Church, Moreover, that the word of God speaks