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“What will He not do for us now?” by John Chrysostom (A.D. 347-407)

“The wonder is not only that God the Father gave His Son but that He did so in this way, by sacrificing the one He loved. It is astonishing that He gave the Beloved for those who hated Him. See how highly He honors us. If even when we hated Him and were enemies He gave the Beloved, what will He not do for us now?”

–John Chrysostom, “Homily on Ephesians I.I.8.” in Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture, Vol. 8, Ed. Mark J. Edwards (Downers Grove, Ill.: InterVarsity Press, 1999), 114.

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“The soul of Paul outweighs it” by John Chrysostom (A.D. 347-407)

“Put the whole world on one side of the scale and you will see that the soul of Paul outweighs it.”

–John Chrysostom, as quoted in Paul Barnett, Paul: Missionary of Jesus (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2008), 198.

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