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“Paul, called to be an apostle of Jesus Christ

through the will of God, and Sosthenes our brother”

(1 Corinthians 1:1) 

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Homily of Saint John Chrysostom (+407)

on Holy Bible

Paul, called to be an Apostle of Jesus Christ, through the will of God, and Sosthenes our brother, unto the Church of God which is at Corinth, even them that are sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be Saints, with all that call upon the name of our Lord Jesus Christ in every place, their Lord and ours: Grace unto you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
[1.] See how immediately, from the very beginning, he casts down their pride, and dashes to the ground all their fond imagination, in that he speaks of himself as “called.” For what I have learnt, saith he, I discovered not myself, nor acquired by my own wisdom, but while I was persecuting and laying waste the Church I was called. Now here of Him that calleth is everything: of him that is called, nothing, (so to speak,) but only to obey.

“Of Jesus Christ.” Your teacher is Christ; and do you register the names of men, as patrons of your doctrine?

“Through the will of God.” For it was God who willed that you should be saved in this way. We ourselves have wrought no good thing, but by the will of God we have attained to this salvation; and because it seemed good to him, we were called, not because we were worthy.

“And Sosthenes our brother.” Another instance of his modesty; he puts in the same rank with himself one inferior to Apollos; for great was the interval between Paul and Sosthenes. Now if where the interval was so wide he stations with himself one far beneath him, what can they have to say who despise their equals?

“Unto the Church of God.” Not “of this or of that man,” but of God.

“Which is at Corinth.” Seest thou how at each word he puts down their swelling pride; training their thoughts in every way for heaven? He calls it, too, the Church “of God;” shewing that it ought to be united. For if it be “of God,” it is united, and it is one, not in Corinth only, but also in all the world: for the Continue reading ““Paul, called to be an apostle of Jesus Christ through the will of God, and Sosthenes our brother” (1 Corinthians 1:1) ╰⊰¸¸.•¨* Homily of Saint John Chrysostom (+407) on Holy Bible”

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“The book of the generation of Jesus Christ,

the Son of David, the Son of Abraham” (Matthew 1:1)

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Homily of Saint John Chrysostom (+407)

on the Gospel of Matthew

“The book of the generation of Jesus Christ, the Son of David, the Son of Abraham.”
Behold a third discourse, and we have not yet made an end of the prefatory matter. It was not then for nought that I said, It is the nature of these thoughts to have a great depth.

Come, then, let us speak to-day what remains. What is it then that is now required? Why Joseph’s genealogy is traced, who had no part in the birth. And one cause we have mentioned already; but it is necessary to mention likewise the other, that which is more mystical and secret than the first. What then is this? He would not that it should be manifest to the Jews, at the time of the birth, that Christ was born of a virgin.

Nay, be not troubled at the strangeness of the saying. For it is no statement of mine, but of our fathers, wonderful and illustrious men. [110] For if He disguised many things from the first, calling Himself Son of Man, and hath not everywhere clearly unfolded to us even His equality with the Father; why dost thou wonder at His having for a time disguised this also, taking order as He was for a certain great and marvellous purpose? [111] and would have condemned her for adultery. For if in regard to the other matters, for which they had frequent precedents likewise in the old dispensation, they were quite shameless in their obstinacy [112] (for so, because He had cast out devils, they called Him possessed; and because He healed on the Sabbath day, they supposed Him to be an adversary of God; and yet oftentimes even before this had the Sabbath been broken), what would they not have said, if this had been told them? Especially as [113] they had all time before this on their side, in that it never had produced any such thing. For if after so many miracles they still called Him son of Joseph, how before the miracles would they have believed that He was born of a virgin?

It is then for this reason that both Joseph has his genealogy traced, and the Virgin betrothed to him. For if even he, who was both a just and wondrous man, required many things, in order that he should receive that which had come to pass; an angel, and the vision in dreams, and the testimony from the prophets; how could the Jews, being both dull and depraved, and of so unfriendly spirit towards Him, have admitted this idea into their minds? For the strangeness and novelty thereof would be sure greatly to disturb them, and the fact that Continue reading ““The book of the generation of Jesus Christ, the Son of David, the Son of Abraham” (Matthew 1:1) ╰⊰¸¸.•¨* Homily of Saint John Chrysostom (+407) on the Gospel of Matthew”

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Πιστοί Χριστιανοί:

“Ὑμεῖς ἐστε τὸ ἅλας τῆς γῆς” (Ματθαίου 5, 13)

Ματθαίου 5, 13:

“Ὑμεῖς ἐστε τὸ ἅλας τῆς γῆς· ἐὰν δὲ τὸ ἅλας μωρανθῇ, ἐν τίνι ἀλισθήσεται; Εἰς οὐδὲν ἰσχύει ἔτι εἰ μὴ βληθῆναι ἔξω καὶ καταπατεῖσθαι ὑπὸ τῶν ἀνθρώπων”.

Μετάφραση:

“Eσείς είστε το αλάτι τής γης· αν, όμως, το αλάτι διαφθαρεί, με τι θα αλατιστεί; Δεν χρησιμεύει πλέον σε τίποτε, παρά να ριχτεί έξω, και να καταπατιέται από τους ανθρώπους”.

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Ερμηνεία Π. Τρεμπέλα:

“Σεῖς οἱ μαθηταί μου εἶσθε τὸ πνευματικὸν ἅλας τῶν ἐπὶ τῆς γῆς ἀνθρώπων, ἐπειδὴ ἔχετε προορισμὸν νὰ προλαμβάνετε τὴν ἠθικὴν σαπίλαν. Ἀλλ’ ἐὰν τὸ ἅλας χάσῃ τὴν δύναμίν του, μὲ τί θὰ ἀλατισθῇ, ὥστε νὰ ἀποκτήσῃ πάλιν τὴν δύναμιν ποὺ ἔχασε; Δὲν χρησιμεύει πλέον εἰς τίποτε, παρὰ νὰ πεταχθῇ ἔξω εἰς τοὺς δρόμους καὶ νὰ καταπατῆται ἀπὸ τοὺς ἀνθρώπους. Ἐὰν λοιπὸν καὶ σεῖς χάσετε τὴν ἠθικήν σας δύναμιν, δὲν θὰ γίνετε ἄχρηστοι μόνον, ἀλλὰ καὶ θὰ περιφρονηθῆτε ἀπὸ τοὺς ἀνθρώπους”.

ᎣᎩᏙᏓ ᎦᎸᎳᏗ ᎮᎯ – ᎣᏍᏛ ᎧᏃᎮᏛ ᎹᏚ ᎤᏬᏪᎳᏅᎯ 6:9-13 – Lord’s Prayer – Pater Noster – Matthew 6:9-13 ╰⊰¸¸.•¨* Cherokee Native American – ᏣᎳᎩ

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ᎣᏍᏛ ᎧᏃᎮᏛ ᎹᏚ ᎤᏬᏪᎳᏅᎯ 6:9-13

Lord’s Prayer – Pater Noster

Matthew 6:9-13

“9 ᏂᎯᏍᎩᏂ ᎢᏣᏓᏙᎵᏍᏗᏍᎬ ᎯᎠ ᏄᏍᏕᏍᏗ; ᎣᎩᏙᏓ ᎦᎸᎳᏗ ᎨᎯ, ᎦᎸᏉᏗᏳ ᎨᏎᏍᏗ ᏕᏣᏙᎥᎢ.

10 ᏣᎬᏫᏳᎯ ᎨᏒ ᏫᎦᎾᏄᎪᎢ. ᎠᏂ ᎡᎶᎯ ᏫᏂᎦᎵᏍᏓ ᎭᏓᏅᏖᏍᎬᎢ, ᎾᏍᎩᏯ ᎦᎸᎳᏗ ᏥᏂᎦᎵᏍᏗᎭ.

11 ᏂᏓᏙᏓᏈᏒ ᎣᎦᎵᏍᏓᏴᏗ ᏍᎩᎥᏏ ᎪᎯ ᎢᎦ.

12 ᏗᎨᏍᎩᎥᏏᏉᏃ ᏕᏍᎩᏚᎬᎢ, ᎾᏍᎩᏯ ᏥᏗᎦᏲᏥᏁᎰ ᏦᏥᏚᎩ.

13 ᎠᎴ ᏞᏍᏗ ᎤᏓᎪᎵᏰᏗᏱ ᎨᏒ ᏫᏗᏍᎩᏯᏘᏅᏍᏔᏅᎩ, ᏍᎩᏳᏓᎴᏍᎨᏍᏗᏉᏍᎩᏂ ᎤᏥ ᎨᏒᎢ. ᏣᏤᎵᎦᏰᏃ ᏣᎬᏫᏳᎯ ᎨᏒᎢ, ᎠᎴ ᏣᎵᏂᎩᏗᏱ ᎨᏒᎢ, ᎠᎴ ᎡᏣᎸᏉᏗᏳ ᎨᏒ ᏂᎪᎯᎸᎢ. ᎡᎺᏅ”.

ᎣᏍᏛ ᎧᏃᎮᏛ ᎹᏚ ᎤᏬᏪᎳᏅᎯ 1 – Matthew 1 – Cherokee New Testament (CHR) – ᏣᎳᎩ

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ᎣᏍᏛ ᎧᏃᎮᏛ ᎹᏚ ᎤᏬᏪᎳᏅᎯ 1 

Matthew 1

Cherokee New Testament (CHR) – ᏣᎳᎩ

1ᎯᎠ ᎪᏪᎵ ᎧᏃᎮᎭ ᏧᏁᏢᏔᏅᏒ ᏥᏌ ᎦᎶᏁᏛ, ᏕᏫ ᎤᏪᏥ, ᎡᏆᎭᎻ ᎤᏪᏥ.
2ᎡᏆᎭᎻ ᎡᏏᎩ ᎤᏕᏁᎴᎢ; ᎡᏏᎩᏃ ᏤᎦᏈ ᎤᏕᏁᎴᎢ, ᏤᎦᏈᏃ ᏧᏓ ᎠᎴ ᎾᏍᎩ ᎠᎾᏓᏅᏟ ᎬᏩᏕᏁᎴᎢ;
3ᏧᏓᏃ ᏇᎵᏏ ᎠᎴ ᏎᎳ ᎬᏩᏕᏁᎴᎢ ᏖᎹ ᏚᎾᏄᎪᏫᏎᎢ; ᏇᎵᏏᏃ ᎢᏏᎳᎻ ᎤᏕᏁᎴᎢ; ᎢᏏᎳᎻᏃ ᎡᎵᎻ ᎤᏕᏁᎴᎢ;
4ᎡᎵᎻᏃ ᎡᎻᏂᏓᏈ ᎤᏕᏁᎴᎢ; ᎡᎻᏂᏓᏈᏃ ᎾᏐᏂ ᎤᏕᏁᎴᎢ; ᎾᏐᏂᏃ ᏌᎵᎹ ᎤᏕᏁᎴᎢ;
5ᏌᎵᎹᏃ ᏉᏏ ᎤᏕᏁᎴᎢ ᎴᎭᏫ ᎤᎾᎸᎪᏫᏎᎢ; ᏉᏏᏃ ᎣᏇᏗ ᎤᏕᏁᎴᎢ ᎷᏏ ᎤᎾᏄᎪᏫᏎᎢ; ᎣᏇᏗᏃ ᏤᏏ ᎤᏕᏁᎴᎢ;
6ᏤᏏᏃ ᏕᏫ ᎤᎬᏫᏳᎯ ᎤᏕᏁᎴᎢ; ᏕᏫᏃ ᎤᎬᏫᏳᎯ ᏐᎵᎹᏅ ᎤᏕᏁᎴᎢ ᏳᎳᏯ ᎤᏓᏴᏛ ᎤᎾᏄᎪᏫᏎᎢ;
7ᏐᎵᎹᏅᏃ ᎶᏉᎹ ᎤᏕᏁᎴᎢ; ᎶᏉᎹᏃ ᎡᏆᏯ ᎤᏕᏁᎴᎢ; ᎡᏆᏯᏃ ᎡᏏ ᎤᏕᏁᎴᎢ;
8ᎡᏏᏃ ᏦᏏᏆ ᎤᏕᏁᎴᎢ. ᏦᏏᏆᏃ ᏦᎳᎻ ᎤᏕᏁᎴᎢ; ᏦᎳᎻᏃ ᎣᏌᏯ ᎤᏕᏁᎴᎢ;
9ᎣᏌᏯᏃ ᏦᏓᎻ ᎤᏕᏁᎴᎢ; ᏦᏓᎻᏃ ᎡᎭᏏ ᎤᏕᏁᎴᎢ; ᎡᎭᏏᏃ ᎮᏏᎦᏯ ᎤᏕᏁᎴᎢ;
10ᎮᏏᎦᏯᏃ ᎹᎾᏏ ᎤᏕᏁᎴᎢ; ᎹᎾᏏᏃ ᎠᎼᏂ ᎤᏕᏁᎴᎢ; ᎠᎼᏂᏃ ᏦᏌᏯ ᎤᏕᏁᎴᎢ;
11ᏦᏌᏯᏃ ᏤᎪᎾᏯ ᎠᎴ ᎠᎾᏓᏅᏟ ᎬᏩᏕᏁᎴᎢ; ᎾᎯᏳ ᏓᏗᎶᏂ ᏥᏫᏗᎨᎦᏘᏅᏍᏔᏁᎢ;
12ᏓᏗᎶᏂᏃ ᏫᏗᎨᎦᏘᏃᎸ ᏤᎪᎾᏯ ᏌᎳᏓᏱᎵ ᎤᏕᏁᎴᎢ; ᏌᎳᏓᏱᎵᏃ ᏥᎳᏇᎵ ᎤᏕᏁᎴᎢ;
13ᏥᎳᏇᎵᏃ ᎠᏆᏯᏗ ᎤᏕᏁᎴᎢ, ᎠᏆᏯᏗᏃ ᎢᎳᏯᎩᎻ ᎤᏕᏁᎴᎢ; ᎢᎳᏯᎩᎻᏃ ᎡᏐ ᎤᏕᏁᎴᎢ;
14ᎡᏐᏃ ᏎᏙᎩ ᎤᏕᏁᎴᎢ; ᏎᏙᎩᏃ ᎡᎩᎻ ᎤᏕᏁᎴᎢ; ᎡᎩᎻᏃ ᎢᎳᏯᏗ ᎤᏕᏁᎴᎢ;
15ᎢᎳᏯᏗᏃ ᎢᎵᎡᏌ ᎤᏕᏁᎴᎢ; ᎢᎵᎡᏌᏃ ᎹᏓᏂ ᎤᏕᏁᎴᎢ; ᎹᏓᏂᏃ ᏤᎦᏈ ᎤᏕᏁᎴᎢ;
16ᏤᎦᏈᏃ ᏦᏩ ᎤᏕᏁᎴᎢ, ᎾᏍᎩ ᎺᎵ ᎤᏰᎯ ᎾᏍᎩ ᏧᎾᏄᎪᏫᏎ ᏥᏌ ᎦᎶᏁᏛ ᏣᏃᎭᎰᎢ.
17ᎾᏍᎩᏃ ᏂᎦᏛ ᏄᎾᏓᏁᏟᏴᏒ ᎡᏆᎭᎻ ᏤᎮ ᎾᎯᏳ ᏅᏓᎬᏩᏓᎴᏅᏛ ᏕᏫᏃ ᏤᎮ ᏅᏛᏍᏘ ᏂᎦᏚ ᏄᎾᏓᏁᏟᏴᏎᎢ; ᏕᏫᏃ ᏤᎮ ᎾᎯᏳ ᏅᎵᎬᏩᏓᎴᏅᏛ ᏓᏗᎶᏂᏃ ᏥᏫᏗᎨᎦᏘᏅᏍᏔᏁ ᎾᎯᏳ ᏅᏛᏍᏘ ᏂᎦᏚ ᏄᎾᏓᏁᏟᏴᏎᎢ; ᏓᏗᎶᏂᏃ ᎾᎯᏳ ᏥᏫᏗᎨᎦᏘᏅᏍᏔᏁ ᎤᏓᏳᏓᎴᏅᏛ ᏥᏌᏃ ᏧᏕᏁ ᎾᎯᏳ ᏅᏛᏍᏘ ᏂᎦᏚ ᏄᎾᏓᏁᏟᏴᏎᎢ.
18ᎾᏍᎩᏃ ᎯᎠ ᏄᎵᏍᏔᏂᏙᎴ ᎤᏕᏅᏥᏌ ᎦᎶᏁᏛ. ᎾᏍᎩ ᎺᎵ ᏥᏌ ᎤᏥ ᏦᏩ ᎤᏓᏴᏍᏗ, ᎠᏏᏉ ᏂᏓᎾᏤᎬᎾ ᎨᏎᎢ, ᎤᏁᎵᏤ ᎦᎸᏉᏗᏳ ᎠᏓᏅᏙ ᎤᏓᏅᏖᎸᎯ.
19ᏦᏩ ᎾᏍᎩ Ꮎ ᏧᎾᏨᏍᏗ ᎤᏓᏅᏘᏳ ᎨᏒ ᎢᏳᏍᏗ, ᎠᎴ ᏄᏚᎵᏍᎬᎾ ᎨᏒ ᎢᏳᏍᏗ ᎬᏂᎨᏒ ᎤᏕᎰᎯᏍᏙᏗᏱ, ᎤᏕᎵᏛᏉ ᎢᏴᏛ ᏮᏓᏥᏯᎧᏂ, ᎤᏪᎵᏎᎢ.
20ᎠᏎᏃ ᎠᏏᏉ ᎯᎠ ᎾᏍᎩ ᏄᏍᏕᎠᏓᏅᏖᏍᎨᎢ, ᎬᏂᏳᏉ ᏗᎧᎿᏩᏗᏙᎯ ᏱᎰᏩ ᎤᏅᏏᏛ ᎬᏂᎨᏒ ᏄᏛᏁᎴ ᎠᏍᎩᏓᏍᎬᎢ, ᎯᎠ ᏂᎦᏪᏍᎨᎢ; ᏦᏩ, ᏕᏫ ᎤᏪᏥ, ᏞᏍᏗ ᏣᏍᎦᎸ ᎯᏯᏅᏗᏱ ᎺᎵ ᏣᏓᏴᏍᏗ, ᎾᏍᎩᏰᏃ Ꮎ ᏥᎦᏁᎵ ᎦᎸᏉᏗᏳ ᎠᏓᏅᏙ ᎤᏓᏅᏖᎸᎯ;
21ᎠᎴ ᏓᎦᎾᏄᎪᏫᏏ ᎠᏧᏣ, ᎾᏍᎩᏃ ᏥᏌ ᏕᎯᏲᎥᎭ, ᏧᏤᎵᏰᏃ ᏴᏫ ᏙᏛᏍᏕᎸᎯ ᏙᏓᎫᏓᎴᏏ ᎤᏂᏍᎦᏅᏨᎢ.
22ᎾᏍᎩᏃ ᎯᎠ ᏂᎦᏗᏳ ᏄᎵᏍᏔᏂᏙᎴ ᎤᏙᎯᏳᏗᏱ ᎠᏰᎸᏒᎢ ᎯᎠ ᏥᏄᏪᏎ ᏱᎰᏩ ᎠᏙᎴᎰᏍᎩ ᎠᎬᏗᏍᎬᎢ;
23ᎬᏂᏳᏉ ᎠᏛ ᎾᏥᏰᎲᎾ ᎦᏁᎵᏛ ᎨᏎᏍᏗ, ᎠᎴ ᏓᎦᎾᏄᎪᏫᏏ ᎠᏧᏣ, ᎾᏍᎩᏃ ᎢᎹᏄᎡᎵ ᎠᏃᏎᎮᏍᏗ, ᎾᏍᎩ ᎠᏁᏢᏔᏅᎯ ᎨᏒ ᎯᎠ ᏄᏍᏗ ᎦᏛᎦ, ᎤᏁᎳᏅᎯ ᎢᎨᎳᏗᏙᎭ.
24ᏦᏩᏃ ᎤᏰᏨ ᎤᎸᏅᎢ ᏗᎧᎿᏩᏗᏙᎯ ᏱᎰᏩ ᏅᏓᏳᏅᏏᏛ ᏄᏪᏎᎸ ᏄᏛᏁᎴᎢ, ᎤᏯᏅᎨᏉ ᎤᏓᏴᏍᏗ.
25ᎠᎴ ᎥᏝ ᏳᎦᏙᎥᏎᎢ ᎬᏂ ᎤᎾᏄᎪᏫᏒ ᎢᎬᏱ ᎡᎯ ᎤᏪᏥ ᎠᏧᏣ, ᏥᏌᏃ ᏑᏬᎡᎢ.

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“You are the salt of the earth. But if the salt loses its saltiness, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled underfoot”.

Matthew 5:13

About faithful Christians: “You are the light of the world” (Matthew 5:14)

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About faithful Christians:

“You are the light of the world” (Matthew 5:14).