Index of Subjects.
Abraham, his history a reproof to Jewish pride, [1]97; a pattern of hospitality, [2]276; his faith, [3]349, [4]385, [5]391, [6]395; his justification, [7]388; why circumcised, [8]389; his true children, [9]389, [10]391; his hospitality, [11]504; zeal for truth, [12]504; prayer for Sodom, [13]546.

Abuse, the best answer to, [14]242; disgraceful, [15]244; its reaction, [16]510; see [17]Reviling.

Acts of the Apostles, little known in Chrysostom's time, [18]1; how profitable as sequel to the Gospels, [19]1; an inspired book, [20]2; important for doctrine, [21]3; written by St. Luke, [22]2; hence gives most fully the acts of St. Paul, [23]ib.; may be called, "Demonstration of the Resurrection," [24]3, [25]5; "Polity of Holy Spirit," [26]18; Gospels, history of Christ, Acts of the Holy Ghost, [27]7.

Adam, fell by means of the Tempter, [28]322; a type of Christ, [29]402; his sin, [30]464; not equally punished with Eve, [31]557.

Adoption, spirit of, [32]442; incomplete until the redemption of the body, [33]446.

Advent, first, why delayed, [34]379; second, [35]451.

Affliction, uses of, [36]104; our schoolmaster, [37]262; see [38]Tribulation.

Allegory, examples and use of, [39]480, [40]497.

Almsgiving, efficacy of, [41]147, [42]382; twice blessed to giver and receiver, [43]165, [44]485; a means of putting away sin, [45]166, [46]495; may be done without money, [47]166; a ministry, [48]89; needs much wisdom [49]91, [50]549; encouragement to, [51]137.

Analogies, between things visible and invisible, [52]367, [53]372, [54]379, [55]382, sq., [56]393, [57]403, [58]465.

Angels, ever attendant on Christ's, acts, [59]14; their joy, [60]393; their glory, [61]399; how employed for the Gospel, [62]121; Angel, the, in the burning bush, the Son of God, [63]103.

Anger, the passion of, [64]300; like a sword, to be kept for its right use, [65]98; against resentment of insults, [66]98, [67]198, [68]204; to conquer, is true greatness, [69]300; implanted in us as a safeguard to virtue, [70]111; virtuous anger how shown, [71]ib.; a blind, reckless, passion, [72]43, [73]243; its ill effects on the body, [74]43.

Apostles, how changed after the Resurrection, [75]1; their discourses, [76]2; dwell most on Christ as man, [77]ib.; above all on the Resurrection, [78]ib.; rest assertions on testimony, [79]3; taught by deeds, [80]4; why they did not receive the Holy Ghost while Christ was with them, nor until ten days after the Ascension, [81]6; why ordered to tarry in Jerusalem, [82]ib.; why they did not ask Christ to appoint one in place of Judas, [83]18; the new apostle must be an eye-witness, [84]21; they overcame the world, [85]29; their forbearance and gentleness, [86]183; their suffering, [87]455; accusations against, [88]512; severe to their own, gentle to those without, [89]78; not always under preternatural direction, [90]133; Christ's Code of Laws, written on Twelve Souls, [91]37; their miracles greater even than Christ's, [92]77; their holiness not caused by miracles, [93]83; their prerogative to impart the Spirit, [94]115; their proper work, preaching and prayer, [95]90; why they continued to resort to the temple, [96]50; and the synagogues, [97]179.

Applause in Church, reproved, [98]190, [99]458.

Arian arguments refuted, [100]12, note 2; [101]137, note 3; [102]72, [103]112, note 4.

Arrogance, source of, [104]204.

Asceticism, examples of, [105]381, [106]437.

Baptism, grace of, [107]152; in it we receive the substance of all good, [108]248; its more essential part the Spirit, [109]7; makes men dead to sin, [110]405; represents the cross, [111]409; relation to Christ's resurrection, [112]409; not to be repeated, [113]410; with us, the baptism with water and with the Spirit is one act; with the Apostles two, [114]ib.; why not administered at Pentecost (in preference to Easter Eve), [115]ib., and note 3; sins after, doubly heinous, [116]8; but there are means of remission, [117]9; and recovery, [118]158; delay of, excuses for, [119]8, [120]152, sq.; many delay it till their last moments, [121]9; Traditio Symboli in, [122]45, note 1; teaching after, [123]46; form of renunciation in, [124]9; followed by Holy Communion, [125]10; baptized, evil lives of the, a reproach to God, [126]152; the case of Apollos and the twelve disciples of John considered, [127]246, sq. and notes.

Baptism of John, [128]247.

Bible, neglect of, [129]553; order of its books, [130]336.

Bishop, his proper work, preaching and prayer, [131]90; ought not to have his time taken up with secular matters, [132]ib.; the office coveted for dignity and honor, [133]22 sq.; its arduousness, [134]ib.; simony of preferment-seeking, [135]24 sq.; bond of unity in the church, [136]393.

Body, all the members need each other, [137]231; not in itself evil, [138]411; why called "of death," [139]431; duties toward, [140]440; may become spiritual, [141]435, [142]440.

Boldness for the truth, with gentleness, [143]111; not forwardness, [144]290.

Calling, not compulsory, [145]453.

Celibacy, optional, [146]420; its frequency, [147]434.

Charity, the perfection of, [148]41; necessity of, [149]380; nature of, [150]382; rarity of, [151]393.

Christ, equality with the Father, [152]2; the Apostles insist chiefly on his Resurrection, [153]ib.; His deeds exemplify His words, [154]4; meaning of the name, [155]338; His twofold generation, [156]340; power of His name, [157]341; His humble birth, and estate, [158]348; His Cross a stumbling-block, [159]343, [160]348; begs in His members, [161]384 sq., [162]452, [163]457, [164]485; the Victim on His Table, [165]394; His Resurrection a proof of His sinlessness, [166]395; the love shown in His Death, [167]398; its effects, [168]410 sq.; atoned for actual sins since the fall, [169]402; partaking in His Death and Burial a guarantee for partaking in His Life, [170]405; His power shown by men's helplessness, [171]430; His acts between the Resurrection and Ascension, [172]4; came and went during forty days, [173]5; why He showed Himself not to all, [174]ib.; His parting charge to the Apostles, [175]4; why He bade them tarry at Jerusalem, [176]6; Christ's Resurrection, evidenced by the Acts of the Apostles, [177]5, [178]28; His Resurrection, a pledge of judgment, [179]237; His Godhead, [180]13; is "taken up," [181]14; "Standing at God's right hand," [182]113; His mercy to the Jews, proves Him to be God, [183]34; other proofs, [184]286; His long suffering and beneficence, [185]92; His intercession, [186]454; instances of His foreknowledge, [187]466 sq.; the end of the Law, [188]472; why He fulfilled it, [189]539; His kindness to Judas, [190]394, [191]460; sundry images applied to Him, [192]518, [193]538; values men's souls as His purchase, [194]524; makes God's wisdom apparent, [195]535; His example of patient endurance, [196]536; He executes punishment, [197]34; His passion foretold, [198]55; and the punishment denounced, [199]58; "the Prophet like unto Moses," [200]55; and more than Moses, [201]59; "The Prince of Life," [202]57; works "by the Spirit of God," [203]72; "sent from God," [204]37 sq.; in what sense He "knew not that day and hour," [205]12; the Angel in the burning bush, [206]103; Giver of the Law, [207]107; unwritten sayings of, [208]214.

Christians, to fight the good fight, [209]154; and so win more glory, [210]158; one body, [211]248 sq.; should show sympathy and not rejoice in the punishment of sinners, [212]266; should despise money, and be ready to toil for others, [213]273, [214]274; bound to labor for conversion of others, [215]133 sq.; cannot be hurt, because cannot hurt, [216]306; herein like God, [217]ib.; plots against, [218]511.

Christianity, above Judaism, [219]68.

Chrysostom, St. John, an incident of his youth, deliverance from a great danger, [220]238 sq.; a story of a deacon, perhaps C. himself, [221]281; his earnestness for his flock, [222]24, [223]75, [224]271 sq.; threatens to excommunicate swearers, [225]55 sq.; the reform commenced, [226]74; his doctrine of free-will, [227]365, [228]446; of repentance, [229]527; fondness for St. Paul, [230]561, [231]562; succeeded Nectarius as Archbishop of Constantinople, 26th Feb. A.D.398, (page) [232]270.

Church, the, bought with blood, [233]269; its true prosperity, [234]186; its excellence not numbers but goodness, [235]149; her true peace within, [236]138.

Churches, why built, [237]186; duty of proprietors of estates to build and endow, [238]118, [239]120.

Church-going, not itself religion, [240]185.

Church-property, how administered in Christ's time, [241]90, and note 2.

Church-services, for spiritual improvement, [242]186 sq.; irreverent behavior in, [243]160 sq.

Circumcision, the Jews' opinion of its virtues, [244]369, note; two kinds of, [245]370; the outward useless without the inward, [246]388; aimed at specially, because even the Sabbath gave way to it, [247]371: behind the faith, [248]388: does not make men Abraham's children, [249]ib., sq.; necessary for carnal men, [250]ib.; yet proclaims its own unavailingness, [251]389.

Communion with others, its sweetness, [252]346. Of saints, the basis of duties to our neighbor, [253]381, [254]393 sq., [255]414.

Conceit, described and rebuked, [256]500.

Confession, God acquits upon, [257]46.

Confessors, [258]98, [259]159.

Conscience, a clear one the true source of joy, [260]342; in the Law's stead, [261]365; its cheering power, [262]397, [263]423.

Converts, condition of the early, [264]226.

Covetousness, snare of the devil, [265]49; evils of, [266]414, [267]425, [268]495; compared to drunkenness, [269]438; care for, [270]439.

Creation, a witness of God to the heathen, [271]352; a great system of teaching, [272]354, [273]356, [274]361; serving it, Grecian, [275]354.

Cross, sign of the, [276]69; its power, [277]348; forgiveness through, [278]351; a spiritual charm, [279]392.

Daniel, in the lion's den, allegorized, [280]355.

David, why coupled with Abraham, [281]377; his sin, [282]466; his psalms, [283]540; his love, [284]546.

Deacons, use of the term, [285]350, [286]512; the seven, [287]90, [288]91; on the number of, in different Churches, [289]note 3, p.90.

Deaconess, office of, [290]549.

Dead, the souls of deceased, aided by prayers and alms, [291]140 sq.

Death, of the righteous, [292]139; the soul escorted by Angels, [293]ib.; those who die in their sins, [294]ib.; "Pangs of death," [295]39; a proof of Adam's sin, [296]402, [297]404, [298]420.

Demons, forced to take Christ's part, [299]251, [300]253; connected with idolatry and unchastity, [301]510.

Demoniacs, their appearance described, [302]254.

Desire, not in itself sin, [303]227.

Devil, the, brought in the doctrine of Fate, etc., [304]286; see [305]Satan, [306]Temptation; why the devil was made, [307]49; wiles of, [308]392; how to guard against them, [309]407.

Doctrine, meaning of term, [310]412.

Dreams, terrify the wicked, [311]424; sins committed in, [312]519.

Dress, sumptuousness of female, reproved, [313]166; simplicity in, [314]552.

Drunkenness, is disgusting, [315]438; leads to other sins, [316]520.

Ease, more perilous than persecution, [317]59.

Easter, great resort to Church at, [318]186.

Economy and frugality, [319]291.

"Economy," doctrine of, [320]12, [321]214, [322]280.

Ecstasy, ekstasis, meaning of, [323]143.

Election, what it implies, [324]483.

Endurance, a Godlike quality, [325]354.

Envy, nature and result of, [326]380, [327]381.

Ephesus, temple of, [328]257.

Epistles, reading of in Church, [329]335; order and date of, [330]336.

Eunuch, conversion of the, [331]226.

Eucharist, [332]114, [333]140, [334]394.

Evil, Manichæan conception of, [335]16 sq.; not physical, [336]130.

Evils, natural, a benefit, [337]323.

Evil designs, overruled for good, [338]295, [339]322; and to the furtherance of the Gospel, [340]305.

Evil passions, the worst of bonds, [341]318.

Eyes, to see the things unseen, Christ's gift, [342]313.

Excess makes ugly, moderation beautiful, [343]177.

Excommunication, [344]465.

Exorcism, practised by Jews for gain, [345]252.

Faith, an act of free-will, [346]181; able to grasp what reason cannot, [347]341; unreasoning, [348]347, [349]391; little compared with its reward, [350]349; men saved by it under the O.T., [351]ib.; the mother of all blessing, [352]350; scorned as easy, [353]363; not a new thing because foretold, [354]377; and typified, [355]ib.; takes away boasting, [356]379; establishes the Law, [357]380, [358]389; its seeming opposition thereto a perplexity to the Jews, [359]380; a life of charity necessary after it, [360]ib.; not to be ashamed of, [361]386; its power, [362]ib.; lies in a belief of God's power, [363]ib.; and of the promise, [364]389; its excellence above words, [365]391; Contemplated by the Fathers as fides formata, [366]407; that whereby men come to salvation, [367]470; comes by hearing, [368]479; gives relationship to saints, [369]494; a special sense of the term, [370]531.

False-Christs and false prophets, why permitted, [371]280.

Fasting, religious efficacy of, [372]176.

Fate, belief in, [373]31.

Fear, power for conversion of evil men, [374]252; a safeguard against Satan, [375]358.

Feastings and spectacles, evil of, [376]35.

Forgiveness of injuries, [377]92; how to be shown, [378]60; duty and necessity of, [379]394.

Free-will, relation to grace, [380]245, [381]355; proof of, [382]365, [383]428; its power, [384]492.

Friendship, worldly inducements to; not comparable with the Christian, [385]248 sq.

Gainas, revolt of, [386]204, note.

Gamaliel, [387]87, [388]125.

Gentiles, progress of the Gospel among, [389]201; equally accepted with Jews, [390]364, [391]379, [392]490; have not the law, [393]364; how saved, [394]372; their call, [395]469; their salvation, how related to the Jews, [396]489.

Gentleness, compared with passionate temper, [397]42; more powerful than vehemence, [398]44; distinguished from cowardice, [399]290.

Glory, the true and the false, [400]181.

Gluttony, penalties of, against nature, [401]105, [402]176.

God, source of all good, [403]192; universal presence and universal providence of, [404]321; near to all, [405]235; cannot be imaged by human thought, [406]237; His benefits, [407]238 sq.; danger of abusing this gift, [408]354; gratitude and trust in, [409]239 sq.; Divine perfections, [410]306, [411]362, [412]383; more ready to hear than we to pray, [413]227; is merciful, but is afflicting also, [414]154, [415]361, [416]400; His patience and forbearance, [417]243; does not take instant vengeance, [418]199; His help, [419]294, [420]355; how said to "tempt," [421]144; delivers His people, [422]316 sq.; His word not to be trifled with, [423]302.

Gospel, its success, [424]260, [425]343; its adaptation to all, [426]347.

Grace, power of, [427]84; supernatural, [428]132, [429]230; went before the Apostles, [430]340; destroys earthly distinction, [431]341, [432]7; does not supersede will, [433]245, [434]412; to work miracles, given for holy deeds, [435]355; time of grace, contrasted with earlier times, [436]363; needed before and much more after the Fall, [437]365; given to Jews, [438]372; better than a reward for works, [439]387; implies remission, so fulfilling the promise, [440]389; past, a guarantee for future, [441]396-398; superabundance of, [442]402; ground of higher rules, [443]420; fruits of, [444]ibid., [445]434: needful for the lightest good deeds, [446]446; and from first to last, [447]361; its universality, [448]474; how increased, [449]537.

Heathen, religion of, [450]211, [451]352; objection from mean condition of first [... (unreadable in hardcopy)...] [452]226; why not all amiable and virtuous heathen are converted, [453]150, [454]151; heathen gods demons, [455]31, [456]221.

Hell, does not militate against God's goodness, [457]35; why threatened, [458]366, [459]420; made known by the Gospel, [460]348; proofs of its reality, and why men deny it, [461]526; specially for wicked Christians, [462]538.

Heresies, to be expected, [463]210; take their names from men, Marcion, Arius, etc., [464]212; why permitted, [465]280 sq.; often prevail by the personal virtues of their authors, [466]286.

Heretics, their aim always to draw disciples after them, [467]270; reason when they should believe, [468]349.

Hope, a gift of the Spirit, [469]539; implies love and faith, [470]446.

Hospitality, shown to poor and strangers is shown to Christ, [471]275 sq.; Abraham a pattern of, [472]276; a Christian duty, [473]277 (see [474]Xenon.)

House of mourning better than house of feasting, [475]261.

Household, religious care for, [476]146 sq.

Humility, the greater the gifts, the greater the, [477]192; the mother of good deeds, [478]499.

Human Nature, capability of, [479]204.

Hurt, the worst suffered, is from that we do, [480]306.

Idols, worship of, [481]352, [482]353, [483]374.

Ignorance, of the heathen, [484]359; no excuse for sin, [485]427, [486]428.

Inaction, and activity in evil ways, alike baneful, [487]223.

Injuries, patience under, [488]198.

Injustice, an evil to doer, rather than to the sufferer, [489]307.

Insults, how to be borne, [490]300.

Intermediate State, nature of, [491]396.

Iouga, juga, [492]74, [493]276.

Isaac, sacrifice of, [494]339; why Abraham's true seed, [495]464.

Jacob, lessons from his history, [496]295 sq.

James, St., Bishop of Jerusalem, [497]20, [498]205.

Jealousy, as a motive, [499]481.

Jews, their precedence in receiving the Gospel, [500]348; their advantages and responsibility, [501]363, [502]374; bondage under the law, [503]363; in practice no better than Gentiles, [504]364; their pride, [505]369; judgment upon, [506]487; final salvation of, [507]490; offended by the doctrine of Christ's equality with the Father, [508]2; necessity of forbearance in dealing with them, [509]ib.; their dreadful punishment, [510]34 sq.; the famine (Claudius) a warning to them, [511]164; how they sent the Gospel to the Gentiles, [512]188; enraged by the faith of the Gentiles, [513]ib.; their unbelief foretold, [514]325; no cause to be proud of their sacrifices, [515]108; or of their Temple, [516]109.

Job, his example of patience, [517]348, [518]363; his sufferings, [519]454.

Joseph, the patriarch, a pattern of simplicity, [520]48; type of Christ, [521]100; lessons from his history, [522]295 sq.

Joseph, husband of the Virgin Mary, probably died before Christ's Resurrection, [523]20; does not look upon Christ as man merely, [524]ib.

Josephus, [525]32, [526]35.

Joy in the Lord, and in the world, compared, [527]104.

Judaizers, assert necessity of Law to salvation, disparage the power of God, [528]202; why they abstained from flesh, [529]521; their weakness, [530]ib.; gained nothing from the law, [531]524.

Judas, election of an Apostle in place of, [532]18; his history a topic of cavilling, [533]ib.; his end a prophecy of the punishment of the Jews, [534]21; Satan entered into him, but he was himself the cause, [535]322.

Judgment, the final, [536]351, [537]366, [538]367; the power of the anticipation of, [539]525; its reality attested by heathen and devils, [540]528.

Judgments, temporal, use of, [541]351; fires had on the final, [542]358, [543]526; furnish analogies to it, [544]527.

Justification, (vid. [545]Faith, [546]Righteousness).

Kings, worshipped by heathen, [547]348; why called ministers, [548]512.

Landlords, their responsibilities, [549]116 sq.; especially to build and endow Churches, [550]118, [551]120.

Laws, a blessing, [552]36; their object, [553]423; an aid to God's law, [554]512.

Law of Moses, declared to be a burden, [555]207; abrogated even for the Jews, [556]209.

Lessons in Church, [557]127; profane inattention to, [558]ib.; complaint of sameness reproved, [559]128.

Levity in Church, [560]160, [561]161.

Life, a voyage: our ship the Church, [562]318; an evil life a bane to the best creed; and wrong life leads to wrong doctrines, [563]286.

Love, heavenly, compared with earthly, [564]312; love of God overcomes all other feelings, [565]400; love a natural tie in all creatures, [566]358; want of it, the cause of sin, [567]ib.; should be ungrudging, [568]366; and passionate, [569]367; duties and effects of, [570]503; ever paying, ever due, [571]514; love to man sanctified by its union with love to God, [572]ib.; see [573]Charity.

Luke, St., wrote the Acts, [574]2; commended by St. Paul, [575]ib., [576]3; was partaker of the Spirit, [577]3; why he does not relate St. Paul's history after the first imprisonment at Rome, [578]326.

Lusts, blind and enfeeble the soul, [579]180; unnatural, [580]355, sq.; source and consequences of, [581]520.

Luxury ruins body and mind, [582]222; defeats its own object, enjoyment, [583]223; the true, [584]177, [585]314.

Magic: true miracles contrasted with, [586]116; magical practices, [587]238.

Manichæans, deny Resurrection and Creation, [588]15; assail the law, [589]419, [590]421; condemned by the Church, [591]430; reject the O.T. and parts of the N.T. [... (unreadable in hardcopy)...] make matter the essence of evil, [592]ib., [593]410, [594]423, [595]429, [596]433; and coeternal with God, [597]16; their impious absurdities exposed, [598]ib.; therefore denied incarnation, [599]ib.; see [600]Evil.

Marcionites, attitude toward the Old Testament, [601]35.

Marriage, a rich wife not to be sought, but a godly, [602]140; a rich wife not to be desired, [603]296; no bar to holiness, [604]550; no excuse for worldliness, [605]384; second marriage, excuses of rich widows for, [606]ib.

Martyrs, [607]285, [608]434.

Matthew, his genealogy of Christ, [609]421; his call, [610]466.

Ministers, in the Primitive Church, [611]90.

Miracles, not always desirable, [612]229; argument from Scriptures more powerful, [613]ib.; success of the Apostles, itself a miracle, [614]230; uses of, [615]136; not to compel belief, but teach, [616]125; not all wrought with same ease, [617]138; the true, in contrast with magic, [618]116; not the cause of the Apostles' holiness, [619]83; nor of the noble devotion of the converts, [620]73; too much ascribed to them, [621]ib.; holy words and deeds are more potent, [622]84, [623]85; to suffer for Christ, better than miracles, [624]196; to cast out sin, greater than to expel a demon, [625]254; in excess, overpower, not convince, [626]169, [627]170; of St. Paul, [628]544, [629]562.

Moderation, essential to enjoyment, [630]105; and to beauty, [631]177.

Monastic life, [632]49, [633]85.

Money, love of, at the root of all idolatry, [634]258.

Morality of heathen, [635]93.

Moses, a type of Christ, [636]101, [637]107; a servant of the Lord, [638]338, [639]9; his love, [640]538.

Nature, its gifts, [641]348.

Nazareth, a mean place, [642]297.

Night, not for sleep only, but for devout meditation and prayer, [643]227.

Oaths, see [644]Swearing.

Offence, our care must be to give no just, [645]281; if taken unjustly, when are we to forbear or to persist? [646]281, [647]282.

Old Testament: grace was given by means of sensible signs, [648]26.

Olympic games, illustrate Christian life, [649]510.

Oppression really hurts the doer; to the sufferer it is a benefit, [650]306.

Ordinations, fasting before, [651]197.

Original sin, transmissions of, [652]464.

Passions, the, each has its age; all to be attacked in turn, [653]87; pathe, perturbationes, [654]98.

Pastor, the faithful, inconsolable for the loss of souls, [655]271, [656]272.

Patience under revilings, [657]92; under wrongs, [658]256.

Paul, St., The Acts relate most to him, [659]2; by birth a Pharisee, [660]292; how a Roman citizen, [661]288 and note; the three days between his conversion and baptism, [662]7; his honest, consistent zeal as a persecutor, [663]123; his conversion compared with the Eunuch's, [664]126; circumstances of his conversion, the accounts reconciled, [665]123; the manifold witnesses to, [666]284; why his conversion was delayed, [667]124; a mighty evidence of the Resurrection, [668]124; the persecutor Saul did not lightly become Paul the Apostle, [669]283; no worldly motive for the change, [670]284; his fitness to be an apostle, [671]131; an unexceptionable witness, [672]287, [673]311; his movements, after his conversion, [674]134 sq.; preaches "not where Christ was named," [675]180; his first recorded discourse, [676]182; compared with St. Stephen's, [677]184; labored with his own hands for his support, [678]274; his care that the ministry be not blamed, [679]265; his forbear and love for Christ, [680]ib.; his readiness to suffer and to die for Christ, [681]267; kept back nothing profitable, [682]267; a pattern of gentleness with magnanimity, [683]300; his charity, [684]41; was willing even to perish for the salvation of others, [685]125; much forgiven, he loved much, [686]132; a pattern of Christian love and zeal, [687]133; contention with Barnabas, an "economy," [688]214; why he circumcised Timothy, [689]ib.; practised "economy" in the "purifying" at Jerusalem, [690]280; his magnanimity, [691]216; his prison-vigil, and St. Peter's, [692]224; among the Philosophers at Athens, [693]233; overthrows heathen philosophy, [694]235; unbelief grieved him more than persecution, [695]242; his night discourse at Troas, [696]265; why he reproves the high-priest, [697]288; wist not that Ananias was the high-priest, [698]289; the Jews' malignity against him, [699]303; because he believed God, therefore he would not tempt Providence, [700]ib.; as the Pilot of the ship, i.e. of the Church, still with us, [701]318; did not prophecy nor work miracles for display, [702]319; affected as man by the sight of the brethren, [703]320; twice prisoner at Rome -- his history after the first imprisonment, why not related in the Acts, [704]326; refutes his enemies by the Law and the Prophets, [705]326; his desire to see Rome, [706]327; said to have converted Nero's concubine, [707]281; came to Rome again a prisoner, [708]327; eulogy of, [709]ib.; his purity and depth, [710]ib.; to understand him and his writings, a pure life is necessary, [711]ib.; puts his own name to his Epistles, [712]6; his preaching contrasted with that of the Prophets, [713]338; his mode of leading men from lower to higher things, [714]340; extent of his travels, [715]341, [716]347; always begins with grace and peace, [717]342; and ends with the same, [718]561; glories in the Cross, [719]348; does not vilify the Law, [720]364; his mode of transition, [721]385; his hortatory digressions, [722]405; especially in this Epistle, [723]408; his use of doxologies, [724]462, [725]494; His marvellous love to Christ, [726]459; his judgment in dealing with the Jews, [727]365, [728]368, [729]370; desires to excuse them, [730]472, [731]493; his conformity to the Law no compromise with Judaism, [732]459; takes the attitude of a suppliant, [733]496; difference in his treatment of doctrinal and practical questions, [734]524; his fellow-prisoners, [735]555; tact and discrimination in his encomia, [736]ib.; lodged with the worthy only, [737]561; his glory in life, in the grave, and in the Resurrection, [738]562.

Peasantry, neglect of by Christian proprietors, [739]118; hence heathenism lingered long in the country places (pagans), [740]ib.

Pelagian controversy, [741]365, [742]427.

Pentecost, the type, [743]25.

Persians, Eastern nations generally, [744]95.

Persecution, [745]159; the Church's gain, [746]171; sufferings of women during the, [747]159.

Peter, St., how changed after the Resurrection, [748]33; foremost on every emergency, [749]136; why he takes the lead, [750]18; acts in nothing imperiously, [751]ib.; the true Philosopher, [752]30; his first and second Sermon compared, [753]52; not ignorant of God's purpose for the Gentiles, nor averse to it: the vision (Cornelius) not for his instruction but for the Jewish brethren who were less enlightened, [754]143 sq. and notes; his night in the prison, and St. Paul's, [755]172, [756]224; at Antioch, practised "economy," [757]280; what he gave to Christ, [758]384; preaching at Rome, [759]344; his title among the Fathers, [760]547; his eminence, [761]557.

Pharisees, their zeal for the resurrection, [762]311.

Philosophy, put to shame by the Gospel, [763]29; cannot convert men, [764]347; relation to idolatry, [765]353; Christian meaning of, [766]386, [767]393, [768]404, [769]406.

Piety, decay of in Chrysostom's time, [770]160.

Plato, compared with Apostles, [771]29, [772]235, his absurd and mischievous doctrines, [773]30; unable to persuade men to virtue, himself inconsistent, [774]226; contrasted with St. Paul, [775]437, [776]353; quoted or referred to, [777]357, [778]359, [779]397, [780]400, [781]420, [782]450.

Pleonexia, defined and illustrated, [783]307.

Poneros, well named for ponhein, [784]48.

Poor, and strangers, in them Christ comes to us, [785]275.

Poverty and riches, [786]307, voluntary, [787]274.

Praise of man, love of, a senseless passion, [788]181; refused by the saints, [789]191.

Prayer, prevailing, [790]72; perseverance in, [791]20; efficacy of, [792]231; set times for, [793]149; gift of, [794]447; how answered, [795]448; to be accompanied by works, [796]561.

Preaching, studied eloquence in, a snare, and applause during mischievous, [797]193.

Predestination, does not lessen responsibility, [798]38.

Priesthood, of all Christians, [799]497.

Prodigality, not generosity, [800]291; the prodigal a slave to his own lusts, [801]ib.

Prophecy, more potent than miracles, [802]33; its fulfilment, [803]469; its obscurity, [804]480.

Prophets, the: witnesses to Christ's death and resurrection, [805]311; their condemnation of the Jews, [806]375; their sufferings, [807]448; foretell the call of the Gentiles, [808]469, [809]474; the saving of a remnant, [810]470.

Proverbs, "evil do, evil fare," [811]84; "sweet is war to the inexperienced," [812]23.

Providence, some denied that it extended to things below the moon, [813]321.

Public worship, shocking levity of the young in, [814]160; then elders to blame, [815]ib.

Punishment, present impunity more to be dreaded, [816]79; brought on man by himself, [817]362; proportioned to advantages, [818]422; a less evil than sin, [819]400; eternal, proved by temporal, [820]525, [821]557.

Reasoning, relation to faith, [822]349, [823]352; to duty, [824]510.

Reconciliation, the first advances toward, [825]301.

Reproof, must not be in anger, [826]99.

Resurrection of the body, [827]311; of Christ, [828]395; universal, [829]436.

Reviling, abusive language disgraces only the utterer, [830]199, [831]244; some glory in, [832]200; patience under, [833]92, [834]98.

Riches and poverty, [835]306, [836]307; danger of, [837]358, [838]393.

Righteousness, declaration of God's, [839]378; identical with blessedness, [840]387; the root of life, [841]402, [842]405; a greater gift than pardon, [843]403; conditions of, [844]474.

Rome, pride of, [845]339, [846]341, [847]343; true glory of, consists in the possession of the relics of Peter and Paul, [848]562.

Ruler, the true, he that rules himself first, [849]313; physicians of souls, [850]ib.

Rule, offices of, not to be coveted, [851]313.

Rural clergy, description of, [852]118.

Sacrilege, a dreadful crime, [853]77.

Sacrifice, instituted in consequence of the provocation in Horeb, [854]108; expiatory, [855]377; of the eucharist, [856]394, [857]506; of self, [858]496; of the Gentiles, [859]543; blessedness of making, [860]407.

Sailors, their recklessness, [861]317.

Saints, their life interwoven of prosperous and adverse, [862]315, [863]448; their presence a safeguard and benefit, [864]318; the benediction of, a great good, [865]319; local memorials of, [866]552.

Satan, his service harder than God's, [867]42; his wages, [868]43; wars against the soul, [869]198; his tempting does not excuse the tempted, [870]77; bodily diseases, his work, [871]150; his designs overruled for good, [872]322; even in the case of Adam, and there especially, [873]ib.; he serves to rouse us and keep us on the alert, [874]323.

Scriptures, sufficient to produce faith, [875]126: to slight them is to insult God, [876]127; The Lessons in Church, [877]ib.; inexhaustible riches of, [878]127; a storehouse of spiritual medicines, [879]187; use of, as a charm against devils, [880]540; ignorance of, a great evil, [881]217, [882]335.

Self-praise, how consistent with humility, [883]266.

Senses, testimony of, [884]13.

Servants, Christian care for, [885]277.

"Signa," en tois signois auton embale, [886]279.

Signs, useless without the reality, [887]388.

Simplicity, is wisdom, [888]48.

Sin, called to remembrance, [889]80; engenders a habit of, [890]255; remission of by Christ, [891]185; punishes itself, [892]361; a worse evil than punishment, [893]400; how Adam's affected all, [894]402; caused death of Christ, [895]410; wrought the death of the body, [896]411; after baptism, [897]412; ascertained by the law, [898]422; how checked, [899]425.

Slaves, set at liberty in the Primitive Church, [900]73.

Slavery, recognized as lawful, [901]511.

Socrates, a story of, [902]93; vainglorious and insincere, [903]226; his last words, [904]353.

Soul, neglect of, [905]217; its beauty, [906]218.

Spirit, the Holy, the Acts may be called a History of, [907]7; his operation in the Gospels, and in the Acts, [908]ib.; not an impersonal energy or operation, [909]ib.; descended on the hundred and twenty, [910]25, equal with the Father and the Son, [911]26, [912]144, [913]175; He is not a created Angel, [914]326; gift of, [915]436; our need of His aid, [916]446; His intercession, [917]447.

Stationes, Wednesday and Friday Fast, [918]149, note 1.

Suffering for Christ, blessedness of, [919]84.

Swearing, exhortation against, [920]53, [921]60, [922]68, [923]74, [924]79, [925]86; prevalence of, [926]434; Chrys. threatens to excommunicate offenders for, [927]53, sq.; oaths the food of wrath, [928]60; origin of oaths in corruption of manners, [929]61; honesty needs no oaths, [930]63; to impose an oath, as evil as to take it, [931]61; oathtaking at the Altar prohibited, [932]62; by touching the Sacred Volume on the Holy Table, [933]62; those who swear most are least believed, [934]63; Christ forbids all oaths, [935]ib.; swearing a mere habit, [936]69; how to call upon God aright, [937]ib.; why the ancients were allowed to take oaths, [938]70; not a thing indifferent, [939]75; God's judgment against false-swearers, [940]79; oaths, Satan's snare, [941]86.

Symeon, not taken by Chrys. to be Simon Peter, [942]206.

Teaching, the best is by deeds, [943]192.

Temper, diversities of, are gifts for the Church's service, [944]213.

Temptation, see [945]Satan, [946]Adam. When we are tempted, the fault is our own, [947]322, sq.; not to be sought, [948]171.

Testament, Old and New, confirm each other, [949]183.

Theatres, mischief of, [950]68, [951]262, [952]270; promote irreverent behavior in Church, [953]161.

Theodorus, [954]238, [955]252.

Thekla, Acts of Paul and, [956]167.

Timothy, circumcision of, [957]506; relics of, [958]553.

Tree of Knowledge, a type of the cross, [959]402.

Tribulations benefit the soul, [960]221, [961]321; sent to rouse the faithful, [962]260.

Types, a mode of prophecy, [963]339.

Uncircumcision, received the Gospel before the circumcision, [964]388. See [965]Gentiles.

Unction, with the Spirit, not with oil, [966]338.

Union is strength, especially in prayer, [967]231; how to secure, [968]232.

Vanity, its pernicious fruits, [969]475; in spiritual matters, [970]476; its cure, [971]477.

Vices, how they counterfeit virtues, [972]290.

Vigils, celebration of, [973]24, [974]186.

Virginity, not to be matter of pride, [975]192.

Virtue, pleasures of, [976]424.

Watchfulness, need of, [977]7.

Wealth, contempt of, in the Primitive Church, [978]73; Christian use of, [979]45.

Widows, rich, excuses of, for second marriage, [980]296.

Will, power of, [981]181, [982]218. See [983]Free-will.

Witnesses (Martyrs), all Christians are called to be, [984]285; by a holy life, [985]286.

Women, extravagance of, [986]166, [987]176; sufferings of the faithful, in persecution, [988]159.

Word, the, precious in affliction, [989]262.

Worship, true spirit of, [990]344; development of, [991]447.

Wrath, accursed, [992]110; fit of a maniac, [993]ib.; a man in a passion a hideous spectacle, [994]199; passionate men like demoniacs, [995]255.

Writers, the Sacred, address themselves to matters of immediate importance, [996]2.

Xenon, Xenodocheion, the Church's hospital for poor strangers, [997]277.

Young, irreverent behavior of in Church, [998]161.

Zeal, Christian, [999]134.

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