The Epistles of Clement
The Epistles of Clement
Rev. John Keith, D.D.

Table of Contents

Title Page

The Epistles of Clement.


Introductory Notice to 1st Clement.

Additional Introduction.

The First Epistle of Clement to the Corinthians.

Chapter I.--The Salutation. Praise of the Corinthians Before the

Chapter II.--Praise of the Corinthians Continued.

Chapter III.--The Sad State of the Corinthian Church After Sedition Arose in It from Envy and Emulation.

Chapter IV.--Many Evils Have Already Flowed from This Source in Ancient Times.

Chapter V.--No Less Evils Have Arisen from the Same Source in the Most Recent Times. The Martyrdom of Peter and Paul.

Chapter VI.--Continuation. Several Other Martyrs.

Chapter VII.--An Exhortation to Repentance.

Chapter VIII.--Continuation Respecting Repentance.

Chapter IX.--Examples of the Saints.

Chapter X.--Continuation of the Above.

Chapter XI.--Continuation. Lot.

Chapter XII.--The Rewards of Faith and Hospitality. Rahab.

Chapter XIII.--An Exhortation to Humility.

Chapter XIV.--We Should Obey God Rather Than the Authors of Sedition.

Chapter XV.--We Must Adhere to Those Who Cultivate Peace, Not to Those Who Merely Pretend to Do So.

Chapter XVI.--Christ as an Example of Humility.

Chapter XVII.--The Saints as Examples of Humility.

Chapter XVIII.--David as an Example of Humility.

Chapter XIX.--Imitating These Examples, Let Us Seek After Peace.

Chapter XX.--The Peace and Harmony of the Universe.

Chapter XXI.--Let Us Obey God, and Not the Authors of Sedition.

Chapter XXII.--These Exhortations are Confirmed by the Christian Faith, Which Proclaims the Misery of Sinful Conduct.

Chapter XXIII.--Be Humble, and Believe that Christ Will Come Again.

Chapter XXIV.--God Continually Shows Us in Nature that There Will Be a Resurrection.

Chapter XXV.--The Phoenix an Emblem of Our Resurrection.

Chapter XXVI.--We Shall Rise Again, Then, as the Scripture Also Testifies.

Chapter XXVII.--In the Hope of the Resurrection, Let Us Cleave to the Omnipotent and Omniscient God.

Chapter XXVIII.--God Sees All Things: Therefore Let Us Avoid Transgression.

Chapter XXIX.--Let Us Also Draw Near to God in Purity of Heart.

Chapter XXX.--Let Us Do Those Things that Please God, and Flee from Those He Hates, that We May Be Blessed.

Chapter XXXI.--Let Us See by What Means We May Obtain the Divine Blessing.

Chapter XXXII.--We are Justified Not by Our Own Works, But by Faith.

Chapter XXXIII.--But Let Us Not Give Up the Practice of Good Works and Love. God Himself is an Example to Us of Good Works.

Chapter XXXIV.--Great is the Reward of Good Works with God. Joined Together in Harmony, Let Us Implore that Reward from Him.

Chapter XXXV.--Immense is This Reward. How Shall We Obtain It?

Chapter XXXVI.--All Blessings are Given to Us Through Christ.

Chapter XXXVII.--Christ is Our Leader, and We His Soldiers.

Chapter XXXVIII.--Let the Members of the Church Submit Themselves, and No One Exalt Himself Above Another.

Chapter XXXIX.--There is No Reason for Self-Conceit.

Chapter XL.--Let Us Preserve in the Church the Order Appointed by God.

Chapter XLI.--Continuation of the Same Subject.

Chapter XLII.--The Order of Ministers in the Church.

Chapter XLIII.--Moses of Old Stilled the Contention Which Arose Concerning the Priestly Dignity.

Chapter XLIV.--The Ordinances of the Apostles, that There Might Be No Contention Respecting the Priestly Office.

Chapter XLV.--It is the Part of the Wicked to Vex the Righteous.

Chapter XLVI.--Let Us Cleave to the Righteous: Your Strife is Pernicious.

Chapter XLVII.--Your Recent Discord is Worse Than the Former Which Took Place in the Times of Paul.

Chapter XLVIII.--Let Us Return to the Practice of Brotherly Love.

Chapter XLIX--The Praise of Love.

Chapter L.--Let Us Pray to Be Thought Worthy of Love.

Chapter LI.--Let the Partakers in Strife Acknowledge Their Sins.

Chapter LII.--Such a Confession is Pleasing to God.

Chapter LIII.--The Love of Moses Towards His People.

Chapter LIV.--He Who is Full of Love Will Incur Every Loss, that Peace May Be Restored to the Church.

Chapter LV.--Examples of Such Love.

Chapter LVI.--Let Us Admonish and Correct One Another.

Chapter LVII.--Let the Authors of Sedition Submit Themselves.

Chapter LVIII.--Submission the Precursor of Salvation.

Chapter LIX.--Warning Against Disobedience. Prayer.

Chapter LX.--Prayer Continued.

Chapter LXI.--Prayer Continued--For Rulers and Governors. Conclusion.

Chapter LXII.--Summary and Conclusory--Concerning Godliness.

Chapter LXIII.--Hortatory, Letter Sent by Special Messengers.

Chapter LXIV.--Blessings Sought for All that Call Upon God.

Chapter LXV.--The Corinthians are Exhorted Speedily to Send Back Word that Peace Has Been Restored. The Benediction.

Introductory Notice.

The Second Epistle of Clement.

Chapter I.--We Ought to Think Highly of Christ.

Chapter II.--The Church, Formerly Barren, is Now Fruitful.

Chapter III.--The Duty of Confessing Christ.

Chapter IV.--True Confession of Christ.

Chapter V.--This World Should Be Despised.

Chapter VI.--The Present and Future Worlds are Enemies to Each Other.

Chapter VII.--We Must Strive in Order to Be Crowned.

Chapter VIII.--The Necessity of Repentance While We are on Earth.

Chapter IX.--We Shall Be Judged in the Flesh.

Chapter X.--Vice is to Be Forsaken, and Virtue Followed.

Chapter XI.--We Ought to Serve God, Trusting in His Promises.

Chapter XII.--We are Constantly to Look for the Kingdom of God.

Chapter XIII.--God's Name Not to Be Blasphemed.

Chapter XIV.--The Church Spiritual.

Chapter XV.--He Who Saves and He Who is Saved.

Chapter XVI.--Preparation for the Day of Judgment.

Chapter XVII.--Same Subject Continued.

Chapter XVIII.--The Author Sinful, Yet Pursuing.

Chapter XIX.--Reward of the Righteous, Although They May Suffer.

Chapter XX.--Godliness, Not Gain, the True Riches.

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