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Three Homilies on the Devil

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Three Homilies on the Devil by St. John Chrysostom is a thought-provoking and insightful collection of sermons that tackle the subject of demonic temptations and the power of evil in the world. The author delves into the tactics of the devil and provides practical advice on how to resist these temptations and live a life in accordance with God's will.

St. John Chrysostom's writing is clear, compelling, and filled with deep theological insights that are still relevant and applicable to modern readers. His commentary on the nature of sin and the importance of spiritual warfare is both convicting and inspiring, challenging readers to examine their own lives and strive for holiness.

This book is a valuable resource for anyone seeking to deepen their understanding of the spiritual battle that all Christians face. St. John Chrysostom's wisdom and guidance are timeless, making this book a must-read for those looking to strengthen their faith and resist the temptations of the devil. Highly recommended for anyone interested in exploring the intersection of faith, sin, and spiritual warfare.

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John Chrysostom, Archbishop of Constantinople, delivered these three homilies, most likely at Antioch, about the role of demons in our life. The summary for each one follows: 1) Against those who say that demons govern human affairs, and who are displeased at the chastisement of God, and are offended at the prosperity of the wicked and the hardships of the just. 2) Against those who object because the devil has not been put out of the world: and to prove that his wickedness does no harm to us—if we take heed: and concerning repentance. 3) That evil comes of sloth, and virtue from diligence, and that neither wicked men, nor the devil himself, are able to do the wary man any harm. The proof of this from many passages, and amongst others from those which relate to Adam and to Job. - Summary by Philip Schaff, the translator


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