Vainglory by John Chrysostom

John Chrysostom (c. 347 – 407) was an Early Church Father who served as archbishop of Constantinople. He was reputed for his eloquent preaching. The word Chrysostom is derived from a Greek word, meaning “golden-mouthed.” The following selection is taken from Chrysostom’s Homilies on the Gospel of St. John and the Epistle to the Hebrews, reprinted and published by B&R Samizdat Express. Kindle Edition. VAINGLORY IS A THING powerful to blind even to very evident truths the minds of those ensnared by it . . . For it cannot be that he who is so zealous a slave to the glory … Continue reading “Vainglory by John Chrysostom”