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The life and character of St. John, the Evangelist and Apostle

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Published by Thomas Clark in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rationalism,
  • Theology,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Translation of: Leben des heiligen Johannes.

    Statementby F.A. Krummacher ; translated from the German, with a preliminary dissertation on German theology, by John W. Ferguson
    ContributionsFerguson, John W. (John Willison), d. 1854
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 105 p. ;
    Number of Pages105
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25225887M
    OCLC/WorldCa41927811

    Those happy regions are the abode of everlasting peace and love. He also really thrived on being around Jesus. It is hard to find someone who has entered the mystery of God made man as deeply as John the Evangelist c. It seems to have been after the death of the Blessed Virgin that St. Gospel Communications International.

    When St. Though these principally consisted in the treasure of interior graces and virtues, exterior tokens, helps, and comforts were not wanting. It is said that all in the audience of Colosseum were converted to Christianity upon witnessing this miracle. If we follow Jesus, we are assured of forgiveness and salvation. A church San Giovanni a Porta Latina dedicated to him was built near the Latin gate of Rome, the traditional site of this event. Only, they asked us to remember the poor, the very thing I was eager to do.

    John was a member of the inner circle of three who accompanied Jesus even when the others were absent. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Westminster Press, In his Gospel, Mark says: A young man, wearing nothing but a linen garment, was following Jesus. As his apostolic labours were chiefly bestowed among the Jews, he judged such a conformity, which was then allowable, conducive to their conversion.


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The life and character of St. John, the Evangelist and Apostle book

When St. My son, have compassion on me. On the fourteenth day of his journey he stood at the shore of the sea and saw that the waves had cast a man ashore. This was important because Polycarp was able to carry John's message to future generations.

On the other hand, it seems that Paul did consider the neglect on the part of some as one of human weakness, rather than overt rebellion. John, who was truly a voice of thunder in proclaiming aloud the most sublime mysteries of the divinity of Christ.

Chrysostom says, that when our Lord was apprehended and the other apostles fled, St. John being probably absent. The delegation consisted of ten metropolitans and bishops, seven of whom were Coptic and three Ethiopian, and three prominent Coptic lay leaders.

Mark the Evangelist

On another occasion, when Paul was in Antioch of SyriaPeter arrived on the scene. According to tradition, John and the other Apostles remained some 12 years in this first field of labour. On 8 May they celebrate the " Feast of the Holy Apostle and Evangelist John the Theologian", on which date Christians used to draw forth from his grave fine ashes which were believed to be effective for healing the sick.

In his golden years, Eusebius reports that John was still a mighty intercessor and he was also considered a sacred priest devoted to God Eusebius,Roberson, 2. While Onesimus had received pardon from the Lord, he still had a moral obligation to his master, Philemon.

When this was done, the bishop, as if the person had been now in a state of security, began to slacken the reins and be less watchful over him.

In this retirement the apostle was favoured with those heavenly visions which he has recorded in the canonical book of the Revelations, or of the Apocalypse: they were manifested to him on a Sunday in the year Nicephorus Calixtus, a modern Greek historian of the fourteenth century in whom, amidst much rubbish, several curious anecdotes are foundsays, we know not upon what authority, that St.

What more honourable testimony could Christ have given him of his confidence, regard, and affection, than this charge? The verb is in the optative mood; it does involve a wish, a request.

The dust of his tomb was carried away out of devotion, and was famous for miracles, as St. His family was of some importance to the early church in Jerusalem as his home was a center for church gatherings.John the Apostle was the son of Zebedee and the younger brother of James, son of Zebedee (James the Greater).

According to Church tradition, their mother was Salome. He was first a disciple of John the Baptist. John is traditionally believed to be one of two disciples (the other being Andrew) recounted in John 1:who upon hearing the Baptist point out Jesus as the "Lamb of God Canonized: Pre-congregation.

He is also known as John the Evangelist, the Beloved Disciple, John of Patmos, John the Elder and John the Presbyter. He is believed to be the author of the 'Gospel of John', as well as four other books of the New Testament: the three 'Epistles of John' and the 'Book of Revelation'.

The Acts of John, from the late second century, describes miracles in Ephesus and offers a testimony to the “spiritual” character of Jesus’ passion. However much his legend developed, the apostle John played an important role in the early Jesus movement.

The Apostle John is traditionally considered the author also of three New Testament letters and the Book of Revelation. His Gospel is a very personal account. He sees the glorious and divine Jesus already in the incidents of his mortal life.

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