by Blessed Theophylact, Archbishop of Ochrid and Bulgaria. For nine hundred years one of the most beloved and widely read Scriptural commentaries among. The Explanation by Blessed Theophylact of the Holy Gospel According to St. Matthew This classic Orthodox commentary of the New Testament was written in. : The Explanation by Blessed Theophylact of the Holy Gospel Father Stade is to be commended for making Theophylact’s Commentary on.

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The Explanation of the Gospel According To St. Mark, by Blessed Theophylact of Ohrid

For a star never moves from north to south. The rebuking of the waters.

There, the twig of olive; here, the mercy of God. Neither do men light a lamp, and put it under a bushel, but on a lamp stand; and it giveth light unto all that are in the house. Then was fulfilled that which was spoken by Jeremiah the prophet, saying.

Following this article is a new and and more detailed account of his life. Again, the devil taketh Him up onto an exceeding high mountain, and showeth Him all the kingdoms of the world, and the glory of them; and saith unto Him, All these things will I give Thee, if Thou wilt fall down and coommentary me.

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The validity of this claim is uncertain. And the Lord eased his burden. The holy archbishop was greatly distressed by his bishop’s unjustifiable behavior.

The Greek words appear in English transcription rather than in Greek script so as to be more recognizable to the general reader, and they are in a form of transcription we deemed most useful to our readers, i. Many people have contributed in vital bleased to this translation project.


For he who bleszed and insults, dissolves love; and when love is dissolved, all the virtues are destroyed along with it, just as when love is present it unites to itself all the virtues. And when they had opened their treasures, they offered Him gifts: However, even the wise selection of pastors was not enough to secure the welfare of the Church.

How is it that Luke says that after the Lord was born, He completed the forty days, was held in the com,entary of Simeon, and then went down to Nazareth Lk.

Blessed Theophylact was so faithful to these sacred rules that nothing blesser impede keep him from fulfilling them. Yes, we should, but not by striking back cmmentary our neighbor, but through patient com,entary. The comprehensiveness, the patristic authority, and, at the same time, the simplicity of this great work makes it of value to every Christian seeking to understand the meaning of the Gospel preaching.

The loan here means one without interest, the simple giving of the use of the money. Thus He teaches us not to worry about tomorrow. There are four evangelists; two of them, Matthew and John, were of the company of the twelve, and two, Mark and Luke, were of the seventy. Migne’s printing of the Patrologia Graecavol.

Since Matthew had said “Jesus,” he added “the Son of David,” so that you would not think he was speaking of the other Jesus [i. The bishop, however, neither gave the elder any rest, nor attended the council to which he had been summoned to give an account of his actions.

But you, He says, are creatures endowed with reason, whom God fashioned with both soul and body. Do you see what he is saying?

The sons of Zebedee. And there followed Him great multitudes of people from Galilee, and from Decapolis, and from Jerusalem, and from Judea, and from beyond the Jordan.

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The “deportation to Babylon” means the captivity which they later endured when they were all led away into Babylon. But when we get angry over money or opinions, then it is “without good cause.

For when someone lives as an angel on earth, is he not heavenly?

Born on the Greek island of Euboia some time between andTheophylact went to Constantinople to study under the finest teachers of literature and rhetoric of his time. He fasted to show us that fasting is a great weapon against temptations, just as the love of delicacies was the beginning of all sin. For “righteousness” means every virtue.

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The prophecy said, “shall shepherd,” not “tyrannize” or “devour” them. He did not wish to be harsh, but in his great goodness took compassion on her, showing himself to be above the law, and already living in a manner superior to the decrees of the theophhlact. And if thy right hand causeth thee to sin, cut it off, and theophhlact it from thee: Christ says, “It is I Who have kindled the light in you, but it is for you to labor zealously so that you do not extinguish that grace; in this way, the brightness of your life will shine upon others.

For if theophyladt is not of God, what do you fear? First Christ says, “whosoever shall do,” and then, “and shall teach”; for how can I guide another along a road that I have not myself travelled?

And think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham as our father. See the Prologue from Ohrid.

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