- 394 pages
- An Exposition of the Gospel of St. John
- John MacEvilly
- 14 October 2018 John MacEvilly
Excerpt From An Exposition Of The Gospel Of St John Consisting Of An Analysis Of Each Chapter, And Of A Commentary, Critical, Exegetical, Doctrinal, And Moral, Having The Text, English And Latin, Prefixed In Full To Each ChapterWhile Displaying His Wonted Apostolic Zeal, Thundering Against Heresy And Infidelity, And Especially Against The Worship Of The Great Diana Of The Ephesians, He Was Denounced, As A Dangerous Character, To The Tyrant Domitian, Who Had Raised A Second Furious Persecution Against The Church Having Been Sent To Rome, And Confronted With The Jealous Emperor Domitian, This Cruel Persecutor Of The Christians, He Was Condemned To An Extraordinary Kind Of Punishment He Was Sentenced, As We Are Told By Tertullian De Presc 36 To Be Thrown Into A Cauldron Of Boiling Oil, Whence He Came Forth, As St Jerome Assures Us Contra Iovin Quite Uninjured, Thus Earning For Himself The Glorious Title Of Martyr, As The Punishment In Icted Would Have Caused His Death, Were He Not Miraculously Preserved Domitian Fearing That Any Further Attempts On His Life Might Prove Abortive, Had Him Banished To The Little Island Of Patmos, One Of The Sporades In The Egean Sea It Is Commonly Held, That It Was Here, He Wrote The Apocalypse The Acts Of Domitian, So Remarkable For Cruelty, Having Been, On That Account, Cancelled Under His Successor, The Emperor N Erva, St John Was Permitted To Return To Ephesus, Where He Died In Peace, After Having Reached An Extreme Old Age The Precise Year Of His Death Cannot Be Exactly Determined It Must Have Closely Bordered On The Moth Year Of Our Zera.This Disciple Of Love, Which He Is Never Tired Of Inculcating In All His Writings.About The PublisherForgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At Www.forgottenbooks.comThis Book Is A Reproduction Of An Important Historical Work Forgotten Books Uses State Of The Art Technology To Digitally Reconstruct The Work, Preserving The Original Format Whilst Repairing Imperfections Present In The Aged Copy In Rare Cases, An Imperfection In The Original, Such As A Blemish Or Missing Page, May Be Replicated In Our Edition We Do, However, Repair The Vast Majority Of Imperfections Successfully Any Imperfections That Remain Are Intentionally Left To Preserve The State Of Such Historical Works.