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Titus 1:3

But has in due times manifested his word through preaching, which is committed unto me according to the commandment of God our Savior;
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Manifested his word. St. Jerome understands the word incarnate; others, the word of God preached, which St. Paul says, was committed to him See St. Chrysostom, p. 383. (Witham)

John Chrysostom

AD 407
But has in due times manifested His word through preaching, which is committed unto me. That is, the preaching is committed unto me. For this included everything, the Gospel, and things present, and things future, life, and godliness, and faith, and all things at once. Through preaching, that is, openly and with all boldness, for this is the meaning of preaching. For as a herald proclaims in the theater in the presence of all, so also we preach, adding nothing, but declaring the things which we have heard. For the excellence of a herald consists in proclaiming to all what has really happened, not in adding or taking away anything. If therefore it is necessary to preach, it is necessary to do it with boldness of speech. Otherwise, it is not preaching. On this account Christ did not say, Tell it upon the housetops, but preach upon the housetops Matthew 10:27; showing both by the place and by the manner what was to be done. Which is committed unto me according to the commandment of ...

John Chrysostom

AD 407
If then it is a commandment, it is not at my disposal. I fulfill what is commanded. For of things to be done, some are in our power; others are not. For what he commands, that is not in our power; what he permits is left to our choice…. But commandments are not left to our choice, we must either perform them or be punished for not doing so. ...

John Chrysostom

AD 407
“Through the preaching,” that is, openly and with all boldness, for this is the meaning of “preaching.” For as a herald proclaims in the theater in the presence of all, so also we preach, adding nothing but declaring the things which we have heard. For the excellence of a herald consists in proclaiming to all what has really happened, not in adding or taking away anything. ...

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation. - 2 Peter 1:20

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