2 Corinthians 11:31

The God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who is blessed forevermore, knows that I lie not.
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AD 400
Paul calls God as his witness in order that what he says may be readily believed. Commentary on Paul’s Epistles.

Clement Of Alexandria

AD 215
, the head] is, then, a sign of most princely rule; and otherwise we have heard it said, "The Head of Christ is the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ."

John Chrysostom

AD 407
What can be the reason that he here strongly confirms and gives assurance of [his truth], seeing he did not so in respect to any of the former things? Because, perhaps, this was of older date and not so well known ; while of those other facts, his care for the churches, and all the rest, they were themselves cognisant. See then how great the war [against him] was, since on his account the city was guarded. And when I say this of the war, I say it of the zeal of Paul; for except this had breathed intensely, it had not kindled the governor to so great madness. These things are the part of an apostolic soul, to suffer so great things and yet in nothing to veer about, but to bear nobly whatever befalls; yet not to go out to meet dangers, nor to rush upon them. See for instance here, how he was content to evade the siege, by being let down through a window in a basket. For though he were even desirous to depart hence; still nevertheless he also passionately affected the salvation of men. An...

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

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