2 Thessalonians 2:5

Do you not remember, that, when I was yet with you, I told you these things?
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John Chrysostom

AD 407
Do you see that it is necessary continually to say the same things, and to enlarge upon them in the same words? For behold, they heard him saying these things when present, and again they had need to be reminded of them. For as when they had heard concerning afflictions, For verily, he says, when we were with you, we told you beforehand that we are to suffer affliction 1 Thessalonians 3:4; they nevertheless forgot it, and he confirms them again by letters; so also having heard concerning the Coming of Christ, they again needed letters to compose them. He therefore reminds them, showing that he speaks of nothing strange, but what he had always said. For as in the case of husbandmen, the seeds are indeed cast into the earth once for all, yet do not constantly remain, but require much preparation withal, and if they do not break up the earth, and cover over the seeds sown, they sow for the birds that gather grain; so we also, unless by constant remembrance we cover over what has been s...

Thietland of Einsiedeln

AD 1000
And, that is, Christ would not come unless the Antichrist came first.

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

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