Please note this is an eBook. Please see our eBooks information page for further details.It is good that Christ reigns over all, particularly in his church. Otherwise, biblical Christianity would disappear from the earth. Chrysostom, the 'golden mouthed' preacher and early church father, is proof positive that the mediatorial Lord of heaven and earth rules and overrules in the affairs of men and that he sometimes takes his servants through dark and soul-jarring providences to cause his Word to triumph at last. Chrysostom also demonstrates that men of God can faithfully (by the sustaining power and grace of Christ) expound the whole counsel of God and leave a lasting mark upon Adam's fallen race, even when wicked people and all the forces of Hell converge against their souls. This biography is engaging as well as informative. Now little known, but Calvin esteemed him high enough to republish his sermons in Protestant Geneva.