Ignatius to the Smyrnaeans
The Epistle of Ignatius to the Smyrnaeans. Ante-Nicene Fathers; The Writings of the Fathers Down to A.D. 325http://www.ccel.org/fathers2/.


The Epistle of Ignatius to the Smyrnaeans

Chapter I.-Thanks to God for Your Faith.
Chapter II.-Christ's True Passion.
Chapter III.-Christ Was Possessed of a Body After His Resurrection.
Chapter IV.-Beware of These Heretics.
Chapter V.-Their Dangerous Errors.
Chapter VI-Unbelievers in the Blood of Christ Shall Be Condemned.
Chapter VII.-Let Us Stand Aloof from Such Heretics.
Chapter VIII.-Let Nothing Be Done Without the Bishop.
Chapter IX.-Honour the Bishop.
Chapter X.-Acknowledgment of Their Kindness.
Chapter XI.-Request to Them to Send a Messenger to Antioch.
Chapter XII.-Salutations.