Chrysostom replied, "Thou cannot banish me for this world is my Father's house."
"But I will slay thee," said the emperor.
"Nay, thou cannot," said the noble champion of the faith, "for my life is hid with Christ in God."
"I will take away your treasures" replied the emperor.
"Nay, but thou cannot for my treasure is in heaven and my heart is there."
"But I will drive you away from man and you shall have no friend left."
"Nay, thou cannot for I have a friend in heaven from whom you cannot separate me. I defy thee, for there is nothing that thou can do to hurt me."