Category Archives: New Testament

The Blind Man

But what shall we say, we who are not attentive at all? We are like the Pharisees. Some of us may fast and keep vigil and perform other such things, and we may often do this with partial understanding. But … Continue reading

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Drawing near the boat

For not when the condition which harasses us first begins, does the grace of Him who saves visit us, but when the fear is at its height, Continue reading

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Prepare ye the ways of the Lord

The matter therefore is not very difficult: for if we continue as we are made, we shall be virtuous Continue reading

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Perfection according to St. Anthony

All these things which you have mentioned are indeed needful, and helpful to those who are thirsting for God, and desirous to approach Him. But countless accidents and the experience of many people will not allow us to make the most important of gifts consist in them. Continue reading

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He has scattered the proud

Great used to be the haughtiness of these demons whom He scattered, and of the devil, and of the Greek sages, as I said, and of the Pharisees and Scribes. But He put them down, Continue reading

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By the way side

All those therefore, whose mind is hard and unyielding, and so to speak, pressed together, do not “receive the divine seed: for the divine and sacred admonition finds no entrance into them… Continue reading

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Hidden Things

The great and adorable mystery of our Saviour was hidden therefore even before the foundations of the world, in the knowledge of the Father Continue reading

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Come down quickly

Why therefore do they blame Christ, if when Zacchaeus was, so to say, fallen and buried in spiritual maladies… Continue reading

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He reveals deep things

Let us ask of Him wisdom: let us seek understanding, that we may be able to perceive the exact meaning of His words. Continue reading

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He rejoiced in the Spirit

well knowing that those who had been sent by Him had benefited many, and that above all others, they had themselves learned by experience His glory, He was full of joy Continue reading

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