Category Archives: St. Cyril of Alexandria

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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All flesh shall see the salvation of God.

And this is what was celebrated by the Psalmist’s lyre, “All the nations whom Thou hast made shall come and worship before Thee, O Lord.” 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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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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The Son of Man coming in the clouds

It was necessary therefore that He should remain unknown during the time that preceded His passion: but His second advent from heaven will not happen secretly as did His coming at first, but will be illustrious and terrible. Continue reading

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