Category Archives: St. Cyril of Jerusalem

313-386 AD

Rejoice for He is risen

And as the discourse concerning the Cross was a sorrowful one, so let the good tidings of the Resurrection bring joy to the hearers. Continue reading

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He is present

For think not that because He is now absent in the flesh, He is therefore absent also in the Spirit. He is here present in the midst of us, listening to what is said of Him, and beholding thine inward thoughts, and trying the reins and hearts; Continue reading

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Creator of Light and Darkness

And what more helpful to wisdom than the night? For herein oftentimes we set before our minds the things of God; and herein we read and contemplate the Divine Oracles. Continue reading

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Impossible to imagine His likeness

it suffices us simply to know that we have a God; a God who is One, a living, an ever-living God….
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The Framing of the Body

What is there to find fault with in the framing of the body? Come forth into the midst and speak. Control thine own will, and nothing evil shall proceed from any of thy members. For every one of these has … Continue reading

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I BELIEVE IN ONE GOD

Thou beholdest the stars, but their Maker thou beholdest not: count these which are visible, and then describe Him who is invisible, Continue reading

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MAKER OF HEAVEN AND EARTH

St. Cyril of Jerusalem: 313-386 AD 3. Wouldest thou learn that to comprehend the nature of God is impossible? The Three Children in the furnace of fire, as they hymn the praises of God, say Blessed art thou that beholdest … Continue reading

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