Tag Archives: Creation

God Ever Working for Us

Father Cassilly observes: “God is ever working for me. . . . All created entity must come from and depend on God. Without Him there can be nothing. The moment any being or entity existed independent of or apart from … Continue reading

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God’s Love Bursting Forth

Father Cassilly continues his enumeration of God’s gifts to us. He writes: “Infinite Love was not content to rest in self. It must body forth created beings, manifestations of itself, to which it would communicate, according to their nature, the … Continue reading

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God’s Plan for Man

Father Geiermann states: “The primary object of creation must be the glory of God. Even the reprobate must contribute to it. If they will not glorify the goodness, the love, and the mercy of God by living Christian lives, they … Continue reading

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What God Does

Father Geiermann continues his discussion of the supernatural order by mentioning the internal and external actions of God: “There are two actions of God, each producing a twofold work. One action was necessary, the other free; the first was from … Continue reading

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One God in the Harmony of Creation

St. Athanasius of Alexandria (ca. 296-373), who became bishop of Alexandria in 328, wrote the treatise Oratio conta gentes (Against the Heathen) to refute polytheism. In the following excerpt, he explains how the unity of God is proven by the … Continue reading

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In the Image and Likeness of God

“And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness.” (Gn 1:26) Origen (185-253), who lectured at the catechetical school in Alexandria, taught that man received the dignity of the image of God at his creation, but … Continue reading

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