Tag Archives: Cyril of Alexandria

Living Bread

Christ prayed to His heavenly Father: “The glory which Thou hast given Me, I have given to them; that they may be one, as We also are one: I in them, and Thou in Me; that they may be made … Continue reading

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Clothed With Grace

“By grace, as we have seen, man receives a participation of the Divine Nature. . . . This St. Paul describes as a transformation. ‘You are,’ he says, ‘transformed into the image of God, from glory to glory’ (2 Cor … Continue reading

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Divine Grace: A Wellspring Unto Eternal Life

“The glory of heaven, in which the blessed see and enjoy God, is nothing else but the fruition of the grace given to us here below.” “Grace is the fountain springing up unto everlasting life; it is the root of … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Prayer – Part 7 of 10

“And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us” “After supply of food, next pardon of sin is asked for, that he who is fed of God may live in God, and not only the present … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Prayer – Part 6 of 10

“Our daily bread” “Granting that the chief concern of the saints should be to obtain spiritual gifts, still it becomes them to see that they seek without blame, according to our Lord’s command, their common bread. . . . It … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Prayer – Part 2 of 10

“Hallowed be Thy name” “He bids us in praying beg that God may be glorified in our life; as if we were to say, Make us to live so that all things may glorify Thee through us. For ‘hallowed’ signifies … Continue reading

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Lord, Teach Us to Pray

St. Luke recounts an occasion on which Christ taught the Lord’s Prayer: “And it came to pass, that, as he was praying in a certain place, when he ceased, one of his disciples said unto him, ‘Lord, teach us to … Continue reading

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