Christ is Ascended in Glory! And We With Him!

by St. Cyril of Jerusalem Let us not curiously pry into what is properly meant by the throne; for it is incomprehensible. But neither let us endure those who falsely say, that it was after His Cross and Resurrection and Ascension into heaven, that the Son began to sit on the right hand of the […]

On The Lord’s Prayer

By St. Cyril of Jerusalem Then, after these things, we say that Prayer which the Savior delivered to His own disciples, with a pure conscience entitling God our Father, and saying, Our Father, which art in heaven. O most surpassing loving-kindness of God! On them who revolted from Him and were in the very extreme […]

On The Lord's Prayer

by St. Cyril of Jerusalem Our father among the saints Cyril of Jerusalem (315-386) was a distinguished theologian and archbishop of Jerusalem in the early Church. His famous 23 catechetical lectures, which he delivered while still a presbyter in 347 or 348, contain instructions on the principal topics of Christian faith and practise, in a […]

To Glorify The Lord, Not To Describe Him

by St. Cyril of Jerusalem Our father among the saints, Cyril of Jerusalem (315-386) was a distinguished theologian and archbishop of Jerusalem in the early Church. He is celebrated by the Orthodox Church on March 18, and on May 7 for his role in the apparition of the cross over Jerusalem in 351. If any […]