20 December 2005
Patristic Quote for the Day
Foolish is he who does not worship the ever-existing Word of God, the Lord, as equally God with the supernal Father. Foolish is he who does not worship the Word, the Lord, a human here appearing, as equally God with the heavenly Word. The one divides the Word from the great Father, the other our human form and fleshliness from the Word. Though being God, the Father's Word took on human being, to mingle it with God, and be little amongst earthlings. He is one God out of both, being so human as to make me god, instead of human. Be merciful, O wounded One on high! - St. Gregory of Nazianzus, On the Incarnation of Christ (PG 37,470).
Posted by William Weedon at 2:09 PM