Maximus The Confessor Quotes

Top 20 wise famous quotes and sayings by Maximus The Confessor

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Maximus The Confessor quotes: Theology without practice is the theology of demons Theology without practice is the theology of demons
Maximus The Confessor quotes: Do not disdain the commandment to love, for through it you become a son of God, and when you break it, you become a son of Gehenna. Do not disdain the commandment to love, for through it you become a son of God, and when you break it, you become a son of Gehenna.
Maximus The Confessor quotes: Inasmuch as you pray with all your soul for the one who has slandered you, so much will God reveal the truth to them who have believed the slander. Inasmuch as you pray with all your soul for the one who has slandered you, so much will God reveal the truth to them who have believed the slander.
Maximus The Confessor quotes: Every genuine confession humbles the soul. When it takes the form of thanksgiving, it teaches the soul that it has been delivered by the grace of God. Every genuine confession humbles the soul. When it takes the form of thanksgiving, it teaches the soul that it has been delivered by the grace of God.
Maximus The Confessor quotes: Peace is truly the complete and undisturbed possession of what is desired. Peace is truly the complete and undisturbed possession of what is desired.
Maximus The Confessor quotes: Only wonder can comprehend His incomprehensible power. Only wonder can comprehend His incomprehensible power.
Maximus The Confessor quotes: In all of our deeds God looks at the intention, whether we do it for His sake, or for the sake of some other intention. In all of our deeds God looks at the intention, whether we do it for His sake, or for the sake of some other intention.
Maximus The Confessor quotes: Love is manifested not only through the distribution of one's possessions, but even moreso through the spreading of the word of God and helpful deeds. Love is manifested not only through the distribution of one's possessions, but even moreso through the spreading of the word of God and helpful deeds.
Maximus The Confessor quotes: There is a single energy of God and the saints? they are living icons of Christ, being the same as He is, by grace rather than by assimilation. There is a single energy of God and the saints? they are living icons of Christ, being the same as He is, by grace rather than by assimilation.
Maximus The Confessor quotes: Humility and suffering free a man from all sin; for the first cuts out spiritual passions, and the latter bodily. Humility and suffering free a man from all sin; for the first cuts out spiritual passions, and the latter bodily.
Maximus The Confessor quotes: If an unexpected temptation comes, don't blame the one through whom it came, but seek out the reason. Thus you will find correction for your soul. If an unexpected temptation comes, don't blame the one through whom it came, but seek out the reason. Thus you will find correction for your soul.
Maximus The Confessor quotes: Just as the light of the sun attracts a healthy eye, so through love knowledge of God naturally draws to itself a pure intellect. Just as the light of the sun attracts a healthy eye, so through love knowledge of God naturally draws to itself a pure intellect.
Maximus The Confessor quotes: Dispassion and humility lead to spiritual knowledge. Without them no one will see the Lord. Dispassion and humility lead to spiritual knowledge. Without them no one will see the Lord.
Maximus The Confessor quotes: Just as the thought of fire does not warm the body, so faith without love does not actualize the light of spiritual knowledge in the soul. Just as the thought of fire does not warm the body, so faith without love does not actualize the light of spiritual knowledge in the soul.