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The Canon of the Cross, of which the Acrostic is:We all praise the Tree that should be worshipped. A Composition by Joseph the Hymnographer. Tone 8. Ode 1. The wonderworking rod of Moses. Let us today with pure mind and devout intent worship the life-bearing Cross of the Lord; for it is set forth granting… Continue reading The Canon of the Cross, by Joseph the Hymnographer.
Going forward, this great man [i.e. St Dionysius the Areopagite] hymns such processions and energies of God in other God-fitting names and calls them participations and participations-as-such (μετοχαὶ καὶ αὐτομετοχαὶ); and in many places of his discourses he shows also that they are above beings and that they are paradigms of beings, pre-subsisting in God… Continue reading St Gregory Palamas, The 150 Chapters, chapter 87.
That if the Father is one thing, then so too is the Son; and if the Son is such, then so too is the Spirit. That the three are one Spirit of the same glory, essence, and throne. God is always one. He is always called the one God. We name him as such in… Continue reading St Symeon the New Theologian. Third Theological Discourse.
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