About warfare and prayer

“It is better not to notice the warfare on account of not paying attention to it and being focused on prayer, rather than, abandoning the attention to prayer, give in to contemplating the warfare, which is above our strength, and from this perceived contemplation arrive at high mindedness, which is inseparable from self opinion.” — …

On God’s grace in our deeds

“…God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace unto the humble.” (James 4:6) Often, in the church and generally in life, we see the following: someone is putting all his efforts, one might say trying to jump out of his skin, in order to do good, to serve God and neighbour, but his efforts produce only …