Friday, April 03, 2015

Isaac of Nineveh for Lent XXXIX

As a handful of sand thrown into the great sea, so are the sins of all flesh in comparison with the mind of God. And just as a strongly flowing spring is not obstructed by a handful of dust, so the mercy of the Creator is not stemmed by the vices of His creatures.

Homily 51 (p. 379).

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