Tag Archives: Omniscience of God

St. Silouan: We must always remember that the Lord sees us wrestling . . .

Icon of St. Silouan the Athonite“We must always remember that the Lord sees us wrestling with the Enemy, and so we must never be afraid. Even should all hell fall upon us, we must be brave.”

— St. Silouan the Athonite

St. Basil the Great: Do not say, “This happened by chance . . .

“Do not say, ‘TIcon of St. Basil the Greathis happened by chance, while this came to be of itself.’ In all that exists there is nothing disorderly, nothing indefinite, nothing without purpose, nothing by chance … How many hairs are on your head? God will not forget one of them. Do you see how nothing, even the smallest thing, escapes the gaze of God? ”

— St. Basil the Great

St. Nektarios: Do not think that you have a right . . .

Icon of St. Nektarios of Aegina“Do not think that you have a right to complain when your prayers are not answered. God fulfills your desires in a manner that you do not know.”

— St. Nektarios of Aegina