St. Athanasius the Great: Even on the cross . . .St. Athanasius the Great, Sayings from Saints, Elders, and Fathers / By Orthodox Church Quotes Leave a reply “Even on the Cross He did not hide Himself from sight; rather, He made all creation witness to the presence of its Maker.” — St. Athanasius the Great, On the Incarnation Related posts: St. Athanasius: And once more, if the devil, the enemy of our race, having fallen from heaven, wanders about . . . St. Peter of Damaskos: We should give thanks to God . . . St. Peter of Damaskos: God did not create us for wrath but for salvation . . . St. John of Kronstadt: Remember, that the word which rose from nothing . . .