Category: Athanasius

  • Creation and redemption

    Ben Merkle points out that in Psalm 33, “David looks at God’s power in creation and concludes that ‘all his work is done in truth’ and that ‘the earth is full of the goodness of the Lord.’ The triune God is our maker, creating and upholding all things by the power of his Word and […]

  • The death of death

    From Athanasius’ On the Incarnation:  “All the disciples of Christ despise death; they take theoffensive against it and, instead of fearing it, by the signof the cross and by faith in Christ trample on it as onsomething dead. Before the divine sojourn of theSaviour even the holiest of men were afraid of death,and mourned the […]