because He first loved us

Posted by on January 25, 2017 in Elder Aemilianos of Simonopetra, soul food | Comments Off on because He first loved us

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We love Him because He first loved us. (1 John 4:19)

In the end, this is not the agony of man trying to find God, but the agony of God trying to find man; it is the pain of God running in love to those that abandoned Him, that were cut off from Him, that forgot about Him, that despised and rejected Him.

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Until the lost shall be found, until the finite be united with the Infinite, God will be in agony

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Elder Aemilianos of Simonopetra