What is the Science of Salvation?

A collection of quotes and sayings about Truth from the great traditions of the world.

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Prayer and Fasting

  After He had fasted forty days in the wilderness, hunger revealed the Lord's human nature. Therefore, O my soul, do not despair if the enemy attacks you, for it is only through prayer and fasting that he shall be defeated.
                                           Ode 9, Canon of St. Andrew of Crete