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869St. Gregory Palamas on Holy Relics

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  • Christopher Orr
    Jan 29, 2009
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      In the same way you should venerate their holy shrines and any relic of
      their bones; for God's grace is not sundered from these things, even as the
      divinity was not sundered from Christ's venerable body at the time of His
      life-quickening death. By doing this and by glorifying those who glorified
      God- for through their actions they showed themselves to be perfect in their
      love for God- you too will be glorified together with them by God, and with
      David you will chant: 'I have held Thy friends in high honor, O Lord.'

      - St. Gregory Palamas, *A New Testament Decalogue*
      HT: Fr. Josiah Trenham<http://frjosiah.wordpress.com/2009/01/29/st-gregory-palamas-on-holy-relics/>


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