“Know Thyself” in the Christian Fathers

A sermon by Father Demetrios
Archbishop of the Greek Orthodox Church of America

He that is fond of outward glory and highly esteems the things present… is not permitted to understand himself; so he that overlooks these things will easily know himself; and having come to the knowledge of himself, he will proceed in order to all the other parts of virtue.

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First published in Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, Jan 21, 2004.