24 Origen Quotes

  • "For if the mystery concealed of old is made manifest to the Apostles through the prophetic writings, and if the prophets, being wise men, understood what proceeded from their own mouths, then the prophets knew what was made manifest to the Apostles."

    - Origen
    Topics: Prophecy


  • "God puts Christ's enemies as a footstool beneath His feet, for their salvation as well as their destruction."

    - Origen
    Topics: Justice


  • "What each one honors before all else, what before all things he admires and loves, this for him is God."

    - Origen
    Topics: Idolatry


  • "Having refuted, then, as well as we could, every notion which might suggest that we were to think of God as in any degree corporeal, we go on to say that, according to strict truth, God is incomprehensible, and incapable of being measured."

    - Origen
    Topics: God


  • "Now the true soldiers of Christ must always be prepared to do battle for the truth, and must never, so far as lies with them, allow false convictions to creep in."

    - Origen
    Topics: Perseverance


  • "But God, who is the beginning of all things, is not to be regarded as a composite being, lest perchance there should be found to exist elements prior to the beginning itself, out of which everything is composed, whatever that be which is called composite."

    - Origen
    Topics: God


  • "Then, in the next place, we must know that every being which is endowed with reason, and transgresses its statutes and limitations, is undoubtedly involved in sin by swerving from rectitude and justice."

    - Origen
    Topics: Sin, Justice


  • "When a house is being built which is to be made as strong as possible, the building takes place in fine weather and in calm, so that nothing may hinder the structure from acquiring the needed solidity."

    - Origen
    Topics: Perseverance


  • "This opinion, however, is held by most, that the devil was an angel, and that, having become an apostate, he induced as many of the angels as possible to fall away with himself, and these up to the present time are called his angels."

    - Origen
    Topics: Angels, Satan, Apostasy


  • "The physical voice we use in prayer need not be great nor startling; even should we not lift up any great cry or shout, God will yet hear us."

    - Origen
    Topics: Prayer


  • "Although Christ was God, He took flesh; and having been made man, He remained what He was, God."

    - Origen
    Topics: Christ


  • "When Jesus then is with the multitudes, He is not in His house, for the multitudes are outside of the house, and it is an act which springs from His love of men to leave the house and to go away to those who are not able to come to Him."

    - Origen
    Topics: Jesus


  • "But the Wisdom of God, which is His only-begotten Son, being in all respects incapable of change or alteration, and every good quality in Him being essential, and such as cannot be changed and converted, His glory is therefore declared to be pure and sincere."

    - Origen
    Topics: Jesus


  • "But Paul, in his preaching of the Gospel, is a debtor to deliver the word not to Barbarians only, but also to Greeks, and not only to the unwise, who would easily agree with him, but also to the wise."

    - Origen
    Topics: Evangelism, The Gospel


  • "Conscience is the chamber of justice."

    - Origen
    Topics: Conscience



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