Saturday, April 11, 2009

Theodoret of Cyrus: Salvation Secured by Christ

The phrase in many ways, of course, implies something else as well, that each of the inspired authors was entrusted with some particular dispensation, whereas their God -- I mean Christ the Lord -- did not providing for some single need, but by becoming man he set all to rights and secured the salvation of human beings. It became obvious, of course, that there is one lawgiver of the old and new.

- Theodoret of Cyrus (around A.D. 393 to around A.D. 457), Commentary on Hebrews, Chapter 1, in Theodoret of Cyrus, Commentary on the Letters of St. Paul, Volume 2, p. 138 (2001), Robert C. Hill translator.