Sunday, June 14, 2009

Theodoret of Cyrus: Unconditional Election

Not according to our works but according to his own purpose and grace: he called us, not having regard to our way of living, but solely on account of his lovingkindness.

- Theodoret of Cyrus (around A.D. 393 to around A.D. 457), Commentary on 2 Timothy, Chapter 1, in Theodoret of Cyrus, Commentary on the Letters of St. Paul, Volume 2, p. 238 (2001), Robert C. Hill translator.