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St. John of Damascus: . . . Nor are the saints whom we glorify fictitious. . . . - Orthodox Church Quotes
“Possibly a contentious unbeliever will maintain that we worshiping images in our churches are convicted of praying to lifeless idols. Far be it from us to do this. Faith makes Christians, and God, who cannot deceive, works miracles. We do not rest contented with mere colouring. With the material picture before our eyes we see …