St. Mark the Ascetic: . . . Both are mistaken.

Here is a beautiful short exposition on the nature of Faith and it’s relationship with Works by Saint Mark the Ascetic

Orthodox Church Quotes

Icon of St. Mark the Ascetic“Some without fulfilling the commandments think that they possess true faith. Others fulfill the commandments and then expect the kingdom as a reward due to them. Both are mistaken.”

— St. Mark the Ascetic, On Those who Think that They are Made Righteous by Works, 18

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