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Read through the most famous quotes from Origen

The power of choosing good and evil is within the reach of all.

— Origen

#evil #good #good and evil #power #reach

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

#also #barbarians #debtor #deliver #easily

If all things were made through Him, clearly so must the splendid revelations have been which were made to the fathers and prophets, and became to them the symbols of the sacred mysteries of religion.

— Origen

#became #been #clearly #fathers #him

Now our whole activity is devoted to God, and our whole life, since we are bent on progress in divine things.

— Origen

#bent #devoted #divine #god #life

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

#always #battle #be prepared #christ #convictions

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

#cry #even #god #great #hear

This also is a part of the Church's teaching, that the world was made and took its beginning at a certain time, and is to be destroyed on account of its wickedness.

— Origen

#also #beginning #certain #certain time #church

This also is a part of the teaching of the Church, that there are certain angels of God, and certain good influences, which are His servants in accomplishing the salvation of men.

— Origen

#also #angels #certain #church #god

To him who, though by no means near the end, is yet advancing, He is the way; to him who has put off all that is dead He is the life.

— Origen

#dead #end #him #life #means

We must believe what is good and true about the prophets, that they were sages, that they did understand what proceeded from their mouths, and that they bore prudence on their lips.

— Origen

#believe #bore #did #good #lips

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This revelation the external self-emanation of God is expressed by Origen in various ways the Logos being only one of many. At first devoted to the contemplation and love of their creator almost all of these intelligences eventually grew bored of contemplating God their love for him cooling off. Origen distinctly emphasised the independence of the Logos as well as the distinction from the being and substance of God.

However in recent years the idea has found some reconsideration especially among Restorationist Christian groups. Notably he frequently referred to his hypothesis of the pre-existence of souls. Origen was a prolific writer in multiple branches of theology including textual criticism biblical exegesis and hermeneutics philosophical theology preaching and spirituality.

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