Cyril of Jerusalem (circa 313 – 386) is venerated as a saint by the Christian community. About the end of 350 A.D he succeeded Maximus as Bishop of Jerusalem, but was exiled on more than one occasion due to the enmity of Acacius of Caesarea, and the policies of various emperors. Cyril’s writings are filled with the loving and forgiving nature of God, which was somewhat uncommon during his time period. Cyril fills his writings with great lines of the healing power of forgiveness, such as “The Spirit comes gently and makes Himself known by his fragrance. He is not felt as a burden, for God is light, very light.”
Quotes by Cyril of Jerusalem…
Drink from your own cistern, and make use of your own resources. You are not merely watering the earth but enlightening human souls.
Come hither, eat your bread with joy, that is the mystical bread.