Posted by Luke J. Wilson on 30th March 2017 in Lent | Lent,great lent,fasting,early church fathers,devotional,daily reading,Athanasius,Bishop of Alexandria,Confessor,Doctor of the Church,Anthony the Great,demons,healing,miracles
...racles of healing
that the Lord did through Anthony
Anthony would spend a lot of his time praying with those who suffered, and sometimes those with illnesses would receive healing
. But he taught not to boast if they were, and not to mutter if they weren’t, but to rejoice in all things and to be patient because “healing
belonged neither to him nor to man at all, but only to the Lord” and God would do good to those he chose, when he chose to, and “those who were healed were taught not to give thanks to Anthony but to God alone”.
At one time, a man named Fronto, an Officer of the Court, came to Anthony with a terrible disease where he “used to bite hi...