Salvation in Our Neighbor

by Scott D. Hendricks

9. He also said, ‘Our life and our death is with our neighbor. If we gain our brother, we have gained God, but if we scandalise our brother, we have sinned against Christ.’

~ St. Anthony the Great

Benedicta Ward, trans., The Sayings of the Desert Fathers: the alphabetical collection (Kalamazoo: Cistercian Publications, 1975), 3.