Applying Scripture

by Scott D. Hendricks

6.  When reading the Holy Scriptures, he who is humble and engaged in spiritual work will apply everything to himself and not to someone else.

~ St. Mark the Ascetic

G.E.H. Palmer and Philip Sherrard and Kallistos Ware trans., The Philokalia: the complete text, vol. 1 (New York: Faber and Faber, 1979), 110.