Wisdom in Debates…

“In debates if you say a few words about religion you will prevail. Let the person who has a different opinion give free reign to his thoughts and speak as much as he likes‚ĶLKet him sense that he is addressing himself to a calm and uncontentious person. Influence him to your graciousness and prayer and speak briefly. It will achieve nothing if you speak heatedly‚Ķ Show indifference outwardly but be praying inwardly. Be prepared, know what you are talking about and speak boldly to the point but with saintliness, meekness and prayer. But in order to be able to do this you must become saints.”
Elder Prophyrios
~Wounded by Love

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