God is Within You

Fr. Roman Braga

By: Fr. Roman Braga the Confessor.

Christ is not just some nice guy. He is God and God is within you. God is in our consciousness, in our heart, in our minds – not something material you see outside of yourself. You find God in yourself. You descend in your personality. We are eternal, we never die, the body is going to the cemetery but the consciousness, the person is continually living. So when you descend into yourself, your consciousness is infinite. And this infinity is the temple of the living God. St. Paul says many times you are the temple of the living God because God lives within you. You find God when you know yourself, when you know who you are. If you neglect that, “I don’t have time to think about myself” you will never find God because God is not something material, you do not find him in a specific place. God is always with you if you want Him to be with you. You find God when you find yourself.

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6 Responses to “God is Within You”


  1. 1 davidernest July 17, 2012 at 7:02 pm

    HIs comments resonate well.

  2. 2 davidernest July 17, 2012 at 7:04 pm

    p.s. may I ask from where you pulled this quote?

  3. 3 Mary July 17, 2012 at 7:56 pm

    ^davidernest
    I found this quote on someone’s facebook, copy it down, then lost the link to the source :(

  4. 5 Joe August 8, 2012 at 2:02 pm

    The concept of knowing who I am is greeting me around many corners, from a counselor, friends and books. I’m confused by this concept. Fr. Roman’s comments emphasize the importance of knowing who I am because communion with God is a companion of self-discovery. I’m sorry to say that at this point, I’m lost! Lord have mercy!


  1. 1 Orthodox Collective Trackback on July 16, 2012 at 11:13 pm

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