Sep 7, 2012 at 12:38PM
For this would be the greatest of miracles, that without any miracles, the
whole world should have eagerly come to be taken in the nets of twelve poor
and illiterate men. For not by wealth of money, not by wisdom of words, not
by anything else of this kind, did the fishermen prevail; so that objectors
must even against their will acknowledge that there was in these men a Divine
power, for no human strength could ever possibly effect such great results.
Saint John Chrysostom, Homilies on the Acts of the Apostles, Homily I