An Eastern Father of the early Church, St. Ephrem the Syrian was arguably the most important saint and theological writer for the Syriac-speaking churches. He did not write many treaties or letters but devoted himself to writing hymns to God. These hymns, however, contain a wealth of knowledge and teaching that elegantly weave together images from the Old and New Testaments.
Discussion Question: Moved by his love of God, St. Ephrem the Syrian composed countless hymns. In what way does your love for God move you to sing his praises?