'Satan hates the Cross for it is Christ’s invincible weapon through which Hades has been vanquished and “swallowed up” and the deceived lead to the truth. Satan counsels his followers to blaspheme and to spurn the Cross of Christ for by it his dominion has been overthrown and his power crushed.'
- Elder Cleopa
Reference: Elder Cleopa. (2002). The truth of our faith: discourses from holy scripture on the tenets of christian orthodoxy. Thessalonica: Uncut Mountain Press. 122.