Monthly Archives: March 2015

The kinds of trials

We find, it is true, a fourth way also in which we know on the authority of Scripture that some sufferings are brought upon us simply for the manifestation of the glory of God and His works, according to these … Continue reading

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Rise and Walk

“‘Walk’ means to love God with your whole heart, soul and strength [cf. Mk. 12:30], so that you may be worthy to reach the vision of Him Continue reading

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Lasting Purity of Heart

for if it be not constantly: fixed before our eyes, it will not only make all our toils vain and useless, and force them: to be endured to no purpose and without any reward, but it will also excite all kinds of thoughts Continue reading

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The Goal

The end of our profession indeed, as I said, is the kingdom of God or the kingdom of heaven: but the immediate aim or goal, is purity of heart, without which no one can gain that end: fixing our gaze … Continue reading

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Our daily bread

‘Give us this day our daily bread.” These words may be taken either spiritually or literally, because, in the divine plan, both readings are helpful for salvation. The bread of life is Christ; now, this is not everyone’s bread but … Continue reading

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