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Why the scriptures were given?

but I desire that from those books you convey the letters and sense into your understanding, that so it may be purified when it receiveth the meaning of the writing. Continue reading

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The Coins of the True King

things, although they are opposed to our salvation and to our profession, yet when covered with a sort of veil of compassion and religion, easily deceive those who are lacking in skill and care.. Continue reading

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Reading the Holy Scriptures

he who is humble and engaged in spiritual work will apply everything to himself and not to someone else Continue reading

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Like a pilot

A monk should consider the purpose of each text in Scripture…. Like a pilot steering a boat through the waves, …. guided by grace. Keeping his attention fixed within himself…. Continue reading

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