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XIV. What was it like, with Him to walk and live?

What was from the beginning, what we have heard, what we have seen with our eyes, what we looked upon and touched with our hands concerns the Word of life – for the life was made visible; we have seen it … Continue reading

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XIII. Augustine, restless heart and thief of pears

Whenever the living creatures give glory and honor and thanks to the one who sits on the throne, who lives forever and ever, the twenty-four elders fall down before the one who sits on the throne and worship him, who lives … Continue reading

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XI. Come three o’clock, I lose myself in thoughts

The soldiers led him away inside the palace, that is, the praetorium, and assembled the whole cohort. They clothed him in purple and, weaving a crown of thorns, placed it on him. They began to salute him with, “Hail, King of the … Continue reading

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IX. Your grace alone, O Lord, has brought me far

Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us rid ourselves of every burden and sin that clings to us 2 and persevere in running the race that lies before us while keeping our eyes fixed on Jesus, … Continue reading

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VIII. Persuade me not that there can be no hope

See what love the Father has bestowed on us that we may be called the children of God. Yet so we are. The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him. Beloved, we are God’s … Continue reading

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VII. So many times I tremble

Then the boy’s father cried out, “I do believe, help my unbelief!” -Mark 9:24 So many times I tremble, and say naught, And yet I know You: God, as You did claim. So often, mere security I’ve sought. Though weak I … Continue reading

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VI. What lost, by death to self?

“I have told you this so that you might have peace in me. In the world you will have trouble, but take courage, I have conquered the world.” -John 6:33 What lost, by death to self? By choosing Him? Security, … Continue reading

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