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God Born of Man, Men Born of God

St. Peter Chrysologus asks: “Which is the more adorable mystery, that God gave Himself to the earth, or that He gives you to heaven? That He Himself enters into such intimate union with our flesh, or that He introduces us … Continue reading

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To Lay Up Treasures in Heaven

“Grace enables the soul to raise itself far above its natural limitations, to behold God in His infinite nature, to possess and enjoy Him. How could it do this if it did not contain something of the infinite power of … Continue reading

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When I Am Weak, Then Am I Powerful

“By nature a man is a servant of God; by grace he is made His child. He ascends a step in the ladder of beings, is placed in a new relation to God, to his fellow-men, and to corporal things, … Continue reading

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Clothed With Grace

“By grace, as we have seen, man receives a participation of the Divine Nature. . . . This St. Paul describes as a transformation. ‘You are,’ he says, ‘transformed into the image of God, from glory to glory’ (2 Cor … Continue reading

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That Our Joy May Be Complete

“Providence has implanted in our hearts a great thirst for knowledge and truth, but this knowledge and this truth can only be found in Him. . . . He Himself introduces us into His admirable light. ‘In Thy light we … Continue reading

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Then I Shall Know As I Am Known

“Man, inasmuch as he is a reasonable being, bears some resemblance to God, but the distance between his nature and that of God is no less than infinite. God therefore can only be seen at an immeasurable distance. ‘Every one … Continue reading

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We Walk By Faith, Not By Sight

“‘I will be as the Most High,’ was the aspiration of Lucifer when he looked upon the glory and beauty with which his Creator had adorned him, and because he wished to possess this glory independently of God he was … Continue reading

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