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199 ''Every good work which we perform through our own natural powers causes us to refrain from the corresponding sin;..." by 199
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199 ''No one is as good and merciful as the Lord. But even He does not forgive the unrepentant.'' by 199
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199 ''It is a great folly to be willing to violate the friendship of God, rather than the law of human friendship.'' by 199
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199 ''As patience leads to peace, and study to science, so are humiliations the path that leads to humility.'' by 199
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199 ''If it is not easy to find anyone conforming to God's will who has not been put to the test, we ought to thank God for everything that happens to us.'' by 199
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199 ''Look upon yourself as a tree planted beside the water, which bears its fruit in due season; ... " by 199
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199 ''Dispassion is a state in which the soul does not yield to any evil impulse; ... " by 199
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199 ''The more the intellect is purified, the more the soul is granted spiritual knowledge of divine principles.'' by 199
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199 ''God inclines to shower His graces upon us, but our perverted will is a barrier to His generosity.'' by 199
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199 “God loves each of us as if there were only one of us.” by 199
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199 'Understand the words of Holy Scripture by putting them into practice..." by 199
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199 ''You know what you have to do. Correspond faithfully, joyfully and willingly to the lights He gives you.'' by 199
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199 2He grew up like a sapling before him,b like a shoot from the parched earth; He had no majestic bearing to catch our eye, no beauty to draw us to him. ISAIAH 53:2 by 199
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199 "... After their baptism the new Christians go back to their houses and bring me their wives and families for baptism..." by 199
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199 ''By habitually thinking of the presence of God, we succeed in praying twenty-four hours a day.'' by 199
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199 ''We should not only turn our thoughts to Heaven in prayer, but we should accustom ourselves to behold God in everything.'' by 199
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199 ''Christ is the Savior of the whole world, and has conferred on men the gift of repentance so that they may be saved.'' by 199
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199 ''What punishment will not that servant bring upon himself who knows the will of his Master and does not do it?'' by 199
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199 ''Walk the way of the Lord in simplicity. Do not torment your spirit. Say the truth, always the truth.'' by 199
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199 ''Distress reminds the wise of God, but crushes those who forget Him.'' by 199
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199 ''When the intellect devotes itself continually to divine realities, the soul's passible aspect becomes a godlike weapon.'' by 199
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199 "...the Savior became man, so that by nullifying the sentence passed on us He might resurrect all of us.'' by 199
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199 ''What could be more out of keeping with our holy religion than impure language? It outrages God. It scandalizes our neighbor. ..." by 199
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199 "... What then is meant by the worship of God? It means that we have nothing extraneous in our intellect when we are praying to Him:..." by 199
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199 ''Our actions disclose what goes on within us, just as its fruit makes known a tree otherwise unknown to us.'' by 199
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199 "Things look very different when death is near." by 199
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199 ''Everything that happens has a small beginning, and grows the more it is nourished.'' by 199
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199 ''Christ died for sinners; we must take heart, therefore, and hope that Paradise will be ours, ... " by 199
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199 ''He who knows what God is, studies to avoid sin.'' by 199
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199 ''Blessed the one who observes with spiritual understanding the choirs of stars shining with glory and the beauty of the heavens..." by 199
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199 "... remember that the devil’s favorite bait for leading one into sin is, 'Oh that is nothing to worry about.'" by 199
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199 ".... If we have done good works, we will be happy. Death will be a blessing because it will usher us into Paradise..." by 199
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199 ''The prayerless soul makes no progress whatever.'' by 199
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199 ''Fancy a sculptor who sends for a piece of wood which he wishes to form into a fine statue..." by 199
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199 ''Peace is deliverance from the passions, and is not found except through the action of the Holy Spirit.'' by 199
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199 "...Love united to faith makes us practice our religion.'' by 199
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199 ''God and our conscience know our secrets. Let them correct us.'' by 199
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199 ''The sick man must not fear when he is tempted to lose confidence; for if he has sinned, Christ has suffered and paid for him.'' by 199
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199 ''It is folly to leave your goods where you can never return ... " by 199
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199 "... and by these three degrees Satan leads us to all other vices.'' by 199
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199 ''We and our brother are two images; ... " by 199
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199 ''A helpful word indicates an understanding mind; a good action reveals a saint-like soul.'' by 199
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199 ''Parents often prefer to see their children damned with themselves rather than to be saved away from them.'' by 199
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199 ''In order to free the world, prostrate in darkness and bound by numerous pagan errors, from the power of the devil who held it a wretched prisoner after the fall of our first parent..." by 199
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199 ''The more I contemplate God, the more God looks on me. The more I pray to Him, the more He thinks of me too.'' by 199
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199 ''Distress that accords with God's will shatters the heart; it is produced by the fear of punishment.'' by 199
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