Monthly Archives: September 2010

Virtue According to Lactantius

Writing in the fourth century a North African Christian by the name of Lactantius offered the following definition of virtue. For him, virtue is nothing less than “enduring of evils and labors.” How unlike contemporary notions this definition of virtue … Continue reading

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Hearts on Fire

Hearts on fire   ….”there seemed to be a fire burning in my heart”. Jeremiah 20:9 I wanted it. Desired it greatly. Yearned for its coming. But when it did come I fought, resisted, ran, hid away. I said, “Go … Continue reading

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Protestant Dark Night

  “HE SAID, ‘WHICH WAY SHALL WE GO UP?, AND HE ANSWERED, ‘THE WAY THROUGH THE WILDERNESS…’ ‘ 2 KINGS 3:8 The only way into the Promised Land is through the wilderness. T.D. Jakes calls it ‘God’s killing field.’ He … Continue reading

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