Monthly Archives: May 2012

An Eastern Perspective

“The primary basis for ‘light’ language is the sentence of St. John, ‘God is light, and in Him is no darkness at all’ (1 John 1:5). God is revealed as light above all at the transfiguration of Christ on Mount … Continue reading

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UNDERSTANDING GRACE

 “Perfection is not, as some think, a high, great, spiritual, heavenly joy and meditation, but it is a denial of one’s own will, love, honor, a knowledge of one’s nothingness, a continual completion of the will of God, a burning … Continue reading

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Who wrote this?

“The key to heaven was hung on a nail.”

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Like Augustine

John Wesley, like Augustine, spent a great deal of time trying to obey God and failing to do so. When they finally found victory they gave testimony to a new life. Here is Wesley’s testimony: “In the evening I went … Continue reading

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