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Month: March 2019

Lent

Day 22 – St. Athanasius: Life of Anthony: Chaps. 11-20 

11. And on the day following he went forth still more eagerly bent on the service of God and having fallen in with the old man he had met previously,…

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Day 21 – St. Athanasius: Life of Anthony: Chaps. 1-10

The life and conversation of our holy Father, Anthony: written and sent to the monks in foreign parts by our Father among the Saints, Athanasius, Bishop of Alexandria. Athanasius the…

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Day 20 St. Cyprian: On the Unity of the Church: 19-27

19. These, doubtless, they imitate and follow, who, despising God’s tradition, seek after strange doctrines, and bring in teachings of human appointment, whom the Lord rebukes and reproves in His…

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Day 19 St. Cyprian: On the Unity of the Church: 10-18

D10. Hence heresies not only have frequently been originated, but continue to be so; while the perverted mind has no peace–while a discordant faithlessness does not maintain unity. But the…

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Day 18 – St. Cyprian: On the Unity of the Church: 1-9 

ON THE UNITY OF THE CHURCH. 1. Since the Lord warns us, saying, “Ye are the salt of the earth,” and since He bids us to be simple to harmlessness,…

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Day 17- St. Justin Martyr: First Apology: Chaps. 60-68

CHAPTER LX — PLATO’S DOCTRINE OF THE CROSS. And the physiological discussion concerning the Son of God in the Timoeus of Plato, where he says, “He placed him crosswise in…

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Day 16 St. Justin Martyr: First Apology: Chaps. 48-59

CHAPTER XLVIII — CHRIST’S WORK AND DEATH FORETOLD. And that it was predicted that our Christ should heal all diseases and raise the dead, hear what was said. There are…

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Day 15 – St. Justin Martyr: First Apology: Chaps. 36-47 

CHAPTER XXXVI — DIFFERENT MODES OF PROPHECY. But when you hear the utterances of the prophets spoken as it were personally, you must not suppose that they are spoken by…

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Day 14 – St. Justin Martyr: First Apology: Chaps. 24-35

CHAPTER XXIV — VARIETIES OF HEATHEN WORSHIP. In the first place [we furnish proof], because, though we say things similar to what the Greeks say, we only are hated on…

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Day 13 – St. Justin Martyr: First Apology: Chaps. 12-23

CHAPTER XII — CHRISTIANS LIVE AS UNDER GOD’S EYE. And more than all other men are we your helpers and allies in promoting peace, seeing that we hold this view,…