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Two kinds of men preach Holiness:

 

          Those who are heart-hungry for holiness

 

          Those who are heart-happy  in  holiness!

– eab, 4/16/09

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Commencement – a beginning of service I trust.

Or will you be, the one to see

Material gain as a must?

Gain in realm of fame of name,

Or pounds of finest gold dust.

Will you be the one, to hinder the Son,

And sit or lie as time goes by

And millions are born and millions die,

And souls are seen, as birds, to fly,

While the church thinks of Me, Mine, and My.

Commencement – a beginning of what?

A beginning of service – I trust! 

– eab, 5/68

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The whole world knows that His glory has not been spread by force and weapons, but by poor fishermen.

Do you wish to be free? Then above all things, love God, love your neighbor, love one another, love the common weal; then you will have true liberty.

The only good thing that we owe to Plato and Aristotle is that they brought forward many arguments which we can use against the heretics. Yet they and other philosophers are now in hell.

Elegance of language must give way before simplicity in preaching sound doctrine.

Lord! teach me the way my soul should walk.

If there be no enemy, no fight; if no fight, no victory; if no victory, no crown.

The sword of the Lord will descend on the Earth swiftly and soon!

(The above are thought to be Savonarola quotes – if the reader knows otherwise please excuse the mistake and kindly let me know.)

Girolamo Savonarola was excommunicated this date 5/13/1497.

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