Category Archives: Quotations

It’s not Christmas yet! Why can’t they wait?

On my way home from church today I saw a Christmas tree in the window of one of the homes on our street. People who listen to the radio have told me that local stations have started playing Christmas music. … Continue reading

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The Way of the Baptized

A Christian is a person who begins to tread the way from this life to heaven the moment he is baptized, in the faith that Christ is henceforth the Way, the Truth, and the Life. And he holds to this … Continue reading

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Marriage & Ministry

“marriage is a sort of preparatory school where in lesser matters a bishop learns, practices, and produces a pattern of how the church of God should be cared for and governed.” –Martin Chemnitz, The Examination of the Council of Trent, … Continue reading

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“Indeed, whoever loves something because of the thing itself and not because of his love for God, loves God less.” –Johann Gerhard, Handbook of Consolations, p. 68

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Indeed, it is more incredible that He who is eternal should die than that you who are mortal should live eternally. If you believe what is more incredible, how could you doubt the other?  –Johann Gerhard, Handbook of Consolations

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