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Worshipping With the Great Cloud of Witnesses

Choice words from the Great Cloud of Witnesses

Educated Christians like myself expect God’s grace to prefer people of greater natural ability, higher standards of behaviour, and superior education in the liberal arts. In fact God mocks my expectations.” ~ Augustine of Hippo, born 354.

A beautiful woman looking at her image in the mirror may very well believe the image is herself. An ugly woman knows it is not.” ~ Simone Weil, Born 1909

I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else.” ~ C.S. Lewis, born 1898

Above all the grace and the gifts that Christ gives to his beloved is that of overcoming ourselves.” ~ St. Francis of Assisi, born 1182.

“The riddles of God are more satisfying than the solutions of man.” ~G.K.Chesterton, born 1874.

In my opinion, Students of Jesus should join in worship along with the glorious dead, that great cloud of witnesses.

 

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