Little is known about the very real individual Bishop Nicolas beyond a reference found in a 6th century manuscript — yet he made enough of a name for himself that he was “sainted” because of his practical living out of his Christian faith. His life’s work evolved over time into a sort of mythology, and eventually his image migrated into the… Read more »
I don’t think that means what you think it means…
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Then Philip opened his mouth, and beginning with this Scripture he told him the good news about Jesus. ~Acts 8:35
Issued by President George Washington, at the request of Congress, on October 3, 1789 By the President of the United States of America, a Proclamation. Whereas it is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey His will, to be grateful for His benefits, and humbly to implore His protection and favor; and—Whereas both… Read more »
“The people who look like they have everything they want are actually the people who are most clear on what they are willing to give up.” ~Penelope Trunk Then Jesus told his disciples, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me. For whoever would save his life will lose it, but… Read more »
“It costs God nothing, so far as we know, to create nice things; but to convert rebellious wills costs Him crucifixion.” —C.S. Lewis