About 312,000 results
|I have seen an end of all perfection. —Bible. ... Whoever thinks a perfect work to |
see, thinks what ne'er was, nor is, nor e'er shall be. ... If a man should happen to
reach perfection in this world, he would have to die immediately to enjoy himself.
|Downey. It is not enough to have the perception of truth ; one must also have the |
feeling of it. A. C. L. Arnold. ... Quintilian. If a man should happen to reach
perfection in this world, he would have to die immediately to enjoy himself. H. W.
|Bible If a man should happen to reach perfection in this world, he would have to |
die immediately to enjoy himself. - Billings, Josh Imperfection clings to a person,
and if they wait till they are brushed off entirely, they would spin for ever on their ...
|OF TRUE RELIGIOUS LIFE Brother Giles said of himself: "I would rather have a |
small measure of the grace of God as a Religious in Religion, than have many
graces from God as a secular living in the world; for in the world are many more
perils ... and do not put into effect and operation those things which belong to the
perfection of that holy state; but these are like the ... It is not every man who can
ride a restive and vicious horse; and if he attempt to mount it, he will perhaps be
|It is inconsistent with the perfection of his nature, and so it is also with the purity of |
his will ; [v. ... If appeals be made to him, or he be to give a definitive sentence, he
will have an eye to the merits of the cause, and not ... he can neither do wrong
himself, nor countenance it in others, any more than he can either die, or lie, or
deny himself. ... works either punished or satisfied for ; so that, sooner or later, in
this world or in that to come, he will cause every man to find according to his
|Death and resurrection in Christ, which are operative from baptism, are not a |
static fact which happened once for all, but a vital ... “For you have died” says St.
Paul (Col 3:3): it is the death of a profound renunciation of selfishness, pride,
greed, ... The Christian does not deny himself nor renounce himself for the
pleasure of renouncing or of dying, but for the joy of living in ... If the beginner
with the assistance of God struggles to reach the summit of perfection, I believe
he will never go to ...
|But the fault would he still greater, if coming to know by whom it was discovered. |
we should go to reproach the person, ... He who truly desires to correct himself,
and to aspire to perfection, would wish to have the eyes of the world upon him, to
make ... that he, as a good father, may procure a remedy, and hinder the
inconveniences that might otherwise happen thereby. ... St. Austin, speaking
ofthose that receive not correction in good part, says, they are like frantic persons,
who will hear ...
|If there had been no fall and that perfection had prevailed, such men would have |
become the nucleus of the universe.309 Invisible God ... The perfected home
would have become a unit or model for the heavenly society, nation and world.
|R. Simeon teaches that Satan is not a being, like man or an animal, nor is Satan |
and angel of any sort. ... understand that Satan is the instinctual component in
man (yetzer hara) it turns man aside (Satan) and causes his death if he does not
... was not as great as he made himself out to be as they said, “Did he not have
one turtledove or one pigeon to offer to you? ... In order to substantiate to the
world that man can indeed reach perfection, God commanded Abraham to
sacrifice his son.
|36 Individual man has a special role to play in bringing about the Name-derived |
Perfection. ... spiritual realization, as long as he does not actualize all the
potential perfections inherent within himself, he will not be able ... If he does not
reach the station of the Perfect Man, he will have failed ... Some of these forms
are desired in themselves, like the Perfect Men among the messengers, prophets
, and great ...