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|When the tried oldster drew near to his last hour, having fought the good fight and kept the faith, his heart was still young enough not to have forgotten that fear and trembling which chastened the youth, which the man indeed held in check ...|
|3By faith we understand that the universe was formed at God's command, so that |
what is seen was not made out of what was visible. ... 2Faith is the reason we
remember great people who lived in the past. 3It is by faith we ... God said he was
pleased with the gifts Abel offered and called Abel a good man because of his
faith. ... The act of faith is what distinguished our ancestors, set them above the
|Unhappy men, could you understand it if it be needful to tell you? ... Whoever |
makes an act of faith, whether he knows it or not, drinks the cup of Alexander ; "
he believes fully, at the peril of his life ... And if there be a creature who, in
opposition to these great examples, has never drawn from his soul an act of faith,
you may ...
|By faith man freely commits his entire self to God, making 'the full submission of |
his intellect and will to God who reveals,' ... 15 Before he became Pope, John
Paul II wrote: “Faith. . . is not merely the response of the mind to an abstract truth.
... Therefore human reason is not negated or degraded by the act of faith, but
achieves its greatest intellectual heights in the ... content of the revelation on
which Saint Thomas relied is essential if we are to understand his treatment of
natural law and ...
|And you said, if you could not prove them by God's word, I should not believe |
them ; and now I am come to see how well you ... Then he and his prelates were
in a great rage with me, because I reproved him for his swearing. ... No, I praise
God, my faith hangs not upon men, but upon God. ... I go not about to kill you, but
would be glad to hear your mind on the sacraments, and if you understand them
|If Paul were dead to the world, how did he conquer? Yes, that is ... Crucified to |
me, (i. e.) I do not see that beauty and comeliness in the world that others do. No,
it is ... O ! get to understand this, else you will never practice it. III. ... A man may
have the fear of God in him, and yet not be in the fear of God — so a man may
have the habit, and yet not the act of faith. ... God. The great wheel that moved
them was clearly seen to be pride, that they might seem brave men, and such as
|True faith is an old grace, not a new invention, a modern fancy ; it is a grace that |
has been planted in (he soul of man ever since ... We have here one of the first
acts and articles of faith, which has a great influence on all the rest, and which is
common ... 3 Through faith we understand e that the worlds were framed by tho
word of God, so that things which are seen were not made of things which do
|The gospel tells us this on every page; before Jesus performed a miracle, he |
always asked for an act of faith: “Do you believe ... 29), he said to the two blind
men; and to the woman suffering from a hemorrhage: “Take heart, daughter; your
faith has ... you, he says your faith, as though to make us understand that faith is
the indispensable condition that he requires for ... Great faith does not come of a
sudden: it is the result of the seed that has fallen “on good soil,” that is, of the gift
of faith ...
|God, the world of the senses, the meanings of words - all are directly given and |
intimately present to any man if only he will let ... Christian faith, that influenced
Herder, and not the peculiar mystical nominalism which led Hamann to seek to
understand God's ... During the great debate in the eighteenth century about the
origins of human speech he acquired a European ... recanted and conceded that
language was indeed implanted in, or taught to, man by God, by a specific
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