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God's indwelling presence: a review

If you have followed this blog for any time, you may well be familiar with some of my musings on the indwelling of the Spirit and how this fits with the reformed schema. 1,605 more words

Holy Eucharist - Part 1 of 3

Father Francis Cassilly writes: “The manifestations of God’s love to man, which we have thus far considered, belong in general to the saints of the Old and the New Law. 431 more words


God's Living Temple - Part 3 of 3

Father Cassilly writes: “We must learn to regard creatures only as passing manifestations of creative power, to look through and behind them to the Creator Himself. 387 more words


God's Living Temple - Part 2 of 3

Father Cassilly elaborates further on the distinction between God’s temple on Mount Zion and human souls, which are His living temples. He writes: “The temple was a holy place, for it was dedicated to the service of God. 385 more words


God's Living Temple - Part 1 of 3

Father Cassilly distinguishes two kinds of temples: those made of stone and those that are alive. He writes: “God’s dwelling place is called a temple. Since the just soul, as we have seen, is God’s abode, it can very properly be styled His temple. 323 more words


A Contented Guest

Father Cassilly continues his discussion of the indwelling of God in the human soul. He asks: “What makes God a contented lodger within our soul?” It is this: “His ability to control and manage everything in it—the lights and shades and sounds, the domestic economy, order and arrangement. 349 more words


God Within Us

Father Cassilly writes: “To live or abide in a place means much more than a casual or temporary stay. The traveler, who is in need of shelter or refreshment, puts up in an inn or hotel, or camps by stream or wayside. 361 more words