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“He encourages those who are losing hope.” —Sirach 17:19

Hope in the Lord leads directly to strength. Those who hope in the Lord will never fail in strength (1 Mc 2:61) and actually renew their strength (Is 40:31). 271 more words

If we receive good from the hand of God, why should we not also receive evil?

The Moral Reflections on Job
by Pope St Gregory the Great
[ c.540 – 604 A.D. ]

Paul saw the riches of wisdom within himself though he himself was outwardly a corruptible body, which is why he says We have this treasure in earthen vessels. 486 more words


“It was in one Spirit that all of us, whether Jew or Greek, slave or free, were baptized.” —1 Corinthians 12:13

On Pentecost, after praying for nine days (see Acts 1:14), we “receive the Holy Spirit” (Jn 20:22). 254 more words