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To pray for one's enemies in the love of Christ. To make peace with one's adversary before sundown. And never to despair of God's mercy. Behold these are the tools of the spiritual craft. If we employ them unceasingly day and night, and on the Day of Judgement render account of them, then we shall receive from the Lord in return that reward which he himself has promised: Eye hath not seen nor ear heard, what God hath prepared for those that love him 1 Cor.
Now the workshop, wherein we shall diligently execute all these tasks, is the enclosure of the monastery and stability in the community. This becometh those who hold nothing dearer to them than Christ.
Because of the holy service which they have professed, the fear of hell, and the glory of life everlasting, as soon as anything has been ordered by the superior, they receive it as a divine command and cannot suffer any delay in executing it.
Of these doth the Lord say: He hath listened to me and hath obeyed me Ps.
And again he saith to teachers: He who listens to you, listens to me Luke Such as these, therefore, immediately abandoning their own affairs and forsaking their own will, dropping the work they were engaged on and leaving it unfinished, with swift obedience follow up with their deeds the voice of him who commands them.
And almost in the same moment of time that the master's order is issued, is the disciple's work completed, in the swiftness of the fear of the Lord; the two things being rapidly accomplished together by those who are impelled by the desire of attaining life everlasting.
Therefore they choose the narrow way, according to the Lord's words: Narrow is the way which leadeth unto life Matt.
Assuredly such as these imitate that saying of the Lord wherein he saith: I came not to do my own will, but the will of him who sent me John 6: But this obedience itself will then be acceptable to God and pleasing to men, if what is commanded be not done timorously, or tardily, or tepidly, nor with murmuring or the raising of objections.
For the obedience which is given to superiors is given to God, since he himself said: And disciples should give their obedience with a good will, because God loveth a cheerful giver 2 Cor.From off a hill whose concave womb reworded A plaintful story from a sist'ring vale, My spirits t'attend this double voice accorded, And down I laid to list the sad-tuned tale.
Written two years before being placed in Bedford Prison, John Bunyan’s A Few Sighs From Hell, or The Groans of a Damned Soul () explicates Luke 16, the story of the rich man and the beggar. AUGUST August Departed Plymouth. After having waited in this place ten days, the ship, and everything belonging to me, being all that time in perfect readyness to sail at a moments warning, we at last got a fair wind, and this day at 3 O'Clock in the even weigd anchor, and set sail, all in excellent health and spirits perfectly prepard (in Mind at least) to undergo with.
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