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Moses Prays as a Mother Does

Here is an interesting comment that Augustine makes on today’s Old Testament reading: And in case you should suppose that he acted like this more from necessity than from charity, God actually offered him another people: “And I will make … Continue reading

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God’s Beggars – Augustine on Matthew 7:7-12

Today’s gospel reading is from Matthew 7:7-12, the famous “ask and you shall receive” passage that often gets glibly quoted.  Below an excerpt from Augustine’s sermon on the text.  I am sorry to inform you that according to him it … Continue reading

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