Seraphim Sarov

Seraphim Sarov

... only the good deed done for Christ's sake brings us the fruits of the Holy Spirit. All that is not done for Christ's sake, even though it be good, brings neither reward in the future life nor the grace of God in this life. That is why our Lord Jesus Christ said: 'He who gathers not with Me scatters' (Lk. 11:23).More Seraphim Sarov quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If a man has no worries about himself at all for the sake of love toward God and the working of good deeds, knowing that God is taking care of him, this is a true and wise hope. But if a man takes care of his own business and turns to God in prayer only when misfortunes come upon him which are beyond his power, and then he begins to hope in God, such a hope is vain and false. A true hope seeks only the Kingdom of God... the heart can have no peace until it obtains such a hope. This hope pacifies the heart and produces More Seraphim Sarov quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
God is a fire that warms and kindles the heart and inward parts. Hence, if we feel in our hearts the cold which comes from the devil - for the devil is cold - let us call on the Lord. He will come to warm our hearts with perfect love, not only for Him but also for our neighbor, and the cold of him who hates the good will flee before the heat of His countenance.More Seraphim Sarov quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The true aim of our Christian life consists in the acquisition of the Holy Spirit of God.More Seraphim Sarov quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Acquire a peaceful spirit, and thousands around you will be saved.More Seraphim Sarov quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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