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To die a perfect death (Thaddeus of Vitovnica)

2 Οκτωβρίου 2018

thaddeus-in-LUnless you sacrifice your self for the sake of the slightest virtue or shed blood in order to receive the Spirit, you’ll never achieve virtue. This is how God arranged things, with his providential power: that we should gain eternal life through our voluntary death.

Unless you die voluntarily, you’ll never achieve eternal life and you’ll become moribund.

Those who don’t die a perfect death, by cutting off their own will, won’t enter the Kingdom of Heaven.

» Elder Thaddeus of Vitovnica