THE CHRISTIAN QUOTATION OF THE DAY
Christ, our Light
Wednesday, October 4, 2006
Feast of Francis of Assisi, Friar, Deacon, Founder of the Friars Minor, 1226

Be not afraid that thou art tempted, for the more thou art assailed by temptations, the greater friend and servant of God do I hold thee, and the greater love do I bear thee. Verily, I say to thee, let no man deem himself the perfect friend of God until he have passed through many temptations and tribulations... I am ready to endure patiently all things that my Lord would do with me.
... Ugolino of Montegiorgio (d.1274), quoting St. Francis, The Little Flowers of St. Francis, London: J.M. Dent & Sons, Ltd., 1912, p. 106,113 (see the book; see also Jas. 1:2-4; Matt. 4:1; Luke 4:1-2; Heb. 2:10,18; 1 Pet. 1:6-8; more at God, Patience, Perfection, Service, Temptation, Weakness)

 
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