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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • The Apostle Thomas said that he would not believe till he saw, but when he did see he said, "My Lord and my God!"
  • Meanwhile, in their solitude, they keep the image of Christ fair and undefiled, in the purity of God’s truth, from the times of the Fathers of old, the Apostles and the martyrs.

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  • Don’t forget either the parables of Our Lord, choose especially from the Gospel of St. Luke (that is what I did), and then from the Acts of the Apostles the conversion of St. Paul (that you mustn’t leave out on any account), and from the Lives of the Saints, for instance, the life of Alexey, the man of God and, greatest of all, the happy martyr and the seer of God, Mary of Egypt—and you will penetrate their hearts with these simple tales.
  • " ’Fathers, provoke not your children to wrath,’ the apostle writes, from a heart glowing with love.

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as in: an apostle for the cause Define
an ardent early supporter of a cause or reform or: any important Christian missionary -- especially the first to a country or region
as in: chosen by Jesus Define
Christianity: one of the original 12 disciples (followers) chosen by Jesus Christ to preach his gospel
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