There always is this fallacious belief: 'It would not be the same here; such things are impossible.' Alas, all the evil of the twentieth century is possible everywhere on earth. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (d. 3 August A.D. 2008)
Let him who cannot be alone beware of community. Let him who is not in community beware of being alone. Each by itself has profound perils and pitfalls. One who wants fellowship without solitude plunges into the void of words and feelings, and the one who seeks solitude without fellowship perishes in the abyss of vanity, self-infatuation and despair. Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Obedience to the Law of God begins with a sense of dutifulness (not to be forsaken) as by His grace we start our journey down Sanctification Road. In time anemic motives to obey are displaced by a more hearty agreement with that Law, propelling us onward with greater energy. As we near our wonderful destination, Glorification City, we find ourselves increasingly blessed with sheer delight in our loving Lord's commandments, precepts, and ways...Mem.
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