"The more you know and the better you understand, the more severely will you be judged, unless your life is also the more holy. Do not be proud, therefore, because of your learning or skill. Rather, fear because of the talent given you."

Thomas á Kempis

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"It is better to be burdened and in company with the strong than to be unburdened and with the weak. When you are burdened you are close to God, your strength, who abides with the afflicted. When you are relieved of the burden you are close to yourself, your own weakness; for virtue and strength of soul grow and are confirmed in the trials of patience."

St John of the Cross, OCD - Doctor of the Church

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"What good does it do to speak learnedly about the Trinity if, lacking humility, you displease the Trinity? Indeed it is not learning that makes a man holy and just, but a virtuous life makes him pleasing to God. "

Thomas á Kempis

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FROM THE "PENNY CATECHISM"

     

re Article 7 of Apostle's Creed

71.

What is the seventh article of the Creed?

 

The seventh article of the Creed is, 'from thence he shall come to judge the living and the dead'.

 
72. When will Christ come again?

 

Christ will come again from heaven at the last day, to judge all mankind.

 
  73. What are the things Christ will judge?
 
 

Christ will judge our thoughts, words, works, and omissions.

 
74. What will Christ say to the wicked?
 

Christ will say to the wicked: 'Depart from me, ye cursed, into everlasting fire, which was prepared for the devil and his angels'. Matt. 25:41

 
75. What will Christ say to the just?
 

Christ will say to the just: 'Come, ye blessed of my father, possess ye the kingdom prepared for you'. Matt.25:34

 
76. Will every one be judged at death, as well as at the last day?
 

Every one will be judged at death, as well as at the last day: 'It is appointed unto men once to die; and after this, the judgment'. Heb. 9:27