Imitation of Christ Quotation

by Jonathan Bailey

A quotation form Thomas A Kempis’ Imitation of Christ

“A good devout man so orders his outward business that it does not draw him to love of it; rather, he compels his business to be obedient to the will of the spirit and to the right judgement of reason. Who wages a stronger battle than he who labors to overcome himself? And it should be our daily desire to overcome ourselves, so that we may be made stronger in spirit and go daily from better to better. Every perfection in this life has some imperfection attached to it, and there is no knowledge in this world that is not mixed with some blindness or ignorance. Therefore, a humble knowledge of ourselves is a surer way to God than is the search for depth of learning.”

Thanks to Zach Silvers once again who is mining out the treasure troves of this book for us who are to lazy to read it!

Seek the Kingdom,
Jon

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