So then by his flesh did the Lord Jesus Christ give hope to our flesh. For he took on him what we knew well on this earth, what aboundeth here, and to be born and to die. To be born and to die aboundeth here: to rise again and to live for ever was not here.
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From Thoughts of St Augustine for Every Day
by Kathleen Mary Balfe (© 1926)
Nihil Obstat: Georgius D. Smith, S.T.D
Imprimatur: Edm. Can. Surmont