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Ignatius of Antioch about Jesus Christ and the love of this world.

31 March 2011

Ignatius of Antioch, Martyr, was fed to lions at the Coliseum in Rome.

 

“No earthly pleasures, no kingdoms of this world can benefit me in any way. I prefer death in Christ Jesus to power over the farthest limits of the earth. He who died in place of us is the one object of my quest. He who rose for our sakes is my one desire. Do not talk about Jesus Christ as long as you love this world.”

 

-St Ignatius of Antioch

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