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Chrysostom: “don’t be ashamed when you repent”

13 February 2018

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“Be ashamed when you sin, don’t be ashamed when you repent. Sin is the wound, repentance is the medicine. Sin is followed by shame; repentance is followed by boldness. Satan has overturned this order and given boldness to sin and shame to repentance.”

Saint John Chrysostom

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  1. 14 February 2018 11:07 pm

    Reblogged this on hesychastic.

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