“a Lamp to my feet. a Light for my path.” – 1 Thessalonians 4:1




“We urge you and appeal to you in the Lord Jesus

to make more and more progress in the kind of life that you are meant to live:

the life that God wants…”


– 1 Thessalonians 4:1






We know God’s Commandments,

we know what Christ teaches and commands,

but knowing them is not enough

we must put them into practice.


We must be true Christians who go beyond just being good.

We need to yearn to love the Lord, our God,

with all our heart, mind, soul and strength;

with all we think, say and do;

and by loving others through genuine heartfelt Christian care and example.


St John Chrysostom tells us

that "the soul should not limit itself to doing what is laid down,

but should go further…


Two things make for virtue – avoiding evil and doing good.

Fleeing from evil is not the be-all of virtue;

it is the beginning of the path that leads to virtue.

One needs, in addition, to have an ardent desire to be good

and to do good"






Lord Jesus, never stop urging me to love; to give;

to follow Your teachings and obey Your commands.

Help me never stop progressing in You, Lord.


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