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    Take as an example the wisdom of Joseph and his submission. Do battle in chastity and service until you make yourself a king (cf. Gen. 41).
    — Pachomius the Great
    Be ever more obedient to God and He will save you.
    — Pachomius the Great
    tags: god 
     
    When a thought oppresses you, do not be downhearted, but put up with it in courage, saying, 'They swarmed around me closer and closer, but I drove them back in the name of the Lord' (Ps. 118:11). Divine help will arrive at your side immediately, and you will drive them away from you, and courage will compass you round about, and the glory of God will walk with you; and 'you will be filled to your soul's desire' (Isa. 58:11).
    — Pachomius the Great
    Shun the praise of men and love the one who, in the fear of the Lord, reprimands you.
    — Pachomius the Great
    tags: fear  men  praise 
     
    It is patience that reveals every grace to you, and it is through patience that the saints received all that was promised to them.
    — Pachomius the Great
    tags: grace  patience 
     
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