Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, to which you are also called, and have professed a good profession before many witnesses.
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Tertullian of Carthage
In like manner, O blessed, consider whatever is hard in your present situation as an exercise of your powers of mind and body. You are about to enter a noble contest in which the living God acts the part of superintendent and the Holy Spirit is your trainer, a contest whose crown is eternity, whose prize is angelic nature, citizenship in heaven for ever and ever.