The continuing degradation of nations and societies are manifest. In times like these…
“The bodies of irrational animals are bent toward the ground, whereas man was made to walk erect with his eyes on heaven, as though to remind him to keep his thoughts on things above.” – Augustine of Hippo
“Augustine wrote that, within the Roman Empire, two ‘cities’ were intertwined: the City of God, the community of true Christians living according to God’s law, and the City of Man, pagan society following its own desires and seeking material gain… Christians [are] citizens of the City of God… [T]heir hearts are set on heavenly things; suffering and deprivation are part of their Christian instruction. The City of God alone is eternal, yet the two cities will coexist inseparably until the end of the world.” – Tim Dowley, Introduction to the History of Christianity
In the Philippines, America, and all over the world… MAKE THE CHURCH GREAT AGAIN!
“Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age.” – The Lord Jesus Christ, Matthew 28:19-20
Featured image (top) from ‘The Sack of Rome by the Barbarians in 410’ by Joseph-Noël Sylvestre