That Life Might Die

The Maker of man became Man that He, Ruler of the stars, might be nourished at His mother’s breast; that He, the Bread, might hunger; that He, the Fountain, might thirst; that He, the Light, might sleep; that He, the Way, might be wearied by the journey; that He, the Truth, might be accused by false witnesses; that He, the Judge of the living and the dead, might be brought to trial by a mortal judge; that He, Justice, might be condemned by the unjust; that He, Discipline, might be scourged with whips; that He, the Foundation, might be suspended upon a cross; that Courage might be weakened; that Healer might be wounded; that Life might die.

Augustine of Hippo, Sermons 191.1

10 thoughts on “That Life Might Die

    1. Oh my! O.o I did not mean to send that four times! XD I had internet issues when I was trying to reply and I bet it sent it four times. XD I’ll try to clean up a bit soon haha. Thanks for your patience! ❤️

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