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Contemplation Blog 12

Contemplation of St. Augustine (12)

Blog 12

For by Your coming, my whole being is seized by an ultimate and heavenly ecstasy inwardly and outwardly! Grant me Yourself, O Eternal King, so that I might enjoy you

“He is the living God and the everlasting King” (Jeremiah 10:10)
"We will run after you. The king has brought me into his chambers. We will be glad and rejoice in you"(Song 1:4)

O Blessed Life, O Incomprehensible Joy of my soul!

God my exceeding joy” (Psalm 43:4)

True, I mean to love You, for You are my God and my Defender. You are my stronghold, my sweet comfort in the middle of all my Troubles.

“I will love You, O Lord, my strength, The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer (Ps 18: 1,2)

Fr. Tadros Y. Malaty, God is my Paradise: Divine Love 1 (St. Mark’s Coptic Orthodox Church, NJ, 1995)