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Unspeakable Joy


Written by Cyprian (?-258), a bishop of Carthage and early Christian writer. This was an excerpt from a letter written to his friend Donatus.

It is a bad world, Donatus, an incredibly bad world. But I have discovered in the midst of it a quiet and holy people, who have learned a great secret. They have found a joy which is a thousand times better than any of the pleasures of our sinful life. They are despised and persecuted, but they care not. They are masters of their souls. They have overcome the world. These people, Donatus, are Christians . . . and I am one of them.


Written by Billy Graham (1918-2018), an American evangelist minister who was internationally known.

Today, Lord God, I remember all those Christians who have gone before me and thank You for the inspiration of their memory. May I never take for granted the heritage I have in Christ Jesus.

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