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LOVE OF PEACE.

Every one that doeth evil, hateth the light, and cometh not to the light, that his works may not be reproved. St. John iii. 20.

LOVE TOWARDS GOD.

Jesus said to him: Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with thy whole heart, and with thy whole soul, and with thy whole mind. St. Matt. xxii. 37.

This is the greatest and first commandment. Ver. 38.

Thou shalt adore the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve. St. Luke iv. 8.

He that loveth father or mother more than me, is not worthy of me; and he that loveth son or daughter more than me, is not worthy of me. St. Matt. x. 37.

He that hath my commandments, and keepeth them; he it is that loveth me. And he that loveth me, shall be loved of my Father : and I will love him, and will manifest myself to him. St. John xiv. 21.

If any one love me, he will keep my word; and my Father will love him, and we will come to him, and will make our abode with him. Ver. 23.

God is a spirit : and they that adore him, must adore him in spirit and in truth. St. John iv. 24.

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LOVE OF PEACE.

Blessed are the peace-makers : for they shall be called the children of God. St. Matt. v. 9.

Have peace among you. St. Mark ix. 49.

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Peace I leave with you, my peace I give to you: not as the world giveth, do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled, nor let it be afraid. St. John xiv. 27.

MAN REGENERATED.

Jesus answered, and said to him: Amen, amen I say to thee, except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God. St. John iii. 3.

Amen, amen I say to thee, unless a man be born again of water and the Holy Ghost, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God. Ver. 5.

That which is born of the flesh, is flesh: and that which is born of the Spirit, is spirit. Ver. 6.

Wonder not that I said to thee, you must be born again. Ver. 7.

As many as received him, to them he gave power to be made the sons of God, to them that believe in his name: St. John i. 12.

Who are born, not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God. Ver. 13.

MARRIAGE.

From the beginning of the creation, God made them male and female. St. Mark x. 6.

For this cause a man shall leave his father and mother, and shall cleave to his wife. Ver. 7.

What therefore God hath joined together, let no man put asunder. St. Matt. xix. 6.

Every one that putteth away his wife, and marrieth

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another, committeth adultery ; and he that marrieth her that is put away from her husband, committeth adultery. St. Luke xvi. 18.

MEEKNESS.

Blessed are the meek: for they shall possess the land. St. Matt. v. 4.

Take up my yoke upon you and learn of me, because I am meek, and humble of heart: and you shall find rest to your souls. St. Matt. xi. 29.

MERCY.

Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy. St. Matt. v. 7.

Be ye, therefore, merciful, as your Father also is merciful. St. Luke vi. 36.

MORTIFICATION.

He that loveth his life shall lose it: and he that hateth his life in this world, keepeth it unto life eternal. St. John xii. 25.

OBEDIENCE TO CHRIST’S WORD. Every one that is of the truth heareth my voice. St. John xviii. 37.

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Man liveth not by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God. St. Matt. iv. 4.

Whosoever heareth these my words, and doeth them, shall be likened to a wise man, who built his house upon a rock. St. Matt. vii. 24.

And the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and they beat upon that house, and it fell not: for it was founded upon a rock. Ver. 25.

And every one who heareth these my words, and doeth them not, shall be like a foolish man, who built his house upon the sand. Ver. 26.

And the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and they beat upon that house, and it fell; and great was the fall thereof. Ver. 27.

Blessed are they who hear the word of God, and keep it. St. Luke xi. 28.

Then Jesus said to those Jews that believed in him : If you continue in my word, you shall be my disciples indeed: St. John viii. 31.

And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free. Ver. 32.

He that is of God heareth the words of God. Ver. 47.

Amen, amen I say to you, if any man keep my word, he shall not see death for ever. Ver. 51.

My sheep hear my voice: and I know them, and they follow me. St. John x. 27.

He that despiseth me, and receiveth not my words, hath one that judgeth him. The word that I have spoken, the same shall judge him in the last day. St. John xii. 48.

For I have not spoken of myself; but the Father

PENANCE.

who sent me, he gave me command what I should say, and what I should speak. Ver. 49.

And I know that his commandment is life everlasting. The things, therefore, that I speak, even as the Father said unto me, so do I speak. Ver. 50.

If any one love me, he will keep my word; and my Father will love him, and we will come to him, and will make our abode with him. St. John xiv. 23.

Father, I have manifested thy name to the men whom thou hast given me out of the world. Thine they were: and to me thou gavest them: and they have kept thy word. St. John xvii. 6.

I have given them thy word. Ver. 14.

Sanctify them in truth: Thy word is truth. Ver. 17.

PATIENT ENDURANCE.

But I say to you, not to resist evil: but if any man strike thee on thy right cheek, turn to him the other also. St. Matt. v. 39.

And if any man will go to law with thee, and take away thy coat, let him have thy cloak also. Ver. 40.

And whosoever shall force thee to go one mile, go with him other two. Ver. 42.

In your patience you shall possess your souls. St. Luke xxi. 19.

PENANCE.

Do penance, for the kingdom of heaven is, at hand. St. Matt. iv. 17.

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