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9 thoughts on “ Keep Your Mind In Hell And Despair Not

  1. This word, "keep thy mind in hell and do not despair," is a commandment from the Lord with the intention that we might imitate Him in his descent, whilst at the same time trusting in His mercy and the eternal salvation which He obtained for us by His ascent.
  2. Keep your mind in hell and do not despair, said to be a teaching God gave him through a voice from above. The soul that is in all things devoted to the will of God rests quiet in Him, for she knows of experience and from the Holy Scriptures that the Lord loves us much and watches over our souls, quickening all things by His grace in peace and love.
  3. Sep 24,  · The now famous saying, “keep thy mind in Hell and despair not,” is a word given by God to St. Silouan one night as he struggled intensely with demons. Six months after going to the Holy Mountain St. Silouan was blessed to experience a vision of Christ in glory, in which he experienced the full Christ, and the life of Christ.
  4. Sep 09,  · To this he received the reply, Keep thy mind in hell, and despair not. Silouan made this his discipline in every moment of his life, and was granted the grace of pure prayer. He said that if he ever let his mind wander from the fire of hell, disruptive thoughts would once again plague him. In his humiliation he was filled with a pervasive love.
  5. “Keep your mind in hell and despair not.” (St. Silouan the Athonite, part of his final words).
  6. Eclipse Keep your mind in hell and do not despair. One of the Vatopaidi fathers during the services. Related Photos: Why do we believe in Christ? The effect of the Adam’s fall. Where God lies. All warfare is based on deception. The Blessed Mortification. The most powerful weapon of the devil.
  7. On Conversion and the Message of St Silvanus to the Western World: ‘Keep your Mind in Hell and Despair not’. At the present time it is said that as many as , members of the Anglican Communion may be contemplating conversion to Roman Catholicism. Among them are no fewer than three bishops in England and many clergy worldwide.
  8. Nov 25,  · I heard this from Archimandrite Zacharius, the disciple of the Elder Sophrony: The Elder Sophrony once said that if a man would give thanks always and for everything, he would have kept the saying which Christ gave to St. Silouan: “Keep your mind in hell and despair not.” I pondered this statement for a long time. For more than 30 years I had been aware of the famous dictum of St. .
  9. "Keep your mind on Hades and despair not." The ascetic way of St. Silouan the Athonite as a challenge for the present age "Keep your mind on Hades and despair not." The ascetic way of St. Silouan the Athonite as a challenge for the present age November, 15 Kyrillos, Bishop of Adibos.

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