Quotemeal: Apr. 27th, 2006

Thursday, April 27, 2006

"It is easy to want things from the Lord and yet not want the Lord Himself, as though the gift could ever be preferable to the Giver."
— St. Augustine of Hippo

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Illustration of St. Augustine of Hippo — "It is easy to want things from the Lord and yet not want the Lord Himself, as though the gift could ever be preferable to the Giver."

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Quotemeal is a daily dose of Christian quotes to inspire and encourage.