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The Fortitudinous Man is Strengthened by the Scriptures

From the Fraternus Book for the 29th Sunday of OT: Fortitude requires strength of will. The Christian gains strength from Sacred Scripture. Therefore… The fortitudinous man is strengthenedby the scriptures. YOU NEED THE BIBLE It is important for mentors, especially when we begin to encourage the reading of scripture, to encourage each

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The Fortitudinous Man Endures Persecution

From the Fraternus Book for the 28th Sunday of OT: Fortitude is endurance in the face of danger, suffering and difficulty. Faithful Christians will always face persecutions (Christ promised it). Therefore… The fortitudinous man endures persecution. We Will Have to endure Persecution To speak of virtue is to speak of action –

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The Fortitudinous Man is Not Timid Before the World

From the Fraternus Book for the 27th Sunday of OT: Fortitude, sometimes known as courage, acknowledges something as fearful. But it also boldly faces that fear. Therefore… The fortitudinous man is not timid before the world. Fraternus Book, Vol 1 of 3, pg 44 Are Non-Violent Saints Wimps? In “average” men there is an understandable fear

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The Faithful Man Fights For Prayer Time

The opening from the Fraternus Book this week: From the Fraternus Book for the 26th Sunday of OT: Sin is the enemy of faith. Sin must be fought every day of our lives—especially in prayer. Therefore… The faithful man fights for prayer time. Fraternus Book, Vol 1 of 3, pg 42 The Battle is for Prayer by David

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The Faithful Man is Faithful in Small Things

The opening from the Fraternus Book this week: Greatness starts small. We must begin in the small things to advance to great spiritual strength. Therefore… The faithful man is faithful in small things. Fraternus Book, Vol 1 of 3, pg 40. The Weighty Actions of a Day The theme of being faithful in small things

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The Faithful Man Cultivates His Intellect.

The opening from the Fraternus Book this week: Faith requires knowledge. God gave us a mind and expects us to use it.Therefore… The faithful man cultivates his intellect. Fraternus Book, Vol 1 of 3, pg 38. Rest, Reading, and Remembering to be Human Rest, Reading, and Remembering What a Man Is By: Jason Craig It is

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The Fortitudinous Man is Strengthened by the Scriptures

From the Fraternus Book for the 29th Sunday of OT: Fortitude requires strength of will. The Christian gains strength from Sacred Scripture. Therefore… The fortitudinous man is strengthenedby the scriptures. YOU NEED THE BIBLE It is important for mentors, especially when we begin to encourage the reading of scripture, to encourage each

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Golden suit of armor

The Fortitudinous Man Endures Persecution

From the Fraternus Book for the 28th Sunday of OT: Fortitude is endurance in the face of danger, suffering and difficulty. Faithful Christians will always face persecutions (Christ promised it). Therefore… The fortitudinous man endures persecution. We Will Have to endure Persecution To speak of virtue is to speak of action –

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hidden man sitting in front of wall

The Fortitudinous Man is Not Timid Before the World

From the Fraternus Book for the 27th Sunday of OT: Fortitude, sometimes known as courage, acknowledges something as fearful. But it also boldly faces that fear. Therefore… The fortitudinous man is not timid before the world. Fraternus Book, Vol 1 of 3, pg 44 Are Non-Violent Saints Wimps? In “average” men there is an understandable fear

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Large, roomy, indoor church setting with a single man sitting at the center

The Faithful Man Fights For Prayer Time

The opening from the Fraternus Book this week: From the Fraternus Book for the 26th Sunday of OT: Sin is the enemy of faith. Sin must be fought every day of our lives—especially in prayer. Therefore… The faithful man fights for prayer time. Fraternus Book, Vol 1 of 3, pg 42 The Battle is for Prayer by David

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Man in toolshop surrounded by many tools. Caption "The faithful man is faithful in small things".

The Faithful Man is Faithful in Small Things

The opening from the Fraternus Book this week: Greatness starts small. We must begin in the small things to advance to great spiritual strength. Therefore… The faithful man is faithful in small things. Fraternus Book, Vol 1 of 3, pg 40. The Weighty Actions of a Day The theme of being faithful in small things

Read More...
Man has his head down and reads a book

The Faithful Man Cultivates His Intellect.

The opening from the Fraternus Book this week: Faith requires knowledge. God gave us a mind and expects us to use it.Therefore… The faithful man cultivates his intellect. Fraternus Book, Vol 1 of 3, pg 38. Rest, Reading, and Remembering to be Human Rest, Reading, and Remembering What a Man Is By: Jason Craig It is

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