The Scriptorium
God was preparing the way for Patrick.
Dreams and visions are a form of general revelation.
Patrick's life and words provided a consistent and convincing witness.
Patrick's unbending faith actually bent circumstances in his own favor.
Patrick's faith became a template for generations of Irish monks, missionaries, and ordinary believers.

Seeking the Lord

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December 19, 2011
Patrick must have found prayer a sweet discipline.
Patrick shows how we are supposed to respond to the grace of God.
The work of ministry is a work of obedient faith.
Patrick's Confession (2) Then the Lord made me aware of my unbelief, so that - however late - I might recollect my offences and turn with all my heart to the Lord my God. It was He Who took heed of my insignificance. Who pitied my youth and ignorance, Who…
I, Patrick, a sinner, am a most uncultivated man, and the least of all the faithful, and I am greatly despised by many. My father was the deacon Calpornius, son of the late Potitus, a priest of the town of Banna Venta Berniae. He had a small estate nearby, where…

Mutual Submission

September 30, 2005
1 Peter 5.5 Likewise you younger people, submit yourselves to yourelders. Yes, all of yoube submissive to one another, and be clothed with humility, for “God resists the proud, But gives grace to the humble.”

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