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Chow 1 The Medieval Perspective

If we are outward and open with our believes the

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Unformatted text preview: talks about suffering for the sake of Christ it does not mean getting sick. To suffer for Christ is to suffer for the name of Christ. It is to be hated by the world because you stand for what is good and holy in a world tainted by evil. If Julian wanted to suffer as Christ did and to feel the pain that he felt than she should have gone out of her Anchoress and shared the gospel with people that hated her and hated Christianity. I am not saying that you have to do this do be a “good Christian”, only that Julian did not suffer as Christ did by lying sick in a bed. She did suffer, and that suffering may have brought her closer to Christ in other ways but she did not suffer like he did. As a Christian you do not have to seek out pain and suffering. If we are outward and open with our believes the Bible tells us that it will find us. I don’t think that we should desire to suffer. I think that our desire should be serve God with all of our strength and we should want to do this so badly that we are willing to endure all suffering. Secondly, I think that there are some dangers in assigning mo...
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