Live Jesus, nothing more

“Francis [de Sales] insists that true devotion must touch every
area of our life.
True devotion is not just a matter of spiritual practices but of bringing all
our life under the lordship of Christ.
Francis is known for his slogan: ‘Live, Jesus! Live, Jesus!’
What he means by this is an invitation to Jesus to ‘live and reign in our hearts
forever and ever’…
In other words, for Francis, to live the devout life is to reach the point
in our love for God and neighbor that we eagerly
(‘carefully, frequently, and promptly’)
desire to do His will in all the various ways in which it is communicated to us:
in the duties of our state in life, in the objective teaching of God’s Word,
in opportunities and occasions presented to us, in response to our interior inspirations.”

Ralph Martin, p. 107
An Excerpt From
Fulfillment of All Desire

7 comments on “Live Jesus, nothing more

  1. Beverley says:

    I love this slogan, “live Jesus live.” Our actions need to demonstrate the living presenence of God in our lives. Thank you for sharing.

  2. Amen! Thank you, dear Julie, for continually inspiring me in my walk with Christ! Love you much! ❤️

  3. SLIMJIM says:

    Is de Sale Anglican or Catholic?

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