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16. Precepts of Faith, Knowledge, and Understanding

1. The precept of faith-the command to believe in thearticles of faith-is given perfectly in the New Law. In the OldLaw, the precept of faith is presupposed; it is understood ingeneral, and not expressed in specific and detailed terms.

2. The Old Law contains precepts of knowledge andunderstanding with reference to man's end. These precepts aremore clearly and perfectly set forth in the New Law.

"The greatest glory we can give to God is to do his will in everything."
St Alphonsus de Liguori

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"A single act of uniformity with the divine will suffices to make a saint."
St Alphonsus de Liguori

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"It is vanity to love what passes quickly and not to look ahead where eternal joy abides. "
Thomas á Kempis

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