10 February, 2012

Augustine on Matthew 16:18

"’Upon this rock', said the Lord, 'I will build my Church'. Upon this confession, upon this that you said, 'You are the Christ, the Son of the living God', I will build my Church, and the gates of hell shall not conquer her”.

Augustine of Hippo, The Works of Saint Augustine (New Rochelle: New City, 1993) Sermons, Volume III/7, Sermon 236A.3, p. 48
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