Theonas on reading Scripture

Let no day pass by without reading–at a suitable time–some portion of the sacred lessons, allowing time for meditation.  And never cast off the practice of reading the sacred Scriptures; for nothing feeds the soul and enriches the mind as much as those sacred lessons do.

Theonas was Bishop of Alexandria, Egypt ca. 281-300.  This quote is from Everett Ferguson, Inheriting Wisdom, Readings for Today from Ancient Christian Writers. Peabody: Hendrickson, 2004, page 228.

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  1. Hey Mac, Yeah, funny finding you on facebook also. Life is good for me. Just got married this year, so what could be better? Kids maybe, but not quite yet. 🙂 Hope you are doing well. Had no idea you were still in Nashville.

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