St. Justin Martyr on the Indissolubility of Marriage

Concerning chastity, [Jesus] uttered such sentiments as these: “Whosoever looks upon a woman to lust after her, has committed adultery with her already in his heart before God.” And, “If your right eye offend you, cut it out; for it is better for you to enter into the kingdom of heaven with one eye, than, having two eyes, to be cast into everlasting fire.” And, “Whosoever shall marry her that is divorced from another husband commits adultery.” And, “There are some who have been made eunuchs of men, and some who were born eunuchs, and some who have made themselves eunuchs for the kingdom of heaven’s sake; but all cannot receive this saying” [Mt 19:12]. So that all who, by human law, are twice married, and those who look upon a woman to lust after her, are in the eye of our master sinners. For not only he who in act commits adultery is rejected by him, but also he who desires to commit adultery: since not only our works, but also our thoughts, are open before God. – First Apology 15 (151 A.D.)

Be ready for the Eucharistic Pilgrimage
at the Catholic-Link Co. Store!

Keep Searching, Keep Learning

Our Newest Quotes:

How To Be Happy According To Jesus

How To Be Happy According To Jesus

Happy is the soul that during its lifetime immersed itself in the Fountain of Mercy, because justice will have no hold on it.” —Jesus to St. Faustina Learn More About St. Faustina Divine Mercy Divine Mercy In My Soul-Diary of Sister M. Faustina Kowalska

Make Reparation To The Father

Make Reparation To The Father

"Oh, you, who are my friends, and my faithful children, look and see if there be any sorrow like mine. Everywhere My enemies despise and insult both my Eternal Father and My Church, the cherished Spouse of My Heart. Will no one rise up to console Me by defending the...

Search Catholic-Link

You have Successfully Subscribed!

Pin It on Pinterest