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St. John of Shanghai and San Francisco: Until a man's earthly life finishes its course, up to the very departure of the soul from the body . . . - Orthodox Church Quotes
Until a man’s earthly life finishes its course, up to the very departure of the soul from the body, the struggle between sin and righteousness continues within him. However, high a spiritual and moral state one might achieve, a gradual or even headlong and deep fall into the abyss of sin is always possible. Therefore, …