” You must all follow the lead of the bishop, as Jesus Christ followed that of the Father, follow the presbytery as you would the Apostles, reverence the deacons as you would God’s commandment. “


” Reverence the deacons as you would the command of God. “


” I am writing to all the churches to let it be known that I will gladly die for God if only you do not stand in my way… Let me be food for the wild beasts, for they are my way to God. “


” Let not then any one deceive you, as indeed you are not deceived, inasmuch as you are wholly devoted to God. “


” Take heed, then, often to come together to give thanks to God, and show forth His praise. For when you assemble frequently in the same place, the powers of Satan are destroyed, and the destruction at which he aims is prevented by the unity of your faith. “



All 5 Ignatius of Antioch Quotes about You in picture


You must all follow the lead of the bishop, as Jesus Christ followed that of the Father, follow the presbytery as you would the Apostles, reverence the deacons as you would God
Reverence the deacons as you would the command of God.


I am writing to all the churches to let it be known that I will gladly die for God if only you do not stand in my way... Let me be food for the wild beasts, for they are my way to God.
Let not then any one deceive you, as indeed you are not deceived, inasmuch as you are wholly devoted to God.
Take heed, then, often to come together to give thanks to God, and show forth His praise. For when you assemble frequently in the same place, the powers of Satan are destroyed, and the destruction at which he aims is prevented by the unity of your faith.
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