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"Show me a man who though sick is happy, who though in danger is happy, and I'll show you a Stoic."

"What is the fruit of your Stoic Doctrines?"  someone once asked Epictetus.  "Tranquility, fearlessness, and freedom" he answered.



Death in Christ


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The Unforgivable Sin

To highlight some fundamental points, Stoics are (1) pantheistic [pantheism is the belief that All is God and God is All, (2) fatalistic, (3) apathetic, and (4) self-controlled.  A detailed explanation of stoicism can be found at the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

Note: Pantheistic and Fatalistic passages, relevant to Stoicism, are (for the most part) not listed here but under their respected heading. 

Passage New International Version
Mark 12:32 You are right in saying that God is one and there is no other but him.

John 1: 1-5,14





In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.  He was with God in the beginning.

Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made.  In him was life, and that life was the light of men.  The light shines in the darkness, but the darkness has not understood it. [...]

The Word has become flesh and made his dwelling among us.

John 14:11 I am in the Father and the Father is in me;
Philippians 2:14 Do everything without complaining or arguing
Philippians 4:12 I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation
1Thessalonians 4:11-12 Make it your ambition to lead a quiet life, to mind your own business and to work with your hands [...] so that you will not be dependent on anybody.
1 Timothy 4:4-5 For everything God created is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with thanksgiving, because it is consecrated by the word of God and prayer.
Hebrews 2:10 God, for whom and through whom everything exists
Hebrews 4:3 And yet his work has been finished since the creation of the world.
Hebrews 13:5

be content with what you have, because God has said, "Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you."


Hebrews 13:8 Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.


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