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How the Church Acts Like a Mother

An early church leader named Cyprian once said, "No one can have God as his Father who does not have the church as his mother." Augustine also said, "Look, mother church is in labor; see, she is groaning in travail to give birth to you." In his book The Gift of Church, Jim Samra comments on these quotes:

The idea that the church is the mother of Christians ...

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