[We Tend To Have A Limited Concept Of Spiritual Death As Saying No Only To Things We Want Or Covet -- Our Guilty Pleasures And Selfish Ambitions. But In Reality, It Means Dying Inwardly To Whatever Has Control Over Us. The Thing That Really Controls Us May Not Be What We Want. It May Be What We Fear. Fear Can Dominate Our Lives Just As Strongly As Desire.]

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