Augustine's Confessions Essay

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In Augustine’s Confessions his mother pleads with him throughout his life to come to a knowledge of who God is and let his life be one that glorifies God. Augustine struggles with many temptations, a major one being women and lusting towards them. He questioned himself and he questioned God. Augustine had a heart knowledge of who God was from his mother. He knew laws and how God felt about how Augustine behaved, but it was not until he moved away and lost the woman he loved due to his upcoming marriage that he realized how lost and how sinful he really was. He begged God for forgiveness and he began to turn his life around. Augustine’s mother grew ill very quickly and Augustine spent time in prayer. He prayed over his mother’s soul, and he
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