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PASCAL’S PROFESSION OF FAITH. - Blaise Pascal, The Thoughts of Blaise Pascal 
The Thoughts of Blaise Pascal, translated from the text of M. Auguste Molinier by C. Kegan Paul (London: George Bell and Sons, 1901).
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This year of Grace 1654, Monday, November 23rd, day of Saint Clement, pope and martyr, and others in the martyrology, Eve of Saint Chrysogonus, martyr, and others; From about half past ten at night, to about half after midnight, Fire.
God of Abraham, God of Isaac, God of Jacob, Not of the philosophers and the wise.
Security, security. Feeling, joy, peace.
God of Jesus Christ Deum meum et Deum vestrum.
Thy God shall be my God.
Forgetfulness of the world and of all save God.
He can be found only in the ways taught in the Gospel.
Greatness of the human soul.
O righteous Father, the world hath not known thee, but I have known thee.
Joy, joy, joy, tears of joy.
I have separated myself from him.
Dereliquerunt mefontem aquæ vivæ.
My God, why hast thou forsaken me? . . .
That I be not separated from thee eternally.
This is life eternal: That they might know thee the only true God, and him whom thou hast sent, Jesus Christ, Jesus Christ, Jesus Christ.
I have separated myself from him; I have fled, renounced, crucified him.
May I never be separated from him.
He maintains himself in me only in the ways taught in the Gospel.
Renunciation total and sweet.
[P. 2.]PASCAL’S Profession of Faith. A few days after Pascal’s death, a servant discovered this profession sewed into a fold of his master’s waistcoat, pourpoint. It was written on parchment, with a copy on paper. His family believed that he had carefully placed this in each new garment, desiring to have always about him the memorial of the great spiritual crisis.
[P. 2, l. 22.]Dereliquerunt me. Jer. ii. 13.