Epistle of Ignatius to the Magnesians, Chapter IV

It is fitting, then, not only to be called Christians, but to be so in reality. For it is not the being called so, but the being really so, that renders a man blessed.

-Ignatius of Antioch, Epistle of Ignatius to the Magnesians, Chapter IV, Ante-Nicene Fathers Volume I, Kindle Location 3752

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