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« on: September 26, 2019, 08:29:21 PM »

One of the main ways we can come to know God's revelation is through Sacred Scripture.
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« Reply #1 on: October 01, 2019, 08:26:10 PM »

St. Clement of Rome tells his readers to search the Scriptures for the truthful expressions of the Holy Ghost.
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« Reply #2 on: October 15, 2019, 08:11:33 PM »

Texts such as the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John and the letters of Saint Paul were recognized   
by the early Church as not just being any ordinary texts but writings inspired by God himself.
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« Reply #3 on: November 07, 2019, 08:08:35 PM »

From his youth Saint Mark the Ascetic's fondest pursuit was the reading of Holy Scripture.
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« Reply #4 on: December 20, 2019, 07:11:25 PM »

It was the Catholic Church who in the year 397 held the Council of Carthage that determined   
which books were deemed to be true and would make up Sacred Scripture.
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« Reply #5 on: February 17, 2020, 07:47:49 PM »

Finally he sent his son to them, saying, 'They will respect my son.' Matthew 21:37           
   
Douay-Rheims 1899 American Edition     
And last of all he sent to them his son, saying: They will reverence my son. Matthew 21:37
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« Reply #6 on: February 18, 2020, 06:09:42 AM »

'Novissime autem misit ad eos filium suum, dicens : Verebuntur filium meum.'

- Matthew 21:37, Vulgate

The word 'verebuntur' is the grammaticaly adjusted word for which the root is 'vereor' a word that 'revereor' is derived from. From these two words if we think a moment of what the English words might be that were derived from the Latin, we can think of venerate and revere or reverence. And in fact the Latin is where we get the English from, according to the Latin and English dictionaries I briefly consulted.
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'Flores apparuerunt in terra nostra. . . Fulcite me floribus. (The flowers appear on the earth. . . stay me up with flowers. Sg 2:12,5)
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« Reply #7 on: February 22, 2020, 07:52:59 PM »

Writing for his countrymen of Palestine, St. Matthew composed his Gospel in his native Aramaic.
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« Reply #8 on: February 28, 2020, 07:59:59 PM »

God's love was revealed among us in this way:   
God sent his only Son into the world so that we might live through him.  1 John 4: 9     
 
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By this hath the charity of God appeared towards us, because God hath sent   
his only begotten Son into the world, that we may live by him.  1 John 4: 9
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