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  Welcome to Scripture Catholic - Providing Scriptural Evidence for the Teachings of the Catholic Faith
Scripture Catholic.com provides over 2,000 Scripture citations from the Old and New Testament that explain and defend the teachings of the Catholic Church.
Scripture reveals this Church to be the one Jesus Christ built upon the rock of Saint Peter (Matt.
We therefore believe in the Scriptures by the authority of the Catholic Church.
www.scripturecatholic.com   (535 words)

 Scripture in the Community of Christ   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Scripture is the indispensable witness of the saving, transforming message that God has entrusted to the church.
Scripture’s authority is derived from the model of Christ, who came to be a servant (Mark 10:45).
Scripture is vital and essential to the church, but not because it is inerrant (in the sense that every detail is historically or scientifically correct).
www.cofchrist.org /docs/scripture.asp   (1156 words)

 Quodlibet Online Journal: Martin Luther and Scripture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Scripture allows even the most insignificant of men to discern between truth and error: "A Christian soon smells from afar which is God's and which is human teaching.
Luther also developed his understanding of Scripture from experiential factors, as seen in the profound impact his personal conversion had upon his understanding of the role of Scripture in the believer's life and the authority it provided over matters of faith.
Scripture testified to itself in the matters of authority, the role of reason, the necessity of the Spirit in understanding, and the papal claims to exclusive interpretation.
www.quodlibet.net /luther.shtml   (3123 words)

 Sacred text - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Many religions and spiritual movements believe that their sacred texts (or scriptures) are the "Word of God", often feeling that the texts are wholly divine or spiritually inspired in origin.
Even non-believers often capitalize the names of sacred scriptures as a mark of respect or tradition.
References to scriptures profit from standardisation: the Guru Granth Sahib (of Sikhism) always appears with standardised page numbering while the Abrahamic religions and their offshoots appear to favour chapter and verse pointers.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Scripture   (290 words)

 Bible -> The Nature of Scripture on Encyclopedia.com 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Scripture is also perceived in some sense as heavenly in origin—the Qur'an and the Book of Mormon are good examples of this.
The role of scripture in the life of the community involves its public recitation or reading at worship, its veneration as a cult object, and its citation in public prayer and in prescribing appropriate rituals.
The use of scripture to function as a charm to ward off evil or to induce healing is also common.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/section/bible_thenatureofscripture.asp   (907 words)

 This is Life!: Revolutions Around the Cruciform Axis: Scripture Archives
Scripture means what the Church, the apostolic community, says it means, not because the Church is the official institution of the religion, nor because the Church wrote the Scriptures, but because the one divine mind of Christ permeates all, the Church, the Scriptures and the Tradition.
Christian Scriptures, on the other hand, though handled with reverence and fidelity, and though focused attention was given to the faithful transmission of the actual text, were nonetheless not handled with the same sort of scrupulosity.
The Christian Scriptures are rich with varying text-type traditions, and the Christian Old Testament varies in the translation methods of the various Hebrew and Aramaic (in most cases) originals from quite loose paraphrase to wooden word-for-word translation.
www.chattablogs.com /aionioszoe/archives/cat_scripture.html   (15219 words)

It fails to establish that certain portions of Scripture are inspired writings, e.g., the genealogical tables, and the summary accounts of the kings of Juda, while it favours the inspiration of several post-Apostolic works, e.g., of the "Imitation of Christ", and of the "Epistles" of St. Ignatius Martyr.
Since Scripture is the written word of God, its contents are Divinely guaranteed truths, revealed either in the strict or the wider sense of the word.
While the private handling of Scripture is opposed to the fact that it is common property, its administrators are bound to communicate its contents to all the members of the Church.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/13635b.htm   (5158 words)

 Christ on Scripture
Some cast doubt on the authority of Scripture by claiming that significant portions of the Old Testament Scriptures are the combined efforts of many different editors who over the centuries added their own perspectives and themes to the evolving texts.
Scripture itself instructs Christians to be "ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you" (I Peter 3:15).
In this we will see that Scripture is a great deal more than simply inerrant; it is alive and powerful so as to be the ultimate authority, even to the point of binding the actions of the one who has control over creation and time.
www.ginesys.com /redeemer   (8846 words)

 Scripture Interpretation and the Individual   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Although the scriptures obviously don't teach that a hierarchy is needed for their interpretation, many people find it appealing to let a religious hierarchy tell them what the Bible teaches rather than reading and learning from the Bible themselves.
However, while some passages of scripture are difficult to understand (2 Peter 3:16), and there have been difficulties with illiteracy and copying the scriptures before the invention of the printing press, these problems don't refute sola scriptura and the practice of personal interpretation.
In other words, the scriptures are the only apostolic material we have today, and no group has the authority to infallibly interpret them for everybody else, regardless of how much access people have had to the scriptures in previous centuries.
members.aol.com /jasonte2/scripture.htm   (2964 words)

 Mennonite Confession of Faith; Article 4
We seek to understand and interpret Scripture in harmony with Jesus Christ as we are led by the Holy Spirit in the church.
We acknowledge the Scripture as the authoritative source and standard for preaching and teaching about faith and life, for distinguishing truth from error, for discerning between good and evil, and for guiding prayer and worship.
the authority of Scripture for ethics, for the relation of the church to society, and for church polity.
www.mennolink.org /doc/cof/art.4.html   (933 words)

 Scripture Memory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
I was truly saddened to hear of the low level of participation in Scripture memory by children and the almost non-existent level of participation by adults in something as valuable as Scripture memory.
This isnít to say the church should not be involved in teaching Scripture memory, but it is the ìjobî and joy of parents and individuals to memorize Scripture and teach their children to do the same.
Perhaps your church recognizes the need to develop a Scripture memory plan that is real, so developing a goal and implementing a plan to involve the children and adults in real Scripture memory is something you should be able to go ahead with.
home.earthlink.net /~dfreemansr/lynda/lynda.030105.01.html   (2793 words)

 "Scripture" by John Jewel (1522-1577)
Jewel’s essay on the Scriptures explains first the divine origin of the Bible and its power to change man’s heart; then, the pleasure the Word of God gives to the believer; and finally, the reverence to be accorded God’s Word.
The cause why you are so deceived, is because you know not the Scriptures; you have hated the light, and loved darkness; you have neither known the Father nor me. He that knoweth not the truth of God, knoweth not God.
Augustine saith, “Almighty God, in the Scriptures, speaketh as a familiar friend, without dissimulation, unto the hearts both of the learned and of the unlearned.” He abaseth himself, and speaketh to their capacity; for his will is, that all should come to the knowledge of the truth, and be saved.
www.the-highway.com /scripture_Jewel.html   (6462 words)

 Scripture, Sola Scriptura
On the Sufficiency of Scripture: A Defence of Sola Scripture by James Kiefer
The Utility Of The Scriptures As A Rule by the Rev. Thomas Boston
The Scope Of The Scriptures by the Rev. Thomas Boston
www.monergism.com /thethreshold/articles/topic/scripture.html   (813 words)

 Institute for Scripture Research
The Institute for Scripture Research is a non-profit organization founded in 1992 in South Africa.
This translation of the Hebrew and Messianic Scriptures was a major achievement.
The Scriptures was the first English translation of the complete Bible which re-arranged the books of the Tanakh according to its original Hebrew division.
www.isr-messianic.org   (145 words)

 Loving God's Word - InterVarsity.org
Scripture calls us to "meditate on it day and night, so that [we] may be careful to act in accordance with all that is written" (Josh.
Rather, we regard the Scriptures as a central means by which the Father seeks to conform us to the image of Christ.
Scripture on Stage - A Conversation with Nina Thiel
www.intervarsity.org /news/news.php?item_id=182   (631 words)

 Holy scripture - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Tanakh: The Holy Scriptures, The New JPS Translation According to the Traditional Hebrew Text
The Bible, the Qu'ran and Science: The Holy Scriptures Examined in the Light of Modern Knowledge
The Holy Trinity: In Scripture, History, Theology And Worship
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /holy_scripture.htm   (104 words)

 Scripture: God's Written Word Ch. 7   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Knowledge of the totality of Scripture is essential to understanding both the whole and the part.
Scripture contains history and prophecy, poetry and wise sayings, parable and allegory—to mention some of the variety—and through all such means God declares His word and truth.
The Westminster Confession of Faith puts it thus: "The infallible rule of interpretation of Scripture is the Scripture itself; and therefore, when there is a question about the true and full sense of any Scripture (which is not manifold, but one), it must be searched and known by other places that speak more clearly" (Chap.
home.regent.edu /rodmwil/script7.html   (2794 words)

 Scripture songs, KJV Bible Music, Folk Bible Songs
When I wake in the morning, or even in the middle of the night the Scripture Songs are the first thing that come to my mind.
Praise the Lord for sound scriptural music which truly is a blessing for the body, the soul, and the spirit!
It is amazing how Scripture set to music can stick in our minds with little effort on our part." CA "Praise the Lord for such beautiful music!
www.scripturesongs.com   (682 words)

Scripture is part of our history and part of many lives on a daily basis.
Pure-D-Scripture has taken these well loved scriptures and made them into a beautiful easy to use form for your scrap books as well as cards and other paper crafts.
There are between five to seven different scriptures on each sheet that individually peel off.
www.pure-d-scripture.com   (162 words)

 Scripture Union Northern Ireland (SUNI) - Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Scripture Union Mission - or CSSM as it may be known - can involve anything between 100 and 700 children and young people.
In each case, the aim is to provide a programme of holiday fun for them and to share the light of the Gospel with them where they are, in a setting that is inclusive, welcoming and unthreatening.
For Scripture Union International click on the globe at the top of the page.
www.suni.co.uk   (384 words)

If this isn't a command to go out and evangelize, I don't know what is. I was inspired to do this Scripture from talking with one of my good friends last week.
She was telling me how she realized that she spent a good deal of her time with fellow Christians, which don't get me wrong, is awesome.
There are going to be those times when we say, "what is going on, Lord?!", but this Scripture is just a reminder that God is in control.
www.gogscripture.blogspot.com   (903 words)

 Scripture Tea - About Us   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Scripture Tea - About Us Eileen Hadaway, President of Scripture Tea with the late Helen Hayes (actress, author) holding a box of Scripture Tea.
Initially the business began with Scripture Cookies in the shape of butterflies with a Scripture message sandwiched In the middle.
My desire through Scripture Tea is to not only give you a "taste" of God's Word, but more importantly to give you a hunger to have more of His love and comfort by turning to His bible for guidance.
www.scripturetea.com /pages/about_us.asp   (441 words)

 Scripture and Tradition
The true "rule of faith"—as expressed in the Bible itself—is Scripture plus apostolic tradition, as manifested in the living teaching authority of the Catholic Church, to which were entrusted the oral teachings of Jesus and the apostles, along with the authority to interpret Scripture correctly.
For sacred Scripture is the word of God inasmuch as it is consigned to writing under the inspiration of the divine Spirit.
Consequently it is not from sacred Scripture alone that the Church draws her certainty about everything which has been revealed.
www.catholic.com /library/Scripture_and_Tradition.asp   (2464 words)

 Scripture Covers: Scripture Totes for LDS Scriptures
Not only will these scripture covers protect their scriptures from the elements, they also come in a variety of different styles and colors.
If you are a manufacturer of scripture covers, and would like to add your line to ScriptureCovers.com, please contact us.
If you are a retailer interested in carrying our Lamanite scripture covers, please visit http://www.mayashop.com and click on the 'wholesale' link for more information.
www.scripturecovers.com   (332 words)

 The Watchman Expositor: Yoga - Exercise or Religious Practice?
The Hindu scriptures demonstrate high philosophical and esthetic achievement, easily rivaling the output of the ancient Greeks.
Interestingly, all three have sprung from the same scriptures: the Vedas, Upanishads, Bhagavad Gita ("the Bible" to Hindus), Puranas, and Bhagavatam.
Because yoga teachers have been casually quoting scripture and equivocating in their terminology ever since they arrived as "missionaries" on our shores, we should challenge any blatant proof-texting and word warping in theological discussions.
www.watchman.org /na/yogareligion.htm   (4823 words)

 Scripture (WebBible Encyclopedia) - ChristianAnswers.Net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
From time to time he raised up men to commit to writing in an infallible record the revelation he gave.
The "Scripture," or collection of sacred writings, was thus enlarged from time to time as God saw necessary.
We have now a completed "Scripture," consisting of the Old and New Testaments.
www.www.christiananswers.net /dictionary/scripture.html   (185 words)

 Bible, Bibliology, Inerrancy, Inspiration, Canon
Bibliology Series by Leon Stump: Includes canon of Scripture, the doctrine of inspiration, the transmission of the text, translations, and principles of interpretation.
For the Pharisees, the Scriptures were a source of trivia for life's dilemmas.
The Adequacy of Scripture by Greg Herrick, Ph.D. Is 2 Peter Peter's?
www.monergism.com /thethreshold/articles/topic/bible.html   (2694 words)

 Scripture Tea - Welcome
Scripture Tea, Inc. is proud to bring you its line of teas, known for the inspirational messages found on the teabag tags.
These messages quote verses of scripture from the Bible.
If you can't find Scripture Tea at your favorite store near you, then print out our Mail Order Form.
www.scripturetea.com   (123 words)

 Education and Work
"The role of work, as it has been consistently explained in the scriptures and taught by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, involves four principles: Work is a universal obligation; work enhances the quality of life on earth; daily work has eternal consequences; and work will continue in the eternities.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saintshas no uniform position on the classical issues of epistemology, such as the relationship of the sources of knowledge, theories of truth, and modes of verification, but the superiority of knowing by revelation from God is commonly cited from the scriptures.
Seminaries are that part of the Church Educational System which provides weekday religious instruction for youth, usually from the ages of fourteen to eighteen, to balance their secular secondary education with study in the scriptures, religious teachings, and moral values of their faith.
www.lightplanet.com /mormons/daily/education/index.htm   (871 words)

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