Approach Scripture with humility; Church Fathers: Day 170

The Catholic Book Blogger | 1/11/2018 | Staff
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St. Augustine discovered the Scriptures when he was a young man. He didn’t like them. He had been studying the elegant works of the great Latin writers. Much later he realized that you have to approach Scripture with humility, and only then does it reveal its most sublime truths.

So I resolved to turn my mind to the Holy Scriptures, to see what they were all about.

Something - Proud - Mysteries

There I saw something not comprehended by the proud, not revealed to chil­dren, but humble as you approach, sublime as you go on, and veiled in mysteries.

I wasn’t one of those who could enter into it, or bend my neck to follow its steps. I didn’t feel the way I do now when I turned to those Scriptures. They seemed to me to be unworthy of...
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