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2654. The spiritual writers, paraphrasing Matthew 7:7, summarize in this way the dispositions of the heart nourished by the word of God in prayer “Seek in reading and you will find in meditating; knock in mental prayer and it will be opened to you by contemplation.”5


Aprofunde seus conhecimentos

594. Why do we say “Forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us”?

18. Why does Sacred Scripture teach the truth?

75. What was the first human sin?

277. How is the celebration of the Holy Eucharist carried out?

278. Who is the minister for the celebration of the Eucharist?

77. What other consequences derive from original sin?

565. Who can educate us in prayer?


Acesse nossos estudos biblicos:

How important is God’s love to our lives, according to 1 John 4:8?

How does Job 38:1-11 reveal God’s sovereignty in the midst of suffering?

What is the cyclicality of Israel’s history and how is it portrayed in Judges 3-16?

God’s Holiness and the Call to Holiness: What Does the Book of Leviticus Teach Us About God’s Holiness and Our Responsibility to Be Holy? (Leviticus 11:44-45; 19:2)

How to deal with anger and anger, according to Proverbs 15:1-2?

The Holiness of the Priesthood: How does the law of priestly holiness in the book of Numbers teach us about the importance of purity and dedication in the worship of God? (Numbers 18:1-7)

How can faith influence Christian behavior according to 2 Thessalonians 1:11-12?