Paragraph 2730

2730. In positive terms, the battle against the possessive and dominating self requires vigilance, sobriety of heart. When Jesus insists on vigilance, he always relates it to himself, to his coming on the last day and every day: today. the bridegroom comes in the middle of the night; the light that must not be extinguished is that of faith: “‘Come,’ my heart says, ‘seek his face!'”17

Aprofunde seus conhecimentos

164. How does one commit oneself to work for the unity of Christians?

553. What are the different forms of the prayer of petition?

473. How does one avoid scandal?

178. How are the people of God formed?

514. To what type of work does every person have a right?

326. What is the effect of episcopal ordination?

503. What is set forth by the seventh commandment?

Acesse nossos estudos biblicos:

How important is community in the midst of suffering, according to Job 42:10-11?

Who are the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse and what is their significance?

What is the importance of holiness in our Christian life according to 1 Corinthians 6:19-20?

What is the message of Nahum 1:7-8 about God’s faithfulness in the midst of chaos?

What is the importance of humility and repentance according to the book of Baruch?

What was King Belshazzar’s judgment and how did his fall contribute to the fulfillment of biblical prophecies in Daniel 5?

What is the importance of reading and studying God’s law and what example can we find in the story of Ezra?