Yes, the proper understanding of Scripture is a game changer (as it should be). Of the multitude of Old Testament quotes in the New Testament, most of them came from the Septuagint (abbreviated LXX - the Greek translation of the Old Testament). This translation of the Old Testament is the oldest … [Read more...]
Did Christ quote from the Septuagint?
by Fr. John Whiteford From Fr. John Whiteford's "Stump the Priest" series of blogposts. Question: "I have heard that Christ quoted the Septuagint. Is there a listing of these quotes?" It is a generally recognized fact that "the writers of the New Testament used almost exclusively the Greek … [Read more...]
Augustine: Infant Baptism Is The Apostolic And Universal Practice Of The Church
by St. Augustine of Hippo What the universal Church holds, not as instituted by councils but as something always held, is most correctly believed to have been handed down by apostolic authority. Since others respond for children, so that the celebration of the sacrament may be complete for them, … [Read more...]
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