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St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 15

A Psalm OF David Himself 1. Touching this title there is no question. “O Lord who shall sojourn in Thy tabernacle?” (ver. 1). Although tabernacle be sometimes used even for an everlasting habitation: yet when tabernacle is taken in its … Continue reading

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St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 85

PSALM 85 1. … Its title is, “A Psalm for the end, to the sons of Core.”3 Let us understand no other end than that of which the Apostle speaks: for, “Christ is the end of the law.”4 Therefore when … Continue reading

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St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 139

1. …Our Lord Jesus Christ speaketh in the Prophets, sometimes in His own Name, sometimes in ours, because He maketh Himself one with us; as it is said, “they twain shall be one flesh.” Wherefore also the Lord saith in … Continue reading

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St Augustine’s Homiletic Commentary on 1 John 4:11-16

“If we love one another, God abideth1 in us, and His love will be perfected in us. In this know we that we abide in Him, and He in us, because He hath given us of His Spirit. And we … Continue reading

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St Augustine’s Exegetical Homily on 1 Jn 4:7-10

“Now are ye of God, little children, and have overcome him: because greater is He that is in you, than he that is in this world. They are of the world: therefore speak they of the world, and the world … Continue reading

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St Augustine’s Tractate 80: on John 15:1-8

Tractate 80 on John 15:1-3~This passage of the Gospel, brethren, where the Lord calls Himself the vine, and His disciples the branches, declares in so many words that the Mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus,(1 Tim 2:5) … Continue reading

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St Augustine’s Homily on 1 John 3:18-24

The following is excerpted from two homilies by the saint and encompass what he had to say on verses 17-24. . Whence beginneth charity, brethren? Attend a little: to what it is perfected, ye have heard; the very end of … Continue reading

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St Augustine’s Tractates on John 10:11-18

TRACTATE 46 ON JOHN 10:11-13 1). The Lord Jesus is speaking to His sheep-to those already so, and to those yet to become such-who were then present; for in the place where they were, there were those who were already … Continue reading

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St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 132

Sorry, I didn’t have time to edit in the footnotes. 1. It was right indeed, most beloved, that we should rather hear our Brother,6 my colleague, when present before all of us. And just now he refused not, but put … Continue reading

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St Augustine on 2 Samuel 7:4-5a, 12-14a, 16 and Psalm 89

 2 Sam 7:4-5a, 12-14a, 16~But it came to pass that night, that the word of the Lord came to Nathan, saying: Go, and say to my servant David: When thy days shall be fulfilled, and thou shalt sleep with thy … Continue reading

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