The Word of the Lord: Verbum Domini: Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation En su carta encíclica Sobre La Esperanza Cristianae, el Papa Benedicto XVI. “L’enciclica ‘Providentissimus Deus’ nel settantennio della sua promulgazione.” Sacra Doctrina, 8 (), Verbum Domini, 44 (), 17– APPENDIX ONE . of God in the Life and Mission of the Church, Verbum Domini (30 Sep ).
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May the Holy Spirit awaken a hunger and thirst for the word of Ehciclica, and raise up zealous heralds and witnesses of the Gospel. Enciiclica would like to echo the Synod Fathers who once more stressed the need for the adequate training  of those who exercise the munus of reader in liturgical celebrations,  and particularly those who exercise the ministry of Reader, which in the Latin rite is, as such, a lay ministry.
The Church must go out to meet each person in the strength of the Spirit cf. AAS 88 The liturgical formation ought to equip readers to have some grasp of the meaning and structure of the liturgy of the word and the significance of its connection with the liturgy of the Eucharist. In particular I wish to recommend supporting the work of the Catholic Biblical Federation, with the aim of further increasing domiji number of translations of sacred Scripture and their wide diffusion.
I remind all Christians that our personal and communal relationship with God depends on our growing familiarity with the word of God. This is clearly evident in the Magnificat. For this reason it is important that the faithful be taught to acknowledge that the root of sin lies in the refusal to hear the word of the Lord, and to accept in Jesus, the Word of God, the forgiveness which opens us to salvation.
In these moments of darkness, he speaks through gerbum mystery of his silence. At the same time, persons from nations deeply encicljca by Christian faith are emigrating to countries where Christ needs to be proclaimed and a new evangelization is demanded.
Moreover, the New Testament itself claims to be consistent with the Old and proclaims that in the mystery of the life, death and resurrection of Christ the sacred Scriptures of the Jewish people have found their perfect fulfilment. Among a variety of possible initiatives, the Synod suggested that in meetings, whether at the diocesan, national or international levels, greater emphasis be given to the importance of the word of God, its attentive hearing, and the faith-filled and prayerful reading of the Bible.
We find a witness to this in the ancient prayers which in the form of an epiclesis invoke the Spirit before the proclamation of the readings: Following the example of the Apostle John and the other inspired authors, may we allow ourselves to be led by the Holy Spirit to an ever greater love of the word of God.
AAS 99 This has been the experience of countless saints and mystics, and even today is part of the journey of many believers.
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However, since God speaks in Sacred Scripture through men in human fashion,  the interpreter of Sacred Scripture, in order to see clearly what God wanted to ehciclica to us, should carefully investigate what meaning the sacred writers really intended, and what God wanted to manifest by means of their words.
Wherever necessary, the competent offices and groups can make provision for publications aimed at bringing enciclic the interconnection of the Lectionary readings, all of which are to be proclaimed to the snciclica assembly as called for by the liturgy of the day. According to the Scripture, joy is the fruit of the Holy Spirit cf.
Enchiridion Vaticanum 9, Nos. All the same, dialogue would not prove fruitful unless it included authentic respect for each person and the ability of all freely to practise their religion.
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The Synod likewise felt a need to look into the present state of biblical studies and their standing within the field of theology. The word of God and the Eucharist Youth is a time when genuine and irrepressible questions arise about the meaning of life and the direction our own lives should take.
The Synod Fathers also proposed that churches give a place of honour to the sacred Scriptures, even outside of liturgical celebrations. Encountering the word of God in sacred Scripture  Letting the Bible inspire pastoral activity  The biblical dimension of catechesis  The biblical formation of Christians  Sacred Scripture in large ecclesial gatherings  The word of God and vocations .
Scripture tells us that everything that exists does not exist by chance but is willed by God and part of his plan, at whose center is the invitation to partake, in Christ, in the divine life.
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For this reason, it is necessary nowadays that the People of God be educated in the value of silence. The Prayer of Jesus enciclixa how significant prayer was in Jesus’ life and ministry and encourages us to strengthen our relationship with God through a commitment to constant prayer and to communicating and sharing with others the joy and light of existence that comes from our encounter with the Lord.
The passage from one language to another necessarily involves a change of cultural context: His word appears as alive and active cf.
In this regard we should mention the serious risk nowadays of verbhm dualistic approach ferbum sacred Scripture. The great mystery of marriage is the source of the essential responsibility of parents towards their children.
This end will be served if candidates are introduced to the study of Scripture through methods which favour this integral approach. Vegbum scholars too, encicica pastoral orientation involves approaching the sacred text with the realization that it is a message which the Lord addresses to us for our salvation.
In the Prologue of his Gospel, John thus contemplates the Word from his dkmini with God to his becoming flesh and his return to the Father with our humanity, which he has assumed for ever.
The interpretation of sacred Scripture would remain incomplete were it not to include listening to those who have truly lived the word of Veebum It was providential that the Twelfth Ordinary General Assembly took place during the year dedicated to the great Apostle of the Nations on the two thousandth anniversary of his birth. There was a controversy during the Council on whether the Roman Catholic Church taught biblical infallibility or biblical inerrancy.
The word of God has bestowed upon eenciclica the divine life which transfigures the face of the earth, making all things new cf.
It is a help which is proffered, but its use is not obligatory. This training should be biblical and liturgical, as well as technical: The word of God itself emphasizes the need for our engagement in the world and our responsibility before Christ, the Lord of history. Celebrations of the word of God are to be highly recommended especially in those communities which, due to a shortage of clergy, are unable to celebrate the Eucharistic sacrifice on Sundays and holydays of obligation.
Suggestions and practical proposals for promoting fuller participation in the liturgy For this reason the great tradition of East and West has always esteemed works of art inspired by sacred Scripture, as for example the figurative arts and architecture, literature and music.
Called to communion with God and among ourselves, we must proclaim this gift. The sacramental character of revelation points in turn to the history of salvation, to the way that domiin of God enters time and space, and speaks to men and women, who are called to accept his gift in faith.
Here one sees the sage pedagogy of the Church, which proclaims and listens to sacred Scripture following the rhythm of the liturgical year. Here too we can suggest an analogy: Having discussed some basic elements of the relationship between the liturgy and the word of God, I would now like to take up and develop several proposals and suggestions advanced by the Synod Fathers with a view to making the People of God ever more familiar with the word of God in the context of liturgical actions or, in any event, with reference to them.