“To sum up, I would say that Sacred Scripture must always be read in the light of Christ. Only in this way can we also read and understand Sacred Scripture in our own context today and be truly enlightened by it. We must understand this: Sacred Scripture is a journey with a direction. Those who know the destination can also take all those steps once again now, and can thus acquire a deeper knowledge of the mystery of Christ…
“The Word is always greater, this is our immense consolation. And on the one hand it is lovely to know that one has only understood a little. It is lovely to know that there is still an inexhaustible treasure and that every new generation will rediscover new treasures and journey on with the greatness of the Word of God that is always before us, guides us, and is ever greater. One should read the Scriptures with an awareness of this.
“St. Augustine said: The hare and the donkey drink from the fountain. The donkey drinks more, but each one drinks his fill. Whether we are hares or donkeys, let us be grateful that the Lord enables us to drink from his water.”
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