scripture isgiven by inspiration of God, and is profitable of
doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in
righteousness. Bible (NewTestament) Timothy 3:16.
Dearly beloved brethren, the Scripture moveth us in sundry places to
acknowledge and confess our manifold sins and
wickedness. Book of Common Prayer Morning Prayer,
Sentences of the Scriptures.
Holy Scripture containeth all things necessary to salvation. Book of Common Prayer Articles of
Religion, VI Of the Sufficiency of the holy Scriptures for Salvation.
In brief, where the Scripture is silent, the church is my text; where that
speaks,'tis but my comment; where there is a joint
silence of both, I borrow not the rules of my religionfrom
Rome or Geneva, butthe dictates of my own reason. SirThomas Browne ^5 Religio Medici (published1643), pt.1, section 5.
Scriptura sacra mentis oculis quasi quoddam speculum
interna nostra facies in ipsa videatur. Holy scripture is
placed before the eyes of our mind like a mirror, so
that we may view our inner face therein. Pope Gregory I known as 'the Great' c.582 Moralia in Job, bk.2, ch.1, section1.
Well-a-well, man that is born of woman is of few days and full of
trouble, as the Scripture says. Mark pseudonym of Samuel Langhorne Clemens Twain Aunt Polly.TheAdventures ofTom Sawyer, ch.1.