Posts Tagged ‘Genesis’

Joseph and His Brothers – Preparing the Way for Jesus Christ

Monday, February 27th, 2017

It is the understanding of the Church that all of scripture speaks of Christ.  Reading the Old Testament, the Church has found hidden in the text prophecies and foreshadowings of what is fully revealed in the New Testament (Dei Verbum, 14-16). In a particular way, the Church has illuminated the unity of scripture through typology, […] [Read more]

God’s Plan of Salvation as Revealed in the History of Genesis

Friday, February 24th, 2017

The Book of Genesis opens with the story of the origin and meaning of human life.  Then, after recounting how humanity willfully sinned, Genesis sets out the Lord’s blueprint for the reconciliation and salvation of fallen humanity. Under this plan, God would gradually reveal himself and, through a chosen people, progressively prepare mankind for Christ, […] [Read more]