Cain and Abel (Catholic Bible II)

In this lesson, we study the history of Cain and Abel in Catholic Bible II. To complete the objectives of this lesson, complete the following tasks: Study the lesson for mastery. Complete the lesson assessment. Lesson 1. God placed Adam in a lovely garden , called Eden. It was planted with noble trees, which bore the sweetest blossoms and fruits ; flowers of every kind and hue filled it with beauty and fragrance, while from a crystal spring that gushed forth in its depths, four rivers flowed in different directions, and kept its verdure green and bright. 2. In the … Continue

The Call of Abraham

Date: 2083 A.M., or 1917 B.C. At Haran, in the midst of a wicked world, there lived a Chaldee named Abraham, a most upright man. God chose him, that through him the knowledge of the true God and the hope in the promised Redeemer might be preserved among men. For this reason, the Lord commanded Abraham to leave his country and his kinsfolks, and go into a strange land. God moreover promised that Abraham should be the father of a great people, and that in him all nations should be blessed. Abraham obeyed, and, with Sarah his wife, and Lot … Continue

Catholic Bible I, Lesson 07. The Sacrifice of Noe

In this lesson, we continue the study of the life of Noe, after the great flood. To complete the objectives of this lesson, complete the following tasks: Study the lesson for mastery. Complete the lesson quiz. Lesson When the waters had covered the earth[efn_note]The author dates this event at 2343 BC/[/efn_note] for a hundred and fifty days, God remembered Noe, and sent a warm wind, that by degrees abated the waters. Soon the mountains began to appear, and in the seventh month the Ark rested on the top of Mount Ararat[efn_note]Explore Mt. Ararat on Google Maps.[/efn_note], in Armenia. Noe, eager … Continue

Genesis 4. The History of Cain and Abel

The goal of our study in the Classical Liberal Arts Academy’s Sacred Scripture courses is to learn the literal content of Sacred Scripture. In Genesis 4, we study the history of the sons of Adam, Cain and Abel. To complete the objectives of this lesson, complete the following tasks: Study the lesson for mastery. Answer the reflection questions to develop your mastery. Complete the lesson assessment. Lesson 4:1. And Adam knew Eve his wife; who conceived and brought forth Cain, saying: I have gotten a man through God. 4:2. And again she brought forth his brother Abel. And Abel was … Continue

Catholic Bible I. The Deluge

The descendants of Adam were divided into two classes—the good and the bad. To console Adam for the death of Abel, God gave him the pious Seth. Seth’s posterity were known as the children of God, while the descendants of Cain were very wicked. By degrees mankind became corrupt, Noe alone remaining just. God bade Noe build an Ark, for in a hundred years He would destroy by a deluge every living creature on the face of the earth. The following are the dimensions and construction of the Ark : its length, three hundred cubits; its breadth, fifty; and its … Continue

CLAA Sacred Scripture Readings, January 10

Today’s Readings Morning: 2 Thessalonians Midday: Psalm 41 Evening: St. Matthew 20:1-16 2 Thessalonians Chapter 1 He gives thanks to God for their faith and constancy and prays for their advancement in all good. 1:1. Paul and Sylvanus and Timothy, to the church of the Thessalonians. In God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ, 1:2. Grace unto you: and peace from God our Father and from the Lord Jesus Christ. 1:3. We are bound to give thanks always to God for you, brethren, as it is fitting, because your faith groweth exceedingly and the charity of every one of … Continue

Acts of the Apostles, Chapter 1 (Douay Rheims Catholic Bible)

The ascension of Christ. Matthias is chosen in place of Judas. 1:1. The former treatise I made, O Theophilus, of all things which Jesus began to do and to teach, 1:2. Until the day on which, giving commandments by the Holy Ghost to the apostles whom he had chosen, he was taken up. 1:3. To whom also he shewed himself alive after his passion, by many proofs, for forty days appearing to them, and speaking of the kingdom of God. 1:4. And eating together with them, he commanded them, that they should not depart from Jerusalem, but should wait for … Continue

Genesis, Chapter 1 (Douay Rheims Catholic Bible)

God createth Heaven and Earth, and all things therein, in six days. 1:1. In the beginning God created heaven, and earth. 1:2. And the earth was void and empty, and darkness was upon the face of the deep; and the spirit of God moved over the waters. 1:3. And God said: Be light made. And light was made. 1:4. And God saw the light that it was good; and he divided the light from the darkness. 1:5. And he called the light Day, and the darkness Night; and there was evening and morning one day. 1:6. And God said: Let … Continue

Gospel of St. Matthew, Chapter 1 (Douay Rheims Catholic Bible)

The genealogy of Jesus Christ: He is conceived and born of a Virgin. 1:1. The book of the generation of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham: 1:2. Abraham begot Isaac. And Isaac begot Jacob. And Jacob begot Judas and his brethren. 1:3. And Judas begot Phares and Zara of Thamar. And Phares begot Esron. And Esron begot Aram. 1:4. And Aram begot Aminadab. And Aminadab begot Naasson. And Naasson begot Salmon. 1:5. And Salmon begot Booz of Rahab. And Booz begot Obed of Ruth. And Obed begot Jesse. 1:6. And Jesse begot David the king. And … Continue

Prophecy of Isaiah, Chapter 1 (Douay Rheims Catholic Bible)

The prophet Isaiah complains of the sins of Juda and Jerusalem, and exhorts them to a sincere conversion. 1:1. The vision of Isaiah the Son of Amos, which he saw concerning Juda and Jerusalem in the days of Ozias, Joathan, Achaz, and Ezechias, kings of Juda. 1:2. Hear, O ye heavens, and give ear, O earth, for the Lord hath spoken. I have brought up children, and exalted them: but they have despised me. 1:3. The ox knoweth his owner, and the ass his master’s crib: but Israel hath not known me, and my people hath not understood. 1:4. Woe … Continue

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