Monthly Archives: September 2011

Storia: Rev. 6:12-17

“And I saw, when he had opened the sixth seal. And behold, there was a great earthquake, and the sun became black as sackcloth of hair, and the whole moon became as blood. And the stars from heaven fell upon … Continue reading

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Explanatio: St. Gregory the Great on Rev. 6:9-11

Therefore, this is to be looked at carefully by us: how it may be ‘that God’ may speak ‘to the souls’ and ‘the saints’ souls to God,’ or ‘the angels’ speak ‘to God’ and ‘God to the angels;’ (1) or … Continue reading

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Explanatio: Rev. 6:9-11

[From the previous explanatio section: But at the fifth seal, he brings in souls slain following God, as many in the fourth part as in all the world, to demand vengeance. And in this way, he shows them to demand … Continue reading

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Storia: Rev. 6: 9-11

THE STORY OF THE SLAIN SOULS BEGINS IN THE FOURTH BOOK “And when He had opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of those slain for the word of God, and for the testimony of Jesus … Continue reading

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Explanatio: Rev. 6:7-8

In the fourth horse, he describes pretense and manifest hypocrisy. “And when he had opened the fourth seal, I heard the voice of the fourth living creature saying, ‘Come and see.’ And behold, a pale horse, and he who sat … Continue reading

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Explanatio: Rev. 6:5-6

“And when he had opened the third seal, I heard the third living creature saying, ‘Come and see.’ And behold, a black horse, and he that sat on him had a pair of scales in his hand. And I heard … Continue reading

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Explanatio: Rev. 6:3-4

“And when he had opened the second seal, I heard the second living creature saying, ‘Come and see.’ And another horse, a red chestnut*, went out; and the one sitting on him was given to take away peace from the … Continue reading

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