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Monday, March 17, 2008


SCRIPTURE COMMENTARY #161


"Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy." (Matt. 5:7)

MERCY is practiced by those who, from a real love of their neighbors, are anxious to help them in their spiritual and corporal necessities. Examples: Abraham, Moses, Tobias, the good Samaritan.

[From 'A Practical Commentary on Holy Scripture' by Bishop Knecht, D.D.]
(1899 Douay-Rheims Bible)