At John 8:12 (version Douay-Rheims), Jesus says: I am the light of the world: he that followeth me, walketh not in darkness, but shall have the light of life. This entry will look at how Latin, Polish and Friulian express I am the light of the world, words of Jesus. Latin: Ego sum lux mundi. The Latin for I am is ego sum. For light, … Continue reading Iesus lux mundi
In Luke 8, we read of how Jesus heals the Gerasene demoniac, a man into whom many demons had entered. When the demoniac sees Jesus and falls down before Him, Jesus asks him what his name is. This entry will examine how Jesus, at verse 30, puts the question what is thy name? in Latin, Polish and Friulian. Latin: Quod tibi nomen est? The Latin … Continue reading Quod tibi nomen est?
In Matthew 19, Jesus tells a young man what he must do to enter into life: he must keep the commandments. When the young man tells Him that he has kept the commandments and asks what is yet wanting unto him, Jesus tells him at verse 21 that, if he will be perfect, he is to sell all his possessions, give the money to the … Continue reading Si vis perfectus esse