For Christians, the Bible and the words of Christ are an example of scripture.
Origin of scripture
- Middle English from Late Latin scrīptūra from Latin act of writing from scrīptus past participle of scrībere to write skrībh- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Latin scrÄ«ptÅ«ra (“a writing, scripture"), from scrÄ«ptum, the supine of scrÄ«bÅ (“I write").