How To Set Up a Home Prayer Corner

We offer for your consideration the article by Serge Alexeev, and hope that in it our readers will find answers to the questions most frequently posed. The article has been abridged.• Where to place icons at home?• Which icons should you have at home?• How and in what order should you arrange your icons?Are there [...]

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الصلاة الربانية كيف نحوِّلها إلى حياة؟

لصلاة الربانية هي أكثر من كونها نموذجاً للصلاة الكاملة. إنها إعلان لنا كيف نعرف قلب الله وما فيه من جهتنا. إن استطعتَ - أخي القارئ - أن تحيا كلمات هذه الصلاة، فالله سوف يُحوِّلك ويُغيِّرك تماماً لتكون حقاً على حسب صورة الله.لتبدأ معنا كلمات الصلاة التي علَّمها رب المجد لتلاميذه، لتتعرَّف على كيف تعيش الصلاة [...]

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تعليم الكنيسة في الصلاة على الراقدين

تعليم الكنيسة في الصلاة على الراقدين لا تزال مسألة الموت الجسدي أهم عدو يواجه الإنسان، وهو آخر عدو سيبطل ( كورنثوس الاولى 15: 26 ) . وكل يوم يطالع القاريء المسيحي بعضاً من المقالات أو يسمع بعضاً من الأقوال التي تروج لها بعض الشيع الفاسدة والزائغة عن الإيمان ، بأن الموتى فقدوا بموتهم كل أمل بالخلاص، [...]

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The Divine Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts

The Divine Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts PRIEST: Blessed is the Kingdom of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, now and ever, unto the ages of ages. READER: Amen. Come, let us worship God our King and bow down before Him. Come, let us worship Christ God our King and bow down [...]

By |2020-07-03T10:05:38-07:00May 28th, 2016|Feasts & Seasons, Prayers and Practice, Spirituality, Various Subjects|Comments Off on The Divine Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts

Saint Maximos the Confessor on The Lord’s Prayer

Saint Maximos the Confessor on The Lord's Prayer  St Maximos the ConfessorПреподобный Максим ИсповедникΜαξίμου του Ομολογητού  If the purpose of the divine counsel is the deification of our nature, and the aim of divine thoughts is to supply the prerequisites of our life, it follows that we should both know and carry into effect the [...]

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AN ORTHODOX UNDERSTANDING OF ACTS OF MERCY

AN ORTHODOX UNDERSTANDING  OF ACTS OF MERCY Fr. Thomas Hopko Christ commanded his disciples to give alms. To "give alms" means literally "to do" or "to make merciful deeds" or "acts of mercy." According to the Scriptures the Lord is compassionate and merciful, longsuffering, full of mercy, faithful and true. He is the one who [...]

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A Prayer For Children

A prayer for Children A Prayer For ChildrenO All-plenteous Lord Jesus Christ, who wast once even Thyself a child and who used to love and bless children, have mercy upon the children of our time and save them--so that unbaptized children may be baptized, and so that baptized children may be strengthened in their faith [...]

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The Bible In The Liturgy

The Bible In The Liturgy  There Biblical references for everything that is said during the Divine Liturgy. Below is the text of the Divine Liturgy of Saint John Chrysostom.  Under each line, you will see "Bible References:" along with the Book, Chapter and Verse(s).  While many have studied why we say and do the Divine [...]

By |2021-09-06T07:28:56-07:00August 26th, 2011|Belief & History, Christian Education, Liturgical, Prayers and Practice, Scripture|Comments Off on The Bible In The Liturgy

How To Sep Up a Home Prayer Corner

How To Sep Up a Home Prayer Corner Parishioners often ask how one should set up a home chapel/prayer corner. We offer for your consideration the article bySerge Alexeev, and hope that in it our readers will find answers to the questions most frequently posed. The article has been abridged.   Where to place icons [...]

By |2020-07-03T10:05:52-07:00August 19th, 2011|Christian Education, Liturgical, Parish and Family Life, Prayers and Practice|Comments Off on How To Sep Up a Home Prayer Corner