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PRAY IN DAY&NIGHT

Prayer All of the virtues and powers of God are attained primarily by prayer. Without prayer, there is no spiritual life. As the Russian bishop, Theophan the Recluse, has said, “If you are not successful in your prayer, you will … Continue reading

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CHRISTIANISM IS A JEWISH HERESY WITHOUT ORPHIC DOCTRINES

Historic Jewish Views on Christianity Theological attitudes toward Christianity have changed over time in response to social and political developments. n its very earliest days, Christianity was seen by the Jewish teachers as a Jewish heresy; its adherents were Jews … Continue reading

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gnostics and religions (β)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 20/1017) PART I. GNOSTICISM AND ITS SOURCES Τουτοῦ με χάριν πέμψον, Πάτερ, σφραγῖδας ἔχων καταβήσομαι, Αἰῶνας ὅλους διοδεύσω, μυστήρια πάντα διανοίξω, μορφὰς δὲ θεῶν ἐπιδείξω, καὶ τὰ κεκρυμμένα τῆς ἁγίας ὁδοῦ, ΓΝΩΣΙΝ καλέσας, παραδώσω· Ophite Hymn, (Hippolytus, … Continue reading

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Τό πασχάλιον βίωμα:the grain of wheat,Fear not

a)Το μήνυμα του Οικουμενικού Πατριάρχη Βαρθολομαίου για το Πάσχα «Ἡ ζωή τῶν  Ὀρθοδόξων πιστῶν, εἰς ὅλας τάς ἐκφάνσεις καί τάς διαστάσεις  αὐτῆς, διαποτίζεται  καί  τρέφεται ἀπό τήν πίστιν εἰς τήν Ἀνάστασιν, ἀποτελεῖ καθημερινόν Πάσχα» τονίζει στο μήνυμά  του για το … Continue reading

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The History of Joseph the Carpenter

In the name of God, of one essence and three persons. The History of the death of our father, the holy old man, Joseph the carpenter. May his blessings and prayers preserve us all, O brethren! Amen. His whole life was one hundred and eleven years, and his departure … Continue reading

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gnostics and religions (a)

The Gnostics and Their Remains In the mid-19th century, eighty years before the chance discovery of a treasure trove of Gnostic manuscripts in a dump in Egypt, C.W. King collected what was known about the Gnostics in this book. At … Continue reading

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THE BRITISH ILES ROMAN CHRISTIANS (AKA ORTHODOX)

  A first approach to the indigenous Orthodox Saints and Martyrs of the Ancient Church who lived and who propagated the Faith in the British Isles and Ireland during the first millennium of Christianity and prior to the Great Schism … Continue reading

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