“In heaven, where there is no discord, glory rules. On earth, where every day is warfare, peace prevails. Peace among whom? Among men. Why are the Gentiles without peace? Why, too, the Jews? That is exactly the reason for the qualification: Peace among men of good will, among those who acknowledge the birth of Christ.” ~ St. Jerome #glorytoGodinthehighest #peaceonearth #goodwilltowardmen #dailyreadings #advent #nativityfast #christmas #paramoun #coptic #orthodox #nativity

“In heaven, where there is no discord, glory rules. On earth, where every day is warfare, peace prevails. Peace among whom? Among men. Why are the Gentiles without peace? Why, too, the Jews? That is exactly the reason for the qualification: Peace among men of good will, among those who acknowledge the birth of Christ.” ~ St. Jerome
#glorytoGodinthehighest #peaceonearth #goodwilltowardmen #dailyreadings #advent #nativityfast #christmas #paramoun #coptic #orthodox #nativity

“In heaven, where there is no discord, glory rules. On earth, where every day is warfare, peace prevails. Peace among whom? Among men. Why are the Gentiles without peace? Why, too, the Jews? That is exactly the reason for the qualification: Peace among men of good will, among those who acknowledge the birth of Christ.” ~ St. Jerome
#glorytoGodinthehighest #peaceonearth #goodwilltowardmen #dailyreadings #advent #nativityfast #christmas #paramoun #coptic #orthodox #nativity

“He showed them that after sorrow there will be joy and that sorrow will bring about joy. Sorrow will be for a short period.” ~ St. John Chrysostom #rejoice #joy #sorrowisturnedintojoy #dailreadings #coptic #orthodox #nativityfast #advent

“He showed them that after sorrow there will be joy and that sorrow will bring about joy. Sorrow will be for a short period.” ~ St. John Chrysostom

#rejoice #joy #sorrowisturnedintojoy #dailreadings #coptic #orthodox #nativityfast #advent

“He showed them that after sorrow there will be joy and that sorrow will bring about joy. Sorrow will be for a short period.” ~ St. John Chrysostom

#rejoice #joy #sorrowisturnedintojoy #dailreadings #coptic #orthodox #nativityfast #advent

“The love of self is not a sin, but what is important is that you direct this love in a spiritual way; you love for yourself purity and holiness, you love for yourself to be a holy temple for the Holy Spirit, and to be without blame before God.” ~ Thrice Blessed Pope Shenouda III #beingdelivered #holiness #righteousness #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox #advent #nativityfast

"The love of self is not a sin, but what is important is that you direct this love in a spiritual way; you love for yourself purity and holiness, you love for yourself to be a holy temple for the Holy Spirit, and to be without blame before God." ~ Thrice Blessed Pope Shenouda III

#beingdelivered #holiness #righteousness #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox #advent #nativityfast

“The love of self is not a sin, but what is important is that you direct this love in a spiritual way; you love for yourself purity and holiness, you love for yourself to be a holy temple for the Holy Spirit, and to be without blame before God.” ~ Thrice Blessed Pope Shenouda III

#beingdelivered #holiness #righteousness #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox #advent #nativityfast

“They themselves were not entering the kingdom of heaven, nor did they permit others who were able to do so…Surely every teacher who misleads his students shuts the gate of the kingdom of heaven before them.” ~ St. Jerome #leadintoHisKingdom #dailreadings #coptic #orthodox #advent #nativityfast

“They themselves were not entering the kingdom of heaven, nor did they permit others who were able to do so…Surely every teacher who misleads his students shuts the gate of the kingdom of heaven before them.” ~ St. Jerome 
#leadintoHisKingdom #dailreadings #coptic #orthodox #advent #nativityfast

“They themselves were not entering the kingdom of heaven, nor did they permit others who were able to do so…Surely every teacher who misleads his students shuts the gate of the kingdom of heaven before them.” ~ St. Jerome
#leadintoHisKingdom #dailreadings #coptic #orthodox #advent #nativityfast

“Why O Man do you spend such energy seeking to please those you wish to never be like?” – St. John Chrysostom #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox #good #imitate #advent #nativityfast

"Why O Man do you spend such energy seeking to please those you wish to never be like?" - St. John Chrysostom 
#dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox #good #imitate #advent #nativityfast

“Why O Man do you spend such energy seeking to please those you wish to never be like?” – St. John Chrysostom
#dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox #good #imitate #advent #nativityfast

“For our victory is won and the crown of our victory is gained by His protection and through His shield.” – St. Jerome #advent #dailyreading #copticorthodox #coptic #orthodox #christianity

"For our victory is won and the crown of our victory is gained by His protection and through His shield." - St. Jerome #advent #dailyreading #copticorthodox #coptic #orthodox #christianity

“For our victory is won and the crown of our victory is gained by His protection and through His shield.” – St. Jerome #advent #dailyreading #copticorthodox #coptic #orthodox #christianity

“God’s Eden is Mary, in her there is no serpent that kills, no Eve which kills, but from her springs the Tree of Life that restores the exiles of Eden.” – St. Ephraim the Syrian #copticorthodox #dailyreading #coptic #advent #christianity

"God's Eden is Mary, in her there is no serpent that kills, no Eve which kills, but from her springs the Tree of Life that restores the exiles of Eden." - St. Ephraim the Syrian #copticorthodox #dailyreading #coptic #advent #christianity

“God’s Eden is Mary, in her there is no serpent that kills, no Eve which kills, but from her springs the Tree of Life that restores the exiles of Eden.” – St. Ephraim the Syrian #copticorthodox #dailyreading #coptic #advent #christianity

“The house of my soul lies in ruins; rebuild it O Lord. There are things in it that will offend you, but who can cleanse it but you?” – St. Augustine #copticorthodox #orthodox #dailyreading #soul #spirit #advent #christmas

"The house of my soul lies in ruins; rebuild it O Lord. There are things in it that will offend you, but who can cleanse it but you?" - St. Augustine #copticorthodox #orthodox #dailyreading #soul #spirit #advent #christmas

“The house of my soul lies in ruins; rebuild it O Lord. There are things in it that will offend you, but who can cleanse it but you?” – St. Augustine #copticorthodox #orthodox #dailyreading #soul #spirit #advent #christmas

We encounter continuous tribulations, for “tribulation produces perseverance, and perseverance, character, and character, hope, and hope does not disap- point” (Rom. 5:4). Isaiah the prophet expects tribulations, therefore, he cries saying, “Come, my people enter your chambers, and shut your doors behind you; hide yourself as it were for a little moment, until the indignation is past” (Isa. 26:20) ~ St. Athanasius of Alexandria #trubulation #lookuntoJesus #runtherace #endurance #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox #advent #nativityfast

We encounter continuous tribulations, for “tribulation produces perseverance, and perseverance, character, and character, hope, and hope does not disap- point" (Rom. 5:4). Isaiah the prophet expects tribulations, therefore, he cries saying, "Come, my people enter your chambers, and shut your doors behind you; hide yourself as it were for a little moment, until the indignation is past" (Isa. 26:20) ~ St. Athanasius of Alexandria 
#trubulation #lookuntoJesus #runtherace #endurance #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox #advent #nativityfast

We encounter continuous tribulations, for “tribulation produces perseverance, and perseverance, character, and character, hope, and hope does not disap- point” (Rom. 5:4). Isaiah the prophet expects tribulations, therefore, he cries saying, “Come, my people enter your chambers, and shut your doors behind you; hide yourself as it were for a little moment, until the indignation is past” (Isa. 26:20) ~ St. Athanasius of Alexandria
#trubulation #lookuntoJesus #runtherace #endurance #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox #advent #nativityfast

“Whatever hardship comes upon you, it may be overcome through silence.” — Abba Poemen #beofgoodcheer #donotfear #tribulation #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox #advent #nativityfast

“Whatever hardship comes upon you, it may be overcome through silence.” — Abba Poemen

#beofgoodcheer #donotfear #tribulation #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox #advent #nativityfast

“Whatever hardship comes upon you, it may be overcome through silence.” — Abba Poemen

#beofgoodcheer #donotfear #tribulation #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox #advent #nativityfast

“Prayer is a taste of God’s Kingdom which starts here and finishes there.” ~ The Thrice Blessed Pope Shenouda III #YourFathersGoodPleasure #GivenTheKingdom #KingdomOfHeaven #heavenstartshere #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox #advent #nativityfast

“Prayer is a taste of God’s Kingdom which starts here and finishes there.” ~ The Thrice Blessed Pope Shenouda III

#YourFathersGoodPleasure #GivenTheKingdom #KingdomOfHeaven #heavenstartshere #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox #advent #nativityfast

“Prayer is a taste of God’s Kingdom which starts here and finishes there.” ~ The Thrice Blessed Pope Shenouda III

#YourFathersGoodPleasure #GivenTheKingdom #KingdomOfHeaven #heavenstartshere #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox #advent #nativityfast

“Lord, you strengthened me because I took refuge in you; and I took refuge because you freed me.” – St. Augustine #salvation #advent #dailyreading #coptic #copticorthodox #christianity

"Lord, you strengthened me because I took refuge in you; and I took refuge because you freed me." - St. Augustine #salvation #advent #dailyreading #coptic #copticorthodox #christianity

“Lord, you strengthened me because I took refuge in you; and I took refuge because you freed me.” – St. Augustine #salvation #advent #dailyreading #coptic #copticorthodox #christianity

The Annunciation is all about ‘Joy.’ Jesus Himself said, “Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you.” God’s peace is stronger than the joy of the world and that is what I should feel. The joy of the world has a materialistic nature, thus it is subject to vanish. St. John wrote, “that your joy might be full.” The joy of the world is not full. It is the joy of Christ that is full. In fact, joy and peace are fruits of the Holy Spirit. ~ Fr. Bishoy Kamel #annunciation #joy #rejoice #advent #nativity #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

The Annunciation is all about ‘Joy.’ Jesus Himself said, “Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you.” God’s peace is stronger than the joy of the world and that is what I should feel. The joy of the world has a materialistic nature, thus it is subject to vanish. St. John wrote, “that your joy might be full.” The joy of the world is not full. It is the joy of Christ that is full. In fact, joy and peace are fruits of the Holy Spirit. ~ Fr. Bishoy Kamel

#annunciation #joy #rejoice #advent #nativity #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

The Annunciation is all about ‘Joy.’ Jesus Himself said, “Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you.” God’s peace is stronger than the joy of the world and that is what I should feel. The joy of the world has a materialistic nature, thus it is subject to vanish. St. John wrote, “that your joy might be full.” The joy of the world is not full. It is the joy of Christ that is full. In fact, joy and peace are fruits of the Holy Spirit. ~ Fr. Bishoy Kamel

#annunciation #joy #rejoice #advent #nativity #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

“If we seek God, he will show himself to us, and if we keep him, he will remain close to us.” – Abba Arsenius #copticorthodox #dailyreadings #orthodox #seek #answer #advent #nativityfast

"If we seek God, he will show himself to us, and if we keep him, he will remain close to us." - Abba Arsenius #copticorthodox #dailyreadings #orthodox #seek #answer #advent #nativityfast

“If we seek God, he will show himself to us, and if we keep him, he will remain close to us.” – Abba Arsenius #copticorthodox #dailyreadings #orthodox #seek #answer #advent #nativityfast

“It is better for a man to be silent and be a Christian than to talk and not be one…. Men believe with the heart and confess with the mouth, the one unto righteousness, the other unto salvation. It is good to teach, if the teacher also does what he says.” ~ St. Ignatius of Antioch #believewhatyoupreach #practicewhatyoupreach #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox #advent #nativityfast

“It is better for a man to be silent and be a Christian than to talk and not be one.... Men believe with the heart and confess with the mouth, the one unto righteousness, the other unto salvation. It is good to teach, if the teacher also does what he says.” ~ St. Ignatius of Antioch

#believewhatyoupreach #practicewhatyoupreach #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox #advent #nativityfast

“It is better for a man to be silent and be a Christian than to talk and not be one…. Men believe with the heart and confess with the mouth, the one unto righteousness, the other unto salvation. It is good to teach, if the teacher also does what he says.” ~ St. Ignatius of Antioch

#believewhatyoupreach #practicewhatyoupreach #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox #advent #nativityfast

“People don’t need to hear about Christ any more, they have heard enough. They rather need to see Christ in us.” – Fr. Bishoy Kamel #advent #kiahk #coptic #copticorthodox #christianity

"People don't need to hear about Christ any more, they have heard enough. They rather need to see Christ in us." - Fr. Bishoy Kamel #advent #kiahk #coptic #copticorthodox #christianity

“People don’t need to hear about Christ any more, they have heard enough. They rather need to see Christ in us.” – Fr. Bishoy Kamel #advent #kiahk #coptic #copticorthodox #christianity

“Prayer will make miracles. We can’t do anything without God’s help. We have this help through our prayer.” – H.H. Pope Cyril (Kyrillos) VI #prayer #yourprayerisheard #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox #advent #nativityfast

"Prayer will make miracles. We can't do anything without God's help. We have this help through our prayer." - H.H. Pope Cyril (Kyrillos) VI
#prayer #yourprayerisheard #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox #advent #nativityfast

“Prayer will make miracles. We can’t do anything without God’s help. We have this help through our prayer.” – H.H. Pope Cyril (Kyrillos) VI
#prayer #yourprayerisheard #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox #advent #nativityfast

“He did not follow. He just wanted a good teacher, but he questioned who the teacher was, and scorned the identity of the One who was teaching. ―He went away sad, bound up in his desires. ―He went away sad, carrying a great burden of possessiveness upon his shoulders” ~ St. Augustine #followMe #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox #advent #nativityfast

“He did not follow. He just wanted a good teacher, but he questioned who the teacher was, and scorned the identity of the One who was teaching. ―He went away sad, bound up in his desires. ―He went away sad, carrying a great burden of possessiveness upon his shoulders” ~ St. Augustine 
#followMe #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox #advent #nativityfast

“He did not follow. He just wanted a good teacher, but he questioned who the teacher was, and scorned the identity of the One who was teaching. ―He went away sad, bound up in his desires. ―He went away sad, carrying a great burden of possessiveness upon his shoulders” ~ St. Augustine
#followMe #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox #advent #nativityfast

“If you are not successful in your prayer, do not expect success in anything. Prayer is the root of all.” – St Theophan the Recluse #prayer #prayeristherootofall #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox #advent #nativityfast

"If you are not successful in your prayer, do not expect success in anything. Prayer is the root of all." - St Theophan the Recluse

#prayer #prayeristherootofall #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox #advent #nativityfast

“If you are not successful in your prayer, do not expect success in anything. Prayer is the root of all.” – St Theophan the Recluse

#prayer #prayeristherootofall #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox #advent #nativityfast

“He continues, ‘Let there be salt in you,’ that is, the divine words that bring salvation. If we despise these, we become tasteless, foolish and utterly useless.” ~ St. Cyril of Alexandria #salt #lettgerebesaltinyou #flavour #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox #advent #nativityfast

“He continues, ‘Let there be salt in you,’ that is, the divine words that bring salvation. If we despise these, we become tasteless, foolish and utterly useless.” ~ St. Cyril of Alexandria

#salt #lettgerebesaltinyou #flavour #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox #advent #nativityfast

“He continues, ‘Let there be salt in you,’ that is, the divine words that bring salvation. If we despise these, we become tasteless, foolish and utterly useless.” ~ St. Cyril of Alexandria

#salt #lettgerebesaltinyou #flavour #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox #advent #nativityfast

It was fitting that the Giver of all holiness should enter this world by a pure and holy birth.- St John Chrysostom . . #advent #kiahk #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox #holybible #orthodoxy

It was fitting that the Giver of all holiness should enter this world by a pure and holy birth.- St John Chrysostom .
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#advent  #kiahk #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox #holybible #orthodoxy

It was fitting that the Giver of all holiness should enter this world by a pure and holy birth.- St John Chrysostom .
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#advent #kiahk #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox #holybible #orthodoxy

“Lord, overshadow Your holy church which has been redeemed by Your Blood, cause to dwell in it Your true peace which You gave to Your holy apostles; bind her children in holy bonds of indissoluble love; may the rebel not have power over her, and keep far from her persecution, tumult, and wars, both from those within and from those without; and may kings and priests be bound together in great peace and love, their minds always filled with gazing towards You; and may the holy faith be a wall for Your flock.” St Isaac the Syrian #TheChurch #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

"Lord, overshadow Your holy church which has been redeemed by Your Blood, cause to dwell in it Your true peace which You gave to Your holy apostles; bind her children in holy bonds of indissoluble love; may the rebel not have power over her, and keep far from her persecution, tumult, and wars, both from those within and from those without; and may kings and priests be bound together in great peace and love, their minds always filled with gazing towards You; and may the holy faith be a wall for Your flock."
St Isaac the Syrian 
#TheChurch #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

“Lord, overshadow Your holy church which has been redeemed by Your Blood, cause to dwell in it Your true peace which You gave to Your holy apostles; bind her children in holy bonds of indissoluble love; may the rebel not have power over her, and keep far from her persecution, tumult, and wars, both from those within and from those without; and may kings and priests be bound together in great peace and love, their minds always filled with gazing towards You; and may the holy faith be a wall for Your flock.”
St Isaac the Syrian
#TheChurch #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

“Christ is the mercy and the justice, because through Him we have obtained mercy, and have become justified by wiping out our sins because of our faith in Him”. St Cyril the Great #birthofStJohntheBaptist #TheForerunner #salvation #TheIncarnation #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

“Christ is the mercy and the justice, because through Him we have obtained mercy, and have become justified by wiping out our sins because of our faith in Him”. St Cyril the Great 
#birthofStJohntheBaptist #TheForerunner #salvation #TheIncarnation #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

“Christ is the mercy and the justice, because through Him we have obtained mercy, and have become justified by wiping out our sins because of our faith in Him”. St Cyril the Great
#birthofStJohntheBaptist #TheForerunner #salvation #TheIncarnation #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

“And as you go, preach, saying, The kingdom of heaven is at hand.” Matthew 10:7 . “Let us, so long as we are in the world, repent of whatever evils we have done so that we may be saved by the Lord while we yet have time for repentance.” St. Clement of Rome #kingdomofheaven #repent #endofyear #endoflife #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

"And as you go, preach, saying, The kingdom of heaven is at hand."
Matthew 10:7
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"Let us, so long as we are in the world, repent of whatever evils we have done so that we may be saved by the Lord while we yet have time for repentance."
St. Clement of Rome
#kingdomofheaven #repent #endofyear #endoflife #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

“And as you go, preach, saying, The kingdom of heaven is at hand.”
Matthew 10:7
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“Let us, so long as we are in the world, repent of whatever evils we have done so that we may be saved by the Lord while we yet have time for repentance.”
St. Clement of Rome
#kingdomofheaven #repent #endofyear #endoflife #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

“I came forth from the Father and have come into the world.” John 16:28 . “God is on earth, He is among men, not in the fire nor amid the sound of trumpets; not in the smoking mountain, or in the darkness, or in the terrible and roaring tempest giving the Law, but manifested in the flesh, the gentle and good One dwells with those He condescends to make His equals! God is in the flesh, not operating from a distance, as did the prophets, but through His human nature, one with ours, He seeks to bring back all mankind to Himself.” St Basil the Great #TheIncarnation #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

"I came forth from the Father and have come into the world."
John 16:28
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"God is on earth, He is among men, not in the fire nor amid the sound of trumpets; not in the smoking mountain, or in the darkness, or in the terrible and roaring tempest giving the Law, but manifested in the flesh, the gentle and good One dwells with those He condescends to make His equals! God is in the flesh, not operating from a distance, as did the prophets, but through His human nature, one with ours, He seeks to bring back all mankind to Himself."
St Basil the Great
#TheIncarnation #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

“I came forth from the Father and have come into the world.”
John 16:28
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“God is on earth, He is among men, not in the fire nor amid the sound of trumpets; not in the smoking mountain, or in the darkness, or in the terrible and roaring tempest giving the Law, but manifested in the flesh, the gentle and good One dwells with those He condescends to make His equals! God is in the flesh, not operating from a distance, as did the prophets, but through His human nature, one with ours, He seeks to bring back all mankind to Himself.”
St Basil the Great
#TheIncarnation #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

“But you be watchful in all things, endure afflictions, do the work of an evangelist, fulfil your ministry.” 2 Timothy 4:5 . “The men of God, then, ought to prepare themselves for conflict and combat. As a brave young man bears the blows that fall on him, and the wrestling match, and hits back, so Christians ought to put up with afflictions without and wars within, in order that, though belabored, they may conquer by endurance.” St Macarius the Great #bewatchful #endureafflictions #fulfilyourministry #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

"But you be watchful in all things, endure afflictions, do the work of an evangelist, fulfil your ministry."
2 Timothy 4:5
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"The men of God, then, ought to prepare themselves for conflict and combat. As a brave young man bears the blows that fall on him, and the wrestling match, and hits back, so Christians ought to put up with afflictions without and wars within, in order that, though belabored, they may conquer by endurance."
St Macarius the Great 
#bewatchful #endureafflictions #fulfilyourministry  #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

“But you be watchful in all things, endure afflictions, do the work of an evangelist, fulfil your ministry.”
2 Timothy 4:5
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“The men of God, then, ought to prepare themselves for conflict and combat. As a brave young man bears the blows that fall on him, and the wrestling match, and hits back, so Christians ought to put up with afflictions without and wars within, in order that, though belabored, they may conquer by endurance.”
St Macarius the Great
#bewatchful #endureafflictions #fulfilyourministry #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

“He shall regard the prayer of the destitute, And shall not despise their prayer.” Psalm 101:17 . “When you pray, bring to mind the ploughman who sows in hope. He Who gives back double the seed that the ploughman sows with hope, Who has esteemed the seeking of His Kingdom and His righteousness to be greater than temporal things, will Himself reward your entreaty according to His promise.” St Isaac the Syrian #ConsecrationofChurchofStMisaeltheAnchorite #prayer #Godanswers #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

"He shall regard the prayer of the destitute, And shall not despise their prayer."
Psalm 101:17
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"When you pray, bring to mind the ploughman who sows in hope. He Who gives back double the seed that the ploughman sows with hope, Who has esteemed the seeking of His Kingdom and His righteousness to be greater than temporal things, will Himself reward your entreaty according to His promise."
St Isaac the Syrian 
#ConsecrationofChurchofStMisaeltheAnchorite #prayer #Godanswers #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

“He shall regard the prayer of the destitute, And shall not despise their prayer.”
Psalm 101:17
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“When you pray, bring to mind the ploughman who sows in hope. He Who gives back double the seed that the ploughman sows with hope, Who has esteemed the seeking of His Kingdom and His righteousness to be greater than temporal things, will Himself reward your entreaty according to His promise.”
St Isaac the Syrian
#ConsecrationofChurchofStMisaeltheAnchorite #prayer #Godanswers #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

“Beloved, you do faithfully whatever you do for the brethren and for strangers, who have borne witness of your love before the church.” 3 John 1:5,6 . “Do you fast? Then feed the hungry, give drink to the thirsty, visit the sick, do not forget the imprisoned, have pity on the tortured, comfort those who grieve and who weep, be merciful, humble, kind, calm, patient, sympathetic, forgiving, reverent, truthful and pious, so that God might accept your fasting and might plentifully grant you the fruits of repentance.” St John Chrysostom #StNicholas #BishopofMyra #Give #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

"Beloved, you do faithfully whatever you do for the brethren and for strangers, who have borne witness of your love before the church."
3 John 1:5,6
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"Do you fast? Then feed the hungry, give drink to the thirsty, visit the sick, do not forget the imprisoned, have pity on the tortured, comfort those who grieve and who weep, be merciful, humble, kind, calm, patient, sympathetic, forgiving, reverent, truthful and pious, so that God might accept your fasting and might plentifully grant you the fruits of repentance."
St John Chrysostom 
#StNicholas #BishopofMyra #Give #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

“Beloved, you do faithfully whatever you do for the brethren and for strangers, who have borne witness of your love before the church.”
3 John 1:5,6
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“Do you fast? Then feed the hungry, give drink to the thirsty, visit the sick, do not forget the imprisoned, have pity on the tortured, comfort those who grieve and who weep, be merciful, humble, kind, calm, patient, sympathetic, forgiving, reverent, truthful and pious, so that God might accept your fasting and might plentifully grant you the fruits of repentance.”
St John Chrysostom
#StNicholas #BishopofMyra #Give #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

“Light is sown for the righteous, And gladness for the upright in heart.” Psalm 96:11 . “Blessed are Thy saints, O God and King, who have traveled over the tempestuous sea of this mortal life, and have made the harbour of peace and felicity. Watch over us who are still in our dangerous voyage; and remember such as lie exposed to the rough storms of trouble and temptations. Frail is our vessel, and the ocean is wide; but as in Thy mercy Thou hast set our course, so steer the vessel of our life toward the everlasting shore of peace, and bring us at length to the quiet haven of our heart’s desire, where Thou, O our God, art blessed, and livest and reignest for ever and ever.” St. Augustine #Saints #StBarbara #StJuliana #StSamueltheConfessor #FatherYustus #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

"Light is sown for the righteous, And gladness for the upright in heart."
Psalm 96:11
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"Blessed are Thy saints, O God and King, who have traveled over the tempestuous sea of this mortal life, and have made the harbour of peace and felicity.
Watch over us who are still in our dangerous voyage; and remember such as lie exposed to the rough storms of trouble and temptations. Frail is our vessel, and the ocean is wide; but as in Thy mercy Thou hast set our course, so steer the vessel of our life toward the everlasting shore of peace, and bring us at length to the quiet haven of our heart’s desire, where Thou, O our God, art blessed, and livest and reignest for ever and ever." St. Augustine 
#Saints #StBarbara #StJuliana #StSamueltheConfessor #FatherYustus #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

“Light is sown for the righteous, And gladness for the upright in heart.”
Psalm 96:11
.
“Blessed are Thy saints, O God and King, who have traveled over the tempestuous sea of this mortal life, and have made the harbour of peace and felicity.
Watch over us who are still in our dangerous voyage; and remember such as lie exposed to the rough storms of trouble and temptations. Frail is our vessel, and the ocean is wide; but as in Thy mercy Thou hast set our course, so steer the vessel of our life toward the everlasting shore of peace, and bring us at length to the quiet haven of our heart’s desire, where Thou, O our God, art blessed, and livest and reignest for ever and ever.” St. Augustine
#Saints #StBarbara #StJuliana #StSamueltheConfessor #FatherYustus #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

“Therefore let us go forth to Him, outside the camp, bearing His reproach.” Hebrews 13:13 . “Even if we are entirely despised in the eyes of men, let us rejoice that we are honoured in the sight of God.” St John the Short #bearHisreproach #sufferingforChrist #copticmartyrs #prayforEgypt #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

"Therefore let us go forth to Him, outside the camp, bearing His reproach."
Hebrews 13:13
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“Even if we are entirely despised in the eyes of men, let us rejoice that we are honoured in the sight of God.”
St John the Short
#bearHisreproach #sufferingforChrist #copticmartyrs #prayforEgypt #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

“Therefore let us go forth to Him, outside the camp, bearing His reproach.”
Hebrews 13:13
.
“Even if we are entirely despised in the eyes of men, let us rejoice that we are honoured in the sight of God.”
St John the Short
#bearHisreproach #sufferingforChrist #copticmartyrs #prayforEgypt #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

“Remember the word that I said to you, A servant is not greater than his master. If they persecuted Me, they will also persecute you.” John 15:20 . “The mark of a soul that loves wisdom always gives thanks to God. If you have suffered evil, give thanks and it is changed to good. He has not sinned who suffered the evil but he who has done the evil. Give thanks even in disease, lack of possessions, or false accusations. It is not we who are injured but those who are the authors of them.” St John Chrysostom #persecution #carryingthecross #servingGod #copticmartyrs #prayforEgypt #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

"Remember the word that I said to you, A servant is not greater than his master. If they persecuted Me, they will also persecute you."
John 15:20
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“The mark of a soul that loves wisdom always gives thanks to God. If you have suffered evil, give thanks and it is changed to good. He has not sinned who suffered the evil but he who has done the evil. Give thanks even in disease, lack of possessions, or false accusations. It is not we who are injured but those who are the authors of them."
St John Chrysostom 
#persecution #carryingthecross #servingGod #copticmartyrs #prayforEgypt #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

“Remember the word that I said to you, A servant is not greater than his master. If they persecuted Me, they will also persecute you.”
John 15:20
.
“The mark of a soul that loves wisdom always gives thanks to God. If you have suffered evil, give thanks and it is changed to good. He has not sinned who suffered the evil but he who has done the evil. Give thanks even in disease, lack of possessions, or false accusations. It is not we who are injured but those who are the authors of them.”
St John Chrysostom
#persecution #carryingthecross #servingGod #copticmartyrs #prayforEgypt #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox