He provides that they should be one. For all who believe through the Apostles are one, though some from among them were torn away. Nor did this escape His knowledge, He even foretold it, and showed that it proceeded from men’s slack-mindedness. – St. John Chysostom #orthodoxy #churchfathers #lent #holyweek

He provides that they should be one. For all who believe through the Apostles are one, though some from among them were torn away. Nor did this escape His knowledge, He even foretold it, and showed that it proceeded from men's slack-mindedness. - St. John Chysostom #orthodoxy #churchfathers #lent #holyweek

He provides that they should be one. For all who believe through the Apostles are one, though some from among them were torn away. Nor did this escape His knowledge, He even foretold it, and showed that it proceeded from men’s slack-mindedness. – St. John Chysostom #orthodoxy #churchfathers #lent #holyweek

“I prayed for a pure heart, it took me a long time and a hard struggle to discover that prayer itself is the only road to a pure heart.” – H.H. Pope Cyril (Kyrillos) VI #copticorthodox #coptic #christianity #lent #pascha #holyweek

"I prayed for a pure heart, it took me a long time and a hard struggle to discover that prayer itself is the only road to a pure heart." - H.H. Pope Cyril (Kyrillos) VI #copticorthodox #coptic #christianity #lent #pascha #holyweek

“I prayed for a pure heart, it took me a long time and a hard struggle to discover that prayer itself is the only road to a pure heart.” – H.H. Pope Cyril (Kyrillos) VI #copticorthodox #coptic #christianity #lent #pascha #holyweek

“You are not told: Be less than you are; but know what you are. Know that you are a sinful human, that it is God who frees you from blame.” – St. Augustine #copticorthodox #coptic #lent #pascha #holyweek #christianity

"You are not told: Be less than you are; but know what you are. Know that you are a sinful human, that it is God who frees you from blame." - St. Augustine #copticorthodox #coptic #lent #pascha #holyweek #christianity

“You are not told: Be less than you are; but know what you are. Know that you are a sinful human, that it is God who frees you from blame.” – St. Augustine #copticorthodox #coptic #lent #pascha #holyweek #christianity

“God’s Commandments are higher than all the treasures of the earth. Whoever acquires them has received God within himself.” – St. Isaac the Syrian #copticorthodox #coptic #lent #christianity #holyweek

"God's Commandments are higher than all the treasures of the earth. Whoever acquires them has received God within himself." - St. Isaac the Syrian #copticorthodox #coptic #lent #christianity #holyweek

“God’s Commandments are higher than all the treasures of the earth. Whoever acquires them has received God within himself.” – St. Isaac the Syrian #copticorthodox #coptic #lent #christianity #holyweek

“The perfect meditation is the saving and blessed name of our Lord Jesus Christ dwelling without interruption in you.” – St. Macarius the Great #palmsunday #lent #coptic #copticorthodox #christianity

"The perfect meditation is the saving and blessed name of our Lord Jesus Christ dwelling without interruption in you." - St. Macarius the Great #palmsunday #lent #coptic #copticorthodox #christianity

“The perfect meditation is the saving and blessed name of our Lord Jesus Christ dwelling without interruption in you.” – St. Macarius the Great #palmsunday #lent #coptic #copticorthodox #christianity

Prayer is putting the Bible into action and transforming it from written papers into life, engraved on the tablets of the heart- Fr. Seraphim El Baramosy . . #prayer #dailyreadings #copticorthodox #orthodoxy #lent

Prayer is putting the Bible into action and transforming it from written papers into life, engraved on the tablets of the heart- Fr. Seraphim El Baramosy
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Prayer is putting the Bible into action and transforming it from written papers into life, engraved on the tablets of the heart- Fr. Seraphim El Baramosy
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#prayer #dailyreadings #copticorthodox #orthodoxy #lent

“If God is slow in answering your request, or if you ask but do not promptly receive anything, do not be upset, for you are not wiser than God.” – St. Isaac the Syrian . . #prayer #dailyreadings #copticorthodox #orthodoxy #lent

“If God is slow in answering your request, or if you ask but do not promptly receive anything, do not be upset, for you are not wiser than God.” - St. Isaac the Syrian
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#prayer #dailyreadings #copticorthodox #orthodoxy #lent

“If God is slow in answering your request, or if you ask but do not promptly receive anything, do not be upset, for you are not wiser than God.” – St. Isaac the Syrian
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#prayer #dailyreadings #copticorthodox #orthodoxy #lent

“God rejoices at nothing as much as a person’s correction and salvation, on behalf of which every word and every mystery take place.” – St. Gregory the Theologian #coptic #copticorthodox #christianity #lent #psalms #rejoice

"God rejoices at nothing as much as a person's correction and salvation, on behalf of which every word and every mystery take place." - St. Gregory the Theologian #coptic #copticorthodox #christianity #lent #psalms #rejoice

“God rejoices at nothing as much as a person’s correction and salvation, on behalf of which every word and every mystery take place.” – St. Gregory the Theologian #coptic #copticorthodox #christianity #lent #psalms #rejoice

“God does rescue the holy from affliction, but He does so not by rendering them untested but by blessing them with endurance.” ~ St. Basil the Great #beholyforheisholy #beholy #holy #holiness #endurance #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox #lent

"God does rescue the holy from affliction, but He does so not by rendering them untested but by blessing them with endurance." ~ St. Basil the Great

#beholyforheisholy #beholy #holy #holiness #endurance #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox #lent

“God does rescue the holy from affliction, but He does so not by rendering them untested but by blessing them with endurance.” ~ St. Basil the Great

#beholyforheisholy #beholy #holy #holiness #endurance #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox #lent

“Our head is plunged in the water as in a tomb. The old man is buried and com­pletely drowned. When we emerge from the water the new man is raised from the dead.” – St. John Chrysostom #coptic #orthodox #dailyreadings #baptism #salvation #new #lent

“Our head is plunged in the water as in a tomb. The old man is buried and com­pletely drowned. When we emerge from the water the new man is raised from the dead.” - St. John Chrysostom
#coptic #orthodox #dailyreadings #baptism #salvation #new #lent

“Our head is plunged in the water as in a tomb. The old man is buried and com­pletely drowned. When we emerge from the water the new man is raised from the dead.” – St. John Chrysostom
#coptic #orthodox #dailyreadings #baptism #salvation #new #lent

“The smallest morsel of the blessing (the Eucharist) mingles with our whole body and fills us with its powerful effect. Thus, Christ came to be in us and we also abide in Him.” ~ St. Cyril the Great #abide #eucharist #communion #dailyreadings #lent #coptic #orthodox

“The smallest morsel of the blessing (the Eucharist) mingles with our whole body and fills us with its powerful effect. Thus, Christ came to be in us and we also abide in Him.” ~ St. Cyril the Great

#abide #eucharist #communion #dailyreadings #lent #coptic #orthodox

“The smallest morsel of the blessing (the Eucharist) mingles with our whole body and fills us with its powerful effect. Thus, Christ came to be in us and we also abide in Him.” ~ St. Cyril the Great

#abide #eucharist #communion #dailyreadings #lent #coptic #orthodox

Prayer is the abundant desire to meet Jesus, a desire that takes the soul, and inflames the longing heart every moment; And this longing intensifies, as the soul prays, as the yearning to meet Jesus does not stop or cease or extinguish, for prayer kindled and ignites the fire of longing, and thr spirit becomes vibrantly alive and joyfully ablaze in each moment of prayer. – Abouna Seraphim El Baramosy . . #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox #orthodoxy #prayer #desiringGod #thirstingforGod #lent

Prayer is the abundant desire to meet Jesus, a desire that takes the soul, and inflames the longing heart every moment; And this longing intensifies, as the soul prays, as the yearning to meet Jesus does not stop or cease or extinguish, for prayer kindled and ignites the fire of longing, and thr spirit becomes vibrantly alive and joyfully ablaze in each moment of prayer.
- Abouna Seraphim El Baramosy
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#dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox #orthodoxy #prayer #desiringGod #thirstingforGod #lent

Prayer is the abundant desire to meet Jesus, a desire that takes the soul, and inflames the longing heart every moment; And this longing intensifies, as the soul prays, as the yearning to meet Jesus does not stop or cease or extinguish, for prayer kindled and ignites the fire of longing, and thr spirit becomes vibrantly alive and joyfully ablaze in each moment of prayer.
– Abouna Seraphim El Baramosy
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#dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox #orthodoxy #prayer #desiringGod #thirstingforGod #lent

“God’s Commandments are higher than all the treasures of the earth. Whoever acquires them has received God within himself.” – St. Isaac the Syrian #christianity #copticorthodox #coptic #dailyreading #lent #proverbs

"God's Commandments are higher than all the treasures of the earth. Whoever acquires them has received God within himself." - St. Isaac the Syrian #christianity #copticorthodox #coptic #dailyreading #lent #proverbs

“God’s Commandments are higher than all the treasures of the earth. Whoever acquires them has received God within himself.” – St. Isaac the Syrian #christianity #copticorthodox #coptic #dailyreading #lent #proverbs

“Call her (St Mary) to your assistance for such is the Divine Will that she should help in every kind of necessity.” – St. Basil the Great #christianity #copticorthodox #coptic #dailyreading #lent #stmary

"Call her (St Mary) to your assistance for such is the Divine Will that she should help in every kind of necessity." - St. Basil the Great #christianity #copticorthodox #coptic #dailyreading #lent #stmary

“Call her (St Mary) to your assistance for such is the Divine Will that she should help in every kind of necessity.” – St. Basil the Great #christianity #copticorthodox #coptic #dailyreading #lent #stmary

“What he means is strict discipleship. Even if desires press hard they rage in vain. Since the power of the Spirit is such, let us live according to it, and let us be content with it.” ~ St. John Chrysostom #crucifytheflesh #lent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

“What he means is strict discipleship. Even if desires press hard they rage in vain. Since the power of the Spirit is such, let us live according to it, and let us be content with it.” ~ St. John Chrysostom

#crucifytheflesh #lent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

“What he means is strict discipleship. Even if desires press hard they rage in vain. Since the power of the Spirit is such, let us live according to it, and let us be content with it.” ~ St. John Chrysostom

#crucifytheflesh #lent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

“As no darkness can be seen by anyone surrounded by light, so no trivialities can capture the attention of anyone who has his eyes on Christ.” St Gregory of Nyssa . . #dailyreadings #copticorthodox #orthodoxy #light #lent

"As no darkness can be seen by anyone surrounded by light, so no trivialities can capture the attention of anyone who has his eyes on Christ." St Gregory of Nyssa
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“As no darkness can be seen by anyone surrounded by light, so no trivialities can capture the attention of anyone who has his eyes on Christ.” St Gregory of Nyssa
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#dailyreadings #copticorthodox #orthodoxy #light #lent

“Let God be your pathfinder, and approach Him with all your trust, desire and hopes. He will never fail you if you depend on Him.” – St. Archdeacon Habib Girgis #copticorthodox #coptic #christianity #dailyreading #lent #proverbs #trustgod

"Let God be your pathfinder, and approach Him with all your trust, desire and hopes. He will never fail you if you depend on Him." - St. Archdeacon Habib Girgis #copticorthodox #coptic #christianity #dailyreading #lent #proverbs #trustgod

“Let God be your pathfinder, and approach Him with all your trust, desire and hopes. He will never fail you if you depend on Him.” – St. Archdeacon Habib Girgis #copticorthodox #coptic #christianity #dailyreading #lent #proverbs #trustgod

“If we seek God, he will show himself to us, and if we keep him, he will remain close to us.” – Abba Arsenius #copticorthodox #coptic #christianity #dailyreading #lent #samaritanwoman

"If we seek God, he will show himself to us, and if we keep him, he will remain close to us." - Abba Arsenius #copticorthodox #coptic #christianity #dailyreading #lent #samaritanwoman

“If we seek God, he will show himself to us, and if we keep him, he will remain close to us.” – Abba Arsenius #copticorthodox #coptic #christianity #dailyreading #lent #samaritanwoman

‘Why then did the blind man, on hearing that He was passing by, exclaim, “Jesus, Thou Son of David, have mercy on me? “. But how consistent is the interpretation on our side of the question! For He, who had been a little while ago invoked by the blind man as “the Son of David”’ – Tertullian of Carthage #coptic #orthodoxy #christian #lent

‘Why then did the blind man, on hearing that He was passing by, exclaim, "Jesus, Thou Son of David, have mercy on me? ".
But how consistent is the interpretation on our side of the question! For He, who had been a little while ago invoked by the blind man as "the Son of David"’
- Tertullian of Carthage #coptic #orthodoxy #christian #lent

‘Why then did the blind man, on hearing that He was passing by, exclaim, “Jesus, Thou Son of David, have mercy on me? “.
But how consistent is the interpretation on our side of the question! For He, who had been a little while ago invoked by the blind man as “the Son of David”’
– Tertullian of Carthage #coptic #orthodoxy #christian #lent

“Just as the body needs to be clothed whether is warm or cold, so the soul needs to be constantly clothed with the garment of humility.” – St. Ephraim the Syrian #christianity #copticorthodox #coptic #dailyreading #lent #prodigalson

"Just as the body needs to be clothed whether is warm or cold, so the soul needs to be constantly clothed with the garment of humility." - St. Ephraim the Syrian #christianity #copticorthodox #coptic #dailyreading #lent #prodigalson

“Just as the body needs to be clothed whether is warm or cold, so the soul needs to be constantly clothed with the garment of humility.” – St. Ephraim the Syrian #christianity #copticorthodox #coptic #dailyreading #lent #prodigalson

“In you, the One, all things abide And to you all things endlessly converge, Who are the end and goal of all.” – St. Gregory the Theologian #christianity #copticorthodox #coptic #orthodox #dailyreading #joy #lent #life

"In you, the One, all things abide  And to you all things endlessly converge, Who are the end and goal of all." - St. Gregory the Theologian
#christianity #copticorthodox #coptic #orthodox #dailyreading #joy #lent #life

“In you, the One, all things abide And to you all things endlessly converge, Who are the end and goal of all.” – St. Gregory the Theologian
#christianity #copticorthodox #coptic #orthodox #dailyreading #joy #lent #life

‘A humble man is never rash, hasty or perturbed, never has any hot and volatile thoughts, but at all times remains calm. Even if heaven were to fall and cleave to the earth, the humble man would not be dismayed. Not every quiet man is humble, but every humble man is quiet. There is no humble man who is not self-constrained; but you will find many who are self-constrained without being humble.’ – St Issac the Syrian #orthodoxy #humility #churchfathers #lent #orthodoxy

‘A humble man is never rash, hasty or perturbed, never has any hot and volatile thoughts, but at all times remains calm. Even if heaven were to fall and cleave to the earth, the humble man would not be dismayed. Not every quiet man is humble, but every humble man is quiet. There is no humble man who is not self-constrained; but you will find many who are self-constrained without being humble.’ - St Issac the Syrian #orthodoxy #humility #churchfathers #lent #orthodoxy

‘A humble man is never rash, hasty or perturbed, never has any hot and volatile thoughts, but at all times remains calm. Even if heaven were to fall and cleave to the earth, the humble man would not be dismayed. Not every quiet man is humble, but every humble man is quiet. There is no humble man who is not self-constrained; but you will find many who are self-constrained without being humble.’ – St Issac the Syrian #orthodoxy #humility #churchfathers #lent #orthodoxy

“If you see a man pure and humble, that is a great vision. For what is greater than such a vision, to see the invisible God in a visible man?” – St. Pachomious #christianity #copticorthodox #coptic #dailyreading #lent

"If you see a man pure and humble, that is a great vision. For what is greater than such a vision, to see the invisible God in a visible man?" - St. Pachomious #christianity #copticorthodox #coptic #dailyreading #lent

“If you see a man pure and humble, that is a great vision. For what is greater than such a vision, to see the invisible God in a visible man?” – St. Pachomious #christianity #copticorthodox #coptic #dailyreading #lent