Contemplations

“If you believe what you like in the scriptures and reject what you don’t like its not the scripture that you believe in but yourself” – St. Augustine #coptic #orthodox #devout #complete

“If you believe what you like in the scriptures and reject what you don’t like its not the scripture that you believe in but yourself” – St. Augustine #coptic #orthodox #devout #complete

“In the life with God there is nothing that is impossible; there is hope whatever the sin whatever the hardship and however difficult the matter may seem.” – H.H. Pope Shenouda III #copticorthodox #hope #popeshenouda

“In the life with God there is nothing that is impossible; there is hope whatever the sin whatever the hardship and however difficult the matter may seem.” – H.H. Pope Shenouda III #copticorthodox #hope #popeshenouda

“If you wrestle with God you will not need to wrestle with yourself because in your striving with God He will take out from you the heart of stone and give you a new heart and a new spirit. – H.H. Pope Shenouda III #coptic #orthodox #new #salvation #renewal #christian #good #peace #seek #orthodoxy #faith

“If you wrestle with God you will not need to wrestle with yourself because in your striving with God He will take out from you the heart of stone and give you a new heart and a new spirit. – H.H. Pope Shenouda III #coptic #orthodox #new #salvation #renewal #christian #good #peace #seek #orthodoxy #faith

“If a man loves God with all his heart all his thoughts all his will and all his strength he will gain the fear of God; the fear will produce tears tears will produce strength; by the perfection of this the soul will bear all kinds of fruits.” – St. Anthony the Great

“If a man loves God with all his heart all his thoughts all his will and all his strength he will gain the fear of God; the fear will produce tears tears will produce strength; by the perfection of this the soul will bear all kinds of fruits.” – St. Anthony the Great

“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 #church #jesus #copticchurch #christian #orientalorthodoxy orientalorthodoxy #ethiopianorthodox #prayer #faith #jesus #love #pray #god #bible #christian #church #hope #jesuschrist #believe #peace #worship #blessed #godisgood #holyspirit #gospel #spirituality #bibleverse #grace #truth #life #biblestudy

“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 #church #jesus #copticchurch #christian #orientalorthodoxy orientalorthodoxy #ethiopianorthodox #prayer #faith #jesus #love #pray #god #bible #christian #church #hope #jesuschrist #believe #peace #worship #blessed #godisgood #holyspirit #gospel #spirituality #bibleverse #grace #truth #life #biblestudy

We plainly assert our unconditional opinion that the grace of God is abounding and sometimes overflows the narrow limits of mans lack of faith. – St. John Cassian #christian #copticorthodox #faith

We plainly assert our unconditional opinion that the grace of God is abounding and sometimes overflows the narrow limits of mans lack of faith. – St. John Cassian #christian #copticorthodox #faith

“If you find fear in your heart know that your faith has started to be shaken” – H.H. Pope Shenouda III #coptic #orthodox #faith #trials

“If you find fear in your heart know that your faith has started to be shaken” – H.H. Pope Shenouda III #coptic #orthodox #faith #trials

“In God’s omnipotence He is not far from us even when we are far from Him.” – St. Augustine #coptic #orthodox #staugustine #ephesians

“In God’s omnipotence He is not far from us even when we are far from Him.” – St. Augustine #coptic #orthodox #staugustine #ephesians

“Inasmuch as you tire here will you find rest in eternity; inasmuch as you endure here will you delight there.” – H.H. Pope Shenouda III

“Inasmuch as you tire here will you find rest in eternity; inasmuch as you endure here will you delight there.” – H.H. Pope Shenouda III

“Rest assured O beloved of the Father everything will be fixed.” – H.H. Pope Cyril (Kyrillos) VI #copticorthodox #church #jesus #copticchurch #christian #orientalorthodoxy orientalorthodoxy #ethiopianorthodox #prayer #faith #jesus #love #pray #god #bible #christian #church #hope #jesuschrist #believe #peace #worship #blessed #godisgood #holyspirit #gospel #spirituality #bibleverse #grace #truth #life #biblestudy

“Rest assured O beloved of the Father everything will be fixed.” – H.H. Pope Cyril (Kyrillos) VI #copticorthodox #church #jesus #copticchurch #christian #orientalorthodoxy orientalorthodoxy #ethiopianorthodox #prayer #faith #jesus #love #pray #god #bible #christian #church #hope #jesuschrist #believe #peace #worship #blessed #godisgood #holyspirit #gospel #spirituality #bibleverse #grace #truth #life #biblestudy

Blessed feast of Nayrouz! Never separate yourself from the Church. For nothing is stronger than the Church. Your hope is the Church alone; your salvation is inside the Church only your refuge is the Church. She is higher than the heavens and wider than the whole earth. She never grows old but is always full of vigor and vitality. Holy Scripture (which would not even exist were it not for the Church) when pointing to her strength and stability calls her an unshakable mountain. – St. John Chrysost

Blessed feast of Nayrouz! Never separate yourself from the Church. For nothing is stronger than the Church. Your hope is the Church alone; your salvation is inside the Church only your refuge is the Church. She is higher than the heavens and wider than the whole earth. She never grows old but is always full of vigor and vitality. Holy Scripture (which would not even exist were it not for the Church) when pointing to her strength and stability calls her an unshakable mountain. – St. John Chrysost

God created us in His image and likeness; and every Christian is obligated to keep himself and to preserve and honor in himself Gods image and to be sanctified by good works. – St. John Chrysostom #christian #copticorthodox #dogood

God created us in His image and likeness; and every Christian is obligated to keep himself and to preserve and honor in himself Gods image and to be sanctified by good works. – St. John Chrysostom #christian #copticorthodox #dogood

“If a man surrenders himself very honestly to God’s commandments the Holy Spirit will teach him how to purify himself and his body.” – St. Anthony the Great #coptic #orthodox #spirit #pure

“If a man surrenders himself very honestly to God’s commandments the Holy Spirit will teach him how to purify himself and his body.” – St. Anthony the Great #coptic #orthodox #spirit #pure

“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 #coptic #copticorthodox #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 #coptic #copticorthodox #trustgod

Anyone who has the Spirit in himself not only belongs to Christ but he has Christ Himself. For whenever one person of the Trinity is present the whole Trinity is present. The Trinity is undivided in Itself and is united in Itself in a pre-cise manner. – St. John Chrysostom #coptic #orthodox #holytrinity #spirit #holygod #holyspirit #one #united #orthodoxy #threeinone #christian #faith #grace #truth #life

Anyone who has the Spirit in himself not only belongs to Christ but he has Christ Himself. For whenever one person of the Trinity is present the whole Trinity is present. The Trinity is undivided in Itself and is united in Itself in a pre-cise manner. – St. John Chrysostom #coptic #orthodox #holytrinity #spirit #holygod #holyspirit #one #united #orthodoxy #threeinone #christian #faith #grace #truth #life

“Believe me when I say I have never been so sure of my heart in peace time as in the times of persecution. For I have confidence that if I should die while suffering for Christ and being strengthened by His mercy I will find still greater mercy with Him.” – St. Athanasius the Apostolic #bible #gospel #matthew #trails #tribulations #suffering #christ #stathanasius #gospelreading #peace #endofdays #matthew24 #end

“Believe me when I say I have never been so sure of my heart in peace time as in the times of persecution. For I have confidence that if I should die while suffering for Christ and being strengthened by His mercy I will find still greater mercy with Him.” – St. Athanasius the Apostolic #bible #gospel #matthew #trails #tribulations #suffering #christ #stathanasius #gospelreading #peace #endofdays #matthew24 #end

“Why do you increase your bonds? Take hold of your life before your light grows dark and you seek help and do not find it. This life has been given to you for repentance; do not waste it in vain pursuits.” – St. Isaac the Syrian #walkinthelight #repentance #fellowship #forgiven #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

“Why do you increase your bonds? Take hold of your life before your light grows dark and you seek help and do not find it. This life has been given to you for repentance; do not waste it in vain pursuits.” – St. Isaac the Syrian #walkinthelight #repentance #fellowship #forgiven #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

For without faith it is impossible to please Him for he who comes to God must believe that He is a rewarder of those who diligently seek to do His will – St.James the apostle #christian #copticorthodox #faith #hope

For without faith it is impossible to please Him for he who comes to God must believe that He is a rewarder of those who diligently seek to do His will – St.James the apostle #christian #copticorthodox #faith #hope

“God commands things we cannot do so that we know what to ask of Him. For this is faith itself which obtains by prayer what the law commands.” – St. Augustine #coptic #orthodox #hope #faith

“God commands things we cannot do so that we know what to ask of Him. For this is faith itself which obtains by prayer what the law commands.” – St. Augustine #coptic #orthodox #hope #faith

“Pain is the deepest thing in life. At the time of lust man is floating on the surface of life; but at the time of pain he goes to the depth. Pain purifies the heart. Pain purifies man more than 1000 sermons and more than reading 1000 books. One hour of suffering purifies the heart internally.” – H.H. Pope Shenouda III  #coptic #orthodox #orthodoxy #suffering #christianity #martyrdom #faith #hope #trust #pain #glory #salvation #heaven

“Pain is the deepest thing in life. At the time of lust man is floating on the surface of life; but at the time of pain he goes to the depth. Pain purifies the heart. Pain purifies man more than 1000 sermons and more than reading 1000 books. One hour of suffering purifies the heart internally.” – H.H. Pope Shenouda III #coptic #orthodox #orthodoxy #suffering #christianity #martyrdom #faith #hope #trust #pain #glory #salvation #heaven

“Prayer is meeting with God; we ascend to Him or He descends to us.” – H.H. Pope Shenouda III

“Prayer is meeting with God; we ascend to Him or He descends to us.” – H.H. Pope Shenouda III

“Lord you strengthened me because I took refuge in you; and I took refuge because you freed me.” – St. Augustine  #copticorthodox #church #jesus #copticchurch #christian #orientalorthodoxy orientalorthodoxy #ethiopianorthodox #prayer #faith #jesus #love #pray #god #bible #christian #church #hope #jesuschrist #believe #peace #worship #blessed #godisgood  #holyspirit  #gospel #spirituality #bibleverse #grace #truth #life #biblestudy

“Lord you strengthened me because I took refuge in you; and I took refuge because you freed me.” – St. Augustine #copticorthodox #church #jesus #copticchurch #christian #orientalorthodoxy orientalorthodoxy #ethiopianorthodox #prayer #faith #jesus #love #pray #god #bible #christian #church #hope #jesuschrist #believe #peace #worship #blessed #godisgood #holyspirit #gospel #spirituality #bibleverse #grace #truth #life #biblestudy

O Father light up the small duties of this days life: May they shine with the beauty of Thy countenance. May we believe that glory can dwell in the most common task of every day. – St. Augustine (354-430) #christian #coptic #copticorthodox #light

O Father light up the small duties of this days life: May they shine with the beauty of Thy countenance. May we believe that glory can dwell in the most common task of every day. – St. Augustine (354-430) #christian #coptic #copticorthodox #light

“In your sufferings trust that Christ is the Friend of every one who suffers… He is his Partner and his Companion and He will not leave him along the path of sufferings” – H.H. Pope Shenouda III #coptic #orthodox #suffering

“In your sufferings trust that Christ is the Friend of every one who suffers… He is his Partner and his Companion and He will not leave him along the path of sufferings” – H.H. Pope Shenouda III #coptic #orthodox #suffering

“As when the light enters into a dark home and casts away (Chases) its darkness and lightens it as well as when God’s fear enters the man’s heart it will cast away (chase) ignorance and learn him all the virtues and wisdoms.” – St. Anthony the Great   #coptic #orthodox #light #wisdom #knowledge #shine #hearts #jesuschrist #glory #virtues #orthodoxy #copticorthodox #fearofgod

“As when the light enters into a dark home and casts away (Chases) its darkness and lightens it as well as when God’s fear enters the man’s heart it will cast away (chase) ignorance and learn him all the virtues and wisdoms.” – St. Anthony the Great #coptic #orthodox #light #wisdom #knowledge #shine #hearts #jesuschrist #glory #virtues #orthodoxy #copticorthodox #fearofgod

“Your spiritual friend is the person who when you see him you remember God’s commandments.” – H.H. Pope Shenouda III #godswill #brothersandsisters #gospel #mark #reading #holy #bible #biblereading #joy #peace #holyspirit

“Your spiritual friend is the person who when you see him you remember God’s commandments.” – H.H. Pope Shenouda III #godswill #brothersandsisters #gospel #mark #reading #holy #bible #biblereading #joy #peace #holyspirit

“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 #copticorthodox #church #jesus #copticchurch #christian #orientalorthodoxy orientalorthodoxy #ethiopianorthodox #prayer #faith #jesus #love #pray #god #bible #christian #church #hope #jesuschrist #believe #peace #worship #blessed #godisgood  #holyspirit  #gospel #spirituality #bibleverse #grace #truth #life #biblestudy

“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 #copticorthodox #church #jesus #copticchurch #christian #orientalorthodoxy orientalorthodoxy #ethiopianorthodox #prayer #faith #jesus #love #pray #god #bible #christian #church #hope #jesuschrist #believe #peace #worship #blessed #godisgood #holyspirit #gospel #spirituality #bibleverse #grace #truth #life #biblestudy

An old man used to say: Spread abroad the name of Jesus in humility and with a meek heart; show Him your feebleness and He will become your strength. – Sayings of the Desert Fathers (4th-5th centuries) #christianity #christian #copticorthodox #humility #grace

An old man used to say: Spread abroad the name of Jesus in humility and with a meek heart; show Him your feebleness and He will become your strength. – Sayings of the Desert Fathers (4th-5th centuries) #christianity #christian #copticorthodox #humility #grace

“Man is another angel pilgrim overseer of the visible creation partaker of the invisible king over earth.” – St. Gregory the Theologian #coptic #orthodox #creation #glorify

“Man is another angel pilgrim overseer of the visible creation partaker of the invisible king over earth.” – St. Gregory the Theologian #coptic #orthodox #creation #glorify

“Fasting possesses great power and it works glorious things. To fast is to banquet with angels.” – St. Athanasius the Apostolic #copticorthodoxchurch #copticorthodox  #prayer #fasting #bridegroom #jesus #love #pray #god #bible #christian #church #christ #believe  #worship  #gospel  #bibleverse #gospel #sundaygospel #luke

“Fasting possesses great power and it works glorious things. To fast is to banquet with angels.” – St. Athanasius the Apostolic #copticorthodoxchurch #copticorthodox #prayer #fasting #bridegroom #jesus #love #pray #god #bible #christian #church #christ #believe #worship #gospel #bibleverse #gospel #sundaygospel #luke

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