Contemplations

“Some people read books in order to find God. Yet there is a great book the very appearance of created things. Look above you look below you! Note it read it! God whom you wish to find never wrote that book with ink. Instead He set before your eyes the things that He made. Can you ask for a louder voice than that? Why heaven and earth cry out to you ‘God made meÃââ.” – St. Augustine.  #copticorthodox #church #jesus #copticchurch #christian #orientalorthodoxy orientalorthodoxy #ethiopianorthodox

“Some people read books in order to find God. Yet there is a great book the very appearance of created things. Look above you look below you! Note it read it! God whom you wish to find never wrote that book with ink. Instead He set before your eyes the things that He made. Can you ask for a louder voice than that? Why heaven and earth cry out to you ‘God made meÃââ.” – St. Augustine. #copticorthodox #church #jesus #copticchurch #christian #orientalorthodoxy orientalorthodoxy #ethiopianorthodox

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 #dailyreadings #ukmidcopts #hope #faith #trustingod #godsplan

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 #dailyreadings #ukmidcopts #hope #faith #trustingod #godsplan

If we believe in Christ let us have faith in His work and promises; and since we shall not die eternally let us come with glad assurance to Christ with Whom we are both to conquer and to reign forever. – St. Cyprian #christian #orthodox #christ #faith

If we believe in Christ let us have faith in His work and promises; and since we shall not die eternally let us come with glad assurance to Christ with Whom we are both to conquer and to reign forever. – St. Cyprian #christian #orthodox #christ #faith

“As God has accepted us unto Him so ought we to accept others as God has had compassion on us so ought we to have compassion on others and as God has covered us so ought we to cover others.” – H.H. Pope Shenouda III #coptic #orthodox #compassion #fellowship

“As God has accepted us unto Him so ought we to accept others as God has had compassion on us so ought we to have compassion on others and as God has covered us so ought we to cover others.” – H.H. Pope Shenouda III #coptic #orthodox #compassion #fellowship

“Therefore He put on a body so that in the body He might find death and blot it out.” – St. Athanasius the Apostolic #parableofthevineyard #bible #coptic #vineyard #gospelreading #gospel #parable #son

“Therefore He put on a body so that in the body He might find death and blot it out.” – St. Athanasius the Apostolic #parableofthevineyard #bible #coptic #vineyard #gospelreading #gospel #parable #son

“He who promised you forgiveness if you repented didn’t promise you tomorrow if you delayed.” – 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

“He who promised you forgiveness if you repented didn’t promise you tomorrow if you delayed.” – 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

“Cast all your care upon the Lord throw yourselves wholly and entirely upon Him. He will not withdraw Himself that you should fall.” – St. Augustine #dailyreadings #ukmidcopts #trustgod #faith #hope

“Cast all your care upon the Lord throw yourselves wholly and entirely upon Him. He will not withdraw Himself that you should fall.” – St. Augustine #dailyreadings #ukmidcopts #trustgod #faith #hope

A greedy soul is deprived of wisdom but a compassionate soul is made wise by the Spirit. – St. Isaac the Syrian #christian #orthodox #spirit

A greedy soul is deprived of wisdom but a compassionate soul is made wise by the Spirit. – St. Isaac the Syrian #christian #orthodox #spirit

A greedy soul is deprived of wisdom but a compassionate soul is made wise by the Spirit. – St. Isaac the Syrian #christian #orthodox #spirit

A greedy soul is deprived of wisdom but a compassionate soul is made wise by the Spirit. – St. Isaac the Syrian #christian #orthodox #spirit

To say that God turns away from the sinful is like saying that the sun hides from the blind. – St Anthony the Great #coptic #orthodox #confession #forgive

To say that God turns away from the sinful is like saying that the sun hides from the blind. – St Anthony the Great #coptic #orthodox #confession #forgive

“Don’t despise anyone don’t judge anyone don’t speak badly about anyone then the Lord will give you peace.” – Abba Poemen  #peace #coptic #orthodox #stmosestheblack

“Don’t despise anyone don’t judge anyone don’t speak badly about anyone then the Lord will give you peace.” – Abba Poemen #peace #coptic #orthodox #stmosestheblack

“By man death has gained its power over men; by the Word made Man death has been destroyed & life raised up anew.” – St. Athanasius the Apostolic #coptic #orthodox #believe #resurrection #christ #new #christian #orthodoxy

“By man death has gained its power over men; by the Word made Man death has been destroyed & life raised up anew.” – St. Athanasius the Apostolic #coptic #orthodox #believe #resurrection #christ #new #christian #orthodoxy

“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.  #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

“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. #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 #orthodox #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 #orthodox #faith

“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 #orthodox #love #trust

“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 #orthodox #love #trust

“The greater the love that dwells in a man the greater the man in whom it dwells.” – St. Augustine #love #christ #coptic #orthodox

“The greater the love that dwells in a man the greater the man in whom it dwells.” – St. Augustine #love #christ #coptic #orthodox

“They who seek God shall find Him and they who find God shall praise Him.” – St. Augustine

“They who seek God shall find Him and they who find God shall praise Him.” – St. Augustine

“Through God all things which of themselves tend not to be are.” – St. Augustine #feedingfivethousand #5loaves2fish #faith #feeding #blessedit #multipliedit

“Through God all things which of themselves tend not to be are.” – St. Augustine #feedingfivethousand #5loaves2fish #faith #feeding #blessedit #multipliedit

“Cast all your care upon the Lord throw yourselves wholly and entirely upon Him. He will not withdraw Himself that you should fall.” – 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

“Cast all your care upon the Lord throw yourselves wholly and entirely upon Him. He will not withdraw Himself that you should fall.” – 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

“In the very nature of every human being has been sown the seed of the ability to love. You and I want ought to welcome this seed cultivate it carefully nourish it attentively and foster its growth by going to the school of God’s commandments with the help of His Grace.” – St. Basil the Great  #coptic #orthodox #brotherlylove #love #compassion #grace #onemind #blessing #growth #orthodoxy #prayer #copticorthodox #church

“In the very nature of every human being has been sown the seed of the ability to love. You and I want ought to welcome this seed cultivate it carefully nourish it attentively and foster its growth by going to the school of God’s commandments with the help of His Grace.” – St. Basil the Great #coptic #orthodox #brotherlylove #love #compassion #grace #onemind #blessing #growth #orthodoxy #prayer #copticorthodox #church

Christ saved men not by mighty storms from above but as a crying babe in a manger and as a willing and silent victim upon the Cross. – St. Jerome #christian #orthodox #salvation #fogiveness #christ

Christ saved men not by mighty storms from above but as a crying babe in a manger and as a willing and silent victim upon the Cross. – St. Jerome #christian #orthodox #salvation #fogiveness #christ

“Escape to God alone if you want to escape from Him. Escape by confessing and not by hiding. Tell Him ‘You are my shelter’ and so let the only love which grants life to grow inside you.” – St. Augustine #coptic #orthodox #prayer #shelter

“Escape to God alone if you want to escape from Him. Escape by confessing and not by hiding. Tell Him ‘You are my shelter’ and so let the only love which grants life to grow inside you.” – St. Augustine #coptic #orthodox #prayer #shelter

When you fast you do so with the body and the heart. You fast from both meat and judgment. Because the fasting of the tongue is better than the fasting of the mouth. And the fasting of the heart away from anger and bad thoughts is better than the two.” – H.H. Pope Kyrillos VI  #coptic #orthodox #fasting #anger #patience #fast #happiness #orthodoxy #heart #judgement #daily #listen #christian #prayer #spirituallife

When you fast you do so with the body and the heart. You fast from both meat and judgment. Because the fasting of the tongue is better than the fasting of the mouth. And the fasting of the heart away from anger and bad thoughts is better than the two.” – H.H. Pope Kyrillos VI #coptic #orthodox #fasting #anger #patience #fast #happiness #orthodoxy #heart #judgement #daily #listen #christian #prayer #spirituallife

He did not die till the end nor His sacrifice was consumed but He ever lives before the Father offering Himself a Sacrifice the mystery of our sanctification.  Fr. Tadros Yacoub Malaty #intercession #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

He did not die till the end nor His sacrifice was consumed but He ever lives before the Father offering Himself a Sacrifice the mystery of our sanctification. Fr. Tadros Yacoub Malaty #intercession #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

“Remember that you are a child of God and that you ought to have His image; walk as is appropriate for a child of God.” – H.H. Pope Shenouda III  #bible #coptic #matthew18 #becomelikechildren #humble #humility #heavenlykingdom #heaven

“Remember that you are a child of God and that you ought to have His image; walk as is appropriate for a child of God.” – H.H. Pope Shenouda III #bible #coptic #matthew18 #becomelikechildren #humble #humility #heavenlykingdom #heaven

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.  #copticorthodox #church #jesus #copticchurch #christian #orientalorthodoxy orientalorthodoxy #ethiopianorthodox #prayer #faith #jesus #love #pray #god #bible #christian #church #hope #jesuschrist #believe #peace #worship #blessed #

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. #copticorthodox #church #jesus #copticchurch #christian #orientalorthodoxy orientalorthodoxy #ethiopianorthodox #prayer #faith #jesus #love #pray #god #bible #christian #church #hope #jesuschrist #believe #peace #worship #blessed #

“Christ loved us in our unloveliness in order to make us lovely like Himself.” – St. Augustine #dailyreadings #ukmidcopts #omnibenevolence #Godlovesus

“Christ loved us in our unloveliness in order to make us lovely like Himself.” – St. Augustine #dailyreadings #ukmidcopts #omnibenevolence #Godlovesus

He that is freed owes obedience to his deliverer. Therefore we who desire to be Christians should imitate what Christ said and did. – St. Cyprian of Carthage #coptic #orthodox #salvation #deliverance

He that is freed owes obedience to his deliverer. Therefore we who desire to be Christians should imitate what Christ said and did. – St. Cyprian of Carthage #coptic #orthodox #salvation #deliverance

“Freedom from anger is a triumph over one’s nature. It is the ability to be impervious to insults and comes by hard work and the sweat of one’s brow.” – St. John Climacus #coptic #orthodox #righteousness #selfcontrol #freedom

“Freedom from anger is a triumph over one’s nature. It is the ability to be impervious to insults and comes by hard work and the sweat of one’s brow.” – St. John Climacus #coptic #orthodox #righteousness #selfcontrol #freedom

“Hold to humility for he who humbles himself will be exalted. The humble one is beloved from God and men and his appearance is terrifying to the devils.” – H.H. Pope Cyril (Kyrillos) VI  #humility #humble #God #coptic #exalted #orthodox #copticorthodox #popekyrillos

“Hold to humility for he who humbles himself will be exalted. The humble one is beloved from God and men and his appearance is terrifying to the devils.” – H.H. Pope Cyril (Kyrillos) VI #humility #humble #God #coptic #exalted #orthodox #copticorthodox #popekyrillos

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