Christ is Ascended to the heavens! And we with Him!This sermon was originally given at the Monastery of St. Jacob the Persian in Deddeh on June 2, 2011. The Arabic original can be found here.In the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit, amen.On this day we celebrate the Ascension of our … [Read more...]
Ascension Day and The Great Commission
by Robert Arakaki The feast of the Ascension is one of the major feast days of the Orthodox Church. On this day our Lord Jesus Christ is taken up into heaven and sits at the right hand of the Father. This prepares the way for the coming of the Holy Spirit on Pentecost. The feast of the … [Read more...]
Christ is Ascended in Glory! And We With Him!
by St. Cyril of JerusalemLet us not curiously pry into what is properly meant by the throne; for it is incomprehensible.But neither let us endure those who falsely say, that it was after His Cross and Resurrection and Ascension into heaven, that the Son began to sit on the right hand of the … [Read more...]
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