The Holy Orthodox Church: Or, The Ritual, Services and Sacraments of the Eastern Apostolic (Greek-Russian) Church

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Eastern Orthodox Books, 1898 - 85 pages
 

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This is an excellent introduction to the Orthodox Church.

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Page 48 - Now when the apostles which were at Jerusalem heard that Samaria had received the word of God, they sent unto them Peter and John : who, when they were come down, prayed for them, that they might receive the Holy Ghost. (For as yet he was fallen upon none of them : only they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.) Then laid they their hands on them, and they received the Holy Ghost.
Page 67 - For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and shall be joined unto his wife, and they two shall be one flesh. This is a great mystery : but I speak concerning Christ and the Church.
Page 52 - In the sweat of thy face shall thou eat bread, Till thou return unto the ground; For out of it wast thou taken For dust thou art, And unto dust shall thou return.
Page 64 - Who goeth a warfare any time at his own charges? who planteth a vineyard, and eateth not of the fruit thereof ? or who feedeth a flock, and eateth not of the milk of the flock?
Page 77 - I say therefore to the unmarried and widows, It is good for them if they abide even as I. 9 But if they cannot contain, let them marry: for it is better to marry than to burn.
Page 78 - These are they which were not defiled with women; for they are virgins. These are they which follow the Lamb whithersoever he goeth. These were redeemed from among men, being the firstfruits unto God and to the Lamb. And in their mouth was found no guile: for they are without fault before the throne of God.
Page 10 - God is a spirit, and they who worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.
Page 22 - Consider the lilies of the field how they grow: they labour not, neither do they spin. But I say to you, that not even Solomon in all his glory was arrayed as one of these.
Page 80 - Not that which goeth into the mouth, defileth a man : but that which cometh out of the mouth, this defileth a man.
Page 78 - And I heard a voice from heaven, as the voice of many waters, and as the voice of a great thunder : and I heard the voice of harpers harping with their harps...

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