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5 Posts tagged Baptism

April 13, 2010

On the Holy Waters of Baptism

Fr. Moses Samaan

Excerpt from On the Spirit, Chapter 15 Through the Holy Spirit comes our restoration to paradise, our ascension into the kingdom of heaven, our return to the adoption of sons, our liberty to call God our Father, our being made partakers of the grace of …

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January 19, 2010

Festal Letter for the Feast of the Theophany 2010

Fr. Moses Samaan

The Coptic Orthodox Diocese of Los Angeles, Southern California, and Hawaii wishes you all a blessed and joyous Feast of the Theophany 2010, commemorating the manifestation of the Holy Trinity to humanity and the baptism of our Lord Jesus Christ. His G …

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April 9, 2009

On the Holy Epiphany (Part 1)

Fr. Moses Samaan

O you who are the friends of Christ, and the friends of the ‎stranger, and the friends of the brethren, receive in kindness my ‎speech today, and open your ears like the doors of hearing, and ‎admit within them my discourse, and accept from me this sav …

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April 9, 2009

The Source And Giver Of New Life

Fr. Moses Samaan

The Holy Church teaches us that Jesus Christ our Lord, Who gave Himself "for the life of the world" (Jn. 6:51), is the One, Who saved us from eternal death by His crucifixion, trampling death by death. Through His Resurrection, we are given a …

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December 4, 2008

From Heaven to the Jordan

Fr. Moses Samaan

“There was a man sent from God, whose name was John.” He who is sent is sent from somewhere to somewhere; and the careful student will, therefore, inquire from where was John from, and to where was he sent. The place he was sent is very clear from the …

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