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4 Posts tagged Ecclesiology

April 9, 2009

The Holy Spirit in the Mysteries of the Church

Fr. Moses Samaan

Our Lord Jesus Christ promised the gift of the Holy Spirit to His disciples "I will pray the Father, and He will give you another Helper, that He may abide with you forever" (John 14:16). He assured them that the Holy Spirit would reveal trut …

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April 9, 2009

The Church and the World

Fr. Moses Samaan

The Church is the invisible body of the Lord Jesus Christ and the struggling Church lives in this world by the power of her head, Christ the Lord. The Church, in this world, is like a ship whose sail is the Holy Cross, and whose captain is the Lord Jes …

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Tagged: Ecclesiology
April 9, 2009

The Holy Spirit in the Church of the Apostles

Fr. Moses Samaan

The Holy Spirit was the One who gave the necessary power for the work of preaching. The sending of the Holy Spirit was a promise from the Lord (John 14:26, 15:26, 16:7), however, despite this He said to them, “Behold, I send the Promise of My Fr. upon …

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April 9, 2009

The Honor Due to a Priest

Fr. Moses Samaan

Whoever honors the priest will honor God, and he who has learned to despise the priest will gradually proceed in time to insult God also. ‘He who receives you receives Me.’ [Mt. 10:40]. And it is written, ‘But hold His priests in honor.’ [Sir. 7:31]. H …

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