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Nativity Discourse

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We behold now a great and wondrous mystery. Shepherds with cries of joy come forth as messengers to the sons of mankind, not on their hilly pastures with their flocks conversing and not in the field with their sheep frolicking, but rather in the city of David Bethlehem spiritual songs exclaiming. In the highest sing [...]

The Promise to Abraham Fulfilled in Christ

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Therefore Abraham also, knowing the Father through the Word, who made heaven and earth, confessed Him to be God; and having learned, by an announcement [made to him], that the Son of God would be a man among men, by whose advent his seed should be as the stars of heaven, he desired to see [...]

Our Response to God's Love

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The Church recently celebrated the 29th day of the Coptic month of Paopi. The 29th day of certain months in the Coptic calendar is very special, because the Church, in Her wisdom, commemorates the Feasts of the Annunciation, Nativity, and Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ on these days. We have this commemoration on the [...]

Questions About the Nativity

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In celebrating the Feast of the Nativity of our Lord, we encounter many questions, like Why do we celebrate on the 7th of January instead of the 25th of December? What is the difference between the Wise Men (or Magi) and the shepherds? How do we explain the differences in teh geneologies and nativity accounts [...]