Why the Cross? But Why did He need to die in this way? Why the Cross? Was there any other way for God to redeem us, beside the Cross? Before explaining anything we have to understand the basic consequence of our original parents sin. When Adam and Eve disobeyed God...

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Kyrieeleison! O, Lord Have mercy! Kyrieeleison! Contemplation of Passion of Christ on Good Friday Passion week  for believers have been a spiritual walk together along the way to Calvary with Our God and Savior Christ. It is a Passover we have been longing for throughout our lives; a Passover from...

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Life = Jesus Christ "I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me" (John 14:6). 
"In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through Him and without Him nothing was made that..... Read More »

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We kiss the hands of bishops and priests because in the context of the Divine Liturgy, the hands hold and distribute the holy Body and Blood of our Lord, God and Savior Jesus Christ! This is an enduring and centuries old tradition in the Eastern Christendom that has a purely metaphorical connotation; of course, this is not to leave out..... Read More »

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We should not participate in any dance because dancing involves bodily movements which are sexually suggestive and can be classified under the heading of "lasciviousness or lewdness" (Gal 5:19-21). Surely a Christian would not want to engage in that type of activity. The close body contact or the erotic movements that characterize so many of the rock-oriented dances would arouse..... Read More »

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The Jews used the blood of the Calf and the curse of the death of the first born "passed over" them. Exodus 12 explains in more detail but I will put some verses from there here: "For I will pass through the land of Egypt on that night, and will strike all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, both..... Read More »

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There is a difference between betting and assigning a prize in a competition. Having contestants compete to win a prize in a competition is not a sin but betting on who is going to win is like gambling and is a sin. In dealing with each other the Holy Bible says, "Be kindly affectionate to one another with brotherly love,..... Read More »

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The answer to this question is simple as our scholar father John Chrysostom said "The Law of the King [Fitha Negest] - A Christian must not go to a wedding {nuptial banquet] to clap his hand rhythmically or to dance with his feet; rather he shall eat in a quiet way as is proper to saint.  Chapter 11. or 446..... Read More »

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Dating, especially at school age or early college life is in itself  very much related to lack of maturity. It is a relation not in due time and not according to God's natural laws. Solomon the wise prophet said, "To everything, there is a season and a time to every purpose under the Heaven. A time to be born, and a..... Read More »

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We believe the Virgin Mary is sinless (Free from the sin of Adam) Sin entered the world first when Adam and eve disobeyed God and ate from the tree that was not allowed for them to eat. Gen 2:16-17, Gen 3:1-24, Romans 6:23. After eating the tree of knowledge of good and evil, Adam and eve lost their . As..... Read More »

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The Geat Holy Lent (Abiy Tsome)

little info on “Kristos Tense’a Em’mutan” (Christ Is Risen From the Dead)

During the Easter occasion and throughout BeAl Hamsa we recite a small proclamation known as “Kristos Tense’a Em’mutan.” It begins with a Keshi (Priest) followed by a response by the faithful. The Keshi stands in front of the alter holding the Qewami Meskel and begins with the following:

Kristos Tensea Em'mutan ----------- Christ is risen from the dead!...
Be’abye Haile Wuseltan -------------- By the highest power and authority!
Asero Lesaitan ------------------------- He chained “Satan”!
Agazo Le’adam ------------------------ Freed Adam!
Selam ---------------------------------- Peace!
Em’ye’eziese -------------------------- Henceforth!
Kone ------------------------------------ Prevail!
Feseha Wuselam -------------------- Joy and Peace!

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