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Week 6 -Faithful Servant | Gebri Hier:

ሐወፅከኒ ሌሊተ ወፈተንኮ ለልብየ።
አመከርከኒ ወኢተረክበ ዓመፃ በላዕሌየ።
ከመ ኢይንብብ አፋየ ግብረ ዕጓለ እመሕያው።
መዝ ፲፯፥፫፡፬
hawetskenī lielīte we-fetenkoke le-libīye
amekerkenī we-ītirikbe ametsa be-la’ilieye
keme yinbib afuye gibre gwal ime hiyaw
Ps 127
You tested my heart, when You visited me in the night;
You tried me in the fire, and found nothing unjust in me.
That my mouth might not speak of the works of men
Ps. 17:3-4

The Great Fast | Abiy Tsom

          The Great Fast is considered the holiest fast because our Lord Jesus Christ Himself fasted on our behalf 40 days and 40 nights (Matt 4:2). During this Lent, we follow the example set by Him, using the various themes set up by our father St. Yared to prepare us for the light of Christ's Resurrection. From a week of preparation before the 40 days, and a week after the 40-Holy Week-where we concentrate on the sufferings of our Savior, our church has designed it so that we may be prepared to lead a life with our creator.


"Your word is a lamp to my feet, and a light unto my path." Psalm 119:105

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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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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 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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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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