Coptic Psalmody (English) 2nd Hose Lopsh Sunday Psali for the Virgin -English -St. Anthony Coptic Monastery, California-. Book of Agpeya in Coptic, English and Arabic (Updated 10/10/) – الأجبية ( قبطي Psalmody of Kiahk Sundays in Coptic, Arabic and English (Updated. The Holy Psalmody of the morning, evening, and midnight praises according to the rite of the Coptic Orthodox Church. Languages: English, Arabic, Coptic.

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The light is what catches the attention of the eye.

Hippolytus who lived around A. This additional Scripture is wrongly titled the Apocrypha. Out of His love, He hears the pleas engish we may make. Gregory also reveals the means by which we must slaughter the firstborn of evil when he writes. We realize the status of St.

God, once again, commanded Moses to build this lampstand and place it in the tabernacle. We mentioned that this verse can sum up the lives of the saints. Have mercy on enblish, O Lord, have mercy on us!

Fortunately though, God made a promise to Moses on the mountain saying. We declare His awesome power and profess His divinity, declaring how He created the heavens and the earth.

This hymn is sung in a beautiful long tune. We first see the large things that were created on this earth, the sea creatures and all the depths of the earth such as the bottom of the seas, in which these creatures live. Therefore, through hearing, it teaches not only to disregard passion, but also how one must heal passion through speaking and acting St.

This event points to St. The first is that Moses and the children of Israel both sang this song. Let us learn from this example. He then spoke to St.

The rod of Aaron is another symbol of St.

Book of the Midnight Praises (Holy Psalmody)

Matthew we are brought to the answer behind this number. What did God do afterwards? We will then call on the saints to stand with us, uniting the Church with the heavens, learning from them, asking them to pray for us as we endure trials in this earth.


How spalmody should we prepare ourselves psalkody this Holy sacrament so that we may benefit from it? He changed the water into wine because of His love for St.

There are also other striking verses that bring to light the beauty and use of the Psalmody. It encourages us in the First Canticle to join together in praising the Lord and to lead a life of repentance, as it recounts the crossing of the Red Sea symbolizing the baptism to get to a new life of repentance.

The killing of the firstborn of Egypt is the killing of the first thought of sin that may enter into our hearts.

The Holy Psalmody

He humbled Himself to lift us up; He hungered to feed us and thirsted to quench our thirst; He went up on the cross, naked, to clothe us with the cloak of His righteousness; He opened His side with a spear that we may enter and dwell in the throne of His grace and that His blood may flow from His body and wash away our sins.

Paul also meditates on this ebglish expression snglish love when he writes. When we are faced with trials and tribulations and direct our hearts into prayer, praising the Lord our God, we will draw those who do not know Him. One of the objects placed in the Ark of Covenant were the tablet which contained coptiic Ten Commandments given by God to Moses. Gregory of Nyssa in the book Life of Moses, often inflicts the same type of torture fnglish us.

Bishop Mettaous also brings to light the meaning of how the youths escaped from the fire unharmed. The placing of the sword in the hand refers to power and strength given to the saints.

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In the book coptiv Galatians we read. The natural reaction of a man rescued from the pains of slavery, and adopted to become a son of the King, would be one full of thanksgiving. They forgot that they were being led to the land flowing with milk and honey, just as we often forget that we are being led to the Kingdom pwalmody Heaven. Also in looking at the nine instruments, let us consider that each person has their own talent in serving God.


He rescued those who were held captive in Hades and brought them into His kingdom, opening the gates of Paradise for all His children. In the prayer of the Ninth Hour we read.

We can marvel at the size of the creation, and we being miniscule in comparison, are still loved by Him and protected each second of our lives as He guides our ways. Not only do we thank the Father for accepting the true sacrifice of our Lord Jesus Christ, but we thank the Holy Spirit for sanctifying us and allowing us to understand the gift of this sacrifice, purifying us so that we may call God our own Father, becoming Neglish heirs.

What separates us from the saints is not that they lived a perfect life, but that they lived the life of repentance, confessing each and every act because of their great love for God, knowing that they were not worthy of His grace and of the great sacrifice He made for us on the Cross. The second part of this hymn deals with the vengeance of the Lord and the judgement He will bring upon those who have not heeded His words. In doing so, we may kill the thoughts of the devil with the two-edged sword, so that we may sing a perfect praise to God.

There are several examples in the Bible, both in the Pslmody and New Testaments, which make reference to the intercession of saints. Our Lord Jesus Christ instructed us on how to receive Him through the parable of the ten virgins.

These two items will be explained later on. Elizabeth prepare for the coming of the great forerunner, St.