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  • Mark Sadek
    There is a humility that comes from the fear of God, and there is a humility that comes from the fervent love of God. One man is humbled because of his fear
    Message 1 of 1391 , Mar 30, 2011
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      "There is a humility that comes from the fear of God, and there is a humility that comes from the fervent love of God. One man is humbled because of his fear of God, another is humbled because of his joy. The man humbled from fear of God is possessed of modesty in his members, a right ordering of his senses, and a heart contrite at all times. But the man humbled because of joy is possessed of great exuberance and an open and insuppressible heart."

      St. Isaac of Syria.

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      "Thanks be to God for His indescribable gift!" 2 Corinthians 9:15
    • Mark Sadek
      CHRIST IS RISEN! TRULY HE IS RISEN! The Son of God, Who in His compassion became man, died so far as His body was concerned when His soul was separated from
      Message 1391 of 1391 , May 20 8:56 PM
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        CHRIST IS RISEN! TRULY HE IS RISEN!

        "The Son of God, Who in His compassion became man, died so far as His body was concerned when His soul was separated from His body, but this body was not separated from His divinity, and so He raised up His body once more and took it with Him to heaven in glory. Similarly, when those who have lived here in a godly manner are separated from their bodies, they are not separated from God, and in the resurrection they will take their bodies with them to God, and in their bodies they will enter with inexpressible joy there where Jesus has preceded us and in their bodies they will enjoy the glory that will be revealed in Christ. Indeed, they will share not only in resurrection, but also in the Lord's ascension and in all divine life. But this does not apply to those who live this present life in an unregenerate matter and who at death have no communion with God. For though all will be resurrected, yet the resurrection of each individual will be in accordance with his own inner state."

           St. Gregory Palamas.

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        "Now it came to pass, while He blessed them, that He was parted from them and carried up into heaven. And they worshiped Him, and returned to Jerusalem with great joy."  Luke 24:51-52

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