See more of Coptic Orthodox Theological Library on Facebook. Log In. or. Create New Account. See more of Coptic Orthodox Theological Library on Facebook. 93 The expression “Star of the Wilderness” in Arabic is البرية كوكب where the word كوكب r.,whereas the translation in the Arabic Psalmody is كوكب الصبح. The Holy Psalmody (or Tasbeha in Arabic) is a Holy time where the believers gather in order to pray together to the Lord, praising Him for His.

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Agpeya, Liturgy, Psalmody and Coptic Book of Psalms – St. Bishoy Coptic Orthodox Church (Home)

The psalms are a beautiful means for us to pray to God. You shall make seven lamps for it, and they shall arrange its lamps so that they give light in front of it.

Have mercy on us, O Lord, have mercy on us! The beauty of this story is evident in the following events after the psalmodj was made hotter:. He preferred suffering to ease and comfort, toiling to rest, shame to glory, and the cross to the throne which is carried by the Cherubim. They beat him physically, to the extent that he was close to death.

Gregory puts the spirituality of this verse in picture.

Let a man not cease to live well, and then he praises God forever. This heresy was disproved in the Council of Nicea in AD.

And its wick-trimmers and their trays shall be of pure gold. Our Lord Jesus Christ instructed us on how to receive Afabic through the parable of the ten virgins. Through the miracle of time travel, comments were posted here six years ago! The people were singing the psalms and as a means of prayer, as we often do in our Church, deriving hymns from the Psalms and verses from the Bible.


King Solomon professed saying.

Then you shall place them in the tabernacle of meeting before the Testimony, where I meet with you. Let this ointment of salvation enter the innermost recesses of our souls.

This additional Scripture is wrongly titled the Apocrypha. A book that covers the history and spirituality of the Holy Psalmody in the Coptic Orthodox Church, and which consists of contemplations and studies on some psalkody.

Gregory of Nyssa in the book Life of Moses, often inflicts the same type of torture on us. What equals this beauty is the fact that as God joined them and stood in their presence, the chains that bound the three youths were loosened. 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 psxlmody 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.

What a beautiful explanation of this verse!

Coptic Heritage | The Spirituality of the Holy Psalmody

psalody They lift the soul to heaven into the presence of our Holy God. As Bishop Hedra explained, the mentioning of the saints is a means to humble ourselves. The pilgrim was comforted, and desired to learn how to pray without ceasing. It helps us realize that it was our falls and our sins that led our great and Holy Lord to ascend up onto the Cross.

The Spirituality of the Holy Psalmody

Behold, as the eyes of servants look to the hand of their masters, As the eyes of a maid to the hand of her mistress, Aranic our eyes look to the Lord our God, Until He has mercy on us. We are freed from the limitations of psalmoddy world. Mary has always been a focal point in the Orthodox Church. Bless the martyrs heartily, that you may be a martyr by intention.


We are led through the Old Testament, being taught by the Holy Spirit, who worked through the Church Fathers, about arxbic the signs our Lord had given us concerning His coming and by what means He would come.

Bishop Hedra of Aswan. The old man has an old song, the new man a new song.

Psalmody Book w/Coptic Presentations Translation

Because of the psalmosy that lies in this great service, there are many aspects of the Psalmody which arabci individual may meditate on and learn from. Is the Christian faith the true faith, or is another religion the right one?

He opened the gate, of Paradise, and restored Adam again, to his authority. Now let us compare this to our own lives. After the hymn of the Three Youths and the Prayer of Azariah, the Church incorporated the Commemoration of the Saints followed by appropriate Doxologies.

They followed the words of the Apostle Paul, which said. The First moou meaning water and etchi meaning to take. Do not, then, be ashamed of the cross of Christ; rather, glory in it.

In the beginning of this psalm, we profess the beauty of the creation of God. The pwalmody lesson we may learn psakmody St. Our prayer has become like that which was spoken by our Lord, asking only of the things of heaven as our Lord Jesus did with His Father. Sellam alejkum,Very nice ,beatiful, i want arabic text but written on roman alphabet, shukran thanks: He opened the gate of Paradise and restored Adam again to his authority.