The prayer Stages… (3) The Longing stage (23)

The prayer Stages… (3) The Longing stage.   Note: To take full advantage of this series, please read the full parts first in order, the lack of arrangement may cause confusion and non-continuity may cause frustration.   Introduction  Prayer is stages, the first stage is the stage of forcing, its war “laziness, boredom and boredom, […]

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The Dead Mouse (1) Self in Dealing with God (24)

The Dead Mouse (1) Self in Dealing with God (24)   Introduction Pride, Ego and Conviction are the great war in the spiritual life, and they will remain fighting us as long as we are alive. Only God alone can protect us from these. The dead mouse is the nick name for this hard war. […]

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The prayer Stages… (2) The Habituation stage (22)

The prayer Stages… (2) The Habituation stage (22)   Introduction Prayer stages are like the stages of study, there is the nursery, then the primary and middle school, and so on… Also, in the spiritual way, prayer are stages, the first stage is the stage of forcing, its war “laziness, boredom and boredom, and also […]

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The prayer Stages… (1) Forcing stage (21)

The prayer Stages… (1) Forcing stage (21)     Introduction  Many complain that they are unable to sustain the same feelings and depth that they began with, in their spiritual lives in prayer, so they soon feel pixels and slacken, and if they overcome it, they get bored.  Frankly, all of this is perfectly normal, […]

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The Youth Power Secret (4) (19)

The Youth Power Secret (4) (19) Preface We will continue together with the steps by which we live in holiness. We have discussed the perception, how to control the senses and we will discuss in this book “ how to control the flesh” that fathers said it is the beginning of sorrows and also someone […]

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Coptic art in the Coptic museum

Coptic art in the Coptic museum Coptic art began to emerge in Egypt around 300 A.D. In form, style, and content it was quite different from the art of Pharaonic Egypt. How’ did this come about? Broadly speaking, there were two causes. The first is that indigenous Egyptian art had been in contact with the […]

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Salvation

Salvation I was once confronted by a young man in Philadelphia who asked me, “Are you saved?” My reply to him was, “Saved from what?” He was taken aback by my question. He obviously hadn’t thought much about the meaning of the question he was asking people. I was certainly not saved from people interrupting […]

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Human Beings Created in the Image of God

Human Beings Created in the Image of God In art, the making of images is an exercise of beauty. Painting, sculpture, and the like are often imitative. Through our craft we depict objects drawn from real life. The ultimate artist is God. When He fashioned the universe, He left His own mark upon it in […]

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Jesus Christ as the Only Begotten

Jesus Christ as the Only Begotten That the Bible refers to Jesus as “the only begotten of the Father” (John 1:14) has provoked great controversy in church history. Because Jesus is also called the “firstborn over all creation” (Colossians 1:15), it has been argued that the Bible teaches that Jesus is not divine, but an […]

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