Daily Archives: December 24, 2010

The Womb and the Tomb

No description of the Nativity Icon would be complete without mention of Jesus’ appearance in the manger. It should be never forgotten that Jesus came to us in order to die – this was known by Him, at least, from … Continue reading

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The Nativity Icon

The most wise Lord comes to be born, Receiving hospitality from His own creatures. Let us also receive Him, That this divine Child in the cave may make us His guests In the paradise of delights! The Birth of Christ … Continue reading

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