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Prayer Spirituality

Trisagion Prayers

“Holy, holy, holy is the Lord of hosts;
the whole earth is full of His glory.”

– Isaiah 6:3

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Prayer Spirituality

Beginning to Pray

“True Christian prayer is asking that God’s will be done.”

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Reading and Meditation

“Christian mediation always includes faith, grace, prayer and above all, love.”

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Prayer Scripture Spirituality

Reading and Psalmody Pt 2

“The Scripture stories and particularly the Psalms, are the prayer of Jesus in His humiliation and
identification with each one of us.”

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Prayer Spirituality

Reading and Psalmody Pt 1

“The psalms are the prayer book of the Church.”

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Liturgy and Prayer Pt 3

“Liturgy is not a prayer service.”

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Liturgy and Prayer Pt 2

“Liturgy is not a prayer service.”

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Liturgy and Prayer Pt 1

“Beware of practicing your piety before men in order to be seen by them; for then you will have no reward from your Father who is in heaven.”

– Matthew 6:1

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The Goal of Prayer Pt 3

“There is nothing you substitute for prayer in this Tradition.”

– Fr Thomas Hopko

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The Goal of Prayer Pt 2

“The first thing that must happen if a person is going to practice prayer in the Orthodox Tradition is they must be a member of the Church.”

– Fr Thomas Hopko

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The Goal of Prayer Pt 1

“The whole purpose of prayer is to know and to do God’s will. ”

– Fr Thomas Hopko

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To Whom Do We Pray? Pt 2

“The whole creation is created to pray and … the very heart of the creature … is its activity of prayer.”

– Fr Thomas Hopko