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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Not only do we thank the Father for accepting the true sacrifice of our Lord Jesus Christ, but we thank the Holy Spirit for sanctifying us and allowing us to understand the gift of this sacrifice, purifying us so that we may call God our own Father, becoming His heirs. Matthias Wahba once again explains it. We, therefore, sing in a sombre tune to remind us of our sins and of what our Lord endured on our behalf because He loved us so much.

Now if the Name of Jesus terrifies and conquers the devil, how much more will the presence of God destroy him? Therefore, the first day of the week can also be considered the eighth day seven days plus the first day will equal eight. It is only when we humble ourselves, realizing that we have psalmpdy lived a strong Christian life, that we become closer to God.

The seven days found in the Old Testament in the creation, and the eight days found in New Testament psxlmody equal to fifteen.

Psalmody Book w/Coptic Presentations Translation – Community

We endure the slavery of sin, asking God to deliver us from the hand of the devil. If we fight him through prayer, he begins to torture us physically and spiritually, but if we resist and pray to God, then psapmody shall be unbound of these afflictions and the God of psamlody will stand in our midst. When we have become involved in praising God and glorifying Him, we have the participation of the victorious church with us. This evidence of perfect humility then draws us to her loving service.


Let this ointment of salvation enter the innermost recesses of our souls. Now that we have tasted it, let us go forth and fight for it. Neither ploughing nor sowing produced the body of this bread, but the earth which remained unchanged was found full of this divine food, of which the pssalmody partake.

May the Lord bless those who have arabicc this great prayer throughout the generations, and continue to bless those who are trying to master it so that we may praise the Name of our Creator.

But even greater, if all the talents of the Church join as a symphony, then we would produce beautiful music, not only to our Creator, but all the earth shall come and worship before Him, Who has conducted us to be in unison. When Our Lord Jesus Christ became incarnate, and took our form, and redeemed us on the wood of the Cross, He restored man to his original rank who was created in His image and likeness.

Though the enemy has decided to pursue, overtake and divide the spoil, trying to destroy us, he cannot and will not touch those who follow Pzalmody. The author then guides us through the Sunday Theotokia, meditating not only on the symbol of St. If we live in perfection, and strive for the nine fold fruit of the Holy Spirit, then we are praising God, not only with our mouth, but in our deeds. This can lead us to the biggest fall of all.

This beautiful hymn is sung at the end of the Sunday Theotokia. The lampstand carries the light, therefore St. They beat him physically, to the extent that he was close to death. How can we araibc to our Lord if we do not recognize who He is? The third example of intercession in the Old Testament is found in the story of Moses the prophet, when the people disobeyed the Lord by making for themselves a golden calf to worship when Moses was on the mountain.

Agpeya, Liturgy, Psalmody and Coptic Book of Psalms

The Ark which represents the presence of God, remained three months at the house of Obed-Edom the Gittite, before David the Prophet brought it to his house 2 Samuel 6. The Fourth Canticle begins with Psalm This song was sung by three holy youths, Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-Nego, who were placed in a burning furnace because they refused to worship the golden image made by Nebuchadnezzar, the king of Babylon Daniel 3: In the Psalmody, as we described earlier, we take a journey through life.


Each time he made a request the Lord told him that if He found that many people, He would not destroy the cities. The first deals with the power and love of God and His mindful dealings amongst His people.

The Psalmody is full of meaning and contemplations.

The children then followed Moses and crossed the sea to the other land, and as the book of Exodus tells us, the sea psalmdoy came back upon the Egyptians who were in pursuit of the children of Israel, and they drowned and died at the bottom of the sea Exodus As soon as a man raised his hands to heaven, as soon as he has called upon God, he has immediately put away human affairs.

You have taken an instrument, and your fingers agree psalmodyy your tongue. In its simplest form, this hymn was used from the beginning of Christianity in the simple prayer of Kyrie Eleison Lord have mercy.

I am the living bread which came down from heaven. I in them, and You in Me; that they may be made perfect in one, and that the world may know that You have sent Me, and have loved them as You have loved Me.

Mary as a holy lady who accepted her role, fulfilling the law of God. Although the exact author of the Sunday Theotokia is not exactly known, many references have accredited St Cyril, the Pillar of the Orthodox faith, to have authored this wonderful part of the Psalmody.

Mary, knowing the Glory of God and His great power, knew this well in advance because she understood the prophecies that indicated what the Messiah would do.