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Orthodox Christianity

Orthodox Christianity The Paschal Sermon This Sermon of St. John Chrysostom has for many centuries been read at Pascha (Easter) in Orthodox Churches around the world. If any man be devout and love God, let him enjoy this fair and radiant triumphal feast. If any man be a wise servant, let him rejoicing enter into the joy of his Lord. If any have labored long in fasting, let him now receive his recompense. If any have wrought from the first hour, let him today receive his just reward. If any have come at the third hour, let him with thankfulness keep the feast. If any have arrived at the sixth hour, let him have no misgivings; because he shall in nowise be deprived thereof. If any have delayed until the ninth hour, let him draw near, fearing nothing. If any have tarried even until the eleventh hour, let him, also, be not alarmed at his tardiness; for the Lord, who is jealous of his honor, will accept the last even as the first; he giveth rest unto him who cometh at the eleventh hour, even as unto him who hath wrought from the first hour. And he showeth mercy upon the last, and careth for the first; and to the one he giveth, and upon the other he bestoweth gifts. And he both accepteth the deeds, and welcometh the intention, and honoreth the acts and praiseth the offering. Wherefore, enter ye all into the joy of your Lord; and receive your reward, both the first, and likewise the second. Ye rich and poor together, hold high festival. Ye sober and ye heedless, honor the day. Rejoice today, both you who have fasted and you who have disregarded the fast. The table is full-laden; feast ye all sumptuously. The calf is fatted; let no one go hungry away. Enjoy ye all the feast of faith: Receive ye all the riches of loving-kindness. Let no one bewail his poverty, for the universal kingdom hath been revealed. Let no one weep for his iniquities, for pardon hath shown forth from the grave. Let no one fear death, for the Savior’s death hath set us free. He that was held prisoner of it hath annihilated it. By descending into Hell, He made Hell captive. He embittered it when it tasted of His flesh. And Isaiah, foretelling this, didst cry: Hell, said he, was embittered, when it encountered Thee in the lower regions. It was embittered, for it was abolished. It was embittered, for it was mocked. It was embittered, for it was slain. It was embittered, for it was overthrown. It was embittered, for it was fettered in chains. It took a body, and met God face to face. It took earth, and encountered Heaven. It took that which was seen, and fell upon the unseen. O Death, where is thy sting? O Hell, where is thy victory? Christ is risen, and ye are overthrown. Christ is risen, and the demons are fallen. Christ is risen, and the angels rejoice. Christ is risen, and life reigneth. Christ is risen, and not one dead remaineth in the grave. For Christ, being risen from the dead, is become the first fruits of those who have fallen asleep. To Him be glory and dominion unto ages of ages. Amen. The Treasure Hunter “Don’t do it... without checking with me first” Milton Sawyer All chapters copyright © 2014 by author N. M., c/o St. George’s Church Inquiries to St. George’s Orthodox Church, Edenton, NC. Telephone 482-2006 Saint John Chrysostom, Archbishop of Constantinople (347-407 AD) The AT reaches 60k readers 252-722-6078 each month in printed and Cash Buyer Gold & Silver Jewelry & Coins social media ......call Ken and learn how. 8 Albemarle Tradewinds April 2015 albemarletradewinds.com

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