O Divine Light!

St. Philaret (Gumilevsky) of Chernigov


On the Passion of Jesus Christ. https://www.orthodox.net//images/C:\www\orthodox.net\images\on-the-passion-of-jesus-christ-by-philaret-of-chernigov.jpg

O Divine Light!

O Love, Who hands Himself over to suffering for us!

Enlighten the eyes of our souls, that we might see the ruination caused by the desires of our sinful hearts!

Breathe a holy fear into us, that we might tremble at sin if it merely draws near to our soul.

Strengthen our will with grace-filled power for the fight against impiety.





On the Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ

By St. Philaret (Gumilevsky) of Chernigov

áSt. Herman of Alaska Brotherhood.á Homily 1, pg 32

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