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  • are you planning to open a website?
  • good question.i left one website as i was learning more about different types of sin (posters allegedly asking for prayer but including unnecessary details) than about God!so we should ask posters not to go into intimate details and also not to use …
  • hi james, thanks for sharing with us.before i reply i'll tell you the briefest version of my story (usually takes 2 or 3 pages!)i was agnostic till age 5, then followed parents into protestant church (they converted from atheist backgrounds), then p…
  • i have sent you a private message with more detail, but when arabic speaking people say 'apokty', they mean 'epact' (a way of calculating dates).
  • i remember the day well, although it does seem a long time ago to me (maybe i live life more slowly).we thank God the we benefitted from such a lovely father:-)i highly recommend 'release of the Spirit', very useful book. also does anyone know where…
  • interesting posts, thank you all.we don't ask our spiritual fathers what colour clothes to wear, but when it comes to Holy Communion, this is definitely one of those things we should ask them. it also depends on the situation.for example, one spirit…
  • hi augin, did you read the books?may God give you (and everyone else) peace and grace during this holy fast:)
  • well, i can now go to church 3 times a week when i am on annual leave, still don't think i am overdoing it...;) good to look at this page, though and remember never to ever take it for granted:)
  • hi thevisitor00, i was referring to these works:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Infancy_gospels some of the stories appear to have arisen from gnostic groups that were around in the first centuries after the appearence of Jesus Christ.some of the stor…
  • you are right.the original poster has no logged in for a couple of years, though (you can look at lat log in time when you click on people's names). so he / she won't see your comment.there is quite a lot of influence from gnostic writings in islam,…
  • sounds like zeal to me, not apathy!keep praying:)
    in Apathy Comment by mabsoota February 2
  • hi dioscorus - i like yr name by the way :) our fathers were not stupid.it was our stupid enemy who made them disagree. the fact that lovely orthodox Christians ended up splitting was stupid.eg. if i have a stupid argument with my friend, i don't me…
  • hi, daniel s, welcome (sorry, was busy 'IRL (in real life)' last 2 days and didn't log in!) i partially agree (sorry, brothers!), but want to add that we are all on a spiritual journey, and God will guide you in your journey too (if you ask Him to).…
  • i hope the poster logs in again, it has been a while since he / she logged in.if you do come back, please note that the coptic word 'hoos' means a little song, and we love to sing these songs in the night time praises to God that usually happen late…
  • i am being brave / foolish in jumping in here - i pass one small coptic test with only 15 questions and suddenly i think i am in the same class as the great tasbeha.org teachers... :-O but i heard that the reason we have so much that is still in gre…
  • hi, dear brother jojo hanna.i think ophadece is saying that tradional coptic uses bad greek, and so he doesn't want to change that to use good greek.bad greek is good coptic! don't ask me why, that is above my pay scale!next coptic class hasn't star…
  • ok, sorry for all the qu's.i'll just think of it as 'bad season' or 'more than 0.5% inflation'.i just like to understand what i sing to God!:)
  • oops, sorry, confused it with a word from the previous lesson.back to the drawing board... nemwten = all of you
  • i understood this post!:-O and i think `ntot means 'all' (or something like that, i am still a beginner!)thanks, ophadece for your lesson :)
  • i don't mean 'high inflation'.i mean 'inflation greater than 0%'.is it true that it is better for countries to have no ecconomic growth?maybe i misunderstood
  • oh, i thought most countries rely on inflation for a normal ecconomy?very many years ago (at school), we learn that negative inflation (prices going down) was always bad.of course i want everyone to have food, but i was taught that having a small am…
  • this is really useful.i used to wonder why the church prays against us having interest on our bank savings...;)
  • yes, it needs to be translated in context as the coptic language is very rich and context is important.(i have only passed 1 class, no not advanced enough to help you yet!)
  • from https://suscopts.org/readings/ (choose 6 toba readings, 14 jan)In 358 A.D., he abandoned the world and all its vain glories. He traveled through the wilderness of Egypt, where he witnessed the ascetics and was influenced by them. so definitely…
  • happy feast!wow, imagine such an amazing saint without a doxology! maybe someone will find one.(if it is possible that there is a doxolgy minatasgeel does not know...) also happy Christmas (bit late) and Theophany (bit early), how lovely it is to go…
  • dear sister,i am sorry to hear of all your trouble. i will send you a personal message, as this is a personal issue, but i will make a few public comments here.i joined the orthodox church from a protestant Christian background (since early childhoo…
  • is the engagement called 'contract of possession'?is that from coptic or from arabic? /:)
  • ah, ok, thanks
  • so is he the guy that produced the greco-bohairic coptic that you don't like? my summary after skim reading your book:some guy changed the way coptic was pronounced.he was wrong. did i catch the general idea? i am still a beginner in coptic, so it i…
  • may God guide you.the saints are praying for you and we are too:)