The Way of the Lord

Through the Triodion and Pentecostarion

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Not only fasting, but Christian asceticism in general, voluntary shame in confession, and self-reproach, yet also the positive asceticism of the desire for the gift of Pentecost, place us on the path of Christ and wound the beast of our ego. By imparting a taste of death, they are transformed into the seed of resurrection and, in fact, they prepare our bodies for the Common Resurrection.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Prologue

Journeying after Christ in the Church

Exercises of Great Lent
Fasting

Antechamber of the Triodion

The Sunday of the Ten Lepers
The grace of gratitude

The Sunday of the Canaanite Woman
Surrender to the will of Christ, and the grace of adoption

The Sunday of Zacchaeus
The desire for the Countenance of Christ that overcomes the shame of our Fall and acquires the power of salvation

The Beginning of the Triodion

The Sunday of the Publican and the Pharisee
An example of repentance

The Sunday of the Prodigal Son
The attraction of the Father’s love heals our alienation from God

The Sunday of Judgment
The self-condemnation of repentance pre-empts God’s Judgment and justifies the sinner

Forgiveness Sunday
Forgiveness opens the heart and grants man bowels of mercies so that he may imitate God

Great Lent, a Period of Spiritual Renewal

The Sunday of Orthodoxy
The dynamic increase into which Orthodoxy leads the faithful

The Sunday of Gregory Palamas
Life in the presence of God by invoking His Name

The Sunday of the Veneration of the Precious Cross
The Cross: The ladder by which God descended to earth and man ascends to Heaven

The Sunday of Saint John of the Ladder
Holiness: Fruit of the crucified life

The Great Canon and the Akathist Hymn

The Sunday of Saint Mary of Egypt
The great miracle of repentance

Lazarus Saturday and Palm Sunday

The Passion Week

The Kenosis of Christ

Holy Week and the Resurrection

From the Joy of the Resurrection to the Gift of Holy Pentecost

Thomas Sunday
A new relationship with the Lord Jesus

The Sunday of the Myrrh-bearers
The expectation of eternity begets the boldness to seek after it

The Sunday of the Paralytic
The grace of the Holy Spirit heals the paralysis of the Fall

Mid-Pentecost
Thirst for life eternal

The Sunday of the Samaritan Woman
Humility makes man a true worshipper of God

The Sunday of the Man Born Blind
Christ, the Light of life

Ascension
The fulfilment of the divine Dispensation and Christ’s return to His glory

Sunday of the Holy Fathers
The God of our Fathers

Pentecost
The quickening of the image of God in man

The Sunday of All Saints
The fruit of Pentecost

The Mystery of Pentecost

Index of Scriptural References

Book Presentation: The Way of the Lord

Weight 0.333 kg
Dimensions 21.7 × 16 × 1.6 cm
Author

Archimandrite Zacharias Zacharou

Language

English

Book cover

Hardback Clothbound with Dust Jacket

Pages

139

Publisher

Stavropegic Monastery of St. John the Baptist

Edition

1st edition

Publication year

2024

ISBN

978-1-915687-45-6

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Archimandrite Zacharias Zacharou

Father Zacharias studied theology at the Orthodox Theological Institute of Saint Sergius in Paris and at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He has lived all his monastic life in the monastery of Saint John the Baptist in Essex where he serves as a spiritual Father and minister of the word of God to his brethren and the people that come to him. Read more…

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