There are many things that one can learn from the Biblical story in the first book of Samuel chapter 4 to 7. The story teaches us about famous examples of neglectful parenting, the power and mercy of God, the repulsiveness of sin, the eventual fall of the haughty, the blessing of the righteous, the demise of the impudent, etc. Moreover, it is the symbolic depiction of the salvation presented in New Testament teachings. The following is the breakdown of this story.
December 17, 2016
‘Sebket’ is a Ge’ez word meaning ‘preaching, proclamation, (but in this context it is better to be defined as prophetic announcement)’. The week covers the period from Tahisas 7 – 13 (December16-22). During the period, the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahido church recounts the words of prophets about the incarnation of God.
Statement on the bombing at Saint Peter Coptic Orthodox Church (known as “Botrosiya”), Abassiya, Egypt, December 11, 2016, Coinciding with the Blessed Month of Koiahk 2, 1733 [a.m.].