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The Ascension of the Lord in 2017

Ascension of the Lord - one of the most important church holidays,Which was celebrated on the 40th day after Easter. The resurrection of Jesus became the sign that his earthly life had come to an end. But he did not immediately go to heaven, and 40 more days communicated with his students in the image of a man. Jesus gave them advice and blessed the apostles for future accomplishments.

Ascension of the Lord in 2017

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Also the son of God left to his disciples an importantA message that he will return to earth. This will be his second coming, which is described in the book of the apocalypse. According to this message, Jesus will come to judge everyone for the committed sins.

Ascension of the Lord 2017

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Ascension of the Lord 2017

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Why did Jesus Christ enter his celestial templeFather on the 40th day? The fact is that, according to the law of Moiseev, all parents should bring their babies to the temple on the 40th day after birth. Just as after the resurrection, on the 40th day, the son of God was to enter the heavenly temple of his father.

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The church encourages us not to lose heart during these forty days, and on Wednesday, on the eve of the holiday, to attend the all-night service. On Thursday, the day of the ascension, there will be a solemn liturgy.

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On this day the housewife bakes "ladder" - delicious rectangular pies with onions. Each cake is decorated with small partitions symbolizing the staircase along which Jesus ascended to heaven in the temple of God.

Ascension of the Lord 2017

On the day of the ascension of the Lord it is necessary to try to maintain peace of mind: it is not necessary to quarrel with relatives over trifles, it is better to do something good for them.

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This day you can not do hard work,However, shifting their responsibilities to others is also not worth it. It is better to postpone the case for later, devoting itself to prayer and enlightenment on the day of the ascension of the Lord.

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Also on this day it is impossible to commemorate deceased relatives. Of course, remember the dead and pray for them we can every day, but in churches in the twelve holidays there is no funeral service.

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In ascension one can not think of the bad. It is worth spending the whole day with the family, and in the evening visit the temple or church.

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We wish you God's grace! Be sure to spend the day of the ascension of the Lord, keeping peace of mind.

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