On December 2, the remarkable earthly life of one of the most outstanding Orthodox spiritual elders of the 20th century: Elder Cleopa of Romania ended. Prologue from The Truth of Our Faith:: A Discourse from Holy Scripture on the. Teachings of True Christianity, By Elder Cleopa of Romania. The name and. Photo of Elder Cleopas β€œIn any stage you may be do not get discouraged, pray even if you feel compulsion and the Lord will visit you with His.

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Which passage in Scripture teaches us about the threefold denunciation and the renunciations of Satan before Holy Baptism?

They can never work genuine miracles, but it is only through illusions that they deceive the unfaithful and the ones cleoap weak faith. Views Read View source View history. Elver, the order by which the Church upholds the unwritten is as follows: In our age, some allege that the clergy and ecclesiastical writers alter from day to day the truth of Holy Scripture and the Apostolic Tradition, which in the beginning was authentic and genuine?

We must uphold Holy Tradition with great reverence and godliness, for not all that is needful to effect our salvation is found within Holy Scripture.

The Exorcism of the What canons do the Holy Fathers give to wizards and to people who resort to them?

That is, when one wants to penetrate the mysteries of God in Holy Scripture or in the saints, the world, and life in general in order later to explain and teach these mysteries to other people when one is not spiritually mature enough to do so. Among them are the people who make fires in front of houses and jump through them.


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Anastasia the Roman and the Deadly Car Acciden And apparitions fake sightings are the illusion of the eyes, when thinking is asleep. This chapter, organized as a dialogue, is a helpful aide in apologetics, and explains the significance of Tradition in the Orthodox Church. This is precisely what has happened with respect to the books.

Even if they are Christian, they work like pagans.

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Again, the cleops Evangelist declares in one of his epistles: Then, people who cast spells and believe in them cast off Christ and unite with the devil. A myth and Demystification. Which teaching from Holy Scripture instructs us to bless the water of Baptism and the oil of Holy Chrismation?

Why have some Christians fallen into the sin of witchcraft? He attended the primary school in his village.

Navigation menu Personal tools Log in Request account. The Holy Fathers say that such a person wants to chew through a bone with baby teeth. Elder Cleopa with St Justin.

Holy Scripture instructs us to do many things; however, it does not manifest the light to us. Thus, we have no need to replace or supplement the law of God, contained in Holy Scripture, with the tradition of men.

It is unnecessary to add anything to Holy Scripture.

So, it is a sin to believe in dreams eldeer visions, because it is through such things that devils deceive us very easily and throw us into the terrible sin of pride and vanity, to the point where man ends up trusting himself more than the word of God. Therefore, whenever we cleopw ill or have any problem or are unjustly treated, or suffer from some flder, or have marriageable sons or daughters clwopa or any other family issues, let us not edler to the help of the devil and his servants β€” the wizards and the fortune-tellers β€” but to the Church and Priests, to fasting and praying, and we will instantly receive help from our Good Father, Who made us and has mercy on us.

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Archimandrite Cleopa Ilie; β€” was eldee well known twentieth century writer and spiritual elder of Romania. Do you see a mistake in the text? Highlight it and click: Afterwards he was an apprentice for three years to the monk Paisie Olaru, who lived in seclusion at the Cozancea hermitage.

Holy Tradition was the guide by which the first Christians were directed to the path of salvation. These Fathers admonished the faithful of their day to guard themselves from the teachings of heretics, and to fully maintain only the Apostolic Tradition Eusebius of Caesarea, Ecclesiastical History, 2: And Enoch also, the seventh from Adam, prophesied of these, saying, Behold, the Lord cometh with ten thousand of his saints, to execute judgment upon all, and to convince all that are ungodly among them of all their ungodly deeds which they have ungodly committed, and of all their hard speeches which ungodly sinners have spoken against him Jude Holy Tradition is the teaching of the Church, given by God with a living voicea portion of which was later written down.

Because the Communist secret service was looking for him inhe disappeared into the woods surrounding the monastery, staying there for six months.