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Tuesday, 17 September 2013

Apostle Philip Of The Seventy One Of The Seven Deacons

Apostle Philip Of The Seventy One Of The Seven Deacons


Sanctified Apostle Philip of the Seventy, one of the 7 Deacons is not to be engrossed with St Philip one of the Twelve Apostles (November 14). This Philip was uneducated in Palestine, was nuptial and had children.

At the rear of the Pedigree of the Sanctified Scenery, the Twelve Apostles ready Philip a deacon in the Cathedral of Jerusalem. Lay down with the other six deacons, they ordained him to deal with the assistance of the steady and shepherd to the concerns of the widowed, the orphaned and the deprived. The eldest including the seven deacons was the holy Archdeacon Stephen. Equally the nuisance of Christians began, the Jews stoned the Protomartyr Stephen. The Apostle Philip not here Jerusalem and even in Samaria. Show he rewardingly preached Christianity. Among the disciple's converts was the noted magician Simon, who "after at the same time as baptized, continued with Philip." (Acts 8:9-13)

At the tell of an angel of the Noble, St Philip set out upon the path connecting Jerusalem with Gaza. Show he met an land of the empress of Ethiopia, whom also he won over to Christianity (Acts 8:26-39). The holy messenger Philip steadily preached the Notice of God in numerous of the lands of the Secretive East nearby Palestine. At Jerusalem the Apostles ready him a bishop and sent him to Tralles in Asia Rebuff, where he also baptized numerous. St Philip died in old age.

TROPARION - Crucial 3

Satiated with divine approach, / you served God the Notice as a deacon of the Cathedral, O Apostle Philip. / By the working of miracles and by signs from God / you enlightened the multitudes of Samaria. / O blessed one, beg Christ our God to confer us His elevated kindness.

KONTAKION- Crucial 4

Podoben: "Now You presume given away forth..." / Moved by the All-Holy Scenery, / you enlightened the complete world by your teachings and beaming miracles, / Apostle Philip, sacred initiate.


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