Dead Sea Scrolls Lecture

Tonight (Monday, Novemnber 26) at 7pm, His Grace, Alexander, Bishop of Toledo and the Bulgarian Diocese (OCA) will give a lecture at St. Paul Orthodox Church, 4451 Wagner Road, Dayton, OH  45440 entitled:

“Are the Dead Sea Scrolls Dead to Us?  

An Orthodox Christian Perspective into Ancient Jewish Mysticism”

The lecture is free and open to the public.

Call the church at 937-320-9977 for further information.

Daniel 3:73-89 Pictured

This is the third and final blog in this series considering the song of the Three Holy Youths in the Furnace.   The first blog in the series is The Hymn of the Three Youths Pictured, and the previous blog is Daniel 3:57 -72 Pictured.

Bless the Lord, you lightning and clouds, And sing a hymn to Him, And exalt Him beyond measure unto the ages.

Let the earth bless the Lord, And let it sing a hymn to Him, And exalt Him beyond measure unto the ages.

Bless the Lord, you mountains and hills, And sing a hymn to Him, And exalt Him beyond measure unto the ages.

Bless the Lord, all you things growing on the earth, And sing a hymn to Him, And exalt Him beyond measure unto the ages.

Bless the Lord, you springs, And sing a hymn to Him, And exalt Him beyond measure unto the ages.

Bless the Lord, you seas and rivers, And sing a hymn to Him, And exalt Him beyond measure unto the ages.

Bless the Lord, you sea-monsters and everything that moves in the waters, And sing a hymn to Him, And exalt Him beyond measure unto the ages.

Bless the Lord, all you birds of heaven, And sing a hymn to Him, And exalt Him beyond measure unto the ages.

81 Bless the Lord, all you wild animals and cattle, And sing a hymn to Him, And exalt Him beyond measure unto the ages.

82 Bless the Lord, O children of men, And sing a hymn to Him, And exalt Him beyond measure unto the ages.

Bless the Lord, O Israel, And sing a hymn to Him, And exalt Him beyond measure unto the ages.

84 Bless the Lord, O priests of the Lord, And sing a hymn to Him, And exalt Him beyond measure unto the ages.

Bless the Lord, O servants of the Lord, And sing a hymn to Him, And exalt Him beyond measure unto the ages.

Bless the Lord, O spirits and souls of the righteous, And sing a hymn to Him, And exalt Him beyond measure unto the ages.  Bless the Lord, O holy ones and humble in heart, And sing a hymn to Him, And exalt Him beyond measure unto the ages.

Bless the Lord, O Hananiah, Azariah, and Mishael, And sing a hymn to Him, And exalt Him beyond measure unto the ages; For He delivered us from Hades And saved us from the hand of death. He rescued us from the midst of the burning fiery furnace And saved us from the midst of the fire.

Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good, Because His mercy endures forever.  Bless the Lord, the God of gods, All you who worship Him, And sing a hymn and give thanks to Him; For His mercy endures forever.

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