Τρίτη, 5 Ιανουαρίου 2016

Epiphany Celebration on January 6th




 



History of Epiphany

In the fervent cuts toward the start of the 30th birthday of Jesus, John (the Baptist), the child of Zechariah and Elizabeth, the chose then Baptist, who was six months more noteworthy than Christ, and he lived in the desert, askitefontas and lecturing the immersion of contrition, submersed with shock and Jesus in the Jordan River. At no snippet of the Baptism descended from paradise the Holy Spirit as a bird in Jesus while the sky was heard a voice which said that: 'This Estin my adored Son in omega am satisfied. "The expression alludes to the accounts of Matthew, Mark and Luke, while is not specified in that of John.

What's more, this is the main time of the appearance, on Earth, the Holy and consubstantial and unified Trinity in full "secret" of the Godhead. The theophany so named in light of the fact that the voice of God was heard on earth. For this purported God + voice . God showed up on earth, God + showed up. At the point when acquainted with commend the memory of the occasion of the Baptism of Jesus is not known with assurance. Be that as it may, it appears showed up again right on time in the early church Christians. The Clement of Alexandria (packaging layer. Litt. A) shows that a few apostates on the Basilides Gnostic toward the start of the Second century were praising the Day of the Baptism of the Lord "prodianykterefontes" and that the gala is finished by some to be 6 January, as indicated by others on 10 January. 

                                               Diving for the Cross

The primary services of Epiphany are considered underneath

•    Great Blessing (Religious function that happens inside of the Churches).

•    Diving Holy Cross (Religious function taking after the Great Blessing turns into the jump of the Cross at Sea shore, in ports, streams or lakes shores and the need in water tanks, for example, in Athens.

•    Official plunge of the Cross: Polity, Politics and Religious (Episcopal) festival of the official jump of the Cross which spoke to the powers. Following mid 1900 authority plunge characterized in Piraeus over the old regal quay or the old town lobby, now before the Church of St. Spyridon. Comparable functions performed in all prefectures of the nation.

•    Before the war in Piraeus banned the raising of the Cross by jumpers after savage gunfight between them . Today pulling is finished with strip bearing the Cross.

Epiphany (or Theophany) is incredible yearly Christian banquet of recognition of the Baptism of Jesus Christ in the Jordan River by St John the Baptist . It is commended on January 6 is the third and last devour of the Twelve (Christmas occasions). The name emerges from the sign of the three persons. of the Trinity happened under three significant zealous cuts. The Feast of Epiphany additionally called Epiphany and Lights or lights (or Feast 
of Lights) .In this celebration commending the names Light Fotis , Urania, Jordan, Theofanis and Theocharis. 

 

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