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Hristos a înviat!
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[[Image:Ephrem the SyrianPascha.jpg|100px250px|St. Ephrem the SyrianThe Resurrection of Christ]]</div>Our Righteous Father <h3>'''<center>[[Ephrem the Syrian]]''' was a prolific Syriac language [[hymnographyPascha|hymn writer]], [[monk]] and [[theologian]] of the 4th century. He Christ is [[venerate]]d by Christians throughout risen from the worlddead, but especially among Syriac Christians, as a [[saint]]. His [[feast day]] <br>trampling down death by death;<br>and to those in the [[Orthodox Churchtombs<br>bestowing life!]] is [[January 28]].</center>'''</h3><br>
The most well known of the writings attributed to him is From the '''[[Prayer of Saint EphremPaschal Homily]]'' that is a part of most days ' of [[Great LentSaint]] [[John Chrysostom]]:<br><br><center> ''O Lord and Master of my lifedeath,<br>take from me the spirit of slothwhere is thy sting? O Hades,<br>meddlingwhere is thy victory? '''''[[Paschal greeting|Christ is risen]]''', lust of powerand you are overthrown! '''''[[Christ]] is risen''', and idle talk.<br><br>But give rather the spirit of chastity,<br>humility, patiencedemons are fallen! '''''Christ is risen''', and love to Thy servant.<br><br>Yeathe angels rejoice! '''''Christ is risen''', O Lord and Kinglife reigns! '''''Christ is risen''',<br>grant me to see my own sins and not to judge my brotherone dead remains in a tomb! ''For Christ, being raised from the dead,<br>for Thou art blessed has become the First-fruits of them that slept. ''To him be glory and might unto ages of ages. Amen.<br><br>O God, be gracious to me, a sinner.</center>''
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