Ask, and it will be given to you; search, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened for you/إِسْأَلُوا تُعْطَوا، أُطْلُبوا تَجِدُوا، إِقْرَعُوا يُفتَحْ لَكُم

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إِسْأَلُوا تُعْطَوا، أُطْلُبوا تَجِدُوا، إِقْرَعُوا يُفتَحْ لَكُم
إنجيل القدّيس لوقا11/من09حتى13/”قالَ الرَبُّ يَسُوع: «إِسْأَلُوا تُعْطَوا، أُطْلُبوا تَجِدُوا، إِقْرَعُوا يُفتَحْ لَكُم. فَمَنْ يَسْأَلْ يَنَلْ، وَمَنْ يَطلُبْ يَجِدْ، وَمَنْ يَقرَعْ يُفتَحْ لَهُ. وَأَيُّ أَبٍ مِنْكُم يَسْأَلُهُ ٱبْنُهُ سَمَكةً فَيُعْطِيَهُ بَدَلَ السَّمَكَةِ حَيَّة؟ أَوْ يَسْأَلُهُ بَيْضَةً فَيُعْطِيَهُ عَقْرَبًا؟ فَإِذَا كُنْتُم أَنْتُمُ الأَشْرارَ تَعْرِفُونَ أَنْ تُعْطُوا أَوْلادَكُم عَطَايَا صَالِحَة، فَكَم بِالأَحْرَى الآبُ الَّذي يَمْنَحُ الرُّوحَ القُدُسَ مِنَ السَّمَاءِ لِلَّذِينَ يَسْأَلُونَهُ؟».”

 

Ask, and it will be given to you; search, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened for you
Luke 11/09-13: “‘So I say to you, Ask, and it will be given to you; search, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened for you. For everyone who asks receives, and everyone who searches finds, and for everyone who knocks, the door will be opened. Is there anyone among you who, if your child asks for a fish, will give a snake instead of a fish?Or if the child asks for an egg, will give a scorpion? If you then, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will the heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who ask him!”

آمِنْ بِٱلرَّبِّ يَسُوعَ فَتَخْلُصَ أَنتَ وأَهلُ بَيتِكَ
سفر أعمال الرسل16/من25حتى34/يا إِخوتي، ونَحْوَ مُنْتَصَفِ ٱللَّيْل، كَانَ بُولُسُ وسِيلا يُصَلِّيَان، ويُسَبِّحَانِ ٱلله، وٱلسُّجَناءُ يُصْغُونَ إِلَيْهِما. وحَدَثَ بَغْتَةً زَلزَلَةٌ عَظِيمَة، حتَّى تَزَعْزَعَتْ أَسَاسَاتُ ٱلسِّجْن، وٱنْفَتَحَتْ فَجْأَةً كُلُّ ٱلأَبْوَاب، وٱنْحَلَّتْ قُيُودُ ٱلسُّجَنَاءِ جَمِيعًا. ولَمَّا ٱسْتَيْقَظَ ٱلسَّجَّانُ، ورأَى أَبْوَابَ ٱلسِّجْنِ مَفْتُوحَة، ٱسْتَلَّ سَيْفَهُ وهَمَّ بِقَتْلِ نَفسِهِ، لِظَنِّهِ أَنَّ ٱلسُّجَنَاءَ قَدْ هَرَبُوا. فنَادَاهُ بُولُسُ بِصَوْتٍ عَظِيمْ قائِلا: «إِيَّاكَ أَنْ تَفْعَلَ بِنَفْسِكَ شَرًّا، فنَحْنُ جَمِيعُنا هُنا!». فطَلَبَ ٱلسَّجَّانُ ضَوءًا، وٱنْدَفَعَ إِلى ٱلدَّاخِل، وٱرْتَمى مُرتَعِدًا أَمَامَ بُولُسَ وسِيلا. ثُمَّ خَرَجَ بِهِمَا وقَال: «يَا سَيِّدَيَّ، مَاذَا يَنْبَغِي أَنْ أَفْعَلَ لأَخْلُص؟».فقالا: «آمِنْ بِٱلرَّبِّ يَسُوعَ فَتَخْلُصَ أَنتَ وأَهلُ بَيتِكَ». وكَلَّمَاهُ بَكَلِمَةِ ٱلرَّبّ، هُوَ وجَميعَ مَنْ في بَيتِهِ. فأَخَذَهُمَا في تِلْكَ ٱلسَّاعَةِ مِنَ ٱللَّيْل، وغَسَلَ جِراحَهُمَا، وٱعْتَمَدَ لِوَقْتِهِ هُوَ وكُلُّ ذَويه.ثُمَّ صَعِدَ بِهِمَا إِلى بَيتِهِ، وأَعَدَّ لَهُما ٱلمَائِدَة، وٱبْتَهَجَ هُوَ وجَميعُ أَهلِ بَيْتِهِ، لأَنَّهُ آمَنَ بِٱلله”.

 

Believe on the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved, you and your household.’
Acts of the Apostles 16/25-34: “”About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the prisoners were listening to them. Suddenly there was an earthquake, so violent that the foundations of the prison were shaken; and immediately all the doors were opened and everyone’s chains were unfastened. When the jailer woke up and saw the prison doors wide open, he drew his sword and was about to kill himself, since he supposed that the prisoners had escaped. But Paul shouted in a loud voice, ‘Do not harm yourself, for we are all here.’ The jailer called for lights, and rushing in, he fell down trembling before Paul and Silas. Then he brought them outside and said, ‘Sirs, what must I do to be saved?’They answered, ‘Believe on the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved, you and your household.’They spoke the word of the Lord to him and to all who were in his house. At the same hour of the night he took them and washed their wounds; then he and his entire family were baptized without delay. He brought them up into the house and set food before them; and he and his entire household rejoiced that he had become a believer in God.”