مَا أَجْمَلَ أَقْدَامَ المُبَشِّرِينَ بِالخَيْر، فَالإِيْمَانُ هُوَ مِنَ السَّمَاع، والسَّمَاعُ هُوَ مِنَ التَّبْشِيرِ بِكَلِمَةِ المَسِيح/How beautiful are the feet of those who bring good news. So faith comes from what is heard, and what is heard comes through the word of Christ

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مَا أَجْمَلَ أَقْدَامَ المُبَشِّرِينَ بِالخَيْر، فَالإِيْمَانُ هُوَ مِنَ السَّمَاع، والسَّمَاعُ هُوَ مِنَ التَّبْشِيرِ بِكَلِمَةِ المَسِيح
رسالة القدّيس بولس إلى أهل رومة10/من14حتى21/:”يا إِخوَتِي، كَيْفَ يَدْعُونَ مَنْ لَمْ يُؤْمِنُوا بِهِ؟ وكَيْفَ يُؤْمِنُونَ بَمَنْ لَمْ يَسْمَعُوا بِهِ؟ وكَيْفَ يَسْمَعُونَ بِهِ بِدُونِ مُبَشِّر؟ وكَيْفَ يُبَشِّرُونَ إِنْ لَمْ يُرْسَلُوا؟ كَمَا هُوَ مَكْتُوب: «مَا أَجْمَلَ أَقْدَامَ المُبَشِّرِينَ بِالخَيْر!». ولكِنْ لَمْ يُطِيعُوا كُلُّهُم بِشَارَةَ الإِنْجِيل، لأَنَّ آشَعْيَا يَقُول: «يَا رَبّ، مَنْ آمَنَ بِمَا سَمِعَ مِنَّا؟».إِذًا فَالإِيْمَانُ هُوَ مِنَ السَّمَاع، والسَّمَاعُ هُوَ مِنَ التَّبْشِيرِ بِكَلِمَةِ المَسِيح. لكِنِّي أَقُول: أَلَعَلَّهُم لَمْ يَسْمَعُوا؟ بَلَى! «في الأَرْضِ كُلِّهَا ذَاعَ مَنْطِقُهُم، وفي أَقَاصي المَسْكُونَةِ كَلامُهُم». وأَقُول: أَلَعَلَّ إِسْرَائِيلَ لَمْ يَعْلَم؟ يَقُولُ مُوسَى أَوَّلاً: «أَنَا أُثِيرُ غَيْرَتَكُم بِمَنْ لَيْسُوا شَعْبًا، وبِشَعْبٍ غَبِيٍّ أُثِيرُ غَضَبَكُم!». أَمَّا آشَعْيَا فَيَجْرُؤُ ويَقُول: «وجَدَني الَّذِينَ لَمْ يَطْلُبُوني، وٱعْتَلَنْتُ لِلَّذِينَ لَمْ يَسْأَلُوا عَنِّي». أَمَّا في شَأْنِ إِسْرَائِيلَ فَيَقُول: «بَسَطْتُ يَدَيَّ النَّهَارَ كُلَّهُ نَحْوَ شَعْبٍ عَاصٍ وَمُتَمَرِّد!».”

How beautiful are the feet of those who bring good news. So faith comes from what is heard, and what is heard comes through the word of Christ
Letter to the Romans 10/14-21/:”How are they to call on one in whom they have not believed? And how are they to believe in one of whom they have never heard? And how are they to hear without someone to proclaim him? And how are they to proclaim him unless they are sent? As it is written, ‘How beautiful are the feet of those who bring good news!’But not all have obeyed the good news; for Isaiah says, ‘Lord, who has believed our message?’So faith comes from what is heard, and what is heard comes through the word of Christ.But I ask, have they not heard? Indeed they have; for ‘Their voice has gone out to all the earth, and their words to the ends of the world.’Again I ask, did Israel not understand? First Moses says, ‘I will make you jealous of those who are not a nation; with a foolish nation I will make you angry.’Then Isaiah is so bold as to say, ‘I have been found by those who did not seek me; I have shown myself to those who did not ask for me.’But of Israel he says, ‘All day long I have held out my hands to a disobedient and contrary people.’

مَا حَانَ وَقْتِي بَعْد، أَمَّا وَقْتُكُم فَهُوَ حَاضِرٌ فِي كُلِّ حِين
إنجيل القدّيس يوحنّا07/من01حتى10/:”بَعْدَ ذلِك، كَانَ يَسُوعُ يَتَجَوَّلُ في الجَلِيل، ولا يَشَاءُ التَّجَوُّلَ في اليَهُودِيَّة، لأَنَّ اليَهُودَ كَانُوا يَطْلُبُونَ قَتْلَهُ. وكَانَ عِيدُ اليَهُود، عِيدُ المَظَالِّ، قَريبًا. فقَالَ لَهُ إِخْوَتُهُ: «إِنتَقِلْ مِنْ هُنَا، وَٱذْهَبْ إِلى اليَهُودِيَّة، لِكَي يُشَاهِدَ تَلامِيذُكَ أَيْضًا ٱلأَعْمَالَ الَّتِي تَصْنَعُهَا. فَلا أَحَدَ يَعْمَلُ شَيْئًا في الخَفَاء، وهُوَ يَبْتَغِي الظُّهُور. إِنْ كُنْتَ تَصْنَعُ هذِهِ الأَعْمَال، فَأَظْهِرْ نَفْسَكَ لِلْعَالَم»، لأَنَّ إِخْوتَهُ أَنْفُسَهُم مَا كَانُوا يُؤْمِنُونَ بِهِ. فَقَالَ لَهُم يَسُوع: «مَا حَانَ وَقْتِي بَعْد، أَمَّا وَقْتُكُم فَهُوَ حَاضِرٌ فِي كُلِّ حِين. لا يَقْدِرُ العَالَمُ أَنْ يُبْغِضَكُم، لكِنَّهُ يُبْغِضُنِي، لأَنِّي أَشْهَدُ عَلَيْهِ أَنَّ أَعْمَالَهُ شِرِّيرَة. إِصْعَدُوا أَنْتُم إِلى العِيد، وأَنَا لا أَصْعَدُ إِلى هذَا العِيد، لأَنَّ وَقتِي مَا تَمَّ بَعْد». قَالَ لَهُم هذَا، وبَقِيَ في الجَلِيل. وبَعْدَمَا صَعِدَ إِخْوَتُهُ إِلى العِيد، صَعِدَ هُوَ أَيْضًا، لا ظَاهِرًا بَلْ في الخَفَاء.”

My time has not yet come, but your time is always here
Holy Gospel of Jesus Christ according to Saint John 07/01-10/:”After this Jesus went about in Galilee. He did not wish to go about in Judea because the Jews were looking for an opportunity to kill him. Now the Jewish festival of Booths was near. So his brothers said to him, ‘Leave here and go to Judea so that your disciples also may see the works you are doing; for no one who wants to be widely known acts in secret. If you do these things, show yourself to the world.’(For not even his brothers believed in him.) Jesus said to them, ‘My time has not yet come, but your time is always here. The world cannot hate you, but it hates me because I testify against it that its works are evil.Go to the festival yourselves. I am not going to this festival, for my time has not yet fully come.’After saying this, he remained in Galilee. But after his brothers had gone to the festival, then he also went, not publicly but as it were in secret.