Τετάρτη, 10 Μαΐου 2017

Nigeria: "Lift up your heads, O ye gates; and be ye lift up, ye everlasting doors; and the King of glory shall come in!"...


The solemn opening and first Divine Liturgy of the New Cathedral Church of the Resurrection of the Lord in Lagos

“...I am grateful to God and those who contributed to make the project a reality. It is a sanctuary and the heartbeat of the Orthodox Church in Nigeria, Benin and Togo.”
Alexandros, Orthodox Metropolitan of Nigeria,
Niger, Benin and Togo (from allAfrica)

Please, see video here!

In the video you will hear a part of the Psalm 24 (Psalm 23 in Greek numbering) from the Book of Psalms ("The earth is the Lord's, and the fulness thereof; the world, and they that dwell therein"...):
"Lift up your heads, O ye gates; and be ye lift up, ye everlasting doors; and the King of glory shall come in.
Who is this King of glory? The Lord strong and mighty, the Lord mighty in battle.
Lift up your heads, O ye gates; even lift them up, ye everlasting doors; and the King of glory shall come in.
Who is this King of glory? The Lord of hosts, he is the King of glory".

See also

The Orthodox Church in Nigeria : Archdiocese of Nigeria, Niger, Benin & Togo 
L’Eglise orthodoxe : Archidiocèse du Nigéria




 
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