We Orthodox live Christ within the Divine Liturgy, or rather Christ lives within us during the Divine Liturgy.
The Divine Liturgy is a work of God. We say: “Time is a creation of the Lord”. Among other things it means now is the time for God to act.
Christ liturgizes, we live with Christ. The Divine Liturgy is the way we know God and the way God becomes known to us.
Christ celebrated the Divine Liturgy once and this passed into eternity.
His divinized human nature came to the Divine Liturgy. We know Christ specifically in the Divine Liturgy.
The Divine Liturgy we celebrate is the same Divine Liturgy which was done by Christ on Great Thursday in the Mystical Supper. The 14th through the 16th chapters of the Gospel according to John is one Divine Liturgy.
So in the Divine Liturgy we understand Holy Scripture. The early Church lived…
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