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ቅዱስ ምካኤል ወዳጅ ነህ ለሁሉ፤ ዛሬም ቆመሃል በኪዳንህ ላሉ

Posted by addisethiopia on November 21, 2017

እርጉም የዲያብሎስ ልጆች በሴቶቻችን፣ በህፃናቶቻችንና በመላው ሕዝባችን ላይ ዘምተዋል፤ ማን ያየናል፣ ማን ያውቅብናል በማለት ሌት ተቀን ይፈታተኗቸዋል፤ ዲያብሎስን ድል የነሣህ የመላእክት አለቃ ቅዱስ ሚካኤል ሆይ! የምስጋናን መሥዋዕት የምታዘጋጅ አንተ ነህና ጠላት ዲያብሎስ ተረማምዶ በእደ ፃዕረ ሞት ወገኖቻችንን እንዳያፍን በአፋቸው ላይ ጥበቃህን አጠንክር።

የቅዱስ ሚካኤል አምላክ ሆይ! በአርአያህ በአምሣልህ የፈጠርከን ሕዝቦችህን ሁሉ ከመከራ ሥጋ ከመከራ ነፍስ ሠውረን ለዘላለሙ አሜን።

ኅዳር ፲፪ የሊቀ መላእክት ቅዱስ ሚካኤል ታላቅ በዓል

ሚካኤል ማለት በዕብራይስጥ ቋንቋ ሚመኑከመኤልአምላክ ማለት ሲሆን በአንድነት ሲነበብ መኑ ከመ አምላክ (እንደ እግዚአብሔር ያለ ማን ነው) ማለት ነው፡፡ ይህ ታላቅ መልአክ ዮሐንስ ወንጌላዊ በራዕዩ ‹‹በእግዚአብሔር ፊት የሚቆሙትን ሰባቱን መላእክት አየሁ›› ብሎ ከተናገረላቸው መላእክት ውስጥ የሚመደብ ሲሆን የሰባቱም ሊቃነ መላእክት አለቃ እንዲሆን እግዚአብሔር መርጦ ሹሞታል፡፡ ይህ ታላቅ መልአክ ያደረጋቸው የሠራቸው እጅግ ብዙ የሆኑ ተአምራት አሉት፡፡

ስለዚህ ስለ ታላቁ መልአክ ቅዱስ ሚካኤል ክብር፤ ጠባቂነትና አማላጅነት ከአባቶቻቸው የተማሩትን በኑሮአቸው ያዩትን አባቶቻችን ጽፈዋል፡፡ ስለ ቅዱስ ሚካኤል ከጻፉት አባቶች መካከል የተወሰኑትን ለመጥቀስ ያክል፡

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  • + ኤዎስጣቴዎስ ዘአንፆኪያ
  • + ቅዱስ መቃርዮስ
  • + ቅዱስ ያሬድ
  • + አባ ጊዮርጊስ ዘጋስጫ
  • + የእስክንድርያው ሊቀ ጳጳስ አባዲማቴዎስ ናቸው፡፡

እኛም የአባቶቻችንን አንደበት አንደበታችን አድርገን በኅዳር 12 ክቡር ገናና የሆነ ቅዱስ ሚካኤል ካደረጋቸውና ከሠራቸው ብዙ ተአምራት ውስጥ የተወሰኑትን በመልአኩ ተረዳኢነት እንዲህ ብለን እንናገራለን አንጽፋለን፡፡

ንግስት ክሌዎፓትራ ‹‹ሳተርን›› ለሚባለው ጣዖት የሠራችው ቤተ ጣዖት በእስክንድርያ ነበር፡፡ ይህ ቤተ ጣዖት እስከ እስክንድርያው ፓትርያርክ እለ እስክንድሮስ /312 – 326/ ዘመን ድረስ ነበር፡፡ እለ እስክንድሮስ ሊያጠፋው ሲነሣ ሕዝቡ ከልቡ ገና የአምልኮ ጣዖት ስላልጣፋ 18 ፓትርያርኮች ያልነኩትን አንተ ለምን ታፈርስብናለህ ብለው ተቃወሙት፡፡ እለ እስክንድሮስም ሕዝቡን መክሮና አስተምሮ የሳተርን በዓል ይውልበት በነበረው ዕለት የቅዱስ ሚካኤልን በዓል እንዲያከብሩ አውጆ ቤተ ጣዖቱንም በቅዱስ ሚካኤል ስም ሰይሞ ቤተክርስቲያን አደረገው፡፡ ከዚህ በኋላ በቅዱስ ሚካኤልም ስም አብያተ ክርስቲያናት መታነጽ ጀመሩ በዓሉ በዚህ ቀን እንዲከበር ተወስኗል፡፡

እንዲህም ሆነ የእግዚአብሔር ወዳጅ የሆነ ስሙ ዱራታዎስ የሚባል አንድ ሰው ነበረ፡፡ የሚስቱም ስም ቴዋብለት ነው፡፡ እነርሱም ሁልጊዜ ያለ ማቋረጥ የዚህን የከበረ መልአክ የሚካኤልን የበዓሉን መታሰቢያ ያረጉ ነበር፡፡ ከዚህም በኋላ በሀገር ውስጥ ችግር በሆነ ጊዜ ገንዘባቸው አለቀ፡፡ በዚህም የተነሳ ለመላእክት አለቃ ለቅዱስ ሚካኤል ለበዓሉ መታሰቢያ የሚያደርጉትን አጡ፡፡ ዱራታዎስም ሽጦ ለበዓሉ መታሰቢያ ያደርገው ዘንድ የእርሱን ልብስና የሚስቱን ልብስ ይዞ ወጥቶ ሄደ፡፡ የመላእክት አለቃ ቅዱስ ሚካኤል በታላቅ መኮንን አምሳል ለዱራታዎስ ተገለጠለት፤ ቅዱስ ሚካኤልም ዱራታዎስን ወደ በጎች እንዲሔድና በእርሱ ዋስትና በአንድ ዲናር አንድ በግ እንዲወስድ አዘዘው፤ ሁለተኛም ወደ ዓሣ አጥማጅ ሔዶ አንድ ዓሣ እንዲወስድ አዘዘው፡፡ መልአኩም ወደ ቤት ሳይደርስ የዓሣውን ሆድ እንዳይቀድ አስጠነቀቀው፡፡ ወደ ባለ ስንዴም እንዲሔድና የሚሻውን እንዲሁ በእርሱ ዋስትና እንዲወስድ አዘዘው ዱራታዎስም ቅዱስ ሚካኤል እንዳዘዘው አደረገ፡፡

ወደ ቤቱም በተመለሰ ጊዜ በረከትን ሁሉ ቤቱ ተመልቶ አገኘው፤ እጅግም አደነቀ፤ የዚህንም የከበረ መልአክ የበዓሉን መታሰቢያ እንዳስለመደው አደረገ፡፡ የተራቡ ድሆችን ሁሉንም ጠርቶ መገባቸውና ወደ ቤታቸው አሰናበታቸው፡፡

ከዚህም በኋላ ለዱራታዎስና ለሚስቱ ቅዱስ ሚካኤል ለሁለተኛ ጊዜ ተገለጠላቸው ዱራታዎስንም የዓሳውን ሆድ እንዲሰነጥቅ አዘዘው፤ በሰነጠቀውም ጊዜ ሦስት መቶ የወርቅ ዲናር በዓሳው ሆድ ተገኘ፡፡ ቅዱስ ሚካኤልም ዱራታዎስንና ቴዋብስታን እንዲህ አላቸው፡፡ ‹‹ከዚህ ዲናር ወስዳችሁ ለባለ በጉ ለባለ ዓሳውና ለባለ ስንዴው ዕዳችሁን ክፈሉ የቀረውም ለፍላጎታችሁ ይሁናችሁ፤ እግዚአብሔር አስባችኋልና በጎ ሥራችሁን መስዋዕታችሁን ምጽዋዕታችሁን በዚህ ዓለም አሳመረላችሁ፡፡ በኋላኛውም መንግስት ሰማያትን አዘጋጅቶላችኋል፡፡››

በአንድ ዘመን ብዙ ሰዎች ከግብፅ አውራጃ መጥተው ወደ ባሕር ማዶ ሄዱ፡፡ ከባሕሩም በደረሱ ጊዜ በመርከብ ላይ ተሳፍረው ከየብሱ ጥቂት በራቁና ወደ ባሕሩ መካከል በደረሱ ጊዜ ጽኑ ነፋስ ተነሳባቸው ለመስጠም እስኪ ደርሱ ድረስ፡፡

የማዕበሉ ሞገድ እየጨመረ እየጸና ከፍ አለ፡፡ ታላቅም ማዕበል መጥቶ ሊገለብጣቸው ደረሰ፡፡ ፍጹም ጥፋትና ክፉ ሞት እንደ መጣባቸው ባዩ ጊዜ ጽኑ ሐዘን ያዛቸው፡፡ የሚያድናቸው የሚያጽናናቸው አጥተው ተስፋ ቆረጡ፡፡ ያን ጊዜ እንዲህ ብለው ጮኹ፡፡

‹‹የመላእክት አለቃቸው ግሩም ገናና የምትሆን ሚካኤል ሆይ የተአምራትና የይቅርታ መልአክ ነህና፡፡ ልዑል ቸርነቱን የሚገልጥብህ መልአክ ሆይ! እግዚአብሔር ፍቅሩን የሚያስታውቅብህ መልአክ ሆይ ወደኛ ተመልከት እርዳን፡፡ የተጨነቅን እኛን አድነን፡፡ ከመጣብን ሞትና ጥፋት እንድን ዘንድ ስለኛ ወደ ፈጣሪህ ወደ ፈጣሪያችን ወደ እግዚአብሔር ለምንልን፡፡ አሁን የሞት መጋረጃ ዓይናችንን ሸፍኖታልና፡፡ ፍጹም የጥፋት ጥላንም አይተናታልና›› ብለው በፍጹም ልቦናቸው ወደ እግዚአብሔር ጮኹ፡፡ በመርከብ ውስጥ ያሉት ሁሉ ጽኑ ለቅሶ እያለቀሱ መራራ እንባ እያፈሰሱ ጮኹ፡፡

ከባሕር ጽኑ ማዕበል ከሞት ያድናቸው ዘንድ ያን ጊዜ በዚያች ሰዓት እግዚአብሔር የልቦናቸውን ሐዘንና ልመናቸውን ሰማቸው፡፡ ያን ጊዜም ይገዳቸው ዘንድ ቸር መልአኩን ሚካኤልን ላከላቸው የመላእክት አለቃ ቅዱስ ሚካኤልም ከሰማይ ወረደ መርከቡን በእጁ ይዞ ሳበው፡፡ በመርከቡ ውስጥ ያሉትንም ወደ የብስ አወጣቸው፡፡ በደኅናቸው ተሻገሩ፤ ክፉ ነገር ጥቂትስ ስንኳ ፈጽሞ አላገኛቸውም፡፡

ለእግዚአብሔር ምስጋና ይሁን እኛንም ገናና የሆነ የመላእክት አለቃ ቅዱስ ሚካኤል ልመናውና አማላጅነቱ ፈጽሞ ይጠብቀን፡፡ ከጽኑ ጠላት እጅ በክንፎቹ ጋርዶ ይሰውረን፡፡ ለዘለዓለሙ አሜን፡፡

ምንጮች

-ድርሳነ ሚካኤል ዘኅዳር

-መጽሐፈ ስንክሳር ዘኅዳር

-የሐመር መጽሔት 1993 ዓም መጋቢትና ሚያዚያ

ቅዱስ ምካኤል ወዳጅ ነህ ለሁሉ፤ ዛሬም ቆመሃል በኪዳንህ ላሉ። አሜን የመላእክት አለቃ ቅዱስ ካኤል ሆይ ስለእኛ ስለሰው ልጆች በጌታ ፊት ቁምልን ምልጃና ጸሎትህ ተራዳእነትህ ጥበቃህ ለዘወትር አይለየን!! አሜን።

አስደናቂ አይደለም!? ላይ ያቀረብኩትን መልዕክት ከላኩ በኋላ፡ ቅዱስ ሚካኤልን ስጠራና ይህን ድህረገጽ ስከፍት፤ ያው የአምላኬ መልአክ በላዬ በራ፦

One Of The Biggest Alternative Media Networks In Italy Is Spreading Anti-Immigrant News And Misinformation On Facebook

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Antivenom vs Venom | ሊቀ መላእክት ሚካኤል (Michael)በእነዚህ ገዳዮች ላይ ስይፉን ዘርግቶባቸዋል፤ ይገርማል ሁሉም ስማቸው በ “Mይጀምራል

  • ሜርከል (Merkel) ወደ ሞት እየሄደች ነው
  • ሙጋቤ (Mugabe) ወደ ሞት እየሄደ ነው
  • መንግስቱ (Mengistu) ወደ ሞት እየሄደ ነው
  • ሜይ (May) ወደ ሞት እየሄደች ነው
  • ማክሮን (Macron) ወደ ሞት እየሄደ ነው
  • ማንሰን (Manson) ሞተ
  • መሀመድ (Mohammad) ሞቷል
  • ሙስሊም (Muslim) እየሞቱ ነው

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White Supremacy Angers Jesus, Says Russell Moore, Calls It ‘terrorism, Satanism And Devil Worship’

Posted by addisethiopia on September 18, 2017

Leading US evangelical and Southern Baptist Russell Moore has offered blistering critique of white supremacy following the events at Charlottesville, calling the ideology ‘terrorism, Satanism and devil worship.’

‘White supremacy angers Jesus of Nazareth. The question is: Does it anger his church?’ Moore asked yesterday, writing for the Washington Post, after incendiary white supremacist protests in Charlottesville, Virginia saw one person killed at the weekend.

Moore, the president of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, noted that the New Testament sees Christ often calm in times of crisis, except for very particular occasions – such as his famous clearing of the money lenders from the Jewish Temple.

The Temple story, Moore said, illustrates Jesus’ ultimate desire for ‘a house of prayer for all nations’, radically challenging a racial ideology that limits the blessings of God to only one ethnicity.

Christ reserved his strongest criticism for those who claimed to represent God, Moore said. He wrote: ‘The Scriptures show us two things that make Jesus visibly angry: religious hypocrisy and racial supremacist ideology.’

Moore said this was crucial because ‘many of those advocating for white supremacy claim to do so in the name of Jesus Christ. Some of them speak of “Christendom” — by which they mean white European cultural domination — and not of Christianity. But many others are members of churches bearing the name of Jesus Christ. Nothing could be further from the gospel.’

Moore, who has been unafraid to condemn the racist rhetoric of the Charlottesville demonstrations, concluded: ‘The church should call white supremacy what it is: terrorism, but more than terrorism. White supremacy is Satanism. Even worse, white supremacy is a devil-worship that often pretends that it is speaking for God.

‘This sort of ethnic nationalism and racial superiority ought to matter to every Christian, regardless of national, ethnic or racial background. After all, we are not our own but are part of a church — a church made up of all nations, all ethnicities, united not by blood and soil but by the shed blood and broken body of Jesus Christ.’

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Christian Converts In German Refugee Camps Growing In Number Despite Attacks By Muslim Refugees

Posted by addisethiopia on May 11, 2017

Christian converts living in German refugee camps are reporting more cases of violent physical and verbal attacks from Muslim asylum seekers living among them.

But despite the huge personal risks involved, thousands more are converting from Islam to Christianity, Deutsche Welle reported, citing church leaders.

At the same time, the attacks on Christian converts have increased since 2015 even with fewer refugees entering Germany, according to the same German news outlet in a separate report.

Gottfried Martens, a pastor at the Protestant Trinity independent church in Berlin, revealed that with the increasing attacks on Christian converts, refugees who come to his congregation can no longer live in their shelters without being bothered by others.

“Right now we have five people with us who have been assaulted. One has lost some of his teeth and one of the others has a wound that had to be sewn up,” Martens said.

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He said German authorities are not doing anything to stop the attacks and harassments in the refugee camps. Most of the time, he said the security personnel even side with the attackers.

Martens said Christian converts are forced to secretly sneak out of the refugee camps to attend church services. They also hide the cross necklaces they receive after baptism, he added.

At the refugee camps, Muslim residents reportedly harass Christian converts with insults and accusations. There have been reported cases of Christians being threatened with death and openly attacked with knives by Muslims.

The Muslims openly conduct their intimidation and persecution campaign on their fellow Christian refugees, even scrawling messages like “It’s time to kill the non-believers” on the walls of the camps, reports said.

Christian converts are also discriminated against in the use of facilities like showers and bathrooms. For instance, the entrances to the facilities would have words like “The impure cannot enter,” according to Deutsche Welle.

In some cases, the death threats have actually been carried out. A 38-year-old Afghan mother, for instance, was recently stabbed to death by a “very religious” Afghan man, the report said.

Last year, Open Doors provided numbers to show the extent of persecution among Christian converts in German asylum centers.

In its report, the nonprofit Christian persecution watchdog said 617 of the 743 respondents included in its survey were assaulted multiple times, with 416 of them subjected to violent attacks, 314 received death threats, and 44 sexually assaulted.

Moreover, 674 respondents said the attacks were carried out against them by Muslims who were also refugees in the asylum center. Other respondents said the Muslim guards assaulted them.

Open Doors said the interviews it conducted among the Christian converts showed that the attacks were religiously motivated.

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Ethiopia’s Monastic Highs

Posted by addisethiopia on June 21, 2013

DebreDamo

My note: Great story, amazing pictures (excluding ‘Manchester’! Perhaps, the European Union could take some notice of the place, in case it needs some assistance from Prester John in the near future.

Alastair Sooke finds inspiration in the extraordinary churches of Ethiopia and scales a cliff to visit one of the oldest buildings in the world still in use – which his grandfather restored in the Forties.

“Are you going to climb barefoot or wearing boots?”

In front of me was a wall of creamy-brown rock, mottled with footholds worn through centuries of use. My destination was situated nearly 60ft above my head: the threshold to the ancient monastery of Debra Damo, which occupies the summit of a rocky outcrop, entirely surrounded by cliffs, in the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia, a few miles south of the border with Eritrea. The only way to enter it is to haul yourself up a plaited-leather rope that hangs from a ledge adjoining the monastery’s gatehouse.

Thankfully, for outsiders like me, there is an additional strap that functions as a rudimentary safety harness, held taut by one or two monks above. After considering the question of my gung-ho guide, I unlaced my boots, in the hope that unshod feet would yield better grip, and began to heave. A few minutes later, my biceps burning, I clambered into the arms of the middle-aged monk who had been helping to pull me up. The hard part was behind me: the rest of the climb could be undertaken using steps.

Although this was my first visit to Debra Damo, I already felt some acquaintance with the monastery. This is because my maternal grandfather, Derek Matthews, who was an architect, lived among the monks here for several months while he restored the larger of the religious community’s two churches in the late 1940s. This crumbling structure has been used continuously for Christian worship since it was built, probably during the sixth century AD. My grandfather, who died in 2009, described it as “one of the oldest buildings in the world still in use”. As a child, I often heard about his time there, and imagined him as a nimble 28 year-old, hurtling up and down the leather rope with the sure-footed alacrity of a vervet monkey. At the end of last year, I decided to visit it for myself.

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