Holy Archangel Gabriel

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Archangel Gabriel - Evangelist mysteries of God.

Name Gabriel is Hebrew language means a man of God, the strength of God, the power of God.

Archangel Gabriel is one of the seven archangels, sent by God to proclaim the great works of God to people.

He explained to the prophet Daniel prorochestvennye visions of kings and kingdoms (Daniel 8), the time of the coming of the Savior ... "When I was speaking in prayer, the man Gabriel, whom I had seen in a vision, to fly swiftly, touched me about the time of the evening sacrifice, and he informed me, and talked with me and said," Daniel! I now come forth to give thee skill and understanding. At the beginning of thy supplications the commandment came forth, and I have come to tell it to you, for you are the husband of desires: therefore hearken to the word and understand the vision. Seventy weeks [7] determined upon thy people and upon thy holy city, to finish the transgression, sin and make reconciliation for iniquity, and to bring in everlasting righteousness, and to seal up the vision and prophecy, and to anoint the most Holy. Know therefore and understand, that from the going forth of the commandment to restore and build Jerusalem until Messiah the Prince shall be seven weeks and sixty-two weeks and return the street shall be built again, and the wall, even in troublous times. And after threescore and two weeks are devoted to the death of Christ, and will not, and the city and the sanctuary shall destroy the people of the prince who is to come, and the end thereof shall be with a flood, and unto the end of the war desolations. And he shall confirm the covenant with many for one sevens, and half weeks: an end to sacrifice and offering, and on the wing of the sanctuary will be the abomination of desolation, and that determined poured upon the desolate "(Daniel 9, 21-27).

Archangel Gabriel and the Holy Prophet Moses taught in the desert, in the writing of the book of Genesis, passing it the revelation of God on the first birth and years, from the creation of the world.

Archangel Gabriel announced to the priest Zacharias the birth of John the Baptist from the barren, his wife Elizabeth, aged ... "And there appeared unto him an angel of the Lord standing on the right side of the altar of incense. Zechariah saw him, he was troubled, and fear fell upon him. But the angel said unto him, Fear not, Zacharias: for thy prayer is heard, and thy wife Elisabeth shall bear thee a son, and shalt call his name John, and you will have joy and gladness, and many will rejoice at his birth, for he will be great before the Lord , not to drink wine or strong drink, and the Holy Spirit, even from his mother's womb, and many of the children of Israel to the Lord their God, and he shall go before him in the spirit and power of Elijah, to turn the hearts of fathers to the children, and the disobedient to the wisdom of the just in order for the Lord prepared people. And Zacharias said unto the angel, Whereby shall I know this? For I am an old man and my wife is advanced in years. The angel said to him: I am Gabriel, who stand before God, and am sent to speak unto thee, and thee these tidings "(Luke 1,11-19).

Also Archangel Gabriel appeared to the righteous Joachim and Anna, fasting in the wilderness, and told each of them that they would have a daughter, for ever elected Mother of the Messiah coming to save the human race.

This great Archangel had been attached by the custodian of God born of the barren that Bogootrokovitsy Mary, when she was introduced to the church, to feed it every day bringing her food.

Predstatel same God, being sent by God to Nazareth, was the Two Holy espoused righteous Joseph, and told her conception of the Son of God and the overshadowing influence of the Holy Spirit in her ... "In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God unto a city of Galilee, named Nazareth, to a virgin espoused to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David; virgin's name was Mary. And the angel came in unto her, and said, Hail, full of grace! The Lord is with thee: blessed art thou among women. And when she saw him, was troubled at his words and wondered what it would be for the greeting. And the angel said to her: do not. Fear not, Mary: for thou hast found favor with God, and behold, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and shalt call his name Jesus. He will be great and shall be called the Son of the Highest: and the Lord God will give Him the throne of His father David, and he will reign over the house of Jacob forever, and of his kingdom there shall be no end. Then said Mary unto the angel, How shall this be, seeing I know not a man? The angel answered, 'The Holy Spirit will come upon you and the power of the Highest shall overshadow thee, therefore also that holy offspring shall be called the Son of God "(Luke 1, 26-35).

Archangel Gabriel appeared to Joseph in a dream and Fiance, explain to him that left an innocent maiden, for Conception in her by the Holy Spirit ... "The birth of Jesus Christ was as follows: to his mother Mary was espoused to Joseph, before they came together, it appears that she has a child of the Holy Ghost, Joseph her husband, being a just man, and not willing to make her, was minded to put her away. But when he thought on these things - an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, Joseph, thou son of David! Do not be afraid to take Mary as your wife, because what is conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit gives birth to a son, and shalt call his name Jesus, for He will save His people from their sins "(Mt 1,18-21).

And when our Lord was born in Bethlehem, the angel Gabriel appeared to the shepherds that keep their flocks at night and said, "Fear not, I bring you good tidings of great joy which shall be to all people, for unto you is born in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord and Here Ye shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger "(Lk 2, 8-12).

Archangel Gabriel warned Joseph the Betrothed of Herod's intentions and ordered to flee to Egypt with the Child and the Mother of God: "... behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream and said, Arise, and take the young child and his mother, and flee into Egypt, and be thou there until I will not tell you, for Herod will seek the young child to destroy him. He got up, took the child and his mother by night, and departed into Egypt "(Mt 2, 13-14).

"On the death of Herod the same - the angel of the Lord appeared in a dream to Joseph in Egypt and said, Arise, and take the young child and his mother, and go into the land of Israel: for they are dead which sought the young child. He got up, took the child and his mother, and came into the land of Israel "(Matthew 2, 19-21).

Myrrh-bearing women heard from him the glad tidings of the Resurrection of Christ.

According to divinely wise men, the archangel Gabriel was sent to reinforce the Savior in Gethsemane and to proclaim her the honorable Lady of the Assumption.

Paean to the Mother of God "It is truly" learned monk of Mount Athos monastery also Archangel Gabriel.

Therefore, the Church of the Archangel Gabriel calls a minister of wonders and mysteries of God, vozvestitelem joy and salvation, the herald and servitor of the Divine omnipotence.

March 26 (April 8) celebration in honor of the Archangel Gabriel is the day of the Council [8], because the Christians on the day of the Annunciation of coming together to praise the sacred songs of Saint Michael the Archangel, the heavenly messenger of the great mystery of the Incarnation of the Son of God. Saint Archangel Gabriel is one of the seven spirits "ilk bring prayers of the saints and enter before the glory of the Holy One" (Tobit 12.15).

13 (26) July - The Church of St. Archangel Gabriel. This holiday was established in IX century and serves as a memory of all the wonderful events of the Archangel Gabriel.

8 (21) November - The Church of the Archangel Michael and all the Heavenly Bodiless. Archangels: Gabriel, Raphael, Uriel, Selafiila, Yehuda, Varaha and Jeremiah, where the Archangel Gabriel is glorified with the whole Council of the Heavenly Powers.

Holy Church depicts the Archangel Gabriel of paradise A branch in his hand, which was brought to them the Virgin Mary, and sometimes in the right arm with a lamp inside is lit svescha, and the left - a mirror of of jasper. With the mirror of portray because the Archangel Gabriel is messenger of God for the salvation of the fate of the human race. With the lantern svescheyu portray because destiny God are hidden until the time of their execution and, most performance, comprehended only by those who constantly looks in the mirror of the Word of God and their conscience.

So named after the Gabriel decently that "faith of God, for the way - in the words of the Savior - nothing is impossible."

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