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Why We Pray Facing East

Orthodox Christians praying and cultivating nepsis

By Deacon Charles Joiner Facing East is an ancient tradition, grounded in sure knowledge about the Second Coming, first told us by the Lord, and then repeated by an angel after the disciples had just seen the Lord ascend into heaven: “For as the lightning comes from the east and shines as far as the west, so will be the ... Read More »