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Electronic Byzantine Daily Office: If anyone is interested, this is a daily email from Eastern Christian Publications that contains three PDF files: The complete texts for Morning and Evening Prayer and the first, third, sixth, and ninth hours; a "Lite" version containing a shorter version of Morning and Evening Prayer as well as the sixth hour; and a "Propers" version which just contains the portions proper to the day.
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MOSAIC OF CHRIST THE TEACHER (PANTOCRATOR).
In the ancient world, kings, emperors, judges and teachers would sit as they exercised their duties. The Scriptures, in general, see Christ as the promised successor of King David seated on his throne, and specifically, the book of Revelation sees Him and the Father as occupying thrones in heaven.
This dazzling mosaic, made of thousands of pieces of miniature glass tessera, depicts Christ in His glory blessings with His right hand, while holding an ornate Gospel Book in His left. His Holy Gospel contains His words of eternal life that he bequeaths to his Faithful with the instruction, “Go therefore into all nations baptizing them, in the Name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit.” We have been saved for a purpose: to be collaborators with our Lord Christ in the salvation of the world.