Services for the Bridegroom – Beginning from the night of Palm Sunday and continuing through the evening of Holy Tuesday, the Orthodox Church observes a unique solution referred to as Provider associated with Bridegroom.

Services for the Bridegroom – Beginning from the night of Palm Sunday and continuing through the evening of Holy Tuesday, the Orthodox Church observes a unique solution referred to as Provider associated with Bridegroom.

Introduction

Each night solution could be the Matins or Orthros solution associated with after day ( e.g. the service held on Sunday night could be the Orthros service for Holy Monday). The title associated with solution is through the figure of this Bridegroom into the parable associated with Ten Virgins present in Matthew 25:1-13.

Background

The initial element of Holy Week presents us with a range of themes based mainly in the final days of Jesus’ earthly life. The storyline regarding the Passion, as told and recorded by the Evangelists, is preceded by a few incidents situated in Jerusalem and an accumulation of parables, sayings and discourses based on Jesus’ divine sonship, the kingdom of Jesus, the Parousia, and Jesus’ castigation regarding the hypocrisy and dark motives of this spiritual leaders. Continue reading “Services for the Bridegroom – Beginning from the night of Palm Sunday and continuing through the evening of Holy Tuesday, the Orthodox Church observes a unique solution referred to as Provider associated with Bridegroom.”