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Didache: A Treasure From the Early Church

Sep 20th 2022

The Didache, orThe Teaching of the Twelve Apostles, is an early Christian text that most scholars date to the first or early second century. The Didache was highly regarded by many early Christian authors and theologians. Athanasius of Alexandria (†373) recommended it to converts, and it had a great influence on theApostolic Constitutions(375). Before the New Testament canon was formally settled in 692, a number of Biblical canons included theD...
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The True Cross

Sep 13th 2022

According to Orthodox tradition, the Lord's Cross was made from three kinds of wood: Cypress, Pine and Cedar. This is believed to be a fulfillment of Isaiah 60:13: The glory of Lebanon will come to you, with cypress and pine and cedar together, to glorify my holy place; and I will make my footstool glorious. Legacy Icons is pleased to offer a new Wall Cross hand-crafted in our own woodshop from these three kinds of wood. Place this unique...
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What does the Bible say about incense?

Sep 7th 2022

The burning of incense is a divine command. God gave Moses and Aaron detailed instructions for the times, places, and methods of burning incense. It was to be burned perpetually before the Lord, and it was a holy act of worship (Exodus 30). When the Tabernacle was replaced by the Temple, incense was offered there (1/3 Kings 9:25). When the people fell away into sin and idolatry, their offering of incense was hated by God (Isaiah 1:13), for i...
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How to set up a traditional Orthodox prayer corner

Jan 4th 2022

We have often heard from customers, "How do I set up a prayer corner?" We are going to explain the idea of the home prayer corner, the meaning behind each element, and how to get started if you don't have one yet.LocationThe Prayer Corner can be located in any convenient place in your home. The best place is a prominent wall or corner of your main living room, where the family can gather each day to pray. As Christians throughout history have tra...
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2021 Christmas Shipping Guide

Nov 1st 2021

Each of our icons is hand-crafted just for you, and we are busy during the Christmas season. If you have an important deadline, consider ordering earlier rather than later. Note: These are estimates, not guarantees. All shipping carriers have suspended their delivery time guarantees, and we have suspended our production guarantees pending COVID-19 and lumber supply concerns. Our best advice is: order early, don't wait till the last minute.Do...
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