Elijah the Prophet icon (2)
Icon of Elijah, Helias, Elias the Prophet. Commemorated July 20th. The Holy Prophet Elijah is one of the greatest of the prophets. He lived about 900 years before Christ during the rule of King Ahab. Prophet Elijah boldly spoke on God's behalf and performed many miracles which prefigured those of Christ. He was success
"Elias the Prophet, whose thoughts were in heaven..."
The Holy Prophet Elias (Elijah) the Tishbite (source) Elias the Prophet, whose thoughts were in heaven, when he saw all Israel prostituting itself from God and clinging to idols, on fire with zeal he drew in the clouds, dried up the earth and shut the heavens with a word, saying: There will be no drop upon the earth, except at my bidding. He is now our host, for ungrudgingly he grants inexpressible grace to us who honour him with faith. -Prosomoion of the Aposticha, Fouth Tone (source) Holy…
Icons of Prophets 4
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