"For you have not yet resisted unto blood, striving against sin" (Hebrews 12:4)
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Cossacks from Russia have delivered the myrrh-streaming “Nadym” Icon of Tsar-Martyr Nicholas II to Serbia for the veneration of the faithful / RIA-Novosti.
People often ask me what the Elder Nicholas said about the future of Russia. And he said this: Russia will be reborn when it realizes who Tsar Nicholas was to it. He also said that in Heaven is the same Russia, only without sin. And the Tsar there is Nicholas! Someone asked: The wonderworker? Father smiled and repeated: Tsar Nicholas. I think the key to understanding this is the conversation between Tsar Nicholas and the most respected Elder of Rus, Barsabbas of Gethsemane, back in 1905.
The Tsar asked: how can the Russian people be saved? (For the spiritual state of society was then depressing. There was an unprecedented boom in the economy, which made the collective West so angry.) The Elder answered: you have three choices. First: drown everything in blood (meaning all kinds of revolts and revolutions). Second: Run away and save your family. Third: Sacrifice yourself. The Tsar asked: which one pleases God? And Barsabbas answered: the sacrifice.
This is on understanding. But! The sooner we understand, the less Russian blood will be spilled! And in Ukraine, which was an integral part of the Russian Empire, all the blood is Russian!!! Except for the mercenaries and some characters. Do we even understand that? This is not a war between Russia and Ukraine! This is a war between Light and Darkness! Good and Evil. And that's what happens in any war. Territories and riches are just a pretext. It's just a decoration. That is why God gives many people an opportunity to come over to the side of the Light. After all, what Ukraine has become in the spiritual sense in the last 30 years is hell!
And another thing! Now even "pink orthodoxy" with its non-resistance to evil will be judged harshly! God does not tolerate substitution and cowardice. And how can one be a part of the Sovereign Power (the Church) while being small-minded? Under the cover of the false humility that some "pinkos" persistently try to impose on me. How are you going to resist the evil of the world, my pious people? And it's not just the laity! Have you forgotten to whom God gave the keys to heaven? Not to John, the beloved, faithful and meek one. But to Peter! Who cut off the ear of the one who came to seize Christ with a sword! Though he rebuked Peter for it, and corrected his ear. But still... Doesn't that lead one to wonder? Jealousy of God is not pride! Also, cowardice and frailty are not humility!
I didn't say that either, if anything. I'm afraid of it myself. That's why I'm "fluttering." And... forgive me for being harsh. And feverish! I'm very worried about our guys... for our sins and cowardice here they pay with their blood there! That's their sacrifice I bow my head before [their sacrifice], just like before God! They will not wait for the other!
Source: t.me/olgakormukhina (Russian)
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