Bulletin 883 - December 7 / 20, 2015
Rooted and built up in him, and stablished in the faith, as ye have been taught, abounding therein with thanksgiving.
The importance of honoring the personal and family Slava.
The protection provided by the intercession of the family patron saint.
The value of praying to the patron saint for intercession before the Lord.
The fear of God is the beginning of wisdom, and there is good understanding in all who practice it.
( Orthodox Study Bible St. Athanasius Academy of Orthodox Theology, 2008 )