Elder Charalambos of Dionysiou: How we read the Scriptures

6 March 2015

Charalampos igoumenos Dionysiatis1So, do you want me to tell you how we, who are illiterate, read the Scriptures?

After I’ve prayed for five or six hours, I then read the Scriptures, and for preference the Gospels.

I can assure you that my mind opens so much, I understand so clearly, that I’m overcome with emotion.

I put aside the book and am moved to tears for a long period of time…

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