Hand-painted icon of our Holy Father John of Kronstadt. + O WONDERWORKER living in Christ forever, with love have mercy on them that are in danger; hear thy children who call upon thee with faith; be thou compassionate unto them that hope for aid from thee, O Father John of Kronstadt, our beloved shepherd.
This classic work, presents the Orthodox teaching concerning the place of Sacred Scripture in the Church. The Church existed for more than 350 years prior to the final formulation of the Bible. As Saint Hilarion clearly demonstrates, the Bible was composed for the benefit of the Church, not to oppose it or supplant it.