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1. I.r.i. The initials of the Latin version of the inscription written by Pilate and placed on the Cross, Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews.
2. Icon Icons are flat pictures, usually painted in egg tempera on wood, but also wrought in mosaic, ivory, and other materials, to represent the Lord, the heavenly creatures and saints. We honor the … 0.5 KB
3. Iconostasis (iconstand) It's called Iconostasis, simply a wooden or a marble stand that holds the sanctified icons. It comprises three doors, the central or Royal Door admitting to the main altar. On the right si… 0.5 KB
4. Icons, Consecration Of Icons are anointed with holy Chrism. We consider that kissing icons is a means of blessing, for they are consecrated to God.
5. Imposition Of Hands A manner of blessing used in the Old Testament (Gen. 48) and followed by our Lord Jesus Christ Himself, who used it in working miracles, and by the Church. The Apostles and the primitive Church e… 0.7 KB
6. Incense A fragrant mixture of gums, resin, and spices, burned ceremonially in services of worship. Incense refers to prayer (Ps. 141:2). It was used in the worship of the Jewish Temple. The twent… 0.3 KB
7. Incense Box A box for incense which is usually of silver or carved wood. It is placed at the right hand of the celebrant. A small spoon is usually placed in the incense box and used for putting the incense i… 0.2 KB
8. Inspiration The divine influence or revelation received by writers of the Scripture, which qualified them to receive and to communicate spiritual truth.
9. Institution The establishment of a sacrament by Christ, as the Eucharist; the words of Christ used in institution as in the consecration.
10. Intercession A type of prayer or a petition on behalf of others. Such prayer, implicit or explicit, forms part of almost all Christian worship, particularly all the traditional forms of the Liturgy of the … 0.4 KB
11. Iskeem (leather Belt) A leather belt that a monk fastens round his waist when he lives in solitude. A monk wears such a belt following the recite of special prayers. A monk that wears the Iskeem is ought to prese… 0.3 KB
 
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