Why Do We Wear a Cross?
November 25, 2010 Length: 1:01
"A Son of the Church" on wearing a cross around your neck.
Many people wonder why we Orthodox often wear a cross around our neck. An old Russian book called “A Son of the Church” answers in this way:
Be mindful then, that you wear upon your body the image of the Cross of Christ, upon which He voluntarily suffered for our salvation. This is God’s covenant; this is the ensign of Christ the King: this is the standard of the heavenly hosts; thereby you will be known as a servant of Christ. If anyone asks you, ‘What is that?’, answer him thus, as it is written: ‘I bear on my body the marks of the Lord Jesus.’
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