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Things to Remember
There are words of the Holy Scriptures and
prayers, which are desirable to know by heart:
prayer "Our Father" (Matt. 6:9-13; Luke )
main commandments of the Old Testament (Deut. 65; Lev. )
main Gospel commandments (Matt. 5:3-12; Matt. 5:21-48; Matt. 6:1-3;
Matt. 6:6, 14-21, 24-25; Matt. 7:15; Matt. 23:8-12; John 13:34).
and evening prayers from the abbreviated prayer book
number and meaning of the sacraments.
Sacraments should not be confused with rituals.
Rituals are any external show of reverence expressing our faith. Sacraments —
are such services, during which the Church calls upon the Holy Spirit, and His
Grace descends on the faithful. There are seven such sacraments: Baptism,
Anointing, Eucharist, Repentance (Confession), Marriage, Unction, and