The Grace of the holy Fast is most blessed:
For through fasting Moses was glorified, receiving the Law written upon tablets.Through fasting the Three Hebrew children were made stronger than the fire! Let us then, quench the burning passions of the flesh. Let us cry out to Christ the Savior: Grant us all conversion and deliver us from Gehenna.
“Showing our souls joyful in the Fast, let us not grieve the loss of our days of pleasure,
for this loss brings instruction in virtue