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St. Theophylact: At that time, the High Priest was in ecstasy, filled with the Spirit of God . . . - Orthodox Church Quotes
“At that time, the High Priest was in ecstasy, filled with the Spirit of God, and understood that the maiden was the dwelling place of divine grace and more worthy then he to stand always before God’s countenance. He remembered that the Law commended the Ark be placed in the Holy of Holies and straightway …