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St. John of Kronstadt: The candles lit before icons of saints reflect their ardent love for God for Whose sake . . . - Orthodox Church Quotes
“The candles lit before icons of saints reflect their ardent love for God for Whose sake they gave up everything that man prizes in life, including their very lives, as did the holy apostles, martyrs and others. These candles also mean that these saints are lamps burning for us and providing light for us by …