Questions about the Sunday of the Cross

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QUESTION 1

How was the cross foreshadowed in the Old Testament? Give 3 examples

QUESTION 2

How did Jesus prophesy His death on a cross. Who did He tell he would die on a cross?

QUESTION 3

When was crucifixion used as a punishment?

QUESTION 4

Who remained near the cross from among His followers?

QUESTION 5

Normally Christians do not prostrate themselves on Sunday. Why? What is a prostration? On the Sunday of the Holy Cross we do prostrate. Why and when?

QUESTION 6

Why do Christians make the sign of the cross? How is it made?

QUESTION 7

Where, when, how and by whom was the true cross discovered?

QUESTION 8

How and when is the cross commemorated in the average week?

QUESTION 9

What major commemorations of the cross occur throughout the year?

QUESTION 10

How does one venerate the cross at the matins service? How would one person venerate the cross. How should two people venerate the cross (this is done to save a little time, when there is a large amount of the faithful).





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