Our Orthodox Customs Incense “And walk in love, as Christ also has loved us, and has given himself for us an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweet smelling fragrance”. (Eph 5:2) Anyone who walks into an Orthodox church cannot remain unmoved by what they encounter. All their SENSES will be heightened as they take in the iconography, the sound of chanting, the lighting of candles and oil lamps, the taste of the Bread and Wine and the sweet smell of incense filling their being. The use of incense is traced back to the Old Testament when God [...]