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Apocalyptic Orthodoxy: the revelations of Fr. Nicetas Lekhan

“Now [apocalytptic] things and events are opening up to us, as it were, in a bright light. How?

And this great mystery is revealed to us while reading the Revelation of St. John the Divine. It says: “And it was given unto him to make war with the saints, and to overcome them” (Rev. 13:7).

Reading this revelation about the last times, I was in great confusion, I was ashamed to confess, and in my thin mind I decided in my soul that this was apparently a typo in Revelation, that is: “And it was given to him to wage war with the saints and defeat them” – the Saints!

Is it possible, with a simple mind, to admit that one dragon defeats the Holy Fathers? No way! But in Revelation it is written! The dragon defeated those whom we resort to in prayers? to whom we turn for help? Suddenly they themselves are defeated by the dragon? Mystery, great mystery!

Two thousand years ago it was said: “And he will win!” And here we are witnesses, who are faithful to the fact that the dragon defeated the saints: Metropolitan Sergius, Alexei, Pimen and others like them! Look, saints are not only the prophets, apostles, etc; also called saints are living patriarchs, metropolitans, bishops and priests… For example we say: “Holy* Father, bless us!” Now carefully follow.

[*The word Άγιος (Agios) in Greek means both “holy” and “saint”.]

The Dragon, that is, the Bolsheviks, by God’s permission was given to defeat, to break this assembly of Saints into 4 parts:

1.) The holy martyrs Patriarch Tikhon, Metropolitans Joseph [of Petrograd], Peter [of Krutitsa], Cyril [of Kazan], and others like them – these were not defeated by the dragon.

2) Those who left and went abroad – these were not defeated by the dragon.

3) Those who hid in the Apocalyptic wilderness – are not defeated by the dragon.

4) Sergius, Aleksey, Pimen and others like them were and are defeated by the dragon. These are the fathers who are now friends with the Bolsheviks, i.e. with the dragon, and serve in the Church of modernized Orthodoxy.

Revelation says: “And the dragon was angry with the woman [Orthodox Church], and went to make war with the rest of her seed” (Rev. 12:17). “And it was given to the dragon to make war with the saints and to conquer them.”

What weapon did the dragon use to defeat the saints: threats, seductions, deceits and violence?

Patriarch Tikhon and the Hierarchs did not wish to surrender to the dragon, they rejected his evil will and from torment went to the torment for Christ the Lord!

Others, who did not want to submit to the dragon, left and went abroad.

And the third part of the Holy Fathers who did not want to submit to the dragon – the Lord appeared to aid them. He opened the Apocalyptic Desert to them, where the purity and truth of the Orthodoxy of the holy Catholic and Apostolic Church would be kept. After all, even the idea is terrible, to submit to the dragon!

The fourth part of the Church. “Great” hierarchs, “holy” fathers, scientists and clever ones: such as Sergius, Alexy, Pimen – these obeyed the dragon – the beast…

The “saints” bowed their heads before the one who opened his mouth and spoke proudly – blasphemously.

These “holy” Fathers worshiped the one about whom Revelation says: “And he opened his mouth for blasphemy against God, in order to blaspheme His name, His habitation, and those who live in heaven” (Rev. 13: 6). And the “saints” Sergius, Alexy, Pimen and their ilk worshiped him.

This is who Sergius, Alexey and Pimen submitted to. They bowed their heads before the beast, which was like a leopard, his legs were like those of a bear, and his mouth like those of a lion. And they became friends with such a terrible monster, and said to him:

“Your joy is our joy,” and they do what the dragon orders them.”

Concerning Fr. Nicetas Lekhan – he was born in 1893 in the Poltava district. In 1923 he was ordained to the priesthood in the Dnepropetrovsk diocese and served in the village of Ovsyuki, Cherkassky province.

In this village there lived some True Orthodox nuns, who had come there from various closed monasteries. They told him about sergianism – the way in which the official Russian Church under Metropolitan Sergius had surrendered to the communists. But he was young then and did not listen to them particularly.

But then, as he himself related, the Lord sent him a penance for his service in the “sergianist church” – he was arrested. Throughout his years in prison he considered it a punishment, and not an exploit. He thought the same with regard to those convinced sergianist bishops and priests who were arrested in spite of their agreement with the atheists. When Fr. Nicetas had worked out the real church situation, he even wrote a book about it.

After the end of the Second World War he was offered the chance to remain a priest and serve officially in a church, but for this he would have to join the communist party. He refused, was arrested on the denunciation of a komsomol member, and was given a 25-year sentence.

After being released in 1955, he led a life of wandering before settling in Kharkov.

Later in life, he was able to make contact with Metropolitan Philaret of the ROCOR. They both had deep respect for each other.

In 1985, Fr. Nicetas passed onto eternity after beholding a vision of Sts. Basil the Great, John Chrysostom and Dimitry of Rostov.

This faithful confessor of the Russian Orthodox Catacomb Church has been known to work miracles for those who approach him with faith in prayer!

May we Orthodox Christians of these last times ask his holy prayers, so that we too can face the trials, and endure the sufferings, which lie ahead!

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