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"The Icon of the Bleeding Savior"

An extraordinary miracle. The Bleeding (Derzhsvinsky) image of the Savior.


" ...on the image of the Savior on the forehead of the Lord there appeared drops of blood, which had a characteristic tart odor. Chemical and medical examinations of this liquid showed that it was real human blood."

The unique icon is located near the female monastery of the Athos icon of the Mother of God in the Kitchen village of Chopovichi, Zhitomir (Ukraine).

In early 2000, in a house in the village of Derzhavino in the Orenburg region, an event occurred that is difficult for the mind to comprehend - on the image of the Savior on the forehead of the Lord there appeared drops of blood, which had a characteristic tart odor. Chemical and medical examinations of this liquid showed that it was real human blood. While the icon was being examined, it continued to drop blood and today the image of Christ is completely covered in thick streaks.

Miraculous healings of illnesses have been recorded through this icon.









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