We need to decide

We need to decide

Elder Amvrosios Lazaris   We can’t be with Christ and with the evil one. We have to decide. What does the Lord want? Truth, justice and faith. And what’s in our heart to be on our lips. Not the heart to say one thing and the lips another. Source: pemptousia.com...

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LIVE Adult Education: Shared Experience of the Orthodox Christian Faith

LIVE Adult Education: Shared Experience of the Orthodox Christian Faith

Sponsored by St. George Greek Orthodox Church in Bethesda, MD.  These are not classes on high theology that are intimidating or difficult to understand. We focus on the “down to earth” and practical ways we should understand and live our faith. In His parables to the masses, Christ always used practical...

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Jesus, the Good Shepherd

Jesus, the Good Shepherd

  Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. St. John Chrysostom Jesus said, “I am the door; if any one enters by me, he will be saved, and will go in and out and find pasture. The thief comes only...

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Commissioned to Be Apostles: Love, Worship, Community, Learning, Service

Commissioned to Be Apostles: Love, Worship, Community, Learning, Service

  Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Jesus said to them again, “Peace be with you. As the Father has sent Me, even so I send you.”  John 20:21 The Book of Acts and the Early Ecclesia—Part Sixteen You Don’t Need...

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The Self-Sacrifice of Love for our Neighbour

The Self-Sacrifice of Love for our Neighbour

Rafael Ch. Misiaoulis, Theologian   Today’s Gospel reading is the well-known parable of the Good Samaritan. The immediate message of the reading is obvious- that we should aid those in distress- but the following commentary puts this teaching into context. Christ is approached by a lawyer, asked a question meant...

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Special Prayer Team Message – Veterans’ Day

Special Prayer Team Message – Veterans’ Day

Share in suffering as a good soldier of Christ Jesus.  2 Timothy 2:3 Good morning Prayer Team! One of the things I have instilled in my son is something I have practiced for many years, to shake hands with and thank the men and women who wear a uniform.  This refers...

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The Good Samaritan: Who is My Neighbor and How Shall I Care For Him?

The Good Samaritan: Who is My Neighbor and How Shall I Care For Him?

  Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. 8th Sunday of Luke And behold, a lawyer stood up to put Him to the test, saying, “Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?” He said to him, “What is written...

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Sermon on the Apostolic reading – 8th Sunday of Luke (2 Corinthians 4: 6-15)

Sermon on the Apostolic reading – 8th Sunday of Luke (2 Corinthians 4: 6-15)

Metropolitan of Pisidia Sotirios   The Apostle Paul, in today’s passage from the 2nd Epistle to the Corinthians, illustrates for us the great help that the worker of the Gospel receives from God. Our faith that God has given us is a treasure, and strengthens us in our human weakness....

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Our Sorrows Can Be Overcome by the Joy of the Lord

Our Sorrows Can Be Overcome by the Joy of the Lord

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. For it is the God who said, “Let light shine out of darkness,” who has shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the...

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Saint Iakovos (Tsalikis): A Miracle to Help a Physicist Unbeliever

Saint Iakovos (Tsalikis): A Miracle to Help a Physicist Unbeliever

(As told by His Eminence Athanasios, Metropolitan of Limassol) A few days before we went there, some people came from a village and asked him to take some relics of Saint David and to perform a paracletic canon for them. As he was leaving there was a woman from Canada....

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