A Special Reflection for a Special Day

A Special Reflection for a Special Day

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Your people will offer themselves freely on the day you lead your host upon the holy mountains. From before the morning star I have begotten You.  The Lord has sworn a promise which...

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Without wanting to

Without wanting to

Elder Joseph of Vatopaidi   Lots of people today go chasing after joy, happiness, and go down roads that aren’t clean, but are befouled by the actions of demons. But if ‘the Lord God speaks’ in our heart, then we should be quiet. We should turn to our heart, learn...

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The Jesus Prayer—Another Joy, Another Challenge

The Jesus Prayer—Another Joy, Another Challenge

Listen Now We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. ENGAGED: The Call to Be Disciples Go, therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them...

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The Cure of the Blind Man

The Cure of the Blind Man

Metropolitan Ioïl (Frangkakos) of Edessa, Pella, and Almopia   ‘They saw a man blind from birth’ The curing of the man blind from birth is a terrible rebuke for the Pharisees, who didn’t want to accept the words of Christ. Before this momentous event, Christ had had an extensive dialogue...

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Sunday of the man born blind

Sunday of the man born blind

Metropolitan Anthony Bloom †   In the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Ghost. At the end of today’s reading, words stand that we pass by very often. The blind man says to Christ, “And who is the Son of God?” and Christ answers, “You have seen...

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Equal Sharers of an Imperfect Nature

Equal Sharers of an Imperfect Nature

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Sunday of the Blind Man As he passed by, Jesus saw a man blind from his birth. And His disciples asked Him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born...

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Welcoming the Light: Letting Jesus Get Close

Welcoming the Light: Letting Jesus Get Close

The internationally known journalist, cultural critic, and scholar of the English language, H. L. Mencken (1880-1956) of Baltimore—who was also an atheist—regarded the ninth chapter of St. John’s Gospel as the best crafted short story in all of world literature. It is this chapter (read: John 9:1-38) that forms the...

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Non-Gender and One-Gender in the Gnostic Gospels

Non-Gender and One-Gender in the Gnostic Gospels

Archimandrite Theofilos Lemontzis, D. Th.   The state of one-genderism is described in the Gnostic Gospel of Thomas, where, in answer to a question from His disciples regarding the way to enter the Kingdom of God and our salvation, Jesus answers: ‘When you make the two one, the inside like...

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Being an Authentic Christian Will Bring Both Conflict and Peace

Being an Authentic Christian Will Bring Both Conflict and Peace

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. In those days, as we were going to the place of prayer, we were met by a slave girl who had a spirit of divination and brought her owners much gain by soothsaying....

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The Lord’s Prayer—A Complete Prayer and a Pitfall

The Lord’s Prayer—A Complete Prayer and a Pitfall

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. ENGAGED: The Call to Be Disciples Go, therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them...

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