Playing by the rules

Playing by the rules

Have you ever tried to score, but you broke a rule, so your goal didn’t count? In basketball, maybe you made the basket…but you went out of bounds or pushed another player. In soccer, maybe you made the goal…but you were standing where you shouldn’t have been standing. As Christians,...

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Baptism: We All Have a Commission in God’s Army

Baptism: We All Have a Commission in God’s Army

Welcome to The Daily Prayer Team messages, each day includes a passage of scripture, a reflection and a prayer. Sponsored by Saint John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL. And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to Me.  Go therefore and make...

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Baptism: The Most Important Thing We Can Do as a Christian is Show Up

Baptism: The Most Important Thing We Can Do as a Christian is Show Up

Welcome to The Daily Prayer Team messages, each day includes a passage of scripture, a reflection and a prayer. Sponsored by Saint John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL. Now the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus had directed them.  And when they saw Him they worshipped...

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What Have You Done With The Talents?

What Have You Done With The Talents?

Metropolitan Georgios (Pavlidis) of Nikaia, Athens († 1990)   1. What are the talents?  ‘Talents’ are the various qualities, gifts and endowments which we have received from God. All kinds of things. Different in quality and in quantity. One person receives a lot, another receives less. One spiritually and intellectually,...

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Baptism: It’s Okay That We Knew Nothing, but We Need to Learn

Baptism: It’s Okay That We Knew Nothing, but We Need to Learn

Welcome to The Daily Prayer Team messages, each day includes a passage of scripture, a reflection and a prayer. Sponsored by Saint John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL. But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.  To Him be the glory both now and...

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For Atheists

For Atheists

Fr. Dimitri Dudko † (1922-2004)   Atheists Today I’m addressing you. Don’t your realize that you’re being fed garbage? Have you ever looked to see what atheist literature consists of? *** It’s not the last word in science. It’s a distortion of the facts. An aberration of thought. A perversion...

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Baptism – My Personal Foundation – Part Ten:  Holy Communion

Baptism – My Personal Foundation – Part Ten: Holy Communion

Welcome to The Daily Prayer Team messages, each day includes a passage of scripture, a reflection and a prayer. Sponsored by Saint John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL. For as often as you eat this Bread and drink the Cup, you proclaim the Lord’s death until He comes. I Corinthians 11:26...

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Archimandrite Zacharias: “My Acquintance with Elder Sophrony”

Archimandrite Zacharias: “My Acquintance with Elder Sophrony”

Watch now  Archimandrite Zacharias, from Holy Monastery of Honourable Forerunner, Essex, England, speaks about his spiritual father Elder Sophrony. Source: pemptousia.com     ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) is a 501(c)3 and an official agency of the Assembly of Canonical Bishops of the United States of America . It is...

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The Parable that Will Shape Your Day and Your Entire Life

The Parable that Will Shape Your Day and Your Entire Life

Welcome to The Daily Prayer Team messages, each day includes a passage of scripture, a reflection and a prayer. Sponsored by Saint John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL. “For it will be as when a man going on a journey called his servants and entrusted to them his property; to...

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Lost in New Year’s Resolutions

Lost in New Year’s Resolutions

Every New Year countless resolutions are sworn into completion: I want to be more fit, I want to lose weight, I want to quit smoking, I want to speak Spanish, and so on. Most of these ambitious dreams, however, remain just that, dreams left behind together with the prepaid fee...

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