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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The Presentation and the Crucifixion

The Presentation and the Crucifixion

Metropolitan Anthony Bloom of Sourozh   (Extract from a sermon preached at the University Church of Great St Mary’s, Cambridge, on 19 May 1985) And then, lastly, two events which I would like to bring together. The Presentation of Jesus in the Temple and the Crucifixion. Every male child first-born...

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The Foundation of a Beautiful Tradition – The Presentation of Christ

The Foundation of a Beautiful Tradition – The Presentation of Christ

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 when the time came for their purification according to the law of Moses, they brought Him up to Jerusalem to present...

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The Feast of Candlemas. The Reception of the Lord

The Feast of Candlemas. The Reception of the Lord

Archimandrite Theodosios Martzoukhos   Already we’re in the second month of the New Year. And we begin with the feast of the Reception of Christ, on February 2. It’s a very great feast. Christ is received by a man for whom the expectation of this moment governed his life. He...

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The Holy Martyr Tryphon of Apamea

The Holy Martyr Tryphon of Apamea

Saint Tryphon was born in Lampsakos, in Phrygia during the reign of the Emperor Gordian. From a young age, his task was to be a goose-herd. The ignominy of his work, however, did not deprive him of, but actually increased his spiritual knowledge through his exalting humility and his overwhelming...

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