Whatever You Do, Do it With Love

Whatever You Do, Do it With Love

Feast of Sts. Cosmas and Damian, the Unmercenary Healers Now you are the body of Christ and individually members of it. And God has appointed in the church first apostles, second prophets, third teachers, then workers of miracles, then healers, helpers, administrators, speakers in various kinds of tongues. Are all...

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Don’t Give Up, Even If Life is Tough

Don’t Give Up, Even If Life is Tough

Seventh Sunday of Luke And there came a man named Jairus, who was a ruler of the synagogue; and falling at Jesus’ feet he besought Him to come to his house, for he had an only daughter, about twelve years of age, and she was dying. As He went, the...

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Being a Christian Isn’t Always Going to Make You Popular

Being a Christian Isn’t Always Going to Make You Popular

Feast of St. Demetrios This I command you, to love one another. “If the world hates you, know that it has hated me before it hated you. If you were of the world, the world would love its own; but because you are not of the world, but I chose...

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Winning Is Not Everything

Winning Is Not Everything

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. You then, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus, and what you have heard from me...

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Giving Honor to Others and to the Lord 

Giving Honor to Others and to the Lord 

Feast of St. James, the Brother of the Lord And coming to His own country Jesus taught them in their synagogue, so that they were astonished, and said, “Where did this Man get this wisdom and these mighty works? Is not this the carpenter’s son? Is not His mother called...

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Asking Jesus to Be With Us, Following His Call, and Having Courage

Asking Jesus to Be With Us, Following His Call, and Having Courage

Then they arrived at the country of the Gerasenes, which is opposite Galilee. And as He stepped out on land, there met Him a man from the city who had demons; for a long time he had worn no clothes, and he lived not in a house but among the...

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Cheerful Giving

Cheerful Giving

The point is this: he who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and he who sows bountifully will also reap bountifully. Each one must do as he has made up his mind, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. And God is able to provide you...

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Saint Luke—A Truly Well Rounded Man

Saint Luke—A Truly Well Rounded Man

Feast of St. Luke “He who hears you hears Me, and he who rejects you rejects Me, and he who rejects Me rejects Him who sent Me.” The seventy returned with joy, saying, “Lord, even the demons are subject to us in Your name!” And he said to them, “I...

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 The Parable of the Sower

 The Parable of the Sower

Jesus said this parable, “A sower went out to sow his seed; and as he sowed, some fell along the path, and was trodden under foot, and the birds of the air devoured it. And some fell on the rock; and as it grew up, it withered away, because it...

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Focus on What Is Good and Profitable, Not What is Stupid and Controversial

Focus on What Is Good and Profitable, Not What is Stupid and Controversial

The saying is sure. I desire you to insist on these things, so that those who have believed in God may be careful to apply themselves to good deeds; these are excellent and profitable to men. But avoid stupid controversies, genealogies, dissensions, and quarrels over the law, for they are...

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