The Divine Liturgy – Preparation

The Divine Liturgy – Preparation

The most important part of the Divine Liturgy is the sacrament of the Divine Eucharist. The whole of the Liturgy is celebrated so that this sacrament can be performed. But because the sacrament is a unique and stupendous event, it requires special preparation on the part of the priests and...

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Only by Grace, Mercy and Love Do These Things Happen

Only by Grace, Mercy and Love Do These Things Happen

Grace, mercy and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord.  I Timothy 1:2   Good morning Prayer Team! By the grace, mercy and love for us of Your only-begotten Son, with whom You are blessed, together with Your all holy, good and life giving Spirit, now and...

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The Needs of Each of Us

The Needs of Each of Us

To the King of ages, immortal, invisible, the only God, be honor and glory forever and ever.  Amen.  I Timothy 1:17   Good morning Prayer Team! We give thanks to You, invisible King.  By Your infinite power You created all things and by Your great mercy You brought everything from...

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Types of Liturgy

Types of Liturgy

From the first days after Christ’s Ascension, the Apostles celebrated the Sacrament of the Divine Eucharist, because they wanted very much to remember Him and to feel that He was close to them. Every day they had an assembly where they sang hymns, recalled events of His life, the miracles,...

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If We Only Knew the Gift of God

If We Only Knew the Gift of God

So He came to a city of Samaria, called Sychar, near the field that Jacob gave to his son Joseph.  Jacob’s well was there, and so Jesus, wearied as He was with His journey, sat down beside the well. It was about the sixth hour.  There came a woman of...

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Please Respond to This One

Please Respond to This One

On the evening of that day, the first day of the week, the doors being shut where the disciples were, for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said to them, “Peace be with you.” John 20:19   Good morning Prayer Team!   Peace be with...

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The Divine Liturgy and the Sacrament of the Divine Eucharist

The Divine Liturgy and the Sacrament of the Divine Eucharist

The Sacrament of the Divine Eucharist, which is celebrated within the service which we call the Divine Liturgy, is the most important and perfect event of worship among Christians. For those who’ve been baptized in the name of the Holy Trinity, the importance and value of this sacrament is beyond...

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The Kingdom, the Power and the Glory

The Kingdom, the Power and the Glory

For thine is the kingdom and the power and the glory, forever.  Amen. Matthew 6:13   Good morning Prayer Team! For Yours is the kingdom and the power and the glory of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit, now and forever and to the ages of ages....

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The Consummate Prayer

The Consummate Prayer

And in praying do not heap up empty phrases as the Gentiles do; for they think that they will be heard for their many words.  Do not be like them, for your Father knows what you need before you ask him.   Pray then like this: Our Father who art in...

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These Are Bold Statements Indeed

These Are Bold Statements Indeed

Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need. Hebrews 4:16   Good morning Prayer Team! And make us worthy, Master, with confidence and without fear of condemnation, to dare call You, the heavenly...

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