Posts about eternal life

The Sounding Blog

In Christ, Our Bones Shall Live

In Ezekiel’s vision about the dead bones (Ezk 37: 1-14), God reveals to us how He thinks of us in contrast to how we think of ourselves. The way we look…

May 21, 2017
The Sounding Blog

Pascha and the Transcendence of Time

We are creatures of linear time, always moving forward, only glancing back imperfectly at the past. We dream of traveling at will along our timeline. Whether…

Apr 17, 2017
Pemptousia Partnership

And He will come again in glory to judge both the living and the dead [6]

26. God’s Judgement certainly gives rise to fear in us, and what we’re told about how it will happen terrifies us. Even though the Kingdom of Heaven…

Mar 16, 2017
Pemptousia Partnership

And He will come again in glory to judge both the living and the dead [5]

Saint Cyril of Jerusalem   25 Let’s be aware of the crucial nature of this event, my beloved, and take the utmost care to ensure that God doesn’t…

Mar 14, 2017
Pemptousia Partnership

And He will come again in glory to judge both the living and the dead [4]

Saint Cyril of Jerusalem   24. ‘When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him’ (Matth. 25, 31), the Gospel says. Look and…

Mar 12, 2017
Pemptousia Partnership

And He will come again in glory to judge both the living and the dead [3]

Saint Cyril of Jerusalem   22. But what will be the sign of this second coming? Let no opposing force dare to imitate it. Matthew (24, 30) tells us…

Mar 10, 2017
Pemptousia Partnership

And He will come again in glory to judge both the living and the dead [2]

Saint Cyril of Jerusalem   5. Beware lest anyone should lead you astray. ‘For many will come in my name, saying, “I am Christ” and they will…

Mar 08, 2017
Pemptousia Partnership

And he will come again in glory to judge both the living and the dead [1]

Saint Cyril of Jerusalem   1. In accordance with the faith of our Church, we teach you and tell you that Christ will appear to us twice, not only…

Mar 06, 2017
Pemptousia Partnership

On Paradise

Saint John of Damascus   Now because God was about to fashion people from the visible and invisible creation in His own image and likeness to reign…

Feb 25, 2017
Pemptousia Partnership

What is eternal life and the kingdom of heaven?

Alexandros Christodoulou   Meatfare Sunday Today’s Gospel gives an anthropomorphic description of the fundamental dogma of our faith regarding Christ’s…

Feb 21, 2017