Perils among False Friends

Perils among False Friends

Monk Arsenios of the Skete of Koutloumousiou, the Holy Mountain   In his second epistle to the Corinthians, at chapter 1, verse 26, the Holy Apostle Paul enumerates the dangers facing the Apostles. There were eight such dangers, the last being ‘perils among false brethren’. A short interpretation provided by...

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Do You Love Your Friends Enough?

Do You Love Your Friends Enough?

On the Second Sunday of Great Lent, we hear of a paralytic who had four friends who loved him enough to not give up trying to get him into the presence of the Grace of God. When Jesus saw THEIR faith, the Gospel says He turned to the paralytic and...

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What is a True Friend These Days?

What is a True Friend These Days?

A true friend prays to God for his friends. A true friend cares for the salvation and the souls of his friends. Persuade friends to step away from false paths and stir them to the paths of truth- that is the true and precious friendship. Saint Bishop Nikolaj Lately, as...

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