Posts about heaven

Come Receive the Light

Of Heaven and Earth, Come Receive the Light Radio Interview

Can we create heaven here on earth?  Anxiety and depression are built in alarm systems that something in our core is not ok, says Presvytera Julie Honeycutt,…

Feb 18, 2017
Pemptousia Partnership

Our Relationship with God: 4. The natural and supernatural gifts of Man

Very Rev. Archimandrite Zacharias (Zacharou) Something similar occurs with our natural gifts: when man puts all his confidence in them, giving them absolute…

Nov 04, 2016
The Sounding Blog

Understanding Heaven

Timmy, Yiayia, and the Resurrection  Growing up, my brothers and I used to play at my maternal grandparents’ house with the neighborhood children. I…

Feb 22, 2016
Christian Rights and Religious Persecution

Heavenly Shore

“Through prayers and acts of charity for the departed, Christians demonstrate the relationship between this world and the world to come. The Church in…

Nov 02, 2015
The Prayer Team

Daily Devotion: Looking Forward to Heaven

  Pray then like this: Our Father, who art in heaven, Hallowed be Thy name. Thy Kingdom come, Thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give…

Oct 27, 2015
The Prayer Team

Who Art In Heaven

Pray then like this:  Our Father, who art in heaven, Hallowed be Thy name.  Thy Kingdom come, Thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us…

Oct 23, 2015
Be Transfigured

Willing AND Prepared to Enter Heaven

When Jesus describes heaven, He uses parables so we can better understand. In the parable of the marriage feast found in Matthew 22.2-14, we find several…

Sep 07, 2015
The Children's Word

The Children’s Word: A Rich Man in Heaven?

Welcome to The Children’s Word, a weekly ministry of the Orthodox Christian Network brought to you by Presvytera Alexandra Houck! This week, Presvytera…

Aug 19, 2015
The Sounding Blog

Hell and God’s Goodness

Q: Your book The Orthodox Church: 455 Questions and Answers mentions some quotes about Hell. Frankly, one of the things I find very incompatible with my…

Mar 02, 2015
The Sounding Blog

Do Pets Go to Heaven?

Q: Do pets go to heaven when they die? A: This is a sympathetic question, and it is understandable, at least by pet owners who come to love their dogs…

Feb 25, 2015