Posts about Nativity

The Prayer Team

Nativity Devotion, December 26: He Understands Us

Therefore He had to be made like His brethren in every respect, so that He might become a merciful and faithful high priest in the service of God, to make…

Dec 24, 2015
The Prayer Team

Nativity Devotion, December 25: Read the Story

Merry Christmas Prayer Team!   With our journey to the manger now complete, take a moment today and read the whole story again.  Read it with someone…

Dec 24, 2015
The Prayer Team

Nativity Devotion, December 24: And the Word Became Flesh

And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us and we beheld His glory.  John 1:14   Good morning Prayer Team! For the past 40 days we have been studying…

Dec 24, 2015
OCN Responds

Have you Ever Googled: The Story of the Nativity

Google:  The Story of the Nativity.  This is the way some digital natives understand the Story of the Nativity. The Orthodox Christian Network (OCN)…

Dec 23, 2015
The Prayer Team

Daily Reading for December 24, 2015, Eugenia the Righteous Nun-martyr of Rome

    St. Paul’s Letter to the Hebrews 1:1-12 Prokeimenon. Grave Mode. Psalm 63.11,1 The righteous shall rejoice in the Lord. Oh God, hear…

Dec 23, 2015
Iconography and Saints

 The Icon of the Nativity

  The birth of Jesus Christ in a manger is one we have heard since the beginning of our Orthodox lives. Emperor Augustus decreed that everyone should…

Dec 21, 2015
The Prayer Team

Nativity Devotion, December 21: Meaningful Gifts

Then opening their treasures, they offered Him gifts—gold, frankincense and myrrh.  Matthew 2:11   Good morning Prayer Team! The Magi did not come…

Dec 21, 2015
The Prayer Team

Nativity Devotion, December 18: I can Only Imagine

And going into the house they saw the child with Mary His mother, and they fell down and worshipped Him.  Matthew 2:11   Good morning Prayer Team! What…

Dec 18, 2015
The Prayer Team

Nativity Devotion, December 17: All Signs Point in One Direction

When they had heard the king they went their way; and lo, the star which they had seen in the East went before them, till it came to rest over the place…

Dec 17, 2015
The Prayer Team

Nativity Devotion, December 16: This Journey Is a Long One

Then Herod summoned the wise men secretly and ascertained from them what time the star appeared; and he sent them to Bethlehem, saying “Go and search…

Dec 16, 2015