Listen to the Daily Reading for February 7, 2016

Listen to the Daily Reading for February 7, 2016

    EPISTLE READING Saint Paul’s Second Letter to the Corinthians 6:1-10 Prokeimenon. Grave Mode. Psalm 28.11,1 The Lord will give strength to his people. Verse: Bring to the Lord, O sons of God, bring to the Lord honor and glory. BRETHREN, working together with him, then, we entreat you...

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It Doesn’t Matter if Your Name is on the List if You Make Excuses

It Doesn’t Matter if Your Name is on the List if You Make Excuses

Be Transfigured – It Doesn’t Matter if Your Name is on the List if You Make Excuses In the Parable of the Great Banquet found in the Gospel of Luke 14.16-24, Jesus warns us of the result of excuses. When we continue to come up with excuses why we can’t attend...

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Daily Reading for December 10, 2015

Daily Reading for December 10, 2015

  St. Paul’s Letter to Titus 1:5-14 Prokeimenon. Mode 4. Psalm 18.4,1 Their voice has gone out into all the earth. Verse: The heavens declare the glory of God. TITUS, my son, appoint elders in every town as I directed you, if any man is blameless, the husband of one wife,...

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Prodigal: A Short Film from The Brothers Robinson

Prodigal: A Short Film from The Brothers Robinson

Orthodox film-making team The Brothers Robinson have just released a new Orthodox video titled “Prodigal. Made to mark the Sunday of the Prodigal Son, the film shows the parable in a creative visual style. Last month, the Brothers created “Theophany,” a peaceful meditative video using the Theophany Troparion. This video...

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Το μεγάλο δείπνο

Το μεγάλο δείπνο

“Η ευθύνη εισόδου η αποκλεισμού απο την Βασιλεία του Θεού θα είναι απόλυτα και αποκλειστικά δική μας υπόθεση. Θα αποδεχθούμε την πρόσκληση του Θεού η θα μείνουμε προσκολλημένοι στις δικές μας καθημερινές έγνοιες. Η επιλογή θα είναι υπόθεση ζωής” Posted by the Orthodox Christian Network. You can find the Orthodox...

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Holiday Feasting at God’s Table

Holiday Feasting at God’s Table

How many of you recently have gone out to eat with your families? Holiday shoppers, especially on the weekends, will generally dine out because of the convenience, or simply to enjoy the festive atmosphere that virtually every restaurant or public place provides. Naturally, we have all felt the economic pinch...

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Πως να κερδίσεις το θάνατο

Πως να κερδίσεις το θάνατο

Μοναδικό κριτήριο στην τελική κρίση θα είναι η αγάπη. Ο πλούσιος της παραβολής΄ήταν ικανός και εργατικός, αλλά δεν ήταν σοφός. Φάνηκε πως νίκησε στη ζωή αλλά έχασε στο θάνατο. Θα μπορούσε να τον νικήσει κι αυτόν μόνο με την αγάπη, επειδή κόλαση και θάνατος είναι να μην μπορείς να αγαπάς...

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Avoiding the Torment of Hell

Avoiding the Torment of Hell

Nobody can deny that we will all eventually die, so it should be no surprise that Our Lord has provided many opportunities for us to better understand what we should expect. One example of how we learn about our eternal future is through parables. In the Parable of the Rich...

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The Children’s Word: In One Ear…and Out the Other!

The Children’s Word: In One Ear…and Out the Other!

Welcome to The Children’s Word, a weekly ministry of the Orthodox Christian Network brought to you by Presvytera Alexandra Houck! This week, Pres. Alexandra talks about a problem we all have sometimes – we hear something good, but we forget it right away! Jesus knew about this problem too, and...

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Without saying much, this short video says a lot

Without saying much, this short video says a lot

This video may just qualify as a modern-day retelling of our Lord’s famous parable about the widow’s mite. Watch it and reflect on these words from Scripture: And He looked up and saw the rich putting their gifts into the treasury, and He saw also a certain poor widow putting...

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