Have You Seen the Lord?  Does it Make You Glad to See Him?

Have You Seen the Lord?  Does it Make You Glad to See Him?

On the evening of that day, the first day of the week, the doors being shut where the disciples were, for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said to them, “Peace be with you.” When He had said this, He showed them His hands and His...

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The Resurrection—From the Gospel of John

The Resurrection—From the Gospel of John

Now on the first day of the week Mary Magdalene came to the tomb early, while it was still dark, and saw that the stone had been taken away from the tomb.  So she ran, and went to Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one whom Jesus loved, and...

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The Resurrection—From the Gospel of Luke

The Resurrection—From the Gospel of Luke

But on the first day of the week, at early dawn, they went to the tomb, taking the spices which they had prepared.  And they found the stone rolled away from the tomb, but when they went in they did not find the Body.  While they were perplexed about this, behold,...

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The Resurrection—From the Gospel of Mark

The Resurrection—From the Gospel of Mark

And when the Sabbath was past, Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James, and Salome, bought spices, so that they might go and anoint Him. And very early on the first day of the week they went to the tomb when the sun had risen. And they were saying to one...

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Mary Witnessing the Resurrection

Mary Witnessing the Resurrection

Christ is risen! First, I would like to take a brief moment to express my gratitude to the Orthodox Christian Network for the opportunity to be part of its community of bloggers, and I invite you to visit our site, Living Orthodox, whenever you have a chance. Living Orthodox is...

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The Resurrection—From the Gospel of Matthew

The Resurrection—From the Gospel of Matthew

Now after the Sabbath, toward the dawn of the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to see the sepulcher.   And behold, there was a great earthquake; for an angel of the Lord descended from heaven and came and rolled back the stone, and sat...

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The Icon of the Resurrection

The Icon of the Resurrection

Peter said, “Brethren, I may say to you confidently of the patriarch David that he both died and was buried, and his tomb is with us to this day. Being therefore a prophet, and knowing that God had sworn with an oath to him that he would set one of his...

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Daily Devotion, January 26: The Eulogy of a Woman who Had Amazing Faith,+Anastasia Garcia+

Daily Devotion, January 26: The Eulogy of a Woman who Had Amazing Faith,+Anastasia Garcia+

Jesus said, “I am the Resurrection and the Life; he who believes in Me, though he die, yet shall he live, and whoever lives and believe in Me shall never die.”  John 11:25-26   Good Morning Prayer Team! Last week, a woman named Anastasia passed away.  She had tremendous faith,...

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St. Thomas’ Doubt and Faith in a Resurrection

St. Thomas’ Doubt and Faith in a Resurrection

No story in the Bible portrays doubt more vividly to me than that of St. Thomas. As a young boy, he was passed on a love of the Law of Moses by his parents. Rather than play games with his friends, he spent his time studying scripture. It was no...

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On Christ’s Resurrection

On Christ’s Resurrection

On Christ’s Resurrection When we celebrate the feast of Pascha, do we simply approach it as recollecting an event that happened 2000 years ago? Is it simply the Church’s version of celebrating an event, like we would celebrate a family birthday or anniversary? What is significant in celebrating the death...

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