Posts about salvation

The Sounding

The Joy of a Life in Christ, Part 3

Joy of Liturgy When we gather together for the sacrament of the Eucharist, it is not yet the feast in the Father’s house, it is not yet the fulfillment…

Nov 18, 2015
The Sounding

The Joy of a Life in Christ, Part 2

Joy of Salvation Another kind of joy is the joy of a person being saved. Imagine a person who is drowning. If someone was to throw him a rope and yell:…

Nov 11, 2015
Good News for a Change

A Reflection on Grace and Works, October 25, 2015

In this episode of Good News for a Change, Fr. Constantine Lazarakis shares thoughts on Grace and Works. He focuses not on the Gospel reading, but the…

Oct 31, 2015
The Prayer Team

Three Ways to Sing, Save Us, O Son of God

Sunday, October 25 Save us, O Son of God, (who rose from the dead/who are wondrous among your saints) to Thee we sing: Alleluia   Good morning Prayer…

Oct 23, 2015
Come Receive the Light

Does Salvation Come From Faith, Works or Grace?

Do you want to be in heaven?  Why wait?  Fr. Theodore Stylianopoulos, Professor of New Testament (emeritus)  at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of…

Sep 11, 2015
The Sounding

Zacchaeus and the Salvation of Sinners

Zacchaeus lives in the Church, abiding as an image of us all. In some sense, everyone of us is Zacchaeus, for everyone of us is a sinner at heart. That…

Jan 26, 2015
The Sounding

Is Suffering Redemptive?

The existence of suffering, and how to deal with it, challenges everyone. Does suffering have any meaning? Can it even be redemptive and a means of spiritual…

Dec 05, 2014
Be Transfigured

Come and See – There is Good News on the Horizon

When the Apostle Andrew saw Jesus Christ for the first time, he couldn’t help but run to his brother Simon Peter and tell him the Good News. “We have…

Dec 01, 2014
Pemptousia Partnership

Humbleness is the key to keep the Grace

By Fr. Raphael Noica (of Essex) Fr. Raphael: Monasticism is like living something from the age that shall come, in which, as the Savior says: “They neither…

Nov 15, 2014
The Sounding

Saint Silouan the Athonite and His Relevance Today: Part 2

The Saints challenge us to reach beyond the common conception of salvation that predominates in the West. For the Orthodox Church, salvation is more than…

Sep 23, 2014