LIVE Adult Education: Shared Experience of the Orthodox Christian Faith

LIVE Adult Education: Shared Experience of the Orthodox Christian Faith

Sponsored by St. George Greek Orthodox Church in Bethesda, MD.  These are not classes on high theology that are intimidating or difficult to understand. We focus on the “down to earth” and practical ways we should understand and live our faith. In His parables to the masses, Christ always used practical...

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‘Do not turn away your face’ (sung by Matthaios Tsamkiranis)

‘Do not turn away your face’ (sung by Matthaios Tsamkiranis)

In Great Lent, the Orthodox Church, through its long, penitential services, seeks the mystical experience and approach of the Passion and the Resurrection. With this in mind, the hymns of this period are of an appropriate content, and present the events of our salvation to us the faithful. The joyful...

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What’s in our hearts?

What’s in our hearts?

Have you ever thought something mean about somebody, even if you didn’t say it out loud? When we think something mean or unkind, it almost sounds like we have said something mean too. In today’s Gospel reading, we hear about what happens after Jesus helps a sick man. Some of...

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Nobuyuki-Gheoghe Nukina: “How I became Orthodox” – Orthodoxy in Japan

Nobuyuki-Gheoghe Nukina: “How I became Orthodox” – Orthodoxy in Japan

Watch now  Nobuyuki-Gheoghe Nukina, Japanese karate fighter, at the first part of his interview to Pemptousia, speaks on how he became Orthodox and talks about Orthodoxy in Japan. Source: pemptousia.com     ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) is a 501(c)3 and an official agency of the Assembly of...

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Characteristics of Generosity

Characteristics of Generosity

Welcome to The Daily Prayer Team messages, each day includes a passage of scripture, a reflection and a prayer. Sponsored by Saint John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL. As mentioned in the last reflection, the thoughts of this reflection and the one tomorrow will be based in part on a podcast...

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Sermon on the Apostolic Reading of the Sunday of Orthodoxy (Hebrews 11, 24-26 & 32-40)

Sermon on the Apostolic Reading of the Sunday of Orthodoxy (Hebrews 11, 24-26 & 32-40)

Metropolitan of Pisidia Sotirios   The meaning of today’s great Feast of Orthodoxy is summarized in a hymn sung the Matins, at the Praises: “A day of jubilee and full of joy has been revealed today. Through the cheerfulness of the true doctrines, the Church of Christ shines brightly, adorned...

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It Is More Blessed to Give than to Receive

It Is More Blessed to Give than to Receive

Welcome to The Daily Prayer Team messages, each day includes a passage of scripture, a reflection and a prayer. Sponsored by Saint John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL. “In all things I have shown you that by so toiling one must help the weak, remembering the words of the Lord Jesus,...

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Generosity—Giving the First Fruits, Not the Leftovers

Generosity—Giving the First Fruits, Not the Leftovers

Welcome to The Daily Prayer Team messages, each day includes a passage of scripture, a reflection and a prayer. Sponsored by Saint John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL. Honor the Lord with your substance and with the first fruits of all your produce; then your barns will be filled with plenty,...

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Τhe Τriumph of Orthodoxy

Τhe Τriumph of Orthodoxy

Saint Luke the Doctor   Discourse on the First Sunday of Lent On the first Sunday of Great Lent, our Holy Church celebrates the triumph of Orthodoxy, of the correct faith, which trampled down all heresies and has been established for ever. This is why this Sunday is called the...

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Come and See: A Christian is Supposed to Spread the Faith

Come and See: A Christian is Supposed to Spread the Faith

Welcome to The Daily Prayer Team messages, each day includes a passage of scripture, a reflection and a prayer. Sponsored by Saint John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL. The next day Jesus decided to go to Galilee. And He found Philip and said to him, “Follow me.” Now Philip was from...

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This Is the Faith of the Apostles

This Is the Faith of the Apostles

The noted American historian, Dr. Henry Glassie, once observed, “History is not the past. History is a story about the past, told in the present, and designed to be useful in creating the future.” On the Sunday of Orthodoxy, the First Sunday of Great Lent, we naturally look back at...

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