Join the Conversation: For the Life of the World

Join the Conversation: For the Life of the World

The new document, entitled For the Life of the World:  Toward an Orthodox Social Ethos, was recently endorsed by the Holy and Sacred Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate. The culmination of work over two years by a special commission of theologians (clergy and laity, men and women), appointed by His...

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Psalm 130—Forgiveness is Necessary in Any Relationship

Psalm 130—Forgiveness is Necessary in Any Relationship

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. If Thou, O Lord, shouldst mark iniquities, Lord, who could stand. But there is forgiveness with Thee. Psalm 130:3-4 Forgiveness is a necessary ingredient...

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The Word of God (Luke 8, 5-15)

The Word of God (Luke 8, 5-15)

Metropolitan Ioïl (Frangkakos) of Edessa, Pella, and Almopia   ‘The seed is the Word of God’. The Lord often spoke in similes and parables. One of the most important of the parables is that of the sower. A farmer sowed his seed in a field and it fell on four...

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