Stephen, Archdeacon and First Martyr

Stephen, Archdeacon and First Martyr

  Listen to the Daily Reading for December 27, 2016, Stephen, Archdeacon and First Martyr, and Theodore the Confessor, brother of Saint Theophanes the Poet Acts of the Apostles 6:8-15; 7:1-5, 47-60 IN THOSE DAYS, Stephen, full of grace and power, did great wonders and signs among the people. Then some...

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Synaxis of the Holy Theotokos

Synaxis of the Holy Theotokos

Listen to the Daily Reading for December 26, 2016, Synaxis of the Holy Theotokos St. Paul’s Letter to the Hebrews 2:11-18 BRETHREN, he who sanctifies and those who are sanctified have all one origin. That is why he is not ashamed to call them brethren, saying, “I will proclaim thy...

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Christmas

Christmas

Listen to the Daily Reading for December 25, 2016, The Nativity of Our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ St. Paul’s Letter to the Galatians 4:4-7 BRETHREN, when the time had fully come, God sent forth his Son, born of woman, born under the law, to redeem those who were under...

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Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve

Listen to the Daily Reading for December 24, 2016, St. Paul’s Letter to the Galatians 3:8-12 BRETHREN, the scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the Gentiles by faith, preached the gospel beforehand to Abraham, saying, “in you shall all the nations be blessed.” So then, those who are men of...

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St. Anastasia the Great Martyr

St. Anastasia the Great Martyr

Listen to the Daily Reading for December 22, 2016, St. Anastasia the Great Martyr St. Paul’s First Letter to Timothy 6:17-21 TIMOTHY, my son, charge the rich in this world not to be haughty, nor to set their hopes on uncertain riches but on God who richly furnishes us with...

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The book of the Genealogy of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham.

The book of the Genealogy of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham.

Listen to the Daily Reading for December 18, 2016, The book of the Genealogy of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham. St. Paul’s Letter to the Hebrews 11:9-10; 32-40 BRETHREN, by faith Abraham sojourned in the land of promise, as in a foreign land, living in...

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Eleutherios the Hieromartyr

Eleutherios the Hieromartyr

Listen to the Daily Reading for December 15, 2016, Eleutherios the Hieromartyr, Bishop of Illyricum, and his mother Anthia St. Paul’s Second Letter to Timothy 1:8-18 TIMOTHY, my son, do not be ashamed then of testifying to our Lord, nor of me his prisoner, but share in suffering for the...

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Get behind me, Satan!

Get behind me, Satan!

Listen to the Daily Reading for December 14, 2016, St. Paul’s First Letter to Timothy 1:18-20; 2:8-15 TIMOTHY, my son, this charge I commit to you in accordance with the prophetic utterances which pointed to you, that inspired by them you may wage the good warfare, holding faith and a...

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Herman the Wonderworker of Alaska & First Saint of America

Herman the Wonderworker of Alaska & First Saint of America

Listen to the Daily Reading for December 13, 2016, Herman the Wonderworker of Alaska & First Saint of America St. Paul’s First Letter to Timothy 1:8-14 TIMOTHY, my son, we know that the law is good, if any one uses it lawfully, understanding this, that the law is not laid...

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I know my own and my own know me

I know my own and my own know me

  Listen to the Daily Reading for December 12, 2016, Spyridon the Wonderworker of Trymithous. St. Paul’s Letter to the Ephesians 5:8-19 Walk as children of light (for the fruit of light is found in all that is good and right and true), and try to learn what is pleasing...

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Many Are Called but Few Are Chosen

Many Are Called but Few Are Chosen

Listen to the Daily Reading for December 11, 2016, St. Paul’s Letter to the Colossians 3:4-11 BRETHREN, when Christ who is our life appears, then you also will appear with him in glory. Put to death therefore what is earthly in you: fornication, impurity, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which...

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If I were still pleasing men, I should not be a servant of Christ.

If I were still pleasing men, I should not be a servant of Christ.

Listen to the Daily Reading for December 10, 2016, St. Paul’s Letter to the Galatians 1:3-10 BRETHREN, grace to you and peace from God the Father and our Lord Jesus Christ, who gave himself for our sins to deliver us from the present evil age, according to the will of...

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