Temptation: Moral and Spiritual

Temptation: Moral and Spiritual

As we continue our theme of “Vice,” we consider the role that temptation has in our spiritual lives. This week on Theologically Thinking, enjoy a reading of one of Fr. Stanley Harakas’ essays originally written for the National Herald entitled “Temptation: the trial of our moral and spiritual commitment.”

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God’s Second Chance

God’s Second Chance

As we struggle with vice and sin, we can find comfort knowing that God continually gives us second chances to get back on track. Fr. Athanasios Haros touches on this on Theologically Thinking, discussing how “metanoia” means “turning around, getting back on track.”

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The Burden of Sin is Real

The Burden of Sin is Real

On Theologically Thinking, Fr. Athanasios Haros of the Transfiguration of Our Savior Greek Orthodox Church Florence in South Carolina shares his sermon, “The Burden of Sin is Real.” The burden of sin can really weigh us down, but it doesn’t have to keep us from reaching Christ. Holy Confession is...

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Wisdom of King Solomon

Wisdom of King Solomon

Fr. William Chiganos takes a “Wisdom of Solomon” reading from the Vespers of the Sunday of All Saints, “But the Righteous live forever and their reward is with the Lord,” to begin his talk about Saints.

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Vesper Service – Feast of Pentecost

Vesper Service – Feast of Pentecost

Our busy lives sometimes get in the way of experiencing all the special liturgies of our Tradition, such as Vespers. Listen to this episode of Theologically Thinking as Fr. Steven Ritter and Fr. Timothy Chrapko speak on the Vesper Service of the Feast of Pentecost and explore the richness and...

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318 Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council

318 Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council

In honor of the Sunday of the First Council Fathers, Fr. William Chiganos will discuss the 318 Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council on Special Moments in Orthodoxy.

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Conflict in Marriage

Conflict in Marriage

June is frequently a month for weddings. But following our theme of the month, good listening and proper conflict resolution are keys to happiness in marriage. On this week’s “Theologically Thinking,” Fr. Charles Ioannides will speak on Conflict in your marriage.

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Mary and Martha Feast

Mary and Martha Feast

On Special Moments in Orthodoxy, Fr. Chris and Frederica Matthewes Greene discuss Mary and Martha, whose feast day is celebrated on June 4th.

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Wedding Liturgy and Scripture

Wedding Liturgy and Scripture

On Special Moments in Orthodoxy, we recall that Jesus hallowed the intimate bond between man and woman by his ministry and miracle at the Wedding of Cana. Fr. William Chiganos explores the Church’s esteem for marriage in the words of the Wedding Liturgy and Scripture.

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Rise Up! Be Healed and Follow the Lord!

Rise Up! Be Healed and Follow the Lord!

Theologically Thinking: On the occasion of the Sunday of the Paralytic, Fr. Athanasios Haros of the Transfiguration of Our Savior Greek Orthodox Church, in Florence, SC shares his sermon entitled “Rise up! Be healed and follow the Lord.”

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Ladder of Divine Ascent

Ladder of Divine Ascent

On Harmony of Thunder, for the Sunday of St. John Climacus, we hear a reflection from Fr. David Smith on the Ladder of Divine Ascent. Why would you work to assure your salvation?

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Reflection on St. Macarius

Reflection on St. Macarius

On Turning to the Fathers, Fr. John McGuckin shares a reflection on St. Macarius, whose Feast Day is January 19th.

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