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Knowledge vs Faith: Part 2

http://radio.myocn.net/podcast/POGP_2014/POGP_140713.mp3 It is not that knowledge is blameworthy, but that faith is higher… What are the distinctions in knowledge; when knowledge returns to its primary aim – the spiritual life? Please join Veronica Hughes and St. Isaac the Syrian for the second part of Homily 52, Knowledge vs. Faith.

Faith vs Knowledge: Part 1

http://radio.myocn.net/podcast/POGP_2014/POGP_140627.mp3 Why is it so challenging sometimes to have faith? What does worldly knowledge have to do with our lack of faith? Let’s find out! Stay tuned for the first of two podcasts about Faith vs. Knowledge with St. Isaac the Syrian and Veronica Hughes on “Pearls of Great Price.”

Faith – Part 2

http://radio.myocn.net/podcast/POGP_2014/POGP_140616.mp3 In this second podcast about faith, Veronica Hughes will explore the relationship between faith and illumination, our regeneration in grace, and our second baptism. “We all receive the first illumining at baptism, and the second through faith and the fulfilling of the commandments of the Lord.” Stay tuned for Read more…

Faith: Part 1

http://radio.myocn.net/podcast/POGP_2014/POGP_140603.mp3 Faith is a complex virtue, which is not understandable by our mind, but by our heart. Just as one cannot have obedience without humility, one cannot have faith without also having ‘the fear of God’. “The ‘fear of God’ is the beginning of virtue and it is said to Read more…

Prayer

http://radio.myocn.net/podcast/POGP_2014/POGP_140415.mp3 In this podcast, Veronica will be turning to the Orthodox Church for a starting structure for our prayer life and Elder Porphyrios for his instruction about the right attitude to have towards prayer. She looks at the importance of cooperation as we pray, which implies communication, respect, intimacy and Read more…

Love

http://radio.myocn.net/podcast/POGP_2014/POGP_140401.mp3 Veronica has chosen wonderful quotes for this podcast from St. John the Theologian, Metropolitan Anthony of Surozh, St. Sinceltike, Elder Prophyrios, and a few others to help us understand what all the saints have known: everything begins and ends with love. Love is the first essential building block in Read more…