God is more Powerful than Anything

God is more Powerful than Anything

Have you ever been afraid of the weather? Maybe a hurricane was supposed to come, or a tornado, or even just a bad thunderstorm. Bad weather can make us wonder what is going to happen! In today’s Gospel reading, we hear the story about our Lord’s disciples, who were traveling...

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Why pain and suffering?

Why pain and suffering?

Saint Paisios the Athonite   The world is full of pain, fear and suffering. These feelings, without any exceptions, are experienced by all humans. It’s what causes our heart to ache, our mind to go hay-wire, and our emotions to become distorted. People often wonder: How have we had to...

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A Little Bit of This Will Change the World Around You

A Little Bit of This Will Change the World Around You

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. Now the day began to wear away; and the twelve came and said to Him, “Send the crowd away, to go into the...

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Don’t respect them

Don’t respect them

Saint John of the Ladder   Never respect those who condemn their neighbour, but, instead, say to them: ‘That’s enough. I err more badly every day, so how can I criticize anybody else?’ In this way, you’ll win twice over: with one medicine you’ll cure yourself and others. Source: pemptousia.com...

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What’s Your GPA? (God, Prayer, Attention to Others)

What’s Your GPA? (God, Prayer, Attention to Others)

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. Seek first His Kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things shall be yours as well. Matthew 6:33 Nearly thirty years ago, I graduated...

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For a piece of bread (8th Sunday of Matthew)

For a piece of bread (8th Sunday of Matthew)

Metropolitan Meletios of Nikopolis   We hear in today’s Gospel narrative that Christ was in an out-of-the-way place where thousands of people had been listening to His words all day, ignoring their needs and the work in their homes. In the end the holy apostles intervened and told Him: ‘Let...

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When You Offer Something to God, He Multiplies It

When You Offer Something to God, He Multiplies It

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 Jesus went ashore He saw a great throng; and He had compassion on them, and healed their sick. When it was evening,...

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Ethics and Science

Ethics and Science

Watch now  Kyriakos Komvopoulos, Professor at the Berkeley University, California, at his interview to Pemptousia speaks on the relationship between ethics and science. 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 Canonical Bishops of the United...

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The Need for Unity in the Church

The Need for Unity in the Church

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. I appeal to you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree and that there be no...

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How to Make Your Life Less Stressful

How to Make Your Life Less Stressful

In today’s world we have so many wonderful advances in technology that are supposed to make our lives more comfortable, easy and efficient. Yet, why does it seem everyone is so tense, stressed out and angry?  Christ wants to help calm things down. He wants to make your life easier.  That’s...

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