Psalm 73—A Trust Walk with God

Psalm 73—A Trust Walk with God

Thou does guide me with Thy counsel, and afterward Thou wilt receive me to glory. Psalm 73: 24 In many of my reflections, I have written about activities we do at summer camp.  One of the best ways to learn is through experience, and at summer camp, one of the favorite...

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Psalm 71—We Make the Long Journey One Step at a Time

Psalm 71—We Make the Long Journey One Step at a Time

In Thee, O Lord, do I take refuge; let me never be put to shame! In Thy righteousness deliver me and rescue me; incline Thy ear to me, and save me! Psalm 71:1-2 We’ve all had the feeling of a long journey.  Not all “long journeys” involve travel.  For instance, a...

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Psalm 109—Why Does God Seem Silent? The Question on Many of our Minds

Psalm 109—Why Does God Seem Silent? The Question on Many of our Minds

Be not silent, O God of my praise! Psalm 109:1 During this time of pandemic, I have chosen to write on the Psalms, since many of them provide comfort.  I plan to go back to writing the “Heart of Encouragement” unit towards the end of the year.   I will not be...

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Keeping Our Eyes on God

Keeping Our Eyes on God

Then He made the disciples get into the boat and go before Him to the other side, while He dismissed the crowds. And after He had dismissed the crowds, He went up on the mountain by Himself to pray. When evening came, He was there alone, but the boat by...

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Lord, Prepare Me to Be a Sanctuary

Lord, Prepare Me to Be a Sanctuary

For we are God’s fellow workers; you are God’s field, God’s building. According to the grace of God given to me, like a skilled master builder I laid a foundation, and another man is building upon it. Let each man take care how he builds upon it. For no other...

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Psalm 68 – The Paschal Verses

Psalm 68 – The Paschal Verses

Let God arise, let His enemies be scattered; let those who hate Him flee before Him! As smoke is driven away, so drive them away; as wax melts before fire, let the wicked perish before God!  But let the righteous be joyful. Psalm 68:1-3 One criticism often leveled against the Orthodox...

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As Far As We Can Understand

As Far As We Can Understand

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. Feast of the Transfiguration of our Savior And after six days Jesus took with Him Peter and James and John his brother, and...

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Psalm 67 – It’s Darkest Before the Dawn

Psalm 67 – It’s Darkest Before the Dawn

May God be gracious to us and bless us and make His face to shine upon us. . .Let the peoples praise Thee, O God; let all the peoples praise Thee. Psalm 67: 1, 3 We’ve all experienced sunlight on us.  We’ve probably all had the experience of being cold and...

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Following YOUR Path to Salvation

Following YOUR Path to Salvation

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. Therefore, brethren, be the more zealous to confirm your call and election, for if you do this you will never fall; so there...

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Psalm 66 – God is Good

Psalm 66 – God is Good

Blessed be God, because He has not rejected my prayer or removed His steadfast love from me.  Psalm 66:30 There are many different portrayals of God.  Some see God as being vengeful, and only to be feared.  If this is the image we have of God, then life would be...

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When You Offer Something to God, He Multiplies It

When You Offer Something to God, He Multiplies It

As Jesus went ashore He saw a great throng; and He had compassion on them, and healed their sick. When it was evening, the disciples came to Him and said, “This is a lonely place, and the day is now over; send the crowds away to go into the villages...

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The Need for Unity in the Church

The Need for Unity in the Church

I appeal to you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree and that there be no dissensions among you, but that you be united in the same mind and the same judgment. For it has been reported to me by Chloe’s people that...

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