Feast of the Exaltation of the Venerable and Life-Giving Cross

Feast of the Exaltation of the Venerable and Life-Giving Cross

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. When the chief priests and the officers saw Him, they cried out, “Crucify Him, crucify Him!” Pilate said to them, “Take Him yourselves...

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A Short Reading, a Succinct Summary

A Short Reading, a Succinct Summary

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. Jesus said, “No one has ascended into heaven but He who descended from heaven, the Son of man. And as Moses lifted up...

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This is What Really Counts

This is What Really Counts

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. Saturday Before the Holy Cross See with what large letters I am writing to you with my own hand. It is those who...

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GOD BLESS AMERICA!

GOD BLESS AMERICA!

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. GOD BLESS AMERICA!  And cause Thy whole nation and every tribe to know and understand that Thou art God, the God of all...

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Psalm 99—Praise to God

Psalm 99—Praise to God

Extol the Lord our God; worship at His footstool! Holy is He! Psalm 99:5 Today’s Scripture verse is chanted every Sunday morning during Orthros, another example of how we quote the Scriptures frequently in our services, particularly the Old Testament. Even though praise of God seems like a pretty basic part...

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Psalm 97—God’s Glory Changes You

Psalm 97—God’s Glory Changes You

The Lord reigns; let the earth rejoice! Psalm 97:1 If you are looking for a movie to watch on one of these nights or weekends when you can’t go out because of the covid restrictions or fears, I highly recommend the movie “I Can Only Imagine.”  It is the story of...

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Psalm 95—A Call to Worship

Psalm 95—A Call to Worship

O come, let us sing to the Lord; let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation!  Let us come into His presence with thanksgiving; let us make a joyful noise to Him with songs of praise. . .O come, let us worship and bow down, let...

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Labor Day

Labor Day

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. You shall eat the fruit of the labor of your hands; you shall be happy and it shall be well with you.  Psalm 128:2...

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Psalm 93—The Majesty of God

Psalm 93—The Majesty of God

The Lord reigns; He is robed in majesty; the Lord is robed, He is girded with strength.  Yea, the world is established; it shall never be moved; Thy throne is established from old; Thou art from everlasting. Psalm 93:1-2 For those who have ever attended a vespers service on a Saturday...

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Psalm 92 – Faith Should Be More Like Spaghetti than Waffles

Psalm 92 – Faith Should Be More Like Spaghetti than Waffles

It is a good thing to give thanks to the Lord, to sing praises to Thy Name, O Most High; to declare Thy steadfast love in the morning, and Thy faithfulness by night. Psalm 92:1-2 I once read a book entitled “Men Are Like Waffles, Women are Like Spaghetti” by Bill...

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Remember Those Who Have Helped You

Remember Those Who Have Helped You

Remember the days of old, consider the years of many generations; ask your father, and he will show you; your elders and they will tell you. Deuteronomy 32:7 As I reflect on my life, I can recall people and conversations that changed the course of my life or were instrumental in...

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Let’s Go to Work!

Let’s Go to Work!

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. The Beginning of the Ecclesiastical (Church) Year And Jesus came to Nazareth, where He had been brought up; and He went to the...

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