Monthly Archives: June 2014

The New Testament Church

Below is a long article that I recently read and thought it to be an excellent history of our Orthodox Church, well worth your time to read it. The Orthodox Pathway Exploring the Eastern Orthodox faith from the outside Finding … Continue reading

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Start your day out Right!

Give the first fruits of your day to the Lord The “Four Bows” If we are honest with ourselves, we should lament our inattention to God, our weak and inconstant prayer, our false priorities, the time we waste on things … Continue reading

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Why You Feel Your Prayers Are Not Heard

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Ten Harmful Things

The Fast: Ten Harmful Things June 24, 2014 By Fr. John A. Peck Leave a Comment by Fr. Andrei Efanov What is important for us to bear in mind during the fast? The fast, by definition, is a time of abstinence. Therefore, … Continue reading

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The hard work of being a Christian

But look (you say) , I am falling and perishing. Not by nature of the trial, but by your own laziness. St. John Chrysostom Nobody can become a Christian by being lazy. It needs work, lots of work. Elder Porphyrios … Continue reading

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Oil Lamps

    The wonderful devotion of the olive oil lamp is explained by Protopresbyter Stephanos A. in “Experiences During the Divine Liturgy,” a compendium from different priests. WHY DO WE USE OLIVE OIL? So that we would be reminded of … Continue reading

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How to talk to Heterodox

St. Silouan the Athonite on How to Talk to Heterodox By Seraphim Danckaert in The Sounding Jun 16, 2014 St. Silouan the Athonite (1866–1938) is one of the most beloved recent saints, having been canonized in 1987. A simple monk … Continue reading

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