How Do You Hear?

Again and Again

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Oftentimes in the holy Gospels Christ says, “He that has ears to hear, let him hear,” and then, “Take heed how you hear,” that is, pay attention, ask yourselves the question how you listen to the Word of God. We hear the Word of God read in church year in and year out, we read it ourselves day after day. What have we heard in this reading of the Gospels? We have met God an we have believe in Him; we have met the Lord Jesus Christ and we have called ourselves by His name, Christians. But what fruit have we borne? We know God, we know that God is love, inexhaustible, love, unfathomable depth of love, the love on the cross, the love that gave itself to complete destruction, without defense, in order to save us. But do we at all resemble the God in Whom we believe?

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About padrerichard

I am a Priest with ROCOR and serve as Rector at St. Joseph of Optina Parish in Virginia Beach, VA
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