THE UNIVERSAL JUDGMENT (Revelation, Chapters 21 and 22)

My beloved brothers and sisters in Christ God, CHRIST IS IN OUR MIDST! HE WAS, IS, AND EVER SHALL BE THE UNIVERSAL JUDGMENT [Revelation, Chapters 21 and 22] There are numerous testimonies in Holy Scripture of the actuality and indisputability of the future UNIVERSA JUDGMENT. Of these testimonies, the MOST COMPLETE PICTURE OF THIS LastContinue reading “THE UNIVERSAL JUDGMENT (Revelation, Chapters 21 and 22)”

16th of October – The holy Feast-day of the holy Martyr LONGINOS the Centurion

My beloved brothers and sisters in Christ God, CHRIST IS IN OUR MIDST! HE WAS, IS, AND EVER SHALL BE. On the 16th of October, the Holy Orthodox Church Commemorates the Holy Martyr LONGINOS, the Centurion. Apolytikion Hymn (Dimissal Hymn). Fourth Tone THY Martyr, O Lord, in his courageous contest for Thee received as theContinue reading “16th of October – The holy Feast-day of the holy Martyr LONGINOS the Centurion”

“NEW HEAVEN, NEW EARTH”

My beloved brothers and sisters in Christ God, CHRIS IS IN OUR MIDST! HE WAS, IS, AND EVER SHALL BE. "NEW HEAVEN, NEW EARTH In Greece, there is an ancient place called Agion Oros, the "Holy Mountain." Here monastic Orthodox Christians have devoted themselves to God for hundreds of years. In Stavronikita, one of theContinue reading ““NEW HEAVEN, NEW EARTH””

“WATCH, STAND FAST IN THE FAITH, BE BRAVE, BE STRONG…” 1 Corinthians 16:13

My beloved brothers and sisters in Christ God, CHRIST IS IN OUR MIDST! HE WAS, IS, AND EVER SHALL BE. The Holy Apostle Paul exhorts Christians to be, "Watch, stand fast in the faith, be brave, be strong" [1 Corinthians 16:13]. And again urges the faithful, "My beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding inContinue reading ““WATCH, STAND FAST IN THE FAITH, BE BRAVE, BE STRONG…” 1 Corinthians 16:13″

HOW GRACE SETTLES IN THE REPENTANT SOUL

My beloved brothers and sisters in Christ God, CHRIST IS IN OUR MIDST! HE WAS, IS, AND EVER SHALL BE. HOW GRACE SETTLES IN THE REPENTANT SOUL. By Saint Theophan the Recluse In looking at a person who has repented, we are looking at a person who has actually entered INTO COMMUNION WITH GOD, butContinue reading “HOW GRACE SETTLES IN THE REPENTANT SOUL”

WHY THE MYSTERION (SACRAMENT) OF REPENTANCE/CONFESSION IS NECESSARY

My beloved brothers and sisters in Christ God, CHRIST IS IN OUR MIDST! HE WAS, IS, AND EVER SHALL BE. WHY THE MYSTERION (SACRAMENT) OF REPENTANCE/CONFESSION IS NECESSARY. By Saint Theophan the Recluse What makes the Mysterion (Sacrament) of Repentance/Confession so necessary is on one hand the nature of sin, and on the other hand,Continue reading “WHY THE MYSTERION (SACRAMENT) OF REPENTANCE/CONFESSION IS NECESSARY”

10th October – Feast of the Holy Martyrs EVLAMPIOS and EVLAMPIA OF NICOMEDIA

My beloved brothers and sisters in Christ God, CHRIST IS IN OUR MIDST! HE WAS, IS, AND EVER SHALL BE. On the 10th of October, Our Holy Orthodox Church Commemorates the holy siblings and Martyrs EVLAMPIOS and EVLAMPIA of Nicomedia. Apolytikion Hymn (Dismissal Hymn) of the Holy Martyrs. Fourth Tone THY MARTYRS, O Lord, inContinue reading “10th October – Feast of the Holy Martyrs EVLAMPIOS and EVLAMPIA OF NICOMEDIA”

Restoring God’s Image (On Virginity)

My beloved brothers and sisters in Christ God, CHRIST IS IN OUR MIDST! HE WAS, IS, AND EVER SHALL BE. Restoring God’s Image (On Virginity) By Saint Gregory of Nyssa Man is A CREATURE endowed with REASON and INTELLIGENCE, and he has been made in the LIKENESS of the undefiled Nature of God. Thus isContinue reading “Restoring God’s Image (On Virginity)”