THE GREAT SIGNIFICANCE AND NECESSITY OF DISCERNMENT

My beloved brothers and sisters in Christ God, CHRIST IS IN OUR MIDST! HE WAS, IS, AND EVER SHALL BE. THE GREAT SIGNIFICANCE AND NECESSITY OF DISCERNMENT We are all witnesses to the deliberate and systematic abolishment of basic human values, ethics, and morality in today’s world. The secular world has been successful to alterContinue reading “THE GREAT SIGNIFICANCE AND NECESSITY OF DISCERNMENT”

HERESIES ARE THE DEVIATIONS FROM THE TRUTH

My beloved brothers and sisters in Christ God, CHRIST IS IN OUR MIDST! HE WAS, IS, AND EVER SHALL BE. HERESIES ARE THE DEVIATIONS FROM THE TRUTH HERESY "Following one’s OWN CHOICE or OPINION instead of Divine Truth preserved by the Church, so as to cause DIVISION AMONG Christians. HERESY is a system of thoughtContinue reading “HERESIES ARE THE DEVIATIONS FROM THE TRUTH”

THE PARTICULAR JUDGMENT: THE FATE OF MAN AFTER DEATH

My beloved brothers and sisters in Christ God, CHRIST IS IN OUR MIDST! HE WAS, IS, AND EVER SHALL BE. THE PARTICULAR JUDGMENT: THE FATE OF MAN AFTER DEATH UNTIL THE GENERAL JUDGMENT ACCORDING TO THE HOLY ORTHODOX CHURCH. Death is the common lot of men. But for man, it is NOT AN ANNIHILATION, butContinue reading “THE PARTICULAR JUDGMENT: THE FATE OF MAN AFTER DEATH”

“…THAT THE CREATION ITSELF ALSO SHALL BE FREED FROM THE BONDAGE OF CORRUPTION…” (Romans 8:21)

My beloved brothers and sisters in Christ God, CHRIST IS IN OUR MIDST! HE WAS, IS, AND EVER SHALL BE. “…That the creation itself also shall be freed from the bondage of corruption into the glorious freedom of the children of God. For we know that the whole creation groaneth together and travaileth together untilContinue reading ““…THAT THE CREATION ITSELF ALSO SHALL BE FREED FROM THE BONDAGE OF CORRUPTION…” (Romans 8:21)”

ORTHODOXY AS THERAPY: ORTHODOXY’S THERAPEUTIC METHODS

My beloved brothers and sisters in Christ God, CHRIST IS IN OUR MIDST! HE WAS, IS, AND EVER SHALL BE. ORTHODOXY AS THERAPY: ORTHODOXY’S THERAPEUTIC METHODS By Protopresbyter George Metallinos, Dean of the Athens University School of Theology. The purpose of the Church’s presence in the world–AS A COMMUNION IN CHRIST–IS MAN’S CURE; THE RESTORATIONContinue reading “ORTHODOXY AS THERAPY: ORTHODOXY’S THERAPEUTIC METHODS”

ORTHODOXY AS THERAPY: THE AUTHENTICICTY OF ORTHODOXY

My beloved brothers and sisters in Christ God, CHRIST IS IN OUR MIDST! HE WAS, IS, AND EVER SHALL BE. ORTHODOXY AS THERAPY By Protopresbyter George Metallinos, Dean of the Athens University of Theology. THE AUTHENTICITY OF ORTHODOX CHRISTIANITY a) The Orthodox Christian Church, as the body of Christ, functions as A THERAPY CENTER-HOSPITAL. Otherwise,Continue reading “ORTHODOXY AS THERAPY: THE AUTHENTICICTY OF ORTHODOXY”

THE SECRET TO OBTAINING THE GRACE OF GOD

My beloved brothers and sisters in Christ, CHRIST IS IN OUR MIDST! HE WAS, IS, AND EVER SHALL BE. THE SECRET TO OBTAINING THE GRACE OF GOD. By Abba [Father] Zosimas, from the "Evergetinos." The grace of God always follows close on our intentions and that, with the help of grace we succeed in accomplishingContinue reading “THE SECRET TO OBTAINING THE GRACE OF GOD”

A TRANSITION TO LIFE: DORMITION OF THE MOTHER OF GOD (Part II)

My beloved brothers and sisters in Christ God, CHRIST IS IN OUR MIDST! HE WAS, IS, AND EVER SHALL BE. A TRANSITION TO LIFE: DORMITION OF THE MOTHER OF GOD (Part II) By Our Geronda (Elder) Ephraim of Arizona of blessed memory (+219). Indeed, how greatly pleased Our Lady is when she sees us strugglingContinue reading “A TRANSITION TO LIFE: DORMITION OF THE MOTHER OF GOD (Part II)”

A TRANSITION TO LIFE: THE DORMITION OF THE MOTHER OF GOD

My beloved brothers and sisters inn Christ God, CHRIST IS IN OUR MIDST1 HE WAS, IS, AND EVER SHALL BE. A TRANSITION TO LIFE: THE DORMITION OF THE MOTHER OF GOD By Our Beloved and saintly Geronda (Elder) Ephraim of Arizona of blessed memory (+219). Every time we celebrate the Dormition of the Mother ofContinue reading “A TRANSITION TO LIFE: THE DORMITION OF THE MOTHER OF GOD”