Category Archives: Faith

What an Awesome God!!!

In the Gospel of Mark Chapter 5, there is a story of a healing of a demon-possessed man.  We see an interaction between Jesus and the demons which are many.  Before the demons were cast out by the words of … Continue reading

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When science stops- Scripture begins

Once there was a story of a professor of astronomy who was enthusiastically discoursing in a planetarium on the nebulae and like marvels. Noticing an unpretentious priest who had joined his group of students, the professor asked him: ‘What do … Continue reading

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What is the Church?

The Orthodox Church is the true Church of God on earth and maintains the fullness of Christ’s truth in continuity with the Church of the apostles.  This awesome claim does not necessarily mean that Orthodox Christians have achieved perfection; for … Continue reading

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Saint Mary-Mother of us all

The memory of the Church is maternal because the Church itself is our mother.  Each of us, have been reborn in the womb of the baptismal font.  The deepest point of the church is identity.  The one woman who defines … Continue reading

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The Faith of the Mind and the Faith of the Heart

Human beings can have two kinds of faith.  The first kind of faith, which has its seat in the mind, is the reasonable faith of acceptance.  In this case, a person rationally accepts something and believes in what he has … Continue reading

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The Spiritual heart

The heart is the inner person.  It is the center of our personality where we encounter God and where we can make our free choice concerning Him.  We can’t find our heart by our own efforts.  We find our heart … Continue reading

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Does Faith make sense?

Remember the word of the prophet, if a watchman sees the iniquity of a man and does not declare it, he shall be guilty for a lost soul.  Therefore do not be silent but speak the truth in love. For … Continue reading

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Passions are meant to be transformed

The Great Divorce by C.S. Lewis is about an imagenery bus ride from hell to heaven.  It is about how people in hell would experience heaven.  It seems that upon arrival, the riders hate heaven because the grass is too … Continue reading

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I would have lost heart

Psalm 27 New King James Version (NKJV) The Lord is my light and my salvation; Whom shall I fear? The Lord is the strength of my life; Of whom shall I be afraid?  One thing I have desired of the … Continue reading

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Six Pillars of increasing Faith

Word of God – dwell richly in the word. Faith comes by hearing, and hearing the Word of God. The word of God is the Logos of God or the logic of God and so in order to get His … Continue reading

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