Tag Archives: Ethiopian Orthodox

The fear of God

The fear of God is not at odds with the grace of God. So what is the fear of God? Essentially, there are two sorts of fear.  There is an ungodly fear and Godly fear.  The key point about Ungodly … Continue reading

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What Fear of God is and what it is not

The fear of God is not the animal -like fear of this world. Our fear is like that, and we must strive to conquer it by the grace of God. Such fear is from Hades. Our life is filled with … Continue reading

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Quest for the Transcendence

Man is made in the image and likeness of God.  God is infinite and we are finite.  He is the Creator and we are creature.  So we are made to commune with Him.  We are made to transcend the imminent.  … Continue reading

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Love your enemies

Love of enemies For St. Silouan, this true compassionate, Christlike love for all mankind leads the believer to grieve for the salvation of every human person, just as he were grieving for his own salvation. St. Silouan’s fervent desire for … Continue reading

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Resurrection Factor – Josh McDowell

An unbeliever turned into one of the greatest apologetic. Videos  

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The effects of prayer is miraculous

To many people the monk seems remote and unsociable.  It seems that he is concerned with his own soul and that he offers nothing to the Church or to the world.  That is not the case.  If the Church has … Continue reading

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Conscious, subconscious, unconscious

The soul is multilayered:  Conscious, subconscious, unconscious Either we want it or not, because of the original sin, because of our falls and of the guile that entered man, he folds his soul in two –hides his soul. Ultimately, to … Continue reading

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