Tag Archives: Orthodox

The way we should see death

In the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. One God. Amen. There is more to death than we usually think about. Death has been defeated by Christ and that is what we celebrate in Easter. But … 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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Monasticism and Profound humility

In Paradise, man was in communion with God and God was life and security for him.  Disobedience and the falling into sin disrupted this life giving union with God.  And thus death entered the life of men with devastating consequences. … 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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When Men Forsake God, Tyranny always Follows

April 3, 2013 By Fr. John Peck by Chris Banescu Sic semper tyrannis. “But if I were asked today to formulate as concisely as possible the main cause of the ruinous Revolution that swallowed up some sixty million of our people, I … Continue reading

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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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self righteous indignation

Why are you concerned about your opinions? I do not like this…, “Why is it like this?  Why did he tell it like this?  I would have told it better.  Why did he do that? Etc..  These are the biggest … Continue reading

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The Problem of Emotional Immaturity

Many people know the truths of the Bible relatively well.  They can recite many of the Ten Commandments and articulate key principles for Christian living.  They believe wholeheartdly they should be living them.  The problem is they don’t know how! … Continue reading

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