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Fellowship – Intentional Welcoming

Thu, 2019/04/04 - 5:40am

Welcome to The Daily Prayer Team messages, each day includes a passage of scripture, a reflection and a prayer. Sponsored by Saint John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL. Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for thereby some have entertained angels unawares. Hebrews 13:2 No one is going to want to...

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Fellowship – Are You a Safe Person?

Thu, 2019/04/04 - 4:30am

Welcome to The Daily Prayer Team messages, each day includes a passage of scripture, a reflection and a prayer. Sponsored by Saint John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL. And one of he scribes came up and heard them disputing with one another, and seeing that He answered them well, asked Him,...

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The Soul Is What Has the Most Value

Wed, 2019/04/03 - 10:40pm

Welcome to The Daily Prayer Team messages, each day includes a passage of scripture, a reflection and a prayer. Sponsored by Saint John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL.  And he called to him the multitude with his disciples, and said to them, “If any man would come after me, let him...

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Jesus goes before us

Wed, 2019/04/03 - 10:19am

Have you ever watched construction vehicles building a road? Have you watched as they break up the ground, and put down materials, and smooth it all out? The construction trucks make a path for us to use, to get us to where we want to go. Today’s epistle reading tells...

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Pilgrimage on Holy Mountain

Wed, 2019/04/03 - 8:35am

Watch now  At the third part of his interview to Pemptousia, Nobuyuki-Gheoghe Nukina, Japanese karate fighter, shares his experience from his pilgrimage to Mount Athos. You can also view previous parts from the interviews here: Nobuyuki-Gheoghe Nukina: “How I became Orthodox” – Orthodoxy in Japan Relationship between Orthodoxy and Karate...

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LIVE Lecture on Woundedness and Transformation

Tue, 2019/04/02 - 9:21am

Encountering Christ as the Wounded Healer Join the conversation LIVE at 7:45pm EST on Orthodox Christian Network Facebook.  Wednesday, April 3, 2019 ~7:45 pm EST, after Pre-sanctified Liturgy service. You can view and download slides HERE. The recorded live lecture video will follow. Sponsored by St. George Greek Orthodox Church in Bethesda, MD.  ...

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Miracles of Saint Diomidis (3)

Tue, 2019/04/02 - 8:35am

Saint Neofytos Recluse   Third miracle It was said of one man that his stomach gradually expanded on a daily basis, and if he ate and drank a lot he felt even more hungry and thirsty. His face was pallid and unpleasant to look at and he was in terrible...

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The Precious Cross as Herald of the Lord’s Resurrection

Mon, 2019/04/01 - 8:40am

Hierodeacon Rafael Misiaoulis, Theologian   What is the Precious Cross for Orthodox Christians? The Cross is the symbol of sacrifice, the ransom for the salvation of our soul, the guarantee of eternal life. However, apart from being a symbol of sacrifice, triumph and victory, it’s also a symbol of pain...

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Taking up our own Cross (Sunday of the Veneration of the Cross)

Sun, 2019/03/31 - 8:30am

Pavlos Mouktaroudis   In today’s Gospel, Christ wants to talk to us about the mystery of His passion and the cross. How, through the cross and death, He made human nature, which He had assumed, a sharer in eternal life. For this reason His death on the cross became a...

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Saint Justin Popović, the ‘Evangelist’ of the Mystery of the Annunciation

Sat, 2019/03/30 - 8:35am

Alexandros Christodoulou, Theologian   Saint Justin (Popović) was born on March 25, 1894, the Feast of the Annunciation of the Mother of God, in the town of Vranje in Southern Serbia, to devout parents, Father Spiridon and Tashe (Anastasia). At his baptism, in the church of the Annunciation, he was...

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He Was Like Us in Every Way

Sat, 2019/03/30 - 5:30am

Welcome to The Daily Prayer Team messages, each day includes a passage of scripture, a reflection and a prayer. Sponsored by Saint John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL. Since then we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus, the Son of God, let us hold fast...

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Seek & practice virtue

Fri, 2019/03/29 - 8:35am

Saint John of Damascus   They are truly blessed who seek virtue and practice it and examine carefully what it is. If you wish to be governed by God, don’t wish to sin. Because if you sin, how will you be governed by God? Source: pemptousia.com     ABOUT THE...

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Fellowship – I Care about the Salvation of Others at Church

Fri, 2019/03/29 - 5:17am

Welcome to The Daily Prayer Team messages, each day includes a passage of scripture, a reflection and a prayer. Sponsored by Saint John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL. Love does no wrong to a neighbor; therefore love is the fulfilling of the law. Romans 13:10 Charles Darwin wrote a book called “On...

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What Is the Problem in Orthodoxy?

Thu, 2019/03/28 - 8:51am

Watch now and join the conversation.  Look at how it works in most parishes. What are your thoughts?  Watch now as our partners at Pan Orthodox United, Voices of America (OVA) speak with Fr. Chad Hatfield President of St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary. ABOUT PAN ORTHODOX UNITED Pan Orthodox United works with...

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Miracles of Saint Diomidis (2)

Thu, 2019/03/28 - 8:30am

Saint Neofytos Recluse   Second miracle At some point, late at night, Saint Diomidis appeared to the iconographer and said to him: ‘Look, painter, at the man you say you don’t know and, once you’ve been convinced by the monk who’s entreating you, record in colours him whom you see’....

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Fellowship is more than Just Socializing

Thu, 2019/03/28 - 5:17am

Welcome to The Daily Prayer Team messages, each day includes a passage of scripture, a reflection and a prayer. Sponsored by Saint John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL. If we say we have fellowship with Him while we walk in darkness, we like and do not live according to the truth;...

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Relationship between Orthodoxy and Karate

Wed, 2019/03/27 - 8:25am

Watch now  Nobuyuki-Gheoghe Nukina, Japanese karate fighter, at the second part of his interview to Pemptousia talks about the relationship between Orthodoxy and karate. You can follow along and watch the other parts here: Nobuyuki-Gheoghe Nukina: “How I became Orthodox” – Orthodoxy in Japan Pilgrimage on Holy Mountain Source: pemptousia.com...

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The Cross gives us life!

Wed, 2019/03/27 - 8:10am

Have you ever wondered why we wear crosses? Have you wondered why we make the sign of the cross when we pray? Do you know why, today, on the Sunday of the Holy Cross, we decorate a cross with flowers and see a procession around the whole church with it?...

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Generosity – A Constant Consciousness to Give

Wed, 2019/03/27 - 5:18am

Welcome to The Daily Prayer Team messages, each day includes a passage of scripture, a reflection and a prayer. Sponsored by Saint John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL. Then the Lord said to Moses, “Behold, I will rain bread from heaven for you; and the people shall go out and gather...

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Generosity – Four P’s of Giving – Planned, Priority, Percentage, Progressive

Tue, 2019/03/26 - 7:15pm

Welcome to The Daily Prayer Team messages, each day includes a passage of scripture, a reflection and a prayer. Sponsored by Saint John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL. Then Jacob made a vow, saying, “If God will be with me, and will keep me in this say that I go, and...

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