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Christ is the Source and Origin for Forgiveness and Entry into Paradise

Tue, 2018/10/23 - 7:25am

Someone once went to Elder Iosif the Cave-Dweller- may we have his blessing- a man who came from his home town. When he got there, the Elder asked him about all the old people there. You know, the way you do if somebody comes from home. How’s so-and so? How’s...

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Confessions of a Former Halloween Junkie

Mon, 2018/10/22 - 10:00am

Earlier this week, I got a phone call from my sister. We live three hours apart, and with eight young children between us, phone conversations are tricky and limited. Even with a 3 day old infant, though, my sister sounds chipper as she reflected on this summer-to-fall transition we find...

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Avarice, the Grave Sickness of the Soul

Mon, 2018/10/22 - 7:23am

Fotis Kondoglou   ‘Provide purses for yourselves that will not wear out, a treasure in heaven that will never fail, where no thief comes near’ (Lk. 12, 33) ‘Avarice is the root of all evils’ (I Tim. 6, 10) Of all the sicknesses that befall the human soul, the most...

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Commissioned to Be Apostles: Love, Worship, Community, Learning, Service

Mon, 2018/10/22 - 6:44am

  Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Jesus said to them again, “Peace be with you. As the Father has sent Me, even so I send you.”  John 20:21 The Book of Acts and the Early Ecclesia—Part Six The Centrality of...

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Sermon on the Apostolic Reading for the 6th Sunday of Luke (Galatians 2: 16-20)

Sun, 2018/10/21 - 7:25am

Metropolitan of Pisidia Sotirios   “It is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me” (verse 20) What we hear today in the Apostolic Reading, is an address by the Apostle Paul to the Galatian Christians. Galatia was a Province of the Roman Empire located in the center...

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Asking Jesus to Be With Us, Following His Call, and Having Courage

Sun, 2018/10/21 - 7:19am

  Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. 6th Sunday of Luke   Then they arrived at the country of the Gerasenes, which is opposite Galilee. And as He stepped out on land, there met Him a man from the city who...

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Do you Judge with Love or Misanthropy?

Sat, 2018/10/20 - 7:25am

Saint John Chrysostom   From Homily XIII on the Gospel of Saint Matthew If you forgive your neighbours, before you free them of any burden, you release yourself from your sins, without any effort. And if you examine the sins of others with charity and leniency, by this judgement you...

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The Salvation Equation—Faith Plus Works Plus Grace  

Sat, 2018/10/20 - 7:11am

  Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Yet who know that a man is not justified by works of the law but through faith in Jesus Christ, even we have believed in Christ Jesus, in order to be justified...

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