Won’t the Lord bring all suffering to an end, so that eventually everyone will be saved and enjoy eternal blessings? Not so, says the Church.
The world would have us believe we’re assured of eternal life, but God’s ways are different. Here’s what to know about life eternal and how we get there.
King Manasse, the wicked king of the Jews who repented after a 55 year reign, is just one figure the Church sets before us to show that change is possible.
Without our faith God’s power remains ineffectual, impotent, unrealized. With faith, the Fountain of mercy opens and pours down in a deluge.
What differentiates the Orthodox Christian from the world is the Cross. How many Christians realize that the foundation of the Orthodox life is the Cross?
From all eternity, even before creating the world and humans, God knew of Adam’s fall. He also knew when, and by who the redemption would be accomplished.
“Bang.” The Church sprung out of the upper Room in Jerusalem and spread all over the world. What are the characteristics of this missionary Church?
by Metropolitan Augoustinos Kantiotes. The main characteristic of the bishop and the priest is a fighting spirit, boldness.
We reflect on a short hymn from the Triodion that admirably expresses the ethos and phronema, the correct mindset and attitude, a Christian should have.
What does it take for us to remember we are insignificant mortals before our Creator, and to give Him thanks for all the good things He bestows upon us?