Nothing Created by God is Evil

by St. Maximus the Confessor Nothing created by God is evil. It is not food that is evil but gluttony, not the begetting of children but unchastity, not material things but avarice, not esteem but self-esteem. It is only the misuse of things that is evil, not the things themselves.     Share the post […]

What is the Worst Sin in the Bible?

 by Fr. Patrick Henry Reardon If you answer this question like most modern Christians, you’re probably wrong. Because the Old Testament records the historical pedagogy by which God prepared His People for the arrival of the Savior, it is hardly surprising that it says a great deal about what human beings were to be saved […]

On the Evils of Technology

by St. Nikolai Velimirovich Many complain against technology. Many accuse modern technology for all the woes in the world. Is technology really to blame, or those who create technology and use it? Is a wooden cross to blame if somebody crucifies someone on it? Is a hammer to blame if a neighbor breaks his neighbors […]

PRIDE: The Source of All Evil

by Fr. George Morelli There is no doubt that most readers have heard the aphorism: ‘money is the root of all evils.’ This apothegm is actually a popularization of St. Paul’s instruction to St. Timothy (1Tim 6: 10): “For the love of money is a root of all of evils. . . .” Of course, […]

Flee From Evil Like Fire

By St. John of Kronstadt Our righteous father John of Kronstadt was an archpriest of the Russian Orthodox Church. Born in 1829, from 1855, he served as a priest in St. Andrew’s cathedral in Kronstadt. Here, he greatly committed himself to charity, especially for those who were remote from the church, and traveled extensively throughout […]