Joshua, Jesus and Yeshua: Power In The Name

by Fr. Patrick Henry Reardon Even though his name, in both Hebrew and Greek, is identical to that of the Savior, Old Testament Joshua does not enjoy among Christians these days the respect he had in the past. One suspects this circumstance has something to do with his history as a warrior, particularly as the […]

What’s In A Name?

by Fr. Patrick Henry Reardon Peter’s name, which is the first word in the longer of his two epistles, is immediately qualified by the noun “apostle.” The absence of the definite article with this noun prompts most English translations to insert the indefinite article, “an Apostle,” indicating that Peter was one of a group. While […]

That All Christians Should Pray In The Name Of Jesus Christ

Clergy, Monastics and Laity By St. Symeon, Archbishop of Thessaloniki This Name of Jesus as a prayer should be said always by all the faithful with the mind and with the tongue. When standing or walking or sitting or reclining, always say it; forcing yourself to it. He will find great calm and joy in […]