The Fulfillment of Hosea’s Foretold Restoration

by Fr. Patrick Henry Reardon In his first epistle Peter once describes his audience as God’s Chosen People: But you are an elect generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a treasured People, that you may declare the excellencies of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light; formerly you were not […]

The Lost Heroine Of The Old Testament: Part 3

Susannah, Jesus & the Church Part Three of this series shows precisely why young Christians today should ALL know the story of Susannah. by Fr. Patrick Henry Reardon But if Susannah is to be likened to the unjustly accused Joseph, how much more to Jesus in the context of His passion. Both Jesus and Susannah […]

Why Go To Church Every Sunday

by Hieromartyr Daniel Sisoyev I was glad when they said unto me, Let us go into the house of the Lord (Psalm 121:1). People often ask priests: “Why should we go to church every Sunday?” and then they begin to justify themselves. 1. “We need our sleep, then, we need to spend time with the […]

Preaching In The Cyber Age

Originally entitled, “Preaching in the Cyber Church”, Dr. Moody has understood what is already happening. Those who seek Gospel preaching will find it – we must be preaching where they are looking. Having taken Orthodox preachers to the Academy of Preaching’s annual Festival, we can definitely say that every Orthodox Christian above the age of […]

Christ, the Church and Salvation

By Metropolitan Hierotheos of Nafpaktos After all that has been reported we must end with a few conclusions, without, of course, having exhausted this great theme. a) Only in Christ is there salvation. Since the saints of the Old Testament saw the unincarnate Word and the saints of the New Testament saw and see the […]

The Perpetuity of the Church

By Metropolitan Hierotheos of Nafpaktos By his incarnation Christ assumed human nature, and indeed human nature was united with the divine nature immutably, without confusion, inseparably, unchangeably and indivisibly. They are never separated. They remain united forever. Thus the Church will exist also after the Second Coming of Christ and we shall be able to […]

The Church in the New Testament

By Metropolitan Hierotheos of Nafpaktos With the incarnation of Christ we have the manifestation of the Church. The Church becomes the Body of Christ and acquires its Head, Who is Christ. Let us recall the passage in Clement of Rome which we mentioned before, according to which the Church was “first created spiritual from above, […]

The Church in the Old Testament

By Metropolitan Hierotheos of Nafpaktos Adam and Eve lived an angelic life in Paradise. They were in the state of illumination of the nous, which is the first degree of the vision of God. They had communion with God. According to the teaching of the holy Fathers, Paradise was tangible and intelligible. This is said […]