Isn’t it upsetting to know that there is so much food around the world and that our Earth produces enough to feed every living body yet there is still so much poverty? Isn’t it even more upsetting to know that we have an infinite God who provides so much spiritual food for us yet we … More Meditating on God’s word
“My little children, let us not love in word or in tongue, but in deed and in truth.” ~ 1 John 3:18 … More Put Your GOD Where Your Mouth Is!
Jesus was a carpenter, after the man who had part in raising Him, Joseph. It was God’s plan all along that Joseph be betrothed to the Mother of God. Joseph, a noble, honest and fair man was chosen to raise the Son of God. Carpentry was a rough, tough job that demanded a great deal … More His handiwork.
“Oh, taste and see that the Lord is good; blessed is the man who trusts in Him!” (Psalm 34:8) Great lent and Passion Week are generally the most spiritually charged periods of an Orthodox believer’s year. During Great Lent, we follow the example set by our Lord Jesus Christ, who fasted on our behalf forty … More Holding steadfast.
“Now therefore,” says the Lord, “Turn to Me with all your heart, with fasting, with weeping, and with mourning.” (Joel 2:12) Have you ever felt an agonising pain arise from inside of you? Maybe it was because of a break up, failing a unit of study, a family member passing away or even feeling guilty … More Flooded heart, new start.
Many people today understand sacrifice as a practice observed exclusively in the Old Testament. Sacrifices in the form of burnt offerings and the like, were offered to God to purify the sinner and his sacred objects of worship from the uncleanness of sin and the resulting spiritual death. It was therefore an attempt to bridge … More Sacrifice.
‘Learn to do good; Seek justice’ (Isaiah 1:17) We as Christians are called to seek justice…but do we really? The optimist in me would like to say ‘yes’, but the realist says ‘no’. I only have to turn on the news to get a glimpse of the injustice in the world. But being so removed … More Learn to do good. Seek justice.