In the name of the Father, of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, One God, Amen! Unworthy “Why don’t you take the holy communion?” I hear this question too often. My first reaction is to run, instead, I hesitate and answer, “I am not ready.” As if the holy...

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Does God Hate Women?

In the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, all in one God. Does God Hate Women? God, I hope you are not reading this and if you are please don’t take it the wrong way. I have always wondered why women are portrayed so badly in...

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In the name of the Father, of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, One God Amen. Saint Demiana was born in third century Egypt and was the only child to her pious Christian parents. When still young, her mother departed and her father, Mark, became her sole caretaker. Mark...

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We kiss the hands of bishops and priests because in the context of the Divine Liturgy, the hands hold and distribute the holy Body and Blood of our Lord, God and Savior Jesus Christ! This is an enduring and centuries old tradition in the Eastern Christendom that has a purely metaphorical connotation; of course, this is not to leave out..... Read More »

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We should not participate in any dance because dancing involves bodily movements which are sexually suggestive and can be classified under the heading of "lasciviousness or lewdness" (Gal 5:19-21). Surely a Christian would not want to engage in that type of activity. The close body contact or the erotic movements that characterize so many of the rock-oriented dances would arouse..... Read More »

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Life = Jesus Christ "I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me" (John 14:6). 
"In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through Him and without Him nothing was made that..... Read More »

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The answer to this question is simple as our scholar father John Chrysostom said "The Law of the King [Fitha Negest] - A Christian must not go to a wedding {nuptial banquet] to clap his hand rhythmically or to dance with his feet; rather he shall eat in a quiet way as is proper to saint.  Chapter 11. or 446..... Read More »

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Dating, especially at school age or early college life is in itself  very much related to lack of maturity. It is a relation not in due time and not according to God's natural laws. Solomon the wise prophet said, "To everything, there is a season and a time to every purpose under the Heaven. A time to be born, and a..... Read More »

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The Jews used the blood of the Calf and the curse of the death of the first born "passed over" them. Exodus 12 explains in more detail but I will put some verses from there here: "For I will pass through the land of Egypt on that night, and will strike all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, both..... Read More »

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