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TEN Prayerful Days in the Upper Room

TEN Prayerful Days in the Upper Room On the Sunday, after ten days, on the Feast of Pentecost, the Church celebrates the Descent of the Holy Spirit. Before ascending the heaven, our Lord Jesus Christ’s final promise and last order to the apostles and the disciples as well as the close followers was to wait

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Holy Ascension! What does it mean to us?

  Holy Ascension! What does it mean to us?    On the Feast of the Ascension, the Orthodox Church does not merely commemorate an historical event in the life of Christ. The Ascension of our Lord is one of the five greatest doctrinal truths of Christianity: the INCARNATION of our Lord, His CRUCIFIXION on the

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CHRIST IS RISEN…INDEED HE IS RISEN (Part-I)

Glory to the Triune God  Dearest Friends in Christ, Christ is Risen! Indeed He is Risen!! Today on this marvelous and wonderful day let us contemplate on the Gospel of St John Chapter 20:1-18. 1) St John Chapter 20:1:-“Now on the first day of week Mary Magdalene went to the tomb early…” We see in

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2nd Monday of the Great Lent – Gospel Reading – St. Luke 6:27-36

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ Jesus I hope you all had a blessed week. I apologize for missing out on some days of the Lent last week, it was due to some work pressures and I was unable to write. But as we enter the second week of the Great Lent, the church asks

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Gospel Reading – First Thursday of the Great Lent (St. Matt. 7)

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ Jesus As we observe the Great Lent, I would like to focus on the Gospel Readings on the daily basis. Today, I am concentrating on the readings from evening portion, St. Matthew 7: 1-12. I would like to point out one lesson that Jesus teaches us, and that we

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JONAH IN NINEVEH

Greetings to all in the matchless name of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ! As we read third chapter of Jonah, we see Jonah’s calling to the service. 1) God neither reproached Jonah nor Ninevites.  “And the word of the Lord came unto Jonah the second time.“ God did not hurt his feelings in any way for his running away

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JONAH, THE PSALMIST!

Greetings to all in the matchless name of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ! We meditated about Jonah’s reluctance to deliver God’s message, but we see a drastic change in His speech and approach in the next chapter.   1) Pray Ceaselessly St. John Chrysostom says: We should not be obsessed with a certain place, but we

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JONAH’S RELUCTANCE

Greetings to all in the matchless name of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ! Often when we read Bible stories, we are amazed at how God helps us to understand His true nature through the character, heroism and failures of Biblical heroes. But what I like, about the book Jonah, is God’s eternal love and

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The Beloved One, The Voice and The Dove

Jesus, the Voice, and the Dove – Jacob P Varghese   “And Jesus, when He was baptized, went up straightway out of the water: and, lo, the heavens were opened unto Him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove, and lighting upon Him: And lo a voice from heaven, saying, “This

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Becoming aware of her intercession

The Scriptures remind us that there is only one Mediator for us, and that Mediator is Christ. Christ provides the one and only atoning mediation for us by His precious Blood. We do understand that as part of the Holy Church, we have  the powerful prayers of many intercessors, the ones who plead for our

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