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Sermon on the Apostolic Reading – 14th Sunday of Luke (Ephesians 6:10-17)

OCN Now - Sun, 2021/01/24 - 8:30am

Metropolitan of Pisidia Sotirios   In this Apostolic reading from St. Paul’s Letter to the Ephesians, we see an inspiring description of the suit of armor a Christian needs for warfare. Of course, the kind of example that St. Paul is presenting is a spiritual one, aimed at effectiveness in...

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John 21:14-25

Daily Readings and Saints - Sun, 2021/01/24 - 6:00am
Matins Gospel Reading
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St. Paul's First Letter to Timothy 1:15-17

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Epistle Reading
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Luke 18:35-43

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Gospel Reading
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Do You Want to Be Healed?

OCN Now - Sat, 2021/01/23 - 11:55pm

Welcome to The Daily Prayer Team messages by Fr. Stavros N. Akrotirianakis, each day includes a passage of scripture, a reflection and a prayer. Sponsored by Saint John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL. As Jesus drew near to Jericho, a blind man was sitting by the roadside begging; and...

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Time and Human Life

OCN Now - Sat, 2021/01/23 - 8:30am

George Mantzarides, Professor Emeritus of the Theological School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki   Time is interwoven with life and brings it to death. Just as passengers on a ship are brought to harbor, even if they’re asleep and not aware of anything, so we’re all brought to the...

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Humility Is a Good Place to Start

OCN Now - Fri, 2021/01/22 - 11:55pm

Welcome to The Daily Prayer Team messages by Fr. Stavros N. Akrotirianakis, each day includes a passage of scripture, a reflection and a prayer. Sponsored by Saint John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL.   Timothy, my son, the saying is sure and worth of full acceptance, that Christ Jesus...

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Admitting When We Are Wrong

OCN Now - Fri, 2021/01/22 - 3:43pm

Have you ever played a game with somebody…somebody who wouldn’t admit when he was wrong? Maybe he stepped out of bounds, but then he wouldn’t admit it! Maybe he peeked in hide and seek, but then he wouldn’t admit it! You know how frustrating it is when  somebody won’t say...

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The Divine Liturgy

OCN Now - Fri, 2021/01/22 - 8:30am

† Dionysios, Metropolitan of Servia and Kozani   Every day, a task is performed on earth. It’s the greatest, most important, most sacred task that humans can aspire to. It’s the Divine Liturgy, the continuation of the Last Supper at which Jesus sat with His disciples. People are capable of...

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Part XIV—Hold Fast to Your Boundaries—Time

OCN Now - Thu, 2021/01/21 - 11:55pm

For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven. Ecclesiastes 3:1 Many people have a negative thought when they think of the words “rules” or “boundaries.” Rules and boundaries are there to help us feel freer. Where there are no rules or boundaries, there is no freedom. As...

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Saint Maximus the Greek

OCN Now - Thu, 2021/01/21 - 8:30am

Georgios Martzelos     St Maximos the Greek was one of the most distinguished monks and theologians of the 16th century, famed for his missionary activities and reforming achievements in the Russia of his time. He was born in Arta in around 1470 of respected and prosperous parents, and his...

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Acquiring an Orthodox Christian Mind

OCN Now - Thu, 2021/01/21 - 8:09am

This program is the second of a series of discussions with Dr. Eugenia Constantinou on the subject of Orthodox phronema, meaning the Orthodox mind or mentality. Register and join #myOCN Community with Dr. Eugenia Constantinou & Fr. Christopher Metropulos. SIGNUP to receive MyOCN Community Updates Click to Support Online Orthodox...

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Part XIII—Hold Fast to Your Boundaries—The Tongue

OCN Now - Wed, 2021/01/20 - 11:55pm

Welcome to The Daily Prayer Team messages by Fr. Stavros N. Akrotirianakis, each day includes a passage of scripture, a reflection and a prayer. Sponsored by Saint John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL. The tongue is a little member and boasts of great thing things. How great a forest is...

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The Spiritual Father

OCN Now - Wed, 2021/01/20 - 8:30am

Saint Anthimos of Chios   1 January 1946 “Behold, I and the children God has given me”. I didn’t want to have children in the world by the flesh and God gave me you to have as my spiritual children. That saying comforts me and I imagine it brings you...

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Part XII – Hold Fast to Your Boundaries—Truth

OCN Now - Tue, 2021/01/19 - 11:55pm

Welcome to The Daily Prayer Team messages by Fr. Stavros N. Akrotirianakis, each day includes a passage of scripture, a reflection and a prayer. Sponsored by Saint John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL. Jesus then said to the Jews who had believe in Him, “If you continue in My...

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Ingratitude and Thanks

OCN Now - Tue, 2021/01/19 - 8:30am

Ioannis Karavidopoulos, Professor Emeritus of New Testament Hermeneutics, A. U. Th.   ‘Now on his way to Jerusalem, Jesus traveled along the border between Samaria and Galilee. As he was going into a village, ten men who had leprosy met him. They stood at a distance and called out in...

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Part XI—Hold Fast to Your Boundaries—Honesty

OCN Now - Mon, 2021/01/18 - 11:55pm

Welcome to The Daily Prayer Team messages by Fr. Stavros N. Akrotirianakis, each day includes a passage of scripture, a reflection and a prayer. Sponsored by Saint John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL. And as for what fell in the good soil, they are those who, hearing the Word,...

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The New Martyr Athanasios from Limnos

OCN Now - Mon, 2021/01/18 - 8:30am

Elder Moses the Athonite †   He was born on the island of Limnos, and, as a young man, went to the Holy Mountain, where he was placed under obedience to an Elder of the Great Lavra. During the Greek revolution, he was taken prisoner, carried off to Egypt and...

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