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Mark 8:34-38; 9:1

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On Love

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Elder Germanos Stavrovouniotis   Those who strive to achieve perfect love, both for God and for their neighbor, can also confess our Lord Jesus Christ ‘in the Holy Spirit’ (see 1 Cor. 12, 3). You have to believe that God loves you even if everybody else turns away from you...

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Sunday After the Holy Cross – Deny, Take Up, Follow

OCN Now - Sat, 2020/09/19 - 11:30pm

Jesus said, “If any man would come after Me, let Him deny Himself and take up His cross and follow Me. For whoever would save his life will lose it; and whoever loses his life for My sake and the gospel’s will save it. For what does it profit a...

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Conversations with Father Zacharias – The Crucified eros

OCN Now - Sat, 2020/09/19 - 8:30am

Archimandrite Zacharias Zacharou   Question: If earthly life without the love of Christ is deprived of all good, how much more is this true in the other world? Living without this love will be ‘the gnashing of teeth’ (Matt. 8:12), ‘the worm that dies not’ (Mark 9:44). Archim. Zacharias: One...

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Dying to the Law and Living for Christ

OCN Now - Sat, 2020/09/19 - 7:00am

Welcome to The Daily Prayer Team messages, each day includes a passage of scripture, a reflection and a prayer. Sponsored by Saint John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL. Brethren, knowing that a man is not justified by works of the law but through faith in Jesus Christ, even we have believed...

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Dying to the Law and Living for Christ

OCN Now - Fri, 2020/09/18 - 11:30pm

Welcome to The Daily Prayer Team messages, each day includes a passage of scripture, a reflection and a prayer. Sponsored by Saint John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL. Brethren, knowing that a man is not justified by works of the law but through faith in Jesus Christ, even we have believed...

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They need a shock

OCN Now - Fri, 2020/09/18 - 8:30am

Abbess Christonymfi, Monastery of Our Lady the Queen of All, Keratea   People today don’t understand, don’t repent, won’t come to their senses. The devil needs to butt them with his horns. Source: pemptousia.com

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Psalm 104—The Psalm of Creation

OCN Now - Thu, 2020/09/17 - 11:30pm

Welcome to The Daily Prayer Team messages, each day includes a passage of scripture, a reflection and a prayer. Sponsored by Saint John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL. O Lord, how manifold are Thy works! In wisdom has Thou made them all! Psalm 104:24 Psalm 104 can rightly be called “The...

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Do Our Thoughts Determine Our Lives?

OCN Now - Thu, 2020/09/17 - 6:28pm

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Follow Me

OCN Now - Thu, 2020/09/17 - 5:56pm

If anyone wishes to come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me. Have you ever had to say “no” to something? Maybe you can think of a time when you really wanted to do something, but you knew you shouldn’t. So, you said,...

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Legitimate Exercise

OCN Now - Thu, 2020/09/17 - 8:30am

Elder Iosif  Vatopaidinos   Whatever movement you make, starting with its conception and following through to the implementation, you have to examine all the time what God will take from it. Because that’s all that’ll remain; all the rest will be done away with. This is why we’re always telling...

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Psalm 102—A Prayer for Help, and an Answer that Sometimes Comes Through the Voice of Others

OCN Now - Wed, 2020/09/16 - 2:30pm

Welcome to The Daily Prayer Team messages, each day includes a passage of scripture, a reflection and a prayer. Sponsored by Saint John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL. Hear my prayer, O Lord; let my cry come to Thee! Do not hide Thy face from me in the day of my...

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In a strange manner

OCN Now - Wed, 2020/09/16 - 8:30am

Elder Efraim Vatopaidinos   Abbas Pimen had a wonderful saying: ‘Bind yourself to a man who fears God and you will have fear of God’. Who is it who really fears God? People who are without passions, are virtuous, sanctified, and constantly repenting. And how beneficial it is for us...

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Psalm 100—We are the Sheep of His Pasture

OCN Now - Tue, 2020/09/15 - 1:23pm

Welcome to The Daily Prayer Team messages, each day includes a passage of scripture, a reflection and a prayer. Sponsored by Saint John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL. Know that the Lord is God! It is He that made us, and we are His; we are His people, and the sheep...

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The Exaltation of the Son of Man

OCN Now - Tue, 2020/09/15 - 8:30am

Hierodeacon Rafael Misiaoulis, Theologian   ‘And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so must the Son of man be lifted up’. On the Sunday before the Exaltation of the Precious Cross, the Gospel reading is concerned, in the most realistic way, with eternal life. It contains a...

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Sermon on the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy and Life-giving Cross

OCN Now - Mon, 2020/09/14 - 8:30am

Metropolitan of Pisidia Sotirios   On September 14, the whole of the Orthodox world rejoices as we celebrate the Exaltation of the Holy Cross: “Behold, through the cross joy has come to the world!” (Paschal prayer) Three historical events contributed to the establishment of this holiday: 1st.  The discovery of the wood...

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