St.John Chrysostom Enthroned Today, on the Greek Orthodox calendar is the feast of St.John Chrysostom so happy feast to all my Greek Orthodox friends. I know of no other Christian tradition that holds him in higher regard than the Orthodox for a myriad of reasons. The same can not be said for the west. The … Continue reading Better To Be Awake And Sin plenty, Than Asleep And Held Prisoner By A Multitude Of Demons
Image by nikolaytaman90 from Pixabay Many of the more careless sort of persons, using the loving kindness of God to increase the magnitude of their sins and the excess of their disregard, speak in this way, "There is no Hell, there is no future punishment, God forgives us all sins." John Chrysostom In my study … Continue reading There Is No Such Thing As Hell For God Is Merciful And Will Forgive Us All Our Sins
Image by StockSnap from Pixabay This post will discuss at length the question of some heathens who live decent lives and as a result, assume they don't need God. It will address the argument also that one does not need to go to Church in order to be a good person. "I know some secularists … Continue reading Irreligious People Claim They’re More Virtuous Than Christians But Is That True?
Image by Tumisu from Pixabay A lot of people have touched upon this subject but I will only touch upon one aspect. When you die, whatever relationship you've had with your father or mother comes to a close. You no longer see them as mother and father in the life to come. When you die … Continue reading What Happens To Our View Of Mother And Father When We Die?
The secular mantra is that in order to achieve the maximum amount of happiness, we must learn how to be ourselves. Being yourself is one thing but in order to achieve that one would argue that we need to discover who we are in the first place. Being oneself can take on various different meanings … Continue reading What Does It Mean To “Be Yourself”?
Image by Сергей Ремизов from Pixabay For they were the more perfect among His disciples, who came to Him not only because of his miracles, but through His teaching also. The grosser sort the miracles attracted, but the better reasoners his prophecies and doctrines; and so they who were taken by His teaching were more … Continue reading Are You Or Is Someone You Know A Miracle Hunter? Then This Post Is For You
Image by Alicja from Pixabay In my childhood, we had certain sweets that were hard on the outside containing a pleasurable soft goo at the centre. You'd suck on the sweet and then all of a sudden find your way to the centre. Your heart leapt for joy. For as long as the soft chocolate … Continue reading Obtaining The Kingdom Of Heaven Is Like Sucking On A Piece Of Hard Candy
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6AUqTwGV3GQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P00i7_C8tl8 Unless you happen to be in that small percentage of society, the concept of social conformity is neither discussed nor included in our unhealthy diet of modern education. The upper tiers of elitism that control what kind of information we receive (Mainstream media, politics, the film/music industry and academia) have a firm understanding … Continue reading The Reason Why You Conform To The Mainstream Narrative
What I'm about to say may sound like I'm being cute, but it's actually true. The greatest theology out there is that of contemplation of Jesus Christ. The pinnacle and summit of what it means to be a theologian are to adore the Lord. The best way to get to know Christ is to use … Continue reading The Greatest Theology Is To Contemplate Jesus
“If you hear that someone is at a crossroads or on a square blaspheming God, go and reason with him. And if you must, hit him on the face, strike his mouth, sanctify your hand with a blow; and if they accuse and bring you to court, go." — St. John Chrysostom “Let both Jews and … Continue reading Saint John Chrysostom’s Advice On How To Deal With Blasphemers