The Holy Spirit and His Works in Us speaks to you about the Person of the Holy Spirit, the Third Person of the Holy Trinity, and how He is vital to the life of the individual, whether servant or layman. It includes theological Scriptural proof of His Deity, and studies of certain of His attributes such as His being the Spirit of Power, and the Giver, and the Fiery Spirit. You will also find guidance on how to have fellowship with the Holy Spirit, and most importantly, how not to resist or quench the Holy Spirit of God, in adherence to the direction of the Apostle Saint Paul, “And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, by whom you were sealed” (Ephesians 4:30).
These meditations are written in the form of God speaking to the reader as to His loved and valued child in order to reveal the nature of His love more clearly in its depth, its splendour and its tenderness. Some of them open our minds to the immense energy of love in the universe. Others [...]
Although many virtues found residence with the Mother of God, yet when it comes to simplicity, St. Mary immediately stands conspicuous and a sole source of inspiration and reference. In the book of the Song of Songs we read, “There are sixty queens And eighty concubines, And virgins without number. My dove, my perfect one, [...]
Patristics & Patrology
By: Jacob of Serug Jacob of Serug was born at Curtem on the Euphrates, ca. 451. Very little is known of his life. He probably studies at the school of Edessa. He became a monk and priest. Early in life he began writing and is thought to have composed more than 700 homilies. Jacob, “flute [...]
Patristics & Patrology
These are the only three existing ante-Nicene treatises on the Lord’s Prayer. Candidates for baptism in the ancient Church were trained in prayer, a practice that gave rise to a tradition of commentary on the Lord’s Prayer. These classic texts became the starting points for many other commentaries. Of the three, however, only the discourse [...]
A novel by Melinda Johnson Lydia’s life is turning upside down. Her family has converted to Orthodox Christianity without her, she’s just about to leave home for college, one of her friends is pregnant, and soon she’ll be facing all the trials and temptations encountered by every young adult who’s on her own for the [...]