Joshua was old and stricken…

Now Joshua was old and stricken in years; and the LORD said unto him, Thou art old and stricken in years, but here remaineth still a lot of  land to be possessed..and then God charges Joshua with his task. Today I came upon that passage in my readings...Joshua was old and stricken...with what?  Well probably … Continue reading Joshua was old and stricken…

Paschal Monday

After the sabbath, toward the dawn of the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to see the sepulcher. And behold, there was a great earthquake; for an angel of the Lord descended from heaven and came and rolled back the stone, and sat upon it. His appearance was like … Continue reading Paschal Monday

A word to the wise from Judges

16-17 But then God raised up judges who saved them from their plunderers. Still they wouldn't listen to them instead prostituting themselves to other gods— by worshiping them! They lost no time leaving the straight and narrow road of  their parents that obedience to God commands but refused to have anything to do with it. … Continue reading A word to the wise from Judges

Why we don’t celebrate Easter

The feast itself is called Pascha, which is derived from the Hebrew word which means "passover"; because Christ, Who suffered and arose, has made us to pass over from the curse of Adam and slavery to the devil and death unto our primal freedom and blessedness. In addition, this day of this particular week, which … Continue reading Why we don’t celebrate Easter

Xhristos Anesti — Christ has risen

Mary Magdalene, and the other women who were present at the burial of our Saviour on Friday evening, returned from Golgotha to the city and prepared fragrant spices and myrrh, so that they might anoint the body of Jesus. On the morrow, because of the law which forbids work on the day of the Sabbath, … Continue reading Xhristos Anesti — Christ has risen