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COMMUNION: WHAT SHOULD UNITE US DIVIDES US

Christians believe that Jesus instituted Communion at the Last Supper. In fact Jesus had just taken the middle matzah called the Afikomen from the single stack of three matzah during the Passover observance. 1,415 more words

Judeo-Christianity

Reasons For Eastern Orthodoxy

Due to the concerns of people I care about sincerely, I wanted to make public my thought process as it pertains to Eastern Orthodoxy.

First, let me begin with what I personally find historically and theologically wrong with the majority of Eastern Orthodoxy. 2,420 more words

Christianity

The Feast of the Resurrection: The Paschal Sermon of St. John Chrysostom

The Catechetical Sermon of St. John Chrysostom is read during Matins of Pascha:

If any man be devout and love God, let him enjoy this fair and radiant triumphal feast. 103 more words

Holy Saturday 


Yesterday was Good Friday, a day when all of Christendom takes a moment to stop and pause at the memory of sacrificial love.

But what happens between Good Friday and Easter Sunday? 481 more words

Faith

My ‘Holy Week’ visit to the local Orthodox Church

This week is ‘Holy Week’. In contrast to living on Skye, where you were lucky to find at least one ‘Good Friday’ church service – here in Dunblane you have it all. 2,259 more words

Church

good friday.

It’s Good Friday. Outside, it is mild and bright, a rare April jewel. I’ve seen many Good Fridays: some sunny, searingly hot; some so muggy it’s like walking through the womb. 362 more words

LIFE

Dreher & Hanegraaff: Why we need to become more Orthodox & Catholic & Why the Reformation Still Matters

So Hank Hanegraaff has converted to Eastern Orthodoxy, and the Christian Blogosphere looks like a load of drunk folk staggering through Glasgow City Centre. Some are arguing, some are shouting incoherent nonsense – some are singing sectarian battle songs and others just staggering about dazed. 1,345 more words

Theology