St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, McKinney, Texas Electronic Newsletter August 8/21 10th Sunday after Pentecost Afterfeast of Transfiguration Thou wast transfigured on the mountain, O Christ our God, showing to Thy disciples Thy glory as each one could endure. Shine Read More …
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9th Sunday after Pentecost
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The Feeding of the Five Thousand has many truths that we must learn. Some are apparently obvious, but still we should take note of them, since we do not do them enough: We must cultivate compassion for everyone, give thanks for all things, and trust our Lord Jesus Christ in all things and in all circumstances. The powerful truths of this miracle can be thought of as deeper layers. They are not immediately apparent from a surface interpretation of the text. Let us look especially at these truths as the Lord teaches us about true compassion, and trust in all circumstances. Another layer of truth in this event regarding the ministry of the twelve apostles, and the government of the apostolic church.
In the introduction to his explanation of the prayer, "Our Father," St. Maximus the Confessor explains the meaning of prayer in connection with his very profound understanding of the nature of free will and its role in salvation. Prayer, according Read More …
Homilies, explanation of scripture, and many questions and answers about the Transfiguration of our Savior.
St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, McKinney, Texas Electronic Newsletter July 25 / Aug 7 8th Sunday after Pentecost Dormition of St. Anna Announcements Prayer Requests Schedule of Divine Services in the Coming week Fasting in the Coming week Announcements We will Read More …