Might all be saved?

The Reading from the First Epistle of St. Paul to St. Timothy 4:9-15   In the apostle Paul’s letter to his disciple Timothy we hear many great and practical teachings. Very often however we read certain portions of Scripture or the New Testament and we pass right over them without giving them a second thought. […]

The first time Jesus preached

The reading from the Holy Gospel according to St. Matthew 4:12-17 Whenever an architect begins a building project he must always start with one question. Whenever a coach is dealing with young athletes he must begin with the same question. Whenever a skilled piano instructor takes a new pupil her first concern will be the […]

Did Jesus have to be baptized? (reposted)

The reading from the Holy Gospel according to St. Matthew 3:13-17 Today is January 5, the great feast of Epiphany/Theophany. John the baptist lived in the wilderness for a good portion of his life. We are told that he ate locusts and honey to survive. He preached and warned people that the messiah, the chosen […]