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HOMILY ON THE PROPHET ELIAS (ELIJAH)

One of the greatest Prophet in the Old Testament is the Prophet Elias. He lived and prophesised, according to the Books of Kings (3 Kings 17:1 – 4 Kings 2:18), during the days of Ahab[1] (873-854 BC) and Ahaziah[2] (854-853 BC). His zeal for true faith in the one and only God of Israel led him to resist against the ... Read More »

ON THE DORMITION OF THE THEOTOKOS (Κοιμησις)

– ST JOHN OF DAMASCUS – SERMON I [147] THE memory of the just takes place with rejoicing, said Solomon, the wisest of men; for precious in God’s sight is the death of His Saints, according to the royal David. If, then, the memory of all the just is a subject of rejoicing, who will not offer praise to justice ... Read More »