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10 Posts tagged Holy Scripture

July 16, 2013

Questions On the Difficult Sayings of Jesus on Ancient Faith Radio – July 28

Fr. Moses Samaan

Coptic Christian author, physician and independent New Testament scholar Daniel Fanous will be the guest on the live, listener call-in program Ancient Faith Today with Kevin Allen on Sunday night, July 28, 2013. Fanous is the author of the book “Taught …

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August 17, 2012

The Missionary Journeys and Epistles of the Apostle Paul

An understanding of the chronological order of events in St. Paul’s ministry can be very valuable as a tool for the study of the book of Acts and St. Paul’s epistles. The book of Acts and the epistles of St. Paul sometimes tell us the length of time be …

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November 24, 2009

A Sower Went Out to Sow

Fr. Moses Samaan

On the same day Jesus went out of the house and sat by the sea. And great multitudes were gathered together to Him, so that He got into a boat and sat; and the whole multitude stood on the shore. Then He spoke many things to them in parables, saying: …

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April 9, 2009

Bringing Every Thought Into Captivity To The Obedience Of Christ (1 Cor. 10:5)

As we look at the Church in the Apostolic age, we find that She was characterized by the communal life; they had one accord with unity of heart, soul, and thought (Acts 2: 42-47; 4:32-37). Whenever a dispute arose, the apostles would discuss it, and th …

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April 9, 2009

The Service of Saint John the Beloved

Fr. Moses Samaan

Coming to a neighboring city, after having made a discourse, he observed a young man in the company of a fair stature and pleasing aspect, and being much taken with him, he presented him to the bishop whom he had ordained for that see, saying, "In …

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April 9, 2009

"For me, to Live Is Christ, and to Die Is Gain" (Philippians 1:21)

Fr. Moses Samaan

In the past few months, we have been shocked by the news of disasters and tragedies, which resulted in sudden death of many people. We lived through the disastrous news of the crash of the Egypt Air plane off the shores of the Northeastern United State …

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April 9, 2009

Moses As a Type of Christ

Fr. Moses Samaan

The lawyer–wishing, or even expecting to be able to entrap Christ, and get Him to say something against Moses, and affirm that His own doctrine, was far better than the commandment of which Moses was the minister–drew near tempting Him, and saying, …

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April 9, 2009

Practicing Christianity: Passages from the Letters of Saint Paul

Fr. Moses Samaan

The Letter to the Romans “Do not be conformed to this world but be transformed by the renewing of your minds, so that you may discern what is the will of God – what is good, acceptable and perfect.” (12:2). “Let your love be without hypocrisy.” (12:9). …

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April 9, 2009

The Three Holy Youth and the Power of the Resurrection

Fr. Moses Samaan

The power of the three Holy Youth is the power, which the Resurrection of our Lord provides to all the Christians. Daniel and the Three Holy Youth were of royal origin. About 600 B.C., Jerusalem was seized by the Babylonian Empire led by Nebuchadnezzar …

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April 9, 2009

Christ the Teacher

Fr. Moses Samaan

It pleases me on this blessed day to congratulate all of you on the occasion of the Nativity of the Lord Christ. I felicitate my Muslim brothers on this occasion as I felicitate my Christian brothers because the Lord Christ is for everyone and everyone …

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