October 23, 2017

Christ Above the Temple Tax

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Christ our Lord was in Capernaum, the city that hosted Him during much of His earthly ministry, residing in one of the houses along with His disciples. St. Peter, however, was outside this house when certain tax collectors came and asked him whether our Lord paid something called the “temple tax.” Peter responded, “Yes,” and entered the house where our Lord was staying, but before he could say anything, our Lord, Who knows all things, …

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July 2, 2015

Jesus Christ: Son of Man, Son of God, and Lord

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Christ’s linking the Son of man with the forgiveness of sins (Mk 2:5-10) and with the coming judgment (“He has given him authority to execute judgment, because He is the Son of man” Jn 5:27) greatly enhances the importance of the Son of man, since judgment is attributed to Him as if He is greater than it. It is given to Him because He is the Son of man, or, as we say, because He …

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July 2, 2015

Interpretation of Christological Agreements

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Despite the misunderstandings and political influences which caused the condemnations of the past, they are able now to continue together defending and witnessing the Orthodox faith.They have jointly confessed that our Lord Jesus Christ is Himself the eternal only begotten Son of the Father who became man for us and for our salvation and was born from the blessed virgin St. Mary in the fullness of time. Thus the Word of God (the Logos) has …

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