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“When We See Him, We Shall Be Like Him”: Glorification and the Essence/Energies Distinction

In Orthodox theology, there are three things that follow a person: the person (who), their essence (the what), their energies/activities (what they do). God in Orthodoxy is beyond being and … Continue reading

December 16, 2015 · 2 Comments

A Cathecumen’s Struggle with The Jesus Prayer

“Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me a sinner.” This is known as the Jesus prayer, practiced in the Orthodox Church. It comes from the passage of … Continue reading

December 4, 2015 · 9 Comments

Nestorianising Nativity Scenes

Around this time, there will be many debates happening *ad nauseam* as they do every year ( eg Christmas is just a pagan holiday), I’ll just put up a quick … Continue reading

December 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Thoughts on Romans 8, Justification and Pelagianism

The following come conversations I’ve had recently which have helped me to think through certain issues. Edited slightly to suit the present format. ——————————– In regards to Romans 8:28-30 ‘28 And … Continue reading

December 2, 2015 · Leave a comment