By Saint Cyril of Alexandria. He took what was ours to be His very own so that we might have all that was His. “He was rich but He became poor for our sake, so that we might be enriched by His poverty.” [2Cor.8:9]. When they say that the Logos of God did not become… Continue reading “He Took What Is Ours And Gave Us What Is His”
By Deacon Stavros Markou The following Orthodox Christian patristic quote recently featured as a status on my Facebook wall: “Set your mind on following the path of saints. Prefer a simple style of life. Wear unremarkable clothes. Eat simple food. Behave in an unaffected manner. Don’t strut around as if you were important. Speak from… Continue reading A Dialogue On Protestant Thought!
Following intense arguments with Nestor, Cyril of Alexandria proposed the following 12 rules of which if any where broken, the individual would be anathematised, meaning formally set apart from the church, ie excommunicated. The council of Ephesus endorsed these rules and they are mentioned below. 1. If anyone does not confess that Emmanuel is God… Continue reading Cyril’s 12 Anathemas
Servants Manuel SUS COPTS For most of Church history, salvation was seen as comprehending all of life: Christians believed in Christ, were baptized, and were nurtured in their salvation in the Church. Key doctrines of the faith centered around the Holy Trinity, the Incarnation of the Son of God, and the atonement. In Western Europe… Continue reading Justification By Faith
The Nature of Our Knowledge of God God in his essence is incomprehensible. God dwells in the unapproachable light, whom no man has seen or can see, says the Apostle Paul (1 Tim. 6:16). Nevertheless, to a certain extent, we do have a knowledge of God a knowledge to the extent that He has revealed… Continue reading The Attributes Of God!
In recent times muslims have continually argued that Jesus is a prophet not God, however i think its time we actually show the truth of the matter, and show that Christ is Truly is God and not some prophet. Before i begin however i intend no offense to our Muslim brothers, rather i offer a… Continue reading Jesus, Allah or Prophet?