September 22, 2019

ON SATISFYING DIVINE RIGHTEOUSNESS

Nektarios of Pentapolis [B]oth the Holy Synods as well as the Holy Fathers — St. Athanasios the Great and Peter Patriarchs of Alexandria, St. Dionysios, St. Gregory Thaumaturgos, St. Basil, the divine Chrysostom, and others — precisely designate the satisfaction required of sinners according to the quantity and degree of sin; because the person who […]

Purification in Fire, St. Gregory

On the Eschatology of St Gregory the Theologian Define : Eschatology – [noun theology]-1 any system of doctrines concerning last, or final, matters, as death, the Judgment, the future state, etc. 2 the branch of theology dealing with such matters. Doctor of East & West Catholic Church- St. Gregory has written little that deals with […]

“UNPLANNED” the movie, HERESIES – topsy turvy

( City explores the Apologetics viewpoint – humbly Seeking Truth of these images.) This movie could be designated Unplanned Errors? “Are these organized promotions, cooperation and support completely intentional by Satan and his demonic forces or by chance just due to our wretched society? After more than a month of anticipation of this anti-abortion movie, […]

The Enchiridion, on Faith, Hope and Charity day 16

Theological Virtues Per St Augustine, Doctor of the Church, Bishop of Hippo (354-430AD) Introduction: FAITH (City concludes faith chapter #1-113 per day M-F for 15 days) Chapter 110. The Benefit to the Souls of the Dead from the Sacraments and Alms of Their Living Friends. Nor can it be denied that the souls of the […]

The Enchiridion, on Faith, Hope and Charity day 15

Chapter 103. Interpretation of the Expression in (1Tim2:4) “Who Will Have All Men to Be Saved.” Accordingly, when we hear and read in Scripture that, “He will have all men to be saved,” (1Tim2:4), although we know well that all men are not saved, we are not on that account to restrict the omnipotence of […]

The Enchiridion, on Faith, Hope and Charity day 14

Theological Virtues Per St Augustine, Doctor of the Church, Bishop of Hippo (354-430AD) Introduction: FAITH (City has posted chapters #1-97(paragraphs:) per day M-F for 13 days) Chapter 98. Predestination to Eternal Life is Wholly of God’s Free Grace. And, moreover, who will be so foolish and blasphemous as to say that God cannot change the […]

The Enchiridion, on Faith, Hope and Charity day 13

Theological Virtues Per St Augustine, Doctor of the Church, Bishop of Hippo (354-430AD) Introduction: FAITH (City has posted chapters #1-91(paragraphs:) per day M-F for 12 days) Chapter 92. The Resurrection of the Lost. But as for those who, out of the mass of perdition caused by the first man’s sin, are not redeemed through the […]

AUTHORITY in the CHURCH

Blessed Augustine of Hippo ca. 354-430  (Saint & Doctor) …[I]f you acknowledge the supreme authority of Scripture, you should recognize that authority which from the time of Christ Himself, through the ministry of His apostles, and through a regular succession of bishops in the seats of the apostles, has been preserved to our own day […]

The Word made Flesh, St Augustine, Annunciation

“And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we saw his glory, the glory as it were of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth.” (Jn1:14) “The Word was made flesh” so that the wisdom of God could come within the reach of human beings. For his Word […]

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