Presvytera and Dr. Jeannie Constantinou guides us through Holy Scripture with the eyes of the Church Fathers.
The Temptation of Christ
Why was Christ tempted after baptism? What does his temptation teach us about our baptism, the devil and spiritual warfare? Fr. Costas will be joining us!
A Deeper Look at the Baptism of Christ
A Deeper Look at the Baptism of Christ: Important theology is revealed and heresies are refuted by this event. The Father's voice shows fulfillment of the most perplexing Old Testament events. Other mysteries are also revealed about the Holy Spirit and our own baptisms.
The Baptism of Christ
The Baptism of Christ raises so many questions. First, why is this feast called Epiphany and Theophany? Why is this event considered a "big deal" in Orthodoxy when it is barely even mentioned by other Christians? Since baptism is for the forgiveness of sin, and John's baptism was for repentance, why was Christ baptized at all? Join us for the first Search the Scriptures of 2023 as we discuss these and other important historical, biblical and theological questions.
Brood of Vipers !
"Brood of Vipers!" St. John the Forerunner addressed the Jewish leaders with those harsh words when they came to the Jordan River to see him. Jesus would condemn them in the same way. But why did their presence call for such a sharp rebuke? More about St. John, the corrupt leadership in Jerusalem and Jewish attitudes in the first century.
The Forerunner II
John the Forerunner led an amazing and unusual life, described as an "angelic life," growing up in the wilderness of Judea. Yet rumors about influence by a strict Jewish sect have become popular today. Was John an Essene? Why did he baptize? Did John's baptism actually forgive sins? Join us as we continue our discussion of this important figure in Christian history, the Forerunner and Baptist of the Lord on Search the Scriptures Live.
john the Lord's Forerunner and Baptist is one of the most important saints of Christian history. We can see his prominence in every Orthodox Church by his position next to Christ on the iconostasis. He occupies a leading role at the beginning of all four gospels. Why was his ministry and presence so important? What made John so great that the Lord said that no man ever born was greater than John? Join us as we explore this important saint through the lens of Matthew's gospel
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