Victory over Sin - The Life of Anthony
The 'Life of St Anthony', written by St Athanasius is the epitome of attaining victory over sin.
Having defended the faith against the heresy of Arius, St Athanasius indicates to us in his book the steps necessary for being victorious over sin and Satan many times…
What differentiates Christianity from other religions?
Contrary to popular belief, Father Antonios Kaldas does not deem Christianity as one of the "religions", for in this age the word "religion" has been associated with buildings and institutions merely for tax purposes. However, as Father Antonios explains, Christ came and offered His teachings as a way…
Is fear of hell an incorrect driving force for faith in God?
Our panelist, Mina, explains that the Fathers actually describe hell as the love of God that irritates those who are there because they despise it. Then, if we were to fear hell, we would fear being burnt by God's love, rather than being…
How do we have free will if God already knows what we will do?
Having free will is something we as Christians regard to be very important. But what is the point of free will when we have a God that is all-knowing, all-powerful?
Our speaker, Samuel, explains that his sister is obsessed with animals. He…
How can we overcome the struggle of sexual addiction in such a desensitised world?
Concerns regarding sexual addiction, such as pornoography and masturbation, is a frequently asked topic by not only teens but adults as well. Fr Anthony mentions that the key to the spiritual life is to focus on the positives and not the…
Why doesn't God plainly reveal Himself, why would He want us to search for Him?
How many times have you questioned why God does not plainly reveal Himself. I mean, why would a God want us to search for Him?
Well, it is without question that God wants everyone to know and believe in…
Missionary Calling | Orthodox Answers
Dalia Fam is an American born Christian that decided to move to Zambia around 13 years ago. Her move to this small country in the south of Africa derived from her urge and calling to serve and help the most vulnerable. Dalia describes that from a young age, she…
Marriage Calling | Orthodox Answers
Mounier and Sandra Sayegh are an Orthodox couple living in the United States. In this video, they explore their calling as Christians which was the marriage vocation.
Commonly, we view marriage as the default. However, Mounier and Sandra explain that this should not be the case. Instead, we must…
Are we expected to reach spiritual perfection to attain Salvation?
Sometimes we believe that God only grants Salvation for those who are perfect. However, this should not deter us from developing our spiritual lives.
Jesus told us "Be perfect as your Father in heaven is perfect." Matthew 5:48
But how do…
How can I be like St Moses the Black and seek God if we have any doubts?
How lucky are we to have grown up in the faith, enjoyed the benefit of Sunday School and Bible studies? Well unfortunately for St Moses the Black, he did not have the same privileges.
Despite the benefits…
If God is omnipotent, why does He let good people fall into sin?
When confronted with this question, we often turn to "free will" as the answer. But do we really know what that 'sin' and 'free will' mean?
God does not let us miss the mark, we do so out of our own weakness!…