Today we are celebrating the epiphany, the baptism of the Lord. And repentance and confession lead to the treasures of God. The word Epiphany means the appearance of the Holy Trinity. And so, the appearance was as follows: First of all, seeing the Lord Jesus, who has no sins standing in the river Jordan for what reason? The repentance of baptism. “This is my beloved son,” says the Lord, and the Holy Spirit descends to form the Trinity, the father, son, and Holy Spirit. Why are the Holy Spirit and the water......
Father Andrew speaks with us to celebrate Epiphany: I would like to wish everybody a happy, healthy and a very good time this year. Last year we lost a lot of brothers and sisters, we had good things, and we had sad things. But we thank God because we are the children of the Resurrection. We are believers, we are Christian. We believe that the power of the light is stronger than any bad thing. That is why we are still here, witnessing, praying with hope that no matter what we face,......
Christianity is about practicing the faith and maintaining a style of life. It means to be a true follower. That is why we see after the feast of Epiphany on January 6, we start the year reading and learning about how Jesus called his disciples. Before being called by Jesus, the disciples were normal people with their careers. But after that, Jesus commissioned them to be disciples and preach the word of salvation for the whole world. Why do we do this in the beginning of the year? Because it means the......
I would like to ask all of you to take a walk with me right now. Let us walk down to the Jordan River, where John the Baptist was baptizing others. He was a humble man, clothed in camel hair and a leather belt. He is the greatest of all the apostles, and he is the voice crying in the wilderness to make straight the path of the Lord. John the Baptist was preaching for the need of repentance and the washing of sins of all those who come to him. And......
May God guide you and protect you in 2019, and whatever is in your mind. And we pray God will visit the sick people and do miracles, those who need a touch of healing, physically, emotionally, spiritually – and He will be with them and protect them. We must realize that we are very unique, and we are very different. Otherwise, we lose the opportunity to serve the heavenly Father, and receive the blessing. Today, we celebrate the very important feast, the Epiphany. It is equal to Christmas and the Resurrection, because......