Samuel the Prophet and Seer

Posted by on Aug 20, 2014 in Blog
Samuel the Prophet and Seer

Today we commemorate Samuel the Prophet and Seer, the one who was a gift from God in response to Hannah’s prayers, tears, and pain of heart.  In her gratitude, Hannah offered her son back to the Lord.  At the age of twelve, Samuel heard the voice of the Lord calling him to service and, at […]

Abraham’s Faith and Obedience

Posted by on Oct 10, 2013 in Blog
Abraham’s Faith and Obedience

Yesterday we commemorated the Righteous Patriarch Abraham and his nephew Lot. The holy Patriarch Abraham, born ten generations after Noah, when the knowledge of God had perished from among men, became the beginning of God’s dispensation for the universal renewal and salvation of man.He obeyed God’s calling and left his country–the land of the Chaldees, that is, Mesopotamia–to the land of Canaan …