St Isaac the Syrian: The Triumph of the Kingdom over Gehenna

Originally posted on Eclectic Orthodoxy:
“Those who are punished in Gehenna are scourged by the scourge of love”—these words of St Isaac the Syrian have profoundly influenced the Orthodox understanding of hell and damnation. I suspect that most readers of St Isaac’s writings have long assumed that this mystical insight represents the apex of his…

Are You Sure No One Knows the Day or the Hour? — A New Day Dawning

Are You Sure No One Knows the Day or the Hour? — A New Day Dawning:   “Chuck Crisco December 29, 2015 Troubled times come throughout history, and unfortunately in recent history it is commonplace for some Christians to shout, ‘the sky is falling’ and run for cover instead of being salt and light to … More Are You Sure No One Knows the Day or the Hour? — A New Day Dawning