Author Archives: Father Steven Allen

Orthodox Survival Course, Class 65: As the Angels of God in Heaven

You can listen to an audio podcast of this post at https://www.spreaker.com/user/youngfaithradio/osc65-2 For in the resurrection they neither marry, nor are given in marriage, but are as the angels of God in heaven. – Matthew 22:30 Thanks and Request for … Continue reading

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Real courage

16 July OS 2021 – Thursday of the Sixth Week of St. Matthew; St. Athenogenes, Hieromartyr You can listen to an audio podcast of this commentary at https://www.spreaker.com/user/youngfaithradio/2019-6-matt-th In today’s Gospel reading, the Lord Jesus teaches the disciples that He permits … Continue reading

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Growing our souls

15 July OS 2021 – Wednesday of the Sixth Week of Matthew; Holy Martyrs Kyrikos and Julitta; Holy Equal-to-the Apostles Great Prince Vladimir In today’s Gospel reading, the Lord Jesus tells the Parable of the Mustard Seed and the Parable … Continue reading

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Being relatives to the Lord

9 July OS 2021 – Thursday of the Fifth Week of Matthew; Holy Hieromartyr Pancratius of Taormina Listen to an audio podcast of this commentary at https://www.spreaker.com/user/youngfaithradio/matt5th In today’s Gospel reading, the Lord Jesus reminds us to realize who our … Continue reading

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The sign of Jonas

8 July OS 20216 – Wednesday of the Fifth Week of Matthew; Our Lady of Kazan; Holy Great Martyr Procopios You can listen to an audio podcast of this commentary at https://www.spreaker.com/user/youngfaithradio/matt5wed In today’s Gospel reading, the Lord Jesus teaches … Continue reading

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All shall be made known

25 June OS 2021: Thursday of the Third Week of Matthew; S. Febronia, Virgin-Martyr In today’s reading from the Holy Gospel, the Lord tells assures His faithful ones that their struggles will not be in vain: The Lord said to … Continue reading

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Enduring skillfully

24 June OS 2021 – Wednesday of the Third Week of Matthew; The Nativity of the Holy Great Prophet, Forerunner, and Baptist John In the Gospel reading appointed for today in the daily cycle, the Lord promises His disciples that … Continue reading

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For all have sinned and come short of the glory of God

20 June OS 2021: Saturday of the Second Week of Matthew; St. Methodius, Bishop of Patara, Hieromartyr In today’s reading from the Apostolos (Romans 3:19-26), St. Paul tells us flat out that no human being is naturally pleasing to God. Brethren: Now … Continue reading

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No room for sissies

17 June OS 2021: Wednesday of the 2nd Week of Matthew; Holy Martyrs Manuel, Sabel, and Ishmael Today’s Gospel reading is Matthew 7: 21-23: The Lord said, Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the … Continue reading

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Orthodox Survival Course, Class 64: Male and female created He them

Thanks and Request for Donations Again, thanks to our donors. May the Lord reward your love with His grace! To our other listeners: please consider a gift to help me out. If you have PayPal, you can send a gift … Continue reading

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