Explanation of psalms 3, 37, 62, 87, 102, and 142. This book examines the issues of repentance, prayer, humility, the will of God, blessing and righteous judgment among the nations, the fight against the enemy, and the architecture of hades.
This book is compiled from catechetical talks given by the missionary priest Daniel Sysoyev in Moscow. The printed texts of the talks preserve the spoken conversational style, drawing the reader in with numerous straightforward examples and clear answers to the catechumens’ “tricky” questions. The majority of those who attended Father Daniel’s talks became regular parishioners at Orthodox churches following their baptism.
For many people the Apocalypse is associated with catastrophies and terrifying events, the coming of the antichrist, natural disasters, wars, and the end of the world. Given this attitude it is natural to wish for these events to be delayed as long as possible.
On our spiritual journey, how often do we fi nd ourselves in need of a timely answer to this or that question that is troubling our soul. We believe that if we pray to God before asking advice from a priest, the Lord will give us the right answer by way of His servant. This book is comprised of answers to questions posed to Father Daniel during talks devoted to the explanation of the Bible. Father Daniel gives clear, logical answers to questions of a most interesting and vital nature.
he gift of eloquence is not given to everyone, and there are very few who have mastered the art of producing a homily that nourishes the mind of the listener and fi lls him with divine truth. This book is composed of the homilies given by Priest Daniel Sysoev in the church of the apostle Thomas.
How can one avoid divisions in the Church while attuning the mind and heart to unity in Christ? Grace is to be sought from God, not from men. Can Christ really be divided? If Christ cannot be divided, how can His Body — the Church — be divided?