Category Archives: Matthew 3

Monasticism in Scripture

When Martin Luther set off the Protestant Reformation, he unfortunately birthed a tradition of badmouthing monasticism. On many occasions he openly rejected monasticism, and even claimed that monasticism is unsupported by Scripture: “I would suggest to those in high places in … Continue reading

Posted in 1 Corinthians 11:1-12, 1 Corinthians 7:7-8, 1 Kings 17, 40 Days of Blogging, Acts 2, Hebrews 13:17, Matthew 3, Numbers 6 | 1 Comment

Bear Fruits Worthy of Repentance

Fr. Michael Keiser: John the Baptizer appeared in the wilderness preaching a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins. In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, God is one. Amen. Now, … Continue reading

Posted in Fr. Michael Keiser, John 1:19-28, Luke 3:1-22, Mark 1:1-8, Matthew 3, Orthodox Homilies, Universalism | 1 Comment