Anti-church and the Abomination of the Desolation

Christ is Risen! “Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you where ever you go” (Joshua 1:9). “The Church is forever eager to joyfully walk towards apocalyptic martyrdom in order to defend and preserve the theanthropic Person of Christ,” St. Justin Popovich. …

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Announcement: Fearmongering Portions of Bible Must be Removed for the Well-being of Humanity

A new announcement from the Council for Religious Unity, Fraternity, and Serenity in Social Affairs (CRUFSSA). In previous announcements CRUFSSA found it best for the well-being of humanity to offer a New Revised and Redacted version of Scripture. It has also issued hymns which the Council still recommends for use in all its societies. As …

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Health Passports, Economic Coercion, and the Number of a Man

“Revelation tells us that the Antichrist will use a mark for economic reasons” Elder Athanasios (Mitilinaios). I have long asserted, based on my reading of various saints and elders, that the whole current c-19 “crisis” is being used to advance underlying sinister agendas. At current, riding on the fear-mongering of the media and various government …

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Orthodoxy and the Religion of Today

“A teaching that pleases the ears, calms the conscience, and makes people happy creating the impression that everything is wonderful is most likely counterfeit” Elder Athanasios (Mitilianos). Today there is a war being waged for the souls of mankind. It is an ancient war. Yet, for those of us today, the current battles being fought …

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A Saint, Prophecies, Globalism, and the Antichrist

“Little children, it is the last hour; and even as you heard that the antichrist is coming, even now many antichrists have arisen, from which we know it is the last hour” (1 Jn 2:18) The coming in the flesh of the Divine Person of the Logos has initiated the “last hour” on earth. In …

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The Church of Smyrna: Times of Persecution

The message to the church of Smyrna is the shortest of the seven letters. “And to the angel of the Church in Smyrna write: “These things says the First and the Last, Who became dead and came to life ...” (Rev. 2:8). Also, see Rev. 1:17-18. Archimandrite Athanasios understands “angel” to refer specifically to the …

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Extensive Study of the Book of Revelation in English

Dear Readers, As I slowly continue to produce brief studies on the Seven Churches in the Book of Revelation, I wanted to provide you with the link to the extensive study by Archimandrite Athanasios of blessed memory. It is a voluminous work which seems to be firmly grounded upon the Patristic ethos. Link - Study …

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The Church of Ephesus: Praise and Rebuke

“To the angel of the Church in Ephesus write: 'These things says the One Who holds the seven stars in His right hand, the One Who walks about in the midst of the seven golden lampstands” (Rev. 2:1). According to the Patristic understanding, the seven stars represent bishops and the lampstands the churches. Christ the …

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The Seven Churches of Revelation: A Message to the Church For All Time.

Introduction. “Write these things which you saw, and the things which are, and the things which are about to take place after these things” (Rev. 1:19). In the opening pages of the most cryptic book of the New Testament, the book of the Apocalypse, or Revelation, Our Lord Jesus, the First and the Last, addresses …

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Go to Sleep, Everything is Just Fine

"Until the last decade or so the development of what it is perhaps still too early to call 'American Orthodoxy' had been largely unconscious, as it indeed remains in the majority of those who call themselves "Orthodox" today.  But, as the history of Orthodoxy in America has made abundantly clear, "unconscious" Orthodoxy is but a …

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