How to be Saved from Disease

Below is a translation from Russian of portions of a sermon given by the New Hieromartyr Peter (Zverev) during the time of a severe cholera epidemic in Russia during the year of 1910. It is extremely relevant to our times and circumstances. Such examples are of the utmost value for us at current for they …

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The Masters of Death Are Now the Ministers of Life?

“If anyone is to be taken captive, to captivity he goes; if anyone is to be slain by the sword, with the sword he must be slain” (Rev. 13:10). True Christianity calls a person to total faith in God. A Christian must believe wholeheartedly that his life and his bodily death are in God's hands. …

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Christians in Times of Epidemic, Then and Now

  At current, even within Orthodox circles, the idea is being put forth that if I, as a person, truly cared about others I would stay at home. This staying at home includes forgoing attending church. Some are saying things like "don't try to be a hero." Others are proposing that staying at home is …

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