Blog posts tagged with 'prayer'

Mortals Imitating Immortality

Thursday, January 13, 2022 Comments (0)

 

Kevin J.N. Hughes

 

The irreligious man is a mortal being with a rational nature, who of his own free will turns his back on life and thinks of his own Maker, the ever-existent, as non-existent. The lawless man is one who holds the law of God after his own depraved fashion, and thinks to comb...

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The Morning Prayer of St. Philaret of Moscow

Monday, December 13, 2021 Comments (0)

 

Kevin J.N. Hughes

 

Saint Philaret of Moscow is a deeply important figure and one who bears our emulation. In his life he was called upon to shepherd the Church in Russia during a time of great turmoil and political upheaval. As a result of external factors, people were very unhappy, and Phil...

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Dostoyevsky On The Most Powerful Humility

Thursday, November 18, 2021 Comments (1)

 

Kevin J.N. Hughes

 

   

      People know a lot about my conversion story, at least the late elements, because I have been very open about them. I have been very open about how I ended up in Adventism, what led me out of it, why I was initially drawn to and eventually repulsed by Calvinism, ...

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Pray and Do what You Will

Tuesday, November 9, 2021 Comments (0)

 

Kevin J.N. Hughes

 

You may recall that we recently discussed the power of prayer for the mind. In that article, we saw that when we pray, it changes how we think, what we think about, and who we are. Today, I want to continue that thought with the next reflection, namely, “Pray and do what y...

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The Power of Prayer

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 Comments (0)

Kevin J. Hughes

We often talk about the power of prayer, and rightly so, for truly there is nothing more important in life than prayer. However, this phrase is used so commonly that we often lose sight of just what it is we’re talking about when we talk about the power of prayer. So, here are som...

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