Fr. Lawrence Farley, the priest of St. Herman's Orthodox Church in Langley, British Columbia, and the host of "Coffee Cup Commentaries," uses the Scriptures to describe what awaits us in the world to come.
A Voice From The Isles
Gifted and Talented
The Morning Offering (Video Edition)
Making Sense of Isaiah 7:14 –“Young Woman” or “Virgin”? (Part 3)
Tue, Feb 09, 2016
In part 1 of this series, we looked at the textual data regarding Isaiah 7:14 in multiple Hebrew manuscripts and translations into other languages. In part 2, we examined the “wibbly-wobbly”…
The One Thing Progress Cannot Do
Fr. Stephen Freeman
Sat, Feb 06, 2016
It is common among Orthodox teachers to identify prayer with the “one thing necessary” that Christ speaks of in John 11. This emphasizes prayer as communion with God – for communion with God is the…
What Does “Aionion” Mean?
Fr. Lawrence Farley
Tue, Feb 02, 2016
In the debate about the theological validity of Christian universalism one sometimes finds discussion about the meaning of the word “eternal” in Matthew 25:46. Christ there says plainly that the unrighteous…