Our Life in Christ
After a two-month disappearance, Steve and Bill resurface and finally record part three of the series on "Relics." In this program they discuss the Orthodox view of God and how the creation can literally "participate in God," or, as St. Peter says, be a "partaker of the divine nature." How can the infinite God who says, "You cannot see my face and live," also promise that "the pure in heart shall see God"? The distinction between the essence and energies of God is one of the fundamental dogmas of the Orthodox faith and gives us a vision of our union with God which is ultimately our salvation.
Mr. Steve Robinson: O heavenly King, the Comforter, the Spirit of truth, who art everywhere present and fillest all things; Treasury of good gifts and Giver of life, come and abide in us and cleanse us from every stain, and save our souls, O gracious Lord.
And good evening and welcome to this edition of Our Life in Christ. Yes, we are alive!
Mr. Bill Gould: Yeah, it seems like we’ve done this a number…