The Doctrine of the Trinity found in the New Testament2 min read

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The Trinity of God was revealed by Jesus and documented by the apostles in many books within the New Testament.  For example, in the Gospel according to Saint Matthew, Our Lord and Saviour had commanded the disciples and apostles to baptise the believers, saying, "Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptising them in the name of the Father and of the…

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Erroneous Ideas About Fasting: Formalities During The Fasting Period2 min read

One of the most common misconceptions is how we ought to view the fasting period. As mentioned by His Holiness Pope Shenouda III, the devil gets annoyed when we start fasting as it disciplines the body. The devil gets particularly annoyed during Lent, as this is the most spiritual time of the year.   One of the ways to distract us from spirituality is when…

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Misconceptions on Speaking in Tongues – Part I11 min read

Speaking in tongues in the context of Acts 2:1-8   There are numerous claims and theories about speaking in tongues. Numerous people do not actually know what to think when speaking in tongues. The main texts regarding speaking in tongues come from Acts 2:1-11 and 1 Corinthians 14:1-25. When one does not know the context behind the two main instances where ‘’speaking in tongues’’ was…

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On Genealogy of Jesus (Part 2 of 3): Did Matthew count the number of generations from Abraham to Jesus incorrectly?4 min read

Saint Matthew stated that: "all the generations from Abraham to David are fourteen generations; from David until the captivity in Babylon are fourteen generations; and from the captivity in Babylon until the Christ are fourteen generations" (Matt. 1:17). But when we count them, we find them to be 41 only, not 14 × 3, which is 42. Did Matthew count the number of generations…

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