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How should you fast?

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One of the most common misconceptions these days is that fasting should be done in the spirit only. Meaning, there’s no need to fast in the body. For some, this is a logical idea… after all, Christians ought to be

How can I know God’s will for my life?

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How can I know God’s will for my life? Why is God’s will so difficult to understand? And, how do I recognize it? Am I supposed to feel something? It is true that the will of God is sometimes difficult

The Stages of Temptation & Addiction: Part 1

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The Church often teaches us that within our spiritual life, there will be warfare. And if warfare, then there must be an enemy. And if an enemy, then we are under attack. If you have ever wondered what these attacks

Find out who you truly are?!

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We are excited to introduce new voices on COA through the newly established Words of Wisdom branch. We are especially excited to start with HG Bishop Angaelos from London, UK. This video was of course used with his permission. 

Discovering the Depth of the Orthodox Prayer Life

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As we walk through our earthly journey, sometimes our minds wonder: “Why is Orthodoxy so demanding?” “why do I need to endure these long prayers and even more long fasting periods?” “Is all of this really necessary?” “Is it needed

How to control your thoughts? 4 sure ways to help you gain control.

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Controlling our thoughts and feelings can often be challenging and sometimes very frustrating but when we gain authority over our mind, our lives flourish. We develop a winning attitude and we can successfully overcome adversity. Gaining control over our mind

Was it necessary for God to destroy Egypt with the 10 plagues? What about the firstborns?

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Was it necessary for God to destroy Egypt with the 10 plagues? Although this fantastic event freed Israel from Egyptian bondage, it leaves many difficult questions unanswered. Was Pharaoh a puppet in God’s hands? Did He really harden his heart?

How do we know that Jesus Christ really existed?

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Have you ever wondered if Jesus really existed as a person within history? Do you have any evidence?  Is there anything outside the bible that proves he ever existed? Let’s take a look at what history has to say about

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What is the Coptic Orthodox Church’s view on Sex and Sexuality ?

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What is the Coptic Orthodox Church’s view on Sex and Sexuality? This is a loaded question and many people will shy away from it due to the sensitivity surrounding the subject.  Sex has, unfortunately, become something that is extremely misunderstood

What are the passions and how do I fight them?

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What are the Passions and How to Fight Them? In order to understand what the passions are and how the Church defines them, let us see how Saint Basil the Great explains them. He starts first by defining what is

Who Created God?

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Who Created God? This is a popular question that is asked often nowadays. First, one must understand that this question implies that God is under time. But is He? This question is actually a fallacy; which means that it is

Should I use Psalms in prayer?

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 Should I use Psalms in prayer? Prayer is a deep conversation with God, but there are many ways to converse with Him. One of these ways is to pray with psalms. The word “psalms” in Hebrew means “praises.” However, many

How should I pray?

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How should I pray? When we go to a store to buy something we need or want, we usually know what we will buy. We have read and know the use and function of the object/tool we will buy before

Why is fasting essential?

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Why is fasting essential? In the Coptic Orthodox reality, the Church asks her believers to fast almost 2/3 of the year.  If we count the weekly fasts of Wednesday and Fridays, the days before the minor and major feasts, personal

What is the passion of Lust?

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What are the Passions and how to fight them ? – Lust – Part 2 We continue our series on the passions and today we attempt to answer the question what is lust and what is the understanding of the

Who are the heroes of Orthodoxy? – St. Athanasius of Alexandria

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 Who are the heroes of Orthodoxy? – St. Athanasius of Alexandria When we start speaking about heroes we can easily begin talking about the patristic fathers. They are the ones who stood firmly in their Orthodox faith and tradition and

What is understood by submission in marriage? – Part 1

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What is understood by submission in marriage? – Part 1 Today we will answer the question that asks why women are called to submit to their husbands in the Orthodox ceremony of matrimony.  To answer this question, we need to

If I am predestined to bad/good works, why does God judge me?

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If I am predestined to bad/good works, why does God judge me? If God already knows what I am going to do in the future then why does He judge me on my actions?If He knows I will commit sins