«Satan, the Great Deceiver»

God will judge The Prince of evil on the last day - The Day of Judgment

«Satan can only deceive he cannot pluck us out of the hand of God»

Deceive – to mislead by a false appearance or statement

By Fr. Timothy Evangelinidis

When I was much younger and attending university in my home-town of Sydney (in those days a much smaller and less busy place), I was allocated a particular lecturer who prided himself on being an atheist. «Religion is something for weak people, those who cannot think or live for themselves». Arriving at his first lecture this man proudly announced that with a few premises, sub-conclusions and a watertight conclusion, he would prove beyond any doubt that God did not exist. It went something like this: Διαβάστε τη συνέχεια του άρθρου »

«I am holier than you «…The Science Behind the «Holier-Than-Thou» People!!!

A wolf in sheep's skin

Be honest about it.  Deep down inside, you really do see yourself as morally superior to the average person.

It turns out that you’ve got a lot of company. Most of us think we are above average in a lot of things, especially when it comes to morality, says David Dunning, professor of psychology at Cornell University.

People see themselves as being fairer, more altruistic, more self-sacrificing, more moral than most others, according to numerous studies, Dunning says.

In short, most of us think we really are «holier than thou,» (I AM HOLIER THAN YOU) although we may not be Διαβάστε τη συνέχεια του άρθρου »

Ecological destruction is ‘sacrilegious’, says Orthodox church leader

fishEcumenical Patriarch Bartholomeos I, seen by many of the world’s Orthodox Christians as their spiritual leader, has called the destruction of the environment a «sacrilegious and sinful» act.

«The ecological crisis, and particularly the reality of climate change, constitutes the greatest threat for every form of life in our world,» Bartholomeos said in a statement issued to mark World Environment Day on 5 June.

«With the opening of this third millennium, environmental issues already evident since the 20th century acquired a new intensity, coming to the forefront of daily attention,» said Bartholomeos, who is sometimes called the Green Patriarch because of his public support for the environmental cause. Διαβάστε τη συνέχεια του άρθρου »