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“Go and Learn What This Means…” Commentary/Exegesis by Michael Gillis https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/prayingintherain/2010/09/go-and-lean-what-this-means/ Commentary/Exegesis by Michael Gillis Topics: Knowledge of God , Marriage , Hosea Source: Ancient Faith Blog Using Matthew's quotation (9:13,12:7) from Hosea 6:6, Michael Gillis says examines the knowledge of God as an intimate marital relationship with God. Gentleness Commentary/Exegesis by Michael Gillis https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/prayingintherain/2010/10/gentleness/ Commentary/Exegesis by Michael Gillis Topics: Gentleness , Peace Source: Ancient Faith Blog In this commentary from the Orthodox tradition, Michael Gillis uses Philippians 4: 4-9 to link gentleness with the experience of peace. Shall Thy Wonders Be Known in That Darkness? Article by Michael Gillis https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/prayingintherain/2010/06/shall-thy-wonders-be-known-in-tha/ Article by Michael Gillis Topics: Darkness , Fruit of the Spirit , Faith Source: Ancient Faith Blog "Unbelievers will much more likely be convinced of the truth of Christianity if Christians just focus on acquiring the fruit of the [Spirit]." An article on faith and reason by Michael Gillis from the Orthodox Church. Happy Weakness Article by Michael Gillis https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/prayingintherain/2011/12/happy-weakness/ Article by Michael Gillis Topics: Weakness Source: Ancient Faith Blog Michael Gillis uses the example of King Uzziah in 2 Chronicles 26:15 to contrast weakness and strength. Food, Sex and Humility Article by Michael Gillis https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/prayingintherain/2010/09/food-sex-and-humility/ Article by Michael Gillis Topics: Humility , Food , Sexuality , Eve Source: Ancient Faith Blog "The Garden of Eden is within each of us, and the struggle of Eve is the struggle we all face." A brief thought on food, sex, and humility by Michael Gillis of the Orthodox Church. Zeal Article by Michael Gillis https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/prayingintherain/2014/03/zea/ Article by Michael Gillis Topics: Repentance Source: Ancient Faith Blog "There are two kinds of zeal that are commonly misidentified as spiritual zeal. These are intellectual zeal and emotional zeal." An article by Michael Gillis from the Orthodox tradition. The Harsh Parables of Luke Commentary/Exegesis by Michael Gillis https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/prayingintherain/2011/11/harsh-parables-of-luke/ Commentary/Exegesis by Michael Gillis Topics: Parables , Luke , Luke , Daily Living Source: Ancient Faith Blog In this commentary on Luke 12:16-21 from the Orthodox tradition, Fr. Michael Gillis shows how Luke wants us to know that whatever we do in this world will certainly influence what happens in the next. When I Am Weak, Then I Am Strong Commentary/Exegesis by Michael Gillis https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/prayingintherain/2010/10/when-i-am-weak-then-i-am-strong/ Commentary/Exegesis by Michael Gillis Topics: Weakness , Paul Source: Ancient Faith Blog In this commentary from the Orthodox tradition, Michael Gillis examines Paul's statement about weakness and strength in 2 Corinthians 12:10. Marriage, Sex and Lent Article by Michael Gillis https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/prayingintherain/2016/03/marriage-sex-lent/ Article by Michael Gillis Topics: Lent , Marriage , Sexuality Source: Ancient Faith Blog In this article from the Orthodox tradition, Michael Gillis examines Church Tradition on married couples abstaining form sexual relations during lent. Advice on Prayer Article by Michael Gillis https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/prayingintherain/2009/11/advice-on-prayer/ Article by Michael Gillis Topics: Prayer , Weakness Source: Ancient Faith Blog Michael Gillis uses Psalm 50 to offers advice on weakness and prayer. Open For Me The Doors Of Repentance Article by Michael Gillis https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/prayingintherain/2011/03/open-for-me-doors-of-repentance/ Article by Michael Gillis Topics: Repentance Source: Ancient Faith Blog In this article from the Orthodox tradition, Michael Gillis talks about why we must say that we be "granted tears of repentance." The Least I Can Do Article by Michael Gillis https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/prayingintherain/2015/04/the-least-i-can-do/ Article by Michael Gillis Topics: Pride Source: Ancient Faith Blog In this article from the Orthodox tradition, Fr. Michael Gillis reflects personally on pride. Full Text Hymns on Michael Gillis Peace I give you, peace I leave youPD
We Have A Little Garden… Sermon Illustration by Michael Gillis https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/prayingintherain/2014/11/we-have-little-garden/ Sermon Illustration by Michael Gillis Topics: Life Source: Ancient Faith Blog In this article from the Orthodox tradition, Fr. Michael Gillis uses a Beatrix Potter nursery rhyme to reflect on the garden of life that God has given each of us. Take Heed - Judgment Commentary/Exegesis by Michael Gillis https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/prayingintherain/2013/11/take-heed-7/ Commentary/Exegesis by Michael Gillis Topics: Judgment , Hypocrisy Source: Ancient Faith Blog In this article from the Orthodox tradition, Fr. Michael Gillis uses Matthew 6:1-3 to warn against judgment. Speaking about Spiritual Things Article by Michael Gillis https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/prayingintherain/2014/12/speaking-about-spiritual-things/ Article by Michael Gillis Topics: Spirituality , Discernment Source: Ancient Faith Blog In this article from the Orthodox tradition, Fr. Michael Gillis quotes St. Isaac the Syrian (c.613-c.700) to reflect on discerning our actual inner state when we speak of spiritual things. Holding Jesus in My Arms Article by Michael Gillis https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/prayingintherain/2014/06/holding-jesus-in-my-arms/ Article by Michael Gillis Topics: Christ , Ecclesiology Source: Ancient Faith Blog In this article from the Orthodox tradition, Michael Gillis uses the Icon of the Mother of God to examine the typology and doctrine of the Church. Doubt Article by Michael Gillis https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/prayingintherain/2011/11/doub/ Article by Michael Gillis Topics: Doubt Source: Ancient Faith Blog In this article from the Orthodox tradition, Michael Gillis shows how there are different kinds of doubt in the New Testament and in the Christian life. Lions In Our Hearts Article by Michael Gillis https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/prayingintherain/2011/09/lions-in-our-hearts/ Article by Michael Gillis Topics: Heart , Sin Source: Ancient Faith Blog In this article from the Orthodox tradition, Fr. Michael Gillis offers the metaphor of an evil lion caged inside us, and evaluates three potential ways to deal with that lion. Praying the Parables Article by Michael Gillis https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/prayingintherain/2013/04/praying-parables/ Article by Michael Gillis Topics: Parables , Prayer Source: Ancient Faith Blog Michael Gillis examines the place and practise of praying the parables in the Orthodox Church. Hallowed Be Your Name: Some Grammar and a Reflection Commentary/Exegesis by Michael Gillis https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/prayingintherain/2015/10/hollowed-name-grammar-reflection/ Commentary/Exegesis by Michael Gillis Topics: Lord’s Prayer , Name , Kingdom of God Source: Ancient Faith Blog In this commentary on the Lord's Prayer (Matthew 6:9-13) from the Orthodox tradition, Fr. Michael Gillis considers the Greek grammar of the prayer and reflects specifically on the petition, "Hallowed be Your Name."