‘Life is Brief and Time is a Thief’ by Dr. John G. Panagiotou
OCP News Service – 11/2/22
New article by Dr. John G. Panagiotou is published on carolinacompass.com
The Holy Scriptures teach us in the Psalm 90:10 that “Our days may come to seventy years, or eighty, if our strength endures; yet the best of them are but trouble and sorrow for they quickly pass, and we fly away.” If only we really would meditate on that teaching and seek Him in all the days we are allotted here on earth. Recently, I heard a eulogy at a funeral given by a clergyman of higher rank. In his words, he alluded to the deceased individual having an untimely death, and he made no reference to the Resurrection of Christ. Needless to say, this perspective and omission is foreign to the mindset of orthodox Christian doctrine.
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Dr. John G. Panagiotou is the Vice-President for Advancement & Development at the Cummins Seminary and a professor at Erskine Theological Seminary. Dr. Panagiotou also serves as the Head of Greek Affairs and Eastern Orthodox Theology at Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE (Pan-Orthodox Christian Society). He is the author of the best-selling book ‘The Path to Oikonomia with Jesus Christ as Our Lighthouse’.
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