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God is For Us

My Beloved Children, I wish each of you a very blessed Coptic New Year abounding in love and goodness. "Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new" (2 Corinthians 5:17). Hope, opportunity,...

Oneness in Marriage

H.G. Bishop Youssef, SUS Diocese Introduction The concept of Oneness is the heart of the Holy Trinity and the essence of Christianity. Our Lord Jesus Christ, before going to the cross, in His last prayer, communicated a number of things with the Father and prayed...

Anger Conquered

Bishop Youssef Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States "For the wrath of man does not produce the righteousness of God" (James 1:20). "Now the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace by those who make peace" (James 3:18). Introduction The...

Anxiety: Part 1

Introduction Anxiety is a psychological, physiological condition experienced in both body and soul constantly occupying thoughts causing somatic symptoms and ailments such as headache, chest tightness, skin rashes and others. Anxiety extends to affect the mood,...

Glorified through Suffering

Crucifixion entailed extreme suffering and excruciating pain. The thoughts of being nailed to a cross through ones ankles and wrists makes a person envision horrific agony. Death slowly overcoming a person through suffocation after becoming too exhausted to pull...

I Love My Master

Bishop Youssef Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States Keraza Magazine issue 27-28 July 4, 2014 After God gave Moses the prophet the Ten Commandments, He began to give him lawful judgments to place before His people. The first of those laws...