Christ the Eternal Kalimat
Summary: Fr. Daniel brings an Indonesian perspective to his discussion of the identity of the 2nd person of the Trinity - Jesus the Christ. Is He who He claims to be - Very God of Very God? Jesus is the Eternal Kalimat - Arabic for Word or Logos in Greek.
Fr. Daniel looks closely at the first-called Apostles - Andrew and Simon Peter.
Fr. Daniel denotes the false beliefs of who Jesus is and contrasts them with the true testimony of John the Baptist.
Fr. Daniel shows how being baptized in Jesus, as opposed to John's, is of the Holy Spirit, uniting us to His death and resurrection and eternal life.
Why does John the Baptist refer to Jesus as "the Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world"?
Fr. Daniel explains the nature and purpose of John the Baptist, as one crying in the wilderness.
Fr. Daniel explains how John the Baptist was-- and wasn't-- the Prophet Elijah.
Fr. Daniel explains how Jesus is The Christ, because He is The prophet, The king and The priest.
Fr. Daniel shows how God is revealed, not by writings or by law, but through His incarnate Son.
Fr. Daniel concludes his examination of the introduction of the Gospel of John.
Fr. Daniel explains how Christ contains the fullness of God's divinity and therefore His Grace and Mercy, and He expresses this to the world.
Christ was not a self-proclaimed Messiah. And Fr. Daniel explores the witnesses to Jesus' Ministry and Divinity.
Because Christ took on human flesh, His children are glorified by this union with Him.
Fr. Daniel explores more thoroughly the dual nature of Christ's existence.
Fr, Daniel shows how, as Orthodox Christians, our shrine is not a physical temple, but Jesus Christ in Heaven.
Fr. Daniel examines the parallels and differences between Islam and Christianity.