Scripture

Cover of Acts of the Apostles, Commentary by Archbishop Averky (Taushev)

Apostle Peter Before the Sanhedrin

In this excerpt, the editorial staff of Orthodox Life Online offers you a glimpse into a newly published volume in the series Commentary on the Holy Scriptures of the New Testament by Archbishop Averky (Taushev). This work stands apart in an intellectual climate that prizes innovation over tradition, headlines over the Truth, and intellectualism over divine revelation.
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Laying the Groundwork for the Salvation of Mankind

In light of the upcoming Sunday of the Forefathers, we offer this reflection on three Old Testament figures who prefigured and prophecied the coming Messiah, while preparing Israel for his coming: The righteous Abraham, the prophets Moses and Elijah.