Bishop Nikolai Velimirovich


Often some unexpected misery bears down on us, and we vainly ask why. Only the Church of Christ knows that there is an underlying cause for every misfortune. The Church places all misfortunes in two groups: one, those that come upon sinners because of some old unrepented sin; and two, those that come upon the righteous and serve, according to the words of Chrysostom as a means of receiving a wreath, as was the case with Lazarus and Job.

Prologue, September 16

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Guiding the Stewardship Committee, as part of the National Standing Committees of the Serbian Orthodox Church in the United States
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