English Talks

English Talks

Talks in English by Priestmonk Kosmas can be downloaded free:  https://www.orthodoxtalks.com/about-hds/

Talk 01. Near-death and Out-of-body Experiences

Talk 02. The Truth about death and dying

Talk 03. Can we be called Orthodox Christians without reading the Lives of the Saints?

Talk 04. Is the desire for martyrdom a sign of madness, evil, or love?

Talk 05. Are we confessing our faith or our ego?

Talk 06. Can ignorance be an excuse at the Last Judgement?

Talk 07. Sorcery: Fact or Fiction?

Talk 08. Let's not forget about spiritual abuse

Talk 09. The Sexual Revolution: Are we better off?

Talk 10. The Struggle of Saint Xenia the Fool-for-Christ for her unrepentant departed husband

Talk 11. Better to marry than to burn with passion

Talk 12. Whom to marry and whom not to Marry

Talk 13. Marriage: Agony or Blessedness?

Talk 14. Are we seeking Salvation or are we deceiving ourselves and others?

Talk 15. The Life of Elder Paisios of Mount Athos

Talk 16. Encounters with Elder Paisios of Mount Athos

Talk 17. Counsels of Elder Paisios of Mount Athos

Talk 18. More counsels of Elder Paisios of Mount Athos

Talk 19. The Life of Elder Porphyrios of Greece

Talk 20. Elder Porphyrios of Greece as Spiritual Father

Talk 21. Encounters with a clairvoyant Elder

Talk 22. An Elder’s advice to Parents on Children

Talk 23. Mental, physical and spiritual disasters: The lack of discernment

Talk 24. Elders vs religious intellectuals: whom to follow?

Talk 25. Why logic and reason in spiritual matters can lead to a loss of grace

Talk 26. Holy communion without spiritual struggle: A heresy in our times

Talk 27. How does one overcome coldness and deadness in the spiritual life?

Talk 28. Do the dead need our help or do we need theirs?

Talk 29. If only the Saints are Saved, What Happens to the Faithful Who Die Struggling With Sins and Passions?

Talk 30. Did You Know That the Souls in Hades are in Urgent Need of Help for Their Release?

Talk 31. Does Christianity really cause guilt and depression?

Talk 32. O child, you have massacred the demon!

Talk 33. And no wonder, for even Satan disguises himself as an angel of light

Talk 34. What do we need to know to understand the deceptions of our times?

Talk 35. Seeking signs and miracles: beneficial or harmful?

Talk 36. Signs and miracles vs. God’s word: which produces the strongest Faith?

Talk 37. More than that, blessed are those who hear the Word of God and keep it!

Talk 38. Pride and vainglory: A spiritual cancer

Talk 39. Why do many Orthodox Christians refuse or do not know how to pray?

Talk 40. Advice on prayer: does it have to be so complicated?

Talk 41. Type 1 Deception: Striving for a high spiritual state

Talk 42. Type 2 Deception: Striving for exalted spiritual feelings

Talk 43. Examining the Pharisee within us

Talk 44. What is the aim of our Christian life?

Talk 45. Are we leading a balanced spiritual life?

Talk 46. The Aerial Toll-houses: Fearful yet hopeful

Talk 47. The Aerial Toll-houses: myth of reality?

Talk 48. Blessed are the Merciful, for they shall obtain Mercy!

Talk 49. The Life of Saint Nektarios, Part 1: His Upbringing and Development

Talk 50. The Life of Saint Nektarios, Part 2: His Trials and Persecutions

Talk 51. The Life of Saint Nektarios, Part 3: His Final Years and Blessed Repose

Talk 52. The Relics, Miracles and Canonization of Saint Nektarios the Wonderworker

Talk 53. The Teachings and Writings of Saint Nektarios the Wonderworker

Talk 54. The Saint and Elders on Married Life

Talk 55. Married Life: A Journey through Joys and Sorrows

Talk 56. What God has Joined together, Let Not Man Separate

Talk 57. Pray and Exert every effort to prevent a Divorce!

Talk 58. Married Life: Magic and Demonic Influence

Talk 59. Protecting Your Marriage from Magic and Demonic Influence

Talk 60. Exposing Psychics, Clairvoyants, Mediums, Fortune-tellers and Astrologers in the light of Orthodoxy

Talk 61. Physical, Mental and Spiritual Illness: Orthodoxy vs New Age healing

Talk 62. Adultery: Which is better, Divorce or Forgiveness?

Talk 63. Sexual Relations in an Orthodox Marriage

Talk 64. Why Are There So Many Sexual Problems in Orthodox Marriages?

Talk 65. Feminism’s War on Men, Marriage, Family and even Women

Talk 66. “Wives, submit to your husbands for the husband is the head of the wife”: From God or from Man?

Talk 67. Does Christianity repress Women, especially in Marriage?

Talk 68. How refraining from marital relations can be both beneficial and harmful

Talk 69. Married couples: Do not deprive one another so that Satan may not tempt you because of your Lack of Self-Control