The Phrase “Let Us Be Attentive” Should Hold Deep Meaning for Bible Readers

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Xulon Press offers a plain-speech discussion of Scripture passages.

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When we are attentive to our spiritual lives through the reading of God's Word, it gives us a more sure foundation, a greater sense of purpose and hope on a daily basis

Author and priest Stavros N. Akrotirianakis seeks to explain significant Gospel stories in language everyone can understand in Let Us Be Attentive: Reflections on the Sunday and Feast Day Scripture Readings of the Orthodox Church ($29.49, paperback, 9781545681718; $9.99, e-book, 9781545681725). He believes in Christians using their talents for God’s glory, and he is using his to ensure that Bible readers understand what they read.

Reading Scripture is a necessary part of any believer’s life, but we must also take care to be mindful of what we read and to put it into practice daily.

“We attend to many things in our lives, most of them material in nature. We don't take the time to attend to spiritual things. When we are attentive to our spiritual lives through the reading of God's Word, it gives us a more sure foundation, a greater sense of purpose and hope on a daily basis,” said Akrotirianakis.

Fr. Stavros N. Akrotirianakis has served as a Greek Orthodox priest for over twenty years. He currently serves St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL, where he lives with his wife, Lisa, and their son, Nicholas. He is the author of three books: Let All Creation Rejoice: Reflections on Advent, the Nativity, and Epiphany; The Road Back to Christ: Reflections on Lent, Holy Week and the Resurrection; and Blessed is the Kingdom: Reflections on the Divine Liturgy. He also writes a daily inspirational reflection called "The Prayer Team".

Xulon Press, a division of Salem Media Group, is the world’s largest Christian self-publisher, with more than 15,000 titles published to date. Let Us Be Attentive is available online through xulonpress.com/bookstore, amazon.com, and barnesandnoble.com.

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