Nativity of Christ. Holiness in the midst of the mundane.

The Meaning of Christmas

This homily is at:

http://www.orthodox.net/sermons/nativity-03_2015+holiness-amidst-mundane+meaning-of-christmas_galatians4-4-7.mp3

 

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The "Christmas story" shows us clearly how holiness lives in the midst of the mundane, invisible to the world. Do we notice it and crave it, or are we living swallowed up by the mundane? As we discuss this, we leisurely make our way toward an exegesis of the epistle for Nativity, which tells us the "Meaning of Christmas", focusing on: "Wherefore thou art no more a SLAVE, but a son...". We discuss slavery, and freedom, and how freedom is possible because of the incarnation.

 

 


 

Priest Seraphim Holland 2016

This homily is at:

http://www.orthodox.net/sermons/nativity-03_2015+holiness-amidst-mundane+meaning-of-christmas_galatians4-4-7.mp3

 

 

Redeeming the Time

Homilies from St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in McKinney, Texas

Fr. Seraphim Holland shares his homilies from St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in McKinney, Texas. See then that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise, redeeming the time, because the days are evil. Eph 5:15-16

Start date: October 2014

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Homilies from St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in McKinney, Texas

Priest Seraphim Holland shares his homilies from St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in McKinney, Texas. See then that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise, redeeming the time, because the days are evil. Eph 5:15-16

Start date: October 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LOTS MORE sermons on the Nativity at: http://www.orthodox.net/sermons/index.html#FEASTS_OF_THE_SAVIOR,_NATIVITY

 

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