The events of Palm Sunday are momentous, but they cannot be understood without understanding the words of the Apostle Paul and contrasting them to the actions of the people who received Jesus joyfully and with shouts of praise as he rode into Jerusalem on a colt, the foal of an ass. LISTEN NOW Philippians 4:4-9… Continue reading The inner meaning of Palm Sunday. 2009. Audio Homily.
Month: April 2009
Receiving a kingdom which cannot be moved…
Today’s reading from St. Paul’s epistle to the Hebrews is a beautiful exposition of how we, as disciples of Christ, should live our lives. Why is the reading read on this particular day, the day on which we celebrate our Lord’s Resurrection of Lazarus? I think that the key is in the first words of the… Continue reading Receiving a kingdom which cannot be moved…
5th Sun GL, St Mary of Egypt 1999. “This kind cannot come forth by anything but by prayer and fasting”
(Original link:http://www.orthodox.net/sermons/great-lent-sunday-05_1999.html ) In the Name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. This kind cannot come forth by anything but by prayer and fasting. So we read last week. What is this kind that cannot come forth? The demoniac boy was made by the demons to… Continue reading 5th Sun GL, St Mary of Egypt 1999. “This kind cannot come forth by anything but by prayer and fasting”
Sunday of St Mary of Egypt, 2009. Audio Homily: A perfect description of any true Christian
Sunday of St Mary of Egypt, 2009. A perfect description of any true Christian: LISTEN NOW If the "LISTEN NOW" link does not work, copy this URL into your browser: http://www.orthodox.net/sermons/great-lent-sunday-05_2009-04-05.m3u If this file does not work for you, try the direct link to the actual mp3 file:http://www.orthodox.net/sermons/great-lent-sunday-05_2009-04-05.mp3 RSS feed of Sunday and some weekday… Continue reading Sunday of St Mary of Egypt, 2009. Audio Homily: A perfect description of any true Christian
2009-04-02 ns (3/20) 5th Thursday of Great Lent.
Prison Ministry Hackberry trees Serendipity Just showing up Yesterday I went to the Hughes unit jail. I did not want to go, but so what? It always works out that I am glad I went. For some of these guys, I am the ONLY person they see from the outside. They write me… Continue reading 2009-04-02 ns (3/20) 5th Thursday of Great Lent.
After the Great Canon service. 5th Wednesday of Great Lent 2009.
A happy heart. Fasting creates simple pleasures. Lentil Curry, & cooking oil and onions. “Yummy” Black Cherry soda. The Theme of the Great Canon. St Mary of Egypt. Irony. It made my heart “enlarged” to see so many of you at the Great Canon service Wednesday night, and also surprising to me, so many… Continue reading After the Great Canon service. 5th Wednesday of Great Lent 2009.