LISTEN NOW Matthew 1:1-25 1 The book of the generation of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham. 2 Abraham begat Isaac; and Isaac begat Jacob; and Jacob begat Judas and his brethren; 3 And Judas begat Phares and Zara of Thamar; and Phares begat Esrom; and Esrom begat Aram; 4 And… Continue reading Sun before Nativity 2009. The Geneology of Christ.
LISTEN NOW Many more homilies for this day: http://www.orthodox.net/sermons/pentecost-sunday-17_1997.html 17th Sunday of Pentecost (HTML format) 1997 http://www.orthodox.net/sermons/pentecost-sunday-17_1999+sun-after-exaltation-the-caananite-woman.doc 17th Sunday of Pentecost (Word DOC format) Sun After Exaltation The Caananite Woman 1999 http://www.orthodox.net/sermons/pentecost-sunday-17_2001.rtf 17th Sunday of Pentecost (RTF format) 2001 http://www.orthodox.net/sermons/pentecost-sunday-17_2002+the-cannanite-woman.mp3 17th Sunday of Pentecost (mp3 format) The Cannanite Woman Matthew 15:21-28 2002 http://www.orthodox.net/sermons/pentecost-sunday-17_2003.mp3 17th Sunday… Continue reading 17th Sunday of Pentecost 2008 – The Canaanite Woman – Lessons in how to pray.
LISTEN NOW In summary, "Receive not the grace of God in vain" Many other homilies for this Sunday are at http://www.orthodox.net/sermons Matthew 25:14-30 For the kingdom of heaven is as a man travelling into a far country, who called his own servants, and delivered unto them his goods. 15 And unto one he gave five… Continue reading 16th Sunday – The Parable of the Talents
A parable to the Jew first and also to the Gentile. LISTEN NOW Matthew 21:33-42 Hear another parable: There was a certain householder, which planted a vineyard, and hedged it round about, and digged a winepress in it, and built a tower, and let it out to husbandmen, and went into a far country: 34… Continue reading The Parable of the Vineyard – 13th Sun after Pent 2008
LISTEN NOW SCRIPTURE And, behold, one came and said unto him, Good Master, what good thing shall I do, that I may have eternal life? 17 And he said unto him, Why callest thou me good? there is none good but one, that is, God: but if thou wilt enter into life, keep the commandments.… Continue reading 12th Sun after Pentecost 2008 – The Rich Young Ruler
LISTEN NOW Other Homilies for the 11th Sunday after Pentecost. http://www.orthodox.net/sermons/pentecost-sunday-11_1998+the-unmerciful-debtor-mat-18-23-35.doc 11th Sunday of Pentecost (Word DOC format) The Unmerciful Debtor Mat 18 23:35 1998 http://www.orthodox.net/sermons/pentecost-sunday-11_2000.html 11th Sunday of Pentecost (HTML format) 2000 http://www.orthodox.net/sermons/pentecost-sunday-11_2002+parable-of-the-unmerciful-debtor.mp3 11th Sunday of Pentecost (mp3 format) Parable Of The Unmerciful Debtor 2002 http://www.orthodox.net/sermons/pentecost-sunday-11_2008-08-31.mp3 11th Sunday of Pentecost (mp3 format) Parable… Continue reading 11th Sun after Pentecost 2008:Parable of the unmerciful debtor. What defines a Christian?
This homily may be read, listened to or viewed. LISTEN NOW You can watch this sermon on the following video platforms: YouTube, Yahoo, MySpace, Metacafe, Google, Revver, AOL Video, DailyMotion, Blip.tv and Veoh SYNOPSIS: The story of the healing of the demoniac boy illustrates two kinds of belief (faith) and two kinds of unbelief. If… Continue reading 10th Sun after Pentecost – The “Golden Chain” connecting faith and prayer and fasting.
Matthew 18:18-22; 19:1-2, 13-15 Verily I say unto you, Whatsoever ye shall bind on earth shall be bound in heaven: and whatsoever ye shall loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven. 19 Again I say unto you, That if two of you shall agree on earth as touching any thing that they shall ask,… Continue reading 9th Week After Pentecost – Tuesday – How many times should I forgive? The difference between the commandment to forgive all times and the priest’s responsibility and right to bind and loose.
LISTEN NOW Matthew 14:14-22And Jesus went forth, and saw a great multitude, and was moved with compassion toward them, and he healed their sick. 15 And when it was evening, his disciples came to him, saying, This is a desert place, and the time is now past; send the multitude away, that they may go… Continue reading 8th Sunday after Pentecost 2008, The Feeding of the Five Thousand:What are we to do in our “desert place”?
LISTEN NOW SYNOPSIS:The faith of the two blind man Jesus healed and of the men who brought the mute demoniac for healing demonstrate two aspects of faith. The demoniac’s muteness shows lack of faith; we cannot proclaim that which we do not know and experience, and the Holy Spirit will not reside where Evil is.… Continue reading 7th Sunday after Pentecost 2008, “According to your faith, be it unto you”