Homily 392 – 31st after Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa January 19, 2020 Epistle: (280-ctr) 1 Timothy 1:15-17 Gospel: (93) Luke 18:35-43 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. What do we want Jesus to do? It is a fascinating question. On the […]

Homily 391 – 30th after Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa January 12, 2020 Epistle: (224-ctr) – Ephesians 4:7-13 Gospel: (10) – Matthew 4:12-17 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. St. Paul in his epistle to the Ephesians mentions something very important, that […]

Homily 390 – 29th after Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa January 5, 2020 Epistle: (298) 2 Timothy 4:5-8 Gospel: (1) Mark 1:1-8 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. The Forerunner preached the baptism of repentance for the remission of sins. The Orthodox […]

Homily 389 – Circumcision/St. Basil Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa January 1, 2020 Epistle: (254) Colossians 2:8-12 (Circumcision) and (318) Hebrews 7:26-8:2 (St Basil) Gospel: Luke 2:20-21, 40-52 (Circumcision, p 323) and (24) Luke 6:17-23 (St Basil, p 118) In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, […]

Homily 388 – 28th after Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa December 29, 2019 Epistle: (200) Galatians 1:11-19 (Sunday after the Nativity) Gospel: (4) Matthew 2:13-23 (Sunday after the Nativity) In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. In the middle of the Christmas season […]