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THE CENTURIONS’ INTERCESSORS

Jesus healing Centurion's Daughter

Among those sections that the gospels of Matthew and Luke-independent of Mark-have in common, almost all are directly didactic. That is to say, those sections almost invariably consist of the explicit teachings of Jesus, with no attention to events in his life. Those shared sections convey, for instance, the sort of material we find in Matthew’s Sermon on the Mount ... Read More »

Sermon: The History of the Cross

Metropolitan Augoustinos Kantiotes of Florina

By Metropolitan Augoustinos (Kantiotes) of Florina [1] Help us, O Cross of Christ! Today, beloved brothers and sisters, we mark a great feast, a great celebration: it is the Exaltation of the Precious Cross. This feast carries us off to Golgotha on the day that the Son of Man and the Son of the Virgin was crucified. Today we will ... Read More »

Second Sunday of Great Lent: The Starry Heaven and the Moral Law

Fr George Dimopoulos

Author: Fr George Dimopoulos Source: Orthodox Sermons for all the Sundays of the Year – Volume I Publisher: Christian Orthodox Editions “And Thou, Lord, in the beginning hast laid the foundation of the earth: and the heavens are the works of thine hands”, (Heb. 1:10). Last week in one of my classes in a theological seminary I taught about the ... Read More »

Sermon on Fasting for Cheesfare Sunday

Fr George Dimopoulos

Author: Fr George Dimopoulos Source: Orthodox Sermons for all the Sundays of the Year – Volume I Publisher: Christian Orthodox Editions “Howbeit this kind goeth not out but by prayer and fasting” – (Matthew 17:21). Gospel Lesson: Matthew 6:14-21. Many of the laws and regulations of our Orthodox Church have been greatly misunderstood by our people. Even the educated and ... Read More »

The “Last Judgement”: Meat-Fare Sunday (Matthew 25:31-46)

Fr George Dimopoulos

Author: Fr George Dimopoulos Source: Orthodox Sermons for all the Sundays of the Year – Volume I Publisher: Christian Orthodox Editions “When the Son of Man shall come” (Matthew 21:31-46) Dear brethren, today’s gospel reading tells us about the Second Coming of Jesus. When Christ came the first time, He came as a very humble infant to the stable of ... Read More »

SERMON – PARABLE OF THE PRODIGAL SON (Luke 15:11-32)

Prodigal Son and Merciful Father

‘God, be merciful to me a sinner!’ I tell you, this man went down to his house justified rather than the other; for everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, but he who humbles himself will be exalted.” Today’s parable, my dear brothers and sisters, is a vivid painting like a drawing of souls. Our Holy Church presents to us ... Read More »