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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 »

Ninth Sunday of Matthew (1 Corinthians 3:9-17 and Matthew 14:22-34) – Anchored in Christ

Author: Fr George Dimopoulos Source: Orthodox Sermons for all the Sundays of the Year – Volume I Publisher: Christian Orthodox Editions “Courage! It is I, do not be afraid” (Matthew 14:22-34). The spiritual as well as the material supper with which Christ had fed the multitudes who had followed Him was over. Five thousand men (not counting women and children) ... Read More »

Eighth Sunday of Matthew (1 Corinthians 1:10-17 and Matthew 14:14-22) – The Leftovers

Author: Fr George Dimopoulos Source: Orthodox Sermons for all the Sundays of the Year – Volume I Publisher: Christian Orthodox Editions   “And they did all eat, and were filled and they took up of the fragments that remained twelve baskets full” (Matthew 14:14-22). Matthew starts the fourteenth chapter of his Gospel narrative, with one of the saddest historical events ... Read More »

Sixth Sunday of Matthew (Romans 12:6-14 and Matthew 9:1-8) – Sickness and Health

Author: Fr George Dimopoulos Source: Orthodox Sermons for all the Sundays of the Year – Volume I Publisher: Christian Orthodox Editions “Jesus said to the paralytic, ‘Courage, my son, your sins are forgiven’”. (Matthew 9:1-8) Our modern era, dearly beloved, has been characterised as the atomic age, the era of splitting the atom. I think we will all agree that, ... Read More »

Fourth Sunday of Matthew (Romans 6:18-23 and Matthew 8:5-13) – The Faith of an Officer

Author: Fr George Dimopoulos Source: Orthodox Sermons for all the Sundays of the Year – Volume I Publisher: Christian Orthodox Editions “‘Go’, Jesus told the captain. ‘Let it be as you believed’. (Matthew 8:13) This person who comes to Christ in today’s Gospel Lesson, dear brethren, is far from being simple, uneducated, jobless individual. On the contrary, he is a ... Read More »

Sunday of the Fathers of the 4th Ecumenical Council (Titus 3:8-15 and Matthew 5:14-19): “The Example”

Author: Fr George Dimopoulos Source: Orthodox Sermons for all the Sundays of the Year – Volume I Publisher: Christian Orthodox Editions   “You are the light of the world”. (Matthew 5:1) Today our Church celebrates the memory of the Fathers of our Church, who in the year 451AD assembled in Chalcedon of Bithynia for the Fourth Ecumenical Council. Six hundred ... Read More »

Sunday of Pascha (Acts 1:1-8 and John 1:1-17) – Christ is Risen!

Author: Fr George Dimopoulos Source: Orthodox Sermons for all the Sundays of the Year – Volume I Publisher: Christian Orthodox Editions With hearts and faces of radiant joy, dear brethren, we celebrate again this year the Divine Resurrection – the miracle of miracles of our Faith, and the greatest event in all of history. The resurrection is simultaneously an historical ... Read More »

Palm Sunday – Holy Week (Philippians 4:4-9 and John 12:1-18): He Who is Coming

Author: Fr George Dimopoulos Source: Orthodox Sermons for all the Sundays of the Year – Volume I Publisher: Christian Orthodox Editions   “Blessed is the king of Israel that cometh in the name of the Lord,” (John 12:13). On Palm Sunday, dearly beloved, our Holy Church commemorates the royal entrance of Jesus into Jerusalem. This entrance, according to Scripture, took ... Read More »