Our Human Problem
- Our Human Problem
As the Holy Church continues in the festival of St Mary, Mother of God, the lessons for today deals with our common human dilemma and the basics of living the Christian life and doing good in this world.
Using the reading from Ezekiel 18:21-24, a prophecy, as a backdrop for the important lesson in Orthodoxy. Then explains St Paul's epistle lesson in light of this human problem (2 Corinthians 10:1-7).
This sermon lesson uses the readings and services appointed from the Malankara Syrian lectionary and was given on Sunday, September 5, 2010 by Fr. John Brian Paprock at Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Mission Chapel, Madison, Wisconsin.
"We have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency may be of the power of God and not of us." 2 Corinthians 4:7.
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Who Is In Hell
A question of salvation? A question of justice and divine retribution? Or a question of God's mercy? Do decisions of life over death become decisions of heaven or hell? These and other questions are addressed in Fr John Brian's sermon. The Sunday reading from Luke is alluded to as Fr John Brian begins with Ecclesiastes 7:1 then moves to the reading from 2 Thessalonians chapter 5. This sermon lesson uses the readings and services appointed from the Malankara Syrian lectionary and was given on Sunday, August 29, 2010 LISTEN ONLINE HERE:
Choice of God's Love
Spiritual Refuge is in Mary
Spiritual Transfiguration in Mission and Practice http://frjohbrian.blogspot.com/2010/08/spiritual-transfiguration-in-mission.html
Top FIVE sermons with some Honorable Mentions http://frjohbrian.blogspot.com/2009/05/top-five-audio-sermons-of-fr-john-brian.html
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Rev. Fr. John Brian, Wisconsin