Monthly Archives: October 2012

Right Battles, Wrong Weapons

Imagine yourself transported to the other side of the world. A big, scary, smelly, 7-foot-tall man with a turban grins at you with vicious, rotten teeth, as he pulls out his giant scimitar.  It is a sharp, curly sword, bigger … Continue reading

Posted in 1 Samuel 17:39, 1 Samuel 17:40, 2 Corinthians 10:3-5, Fr. Joseph Gleason, Luke 6:45-46, Orthodox Homilies, Proverbs 23:7 | 3 Comments

Omelettes, Eggs, and Predestination

A great Chef once predestined a three-egg omelette to be set before the King. Early in the morning, before a single egg was cracked, he set out the cookware, the recipe, a dozen eggs, and the fresh spices. He made … Continue reading

Posted in Calvinism, Jeremiah 18:1-11, Romans 9 | 11 Comments

The Pillar and Foundation of the Truth

A large family lived on a small farm, complete with workhorses, milk cows, pigs, chickens, and a large family garden.  They had a two-story Victorian home, a gravel driveway, and a large wood-slat front porch surrounded with a multitude of … Continue reading

Posted in 1 Kings 7, 1 Timothy 3:15, Ecclesiology, Fr. Joseph Gleason, Orthodox Homilies, Sola Scriptura | 6 Comments