Monthly Archives: January 2013

Saved by Jesus and His Friends

This sermon was preached on Tuesday morning, January 1, 2013, at Christ the King Orthodox Church in Omaha, Illinois, by Dn. Joseph Gleason.  ~ Gospel Reading: Luke 2:15-21 A little over 2,000 years ago, the salvation of the world hung … Continue reading

Posted in Acts 2, Circumcision, Deuteronomy 10:16, Deuteronomy 17, Deuteronomy 30:6, Fr. Joseph Gleason, Galatians 5:16-25, Jeremiah 4:4, Luke 2:15-21, Mary the Mother of God, Orthodox Homilies, The Circumcision of Jesus | 3 Comments

Justice Requires Mercy

Sermon Text: Matthew 1:18-25 God’s justice is not our enemy. Now, Western Christianity, for many centuries, has taught us that God’s justice is ultimately the thing we needed to be saved from. There’s this medieval notion that God had a … Continue reading

Posted in 2 Chronicles 12:6-7, Fr. Joseph Gleason, Isaiah 16:5, LXX - Psalm 111:24, LXX - Psalm 114:5, LXX - Psalm 144:17-19, LXX - Psalm 36:21, LXX - Psalm 84:11, LXX - Psalm 88:15, Orthodox Homilies, Proverbs 12:10, Proverbs 29:7, Psalm 112:4, Psalm 116:5, Psalm 145:17-19, Psalm 37:21, Psalm 85:10, Psalm 89:14 | 3 Comments

God In Diapers

  Deacon Joseph Gleason: Merry Christmas! Congregation: Merry Christmas! Deacon Joseph Gleason: We have had this season of advent during which we had penitence and fasting, and we had different colored robes that we were wearing, and all of these … Continue reading

Posted in 1 Kings 19:11-13, 2 Timothy 4:6, Arianism, Fr. Joseph Gleason, Genesis 1:1-3, Hebrews 12:1, John 1:1-3, Luke 1:43, Luke 1:5-6, Luke 2:52, Mark 13:32, Mary the Mother of God, Orthodox Homilies, The Incarnation | 2 Comments

Orthodoxy Without Christ

Sermon Text:  John 1:19-28 Can you imagine believing in the one true God, worshiping Him in the one true way, and being a member of the one true religion that He set up, and still missing Christ? Still missing out on salvation, … Continue reading

Posted in Fr. Joseph Gleason, Hebrews 8:5, John 1:19-28, Matthew 25:31-46, Matthew 7:21-23, Orthodox Homilies | 4 Comments

Greater than John the Baptist

Sermon Text:  Matthew 11:2-11 The Gospel today relates what on the face of it is a strange incident. John the Baptist of course has been arrested and is in jail. Jesus is beginning His ministry. It says He had left … Continue reading

Posted in Fr. Michael Keiser, Isaiah 35, Malachi 3:1, Matthew 11:2-11, Orthodox Homilies | 1 Comment

Breath of Heaven – with sign language (ASL)

A talented lady who is a member of our local Orthodox Church:

Posted in Miscellaneous | 1 Comment