Category Archives: Particular Judgment

Unequal Judgment

As we saw in a recent article, God is no fan of equality. He rewards people differently, in different ways, in different amounts. And if we truly love our brother, this is a cause for rejoicing. This surprises some people. People … Continue reading

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The Broken Car Lot

MP3 Audio:  WS330314_Dn-Joseph_The-Broken-Car-Lot.mp3 This homily was preached on Sunday morning, November 17, 2013, at Christ the King Orthodox Church in Omaha, Illinois, by Dn. Joseph Gleason. ~ Gospel Reading:  Matthew 22:1-14 Epistle Reading:  Ephesians 5:15-21 And he saith unto him, “Friend, how … Continue reading

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Dying to be Humble

MP3 Audio:  WS330311_Dn-Joseph_Dying-to-be-Humble.mp3 This homily was preached on Thursday evening, October 31, 2013, at Christ the King Orthodox Church in Omaha, Illinois, by Dn. Joseph Gleason. ~ Gospel Reading:  Matthew 5:1-12 Blessed are ye that hunger now, for ye shall be filled. … Continue reading

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Chrysostom on the Journey after Death

St. John Chrysostom reminds us that at the time of death, we will not immediately pass into the next world. Angels come to serve as guides, carrying the righteous toward their heavenly abode. Meanwhile, terrifying spirits come to drag the … Continue reading

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Fr. Pomazansky on the Particular Judgment

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The Soul’s Journey After Death

Early Church Fathers describe the soul’s journey after death . . . St. John Chrysostom: Then [after death] we will need many prayers, many helpers, many good deeds, a greater intercession from angels on the journey through the spaces of … Continue reading

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