Category Archives: Circumcision

The Feast of the Circumcision of Jesus

On January 1, 2012, at the Feast of the Circumcision, we considered five important things we learn from the circumcision of Jesus: At Christ’s circumcision, He received the name JESUS. At Christ’s circumcision, the Incarnation was clearly manifest. His circumcision reminds … Continue reading

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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

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The Circumcision of Baby Jesus

Happy New Year!  It is now January 1st, and the feast commemorated by the Church today is the celebration of Christ’s circumcision as an eight-day-old infant. Why would the Church celebrate such an event? How is Christ’s circumcision relevant to us? … Continue reading

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