Category Archives: The Text of Scripture

Cannot Be Saved Without It

MP3 Audio: WWS_30007_Dn-Joseph_Cannot-Be-Saved-Without-It.mp3 This homily was preached on Sunday morning, August 31, 2014, at Christ the King Orthodox Church in Omaha, Illinois, by Dn. Joseph Gleason. Transcription by Katie Gleason. ~ Gospel Reading: Luke 18:9-14 In the name of the Father, and of … Continue reading

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Submitting Our Emotions to Christ

MP3 Audio: WWS_30006-Dn_Joseph-Submitting-Our-Emotions-to-Christ.mp3 This homily was preached on Sunday morning, August 24, 2014, at Christ the King Orthodox Church in Omaha, Illinois, by Dn. Joseph Gleason. Transcription by Christa Conrad. ~ Gospel Reading: Luke 19:41-47 In the name of the Father, and of … Continue reading

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Overcoming Trials

MP3 Audio: WWS_30004_Fr-Michael_Overcoming-Trials.mp3 This homily was preached on Sunday morning, August 17, 2014, at Christ the King Orthodox Church in Omaha, Illinois, by Fr. Michael Keiser. Transcription by Katie Gleason. ~ Epistle Reading: 1 Corinthians 10:1-13 In the name of the Father, and … Continue reading

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Cut to the Heart

MP3 Audio: Cut_to_the_Heart.mp3 This homily was preached on Sunday morning, December 27, 2015, at St. John of Damascus Orthodox Mission in Carbondale, Illinois, by Fr. Joseph Gleason. Transcription by Janelle Sipes. ~ Epistle: Acts of the Apostles 6:8-15; 7:1-5, 47-60 Gospel: Matthew … Continue reading

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Having Ears to Hear

St. John Chrysostom comments on Paul’s all-night sermon: “Paul preached unto them, ready to depart on the morrow; and continued his speech until midnight.” (Acts 20:7) See how everything was subordinate to the preaching. . . . Not even during night-time … Continue reading

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Cunningness versus Fruit Inspection

MP3 Audio: WWS_30002_Dn-Joseph_Cunningness-versus-Fruit-Inspection.mp3 This homily was preached on Sunday morning, August 10, 2014, at Christ the King Orthodox Church in Omaha, Illinois, by Dn. Joseph Gleason. Transcription by Katie Gleason. ~ Gospel Reading: Matthew 7:15-21 In the name of the Father, and of the Son, … Continue reading

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Replaying the Exodus with Loaves and Fishes

MP3 Audio: WS330369_Dn-Joseph_Replaying-the-Exodus-with-loaves-and fishes.mp3 This homily was preached on Sunday morning, August 3, 2014, at Christ the King Orthodox Church in Omaha, Illinois, by Dn. Joseph Gleason. Transcription by Maria Powell of Dormition Text Services.  ~ Gospel Reading: Mark 8:1-9 In the name of the … Continue reading

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Required to Reconcile

MP3 Audio: WS330368_Dn-Joseph_Required-to-Reconcile.mp3 This homily was preached on Sunday morning, July 27, 2014, at Christ the King Orthodox Church in Omaha, Illinois, by Dn. Joseph Gleason. Transcription by Maria Powell of Dormition Text Services. ~ Gospel Reading: Matthew 5:20-26 In the name of the Father, … Continue reading

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Commanded to be in Unity

MP3 Audio: WS330367_Dn-Joseph_Commanded-to-be-in-Unity.mp3 This homily was preached on Sunday morning, July 20, 2014, at Christ the King Orthodox Church in Omaha, Illinois, by Dn. Joseph Gleason. Transcription by Maria Powell of Dormition Text Services. ~ In the name of the Father, and of the … Continue reading

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Did Jesus Lie?

MP3 Audio: WS330365_Dn-Joseph_Did-Jesus-Lie.mp3 This homily was preached on Sunday morning, July 13, 2014, at Christ the King Orthodox Church in Omaha, Illinois, by Dn. Joseph Gleason. Transcription by Maria Powell of Dormition Text Services.  ~ In the name of the Father, and of the … Continue reading

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