Category Archives: Ephesians 6:1

Stubborn Like a Horse

It is no secret that children should obey their parents. Scripture says so: “Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.” (Ephesians 6:1) But when children disobey, what should be the response? Do we helplessly sit by, … Continue reading

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Remember Your Baptism!

Sermon Text: Colossians 3 Well, like most–all of you, actually–I’m a convert to Orthodoxy from Protestantism. And in the flavor in which I was raised, we had a saying that most of the sacraments are this way: that baptism is … Continue reading

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When Jesus Was a Kid

Sermon Text:  Luke 2:41-52 I love the humanity and the earthiness of the Bible. You look at the holy books that are used in other religions. You will see poetry. You will see moral teachings. You will see wise sayings. … Continue reading

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