Category Archives: Genesis 3

God Commands Us to Work

MP3 Audio: WS330359_Dn-Joseph_God-Commands-Us-to-Work.mp3 This homily was preached on Sunday morning, June 22, 2014, at Christ the King Orthodox Church in Omaha, Illinois, by Dn. Joseph Gleason. ~ In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. God is … Continue reading

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Raising Children in Wartime

This homily was preached on Sunday morning, February 9, 2014, at Christ the King Orthodox Church in Omaha, Illinois, by Dn. Joseph Gleason. MP3 Audio:  WS330332_Dn-Joseph_The-Wheat-and-the-Tares.mp3 ~ Gospel Reading: Matthew 13:24-30 But he said, “Nay. Lest while ye gather up the tares, ye root … Continue reading

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Enemies in Your Own Family

Jesus speaks a difficult message: “Do not think that I came to bring peace on earth. I did not come to bring peace but a sword. For I have come to ‘set a man against his father, a daughter against … Continue reading

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Fasting and Spiritual Benefit

Holy Scripture reveals many spiritual benefits of fasting. But why does fasting bring about all these benefits? Why is abstinence from food so important? I believe one of the answers is a simple one. In the Garden of Eden, we … Continue reading

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