Category Archives: James 1:2

A Million Dollars and a Bee Sting

MP3 Audio: WS330350_Dn-Joseph_A-Million-Dollars-and-a-Bee-Sting.mp3 This homily was preached on Sunday morning, May 11, 2014, at Christ the King Orthodox Church in Omaha, Illinois, by Dn. Joseph Gleason. ~ Gospel Reading: John 16:16-22 “But I will see you again, and your heart shall rejoice and … Continue reading

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The Gift of Suffering

It made Jesus perfect, but we don’t want it. It taught Jesus obedience, but we avoid it. St. Paul boasted in it, yet we are ashamed of it. St. Peter told us to rejoice in it, yet we reject it. … Continue reading

Posted in 1 Peter 4:12-13, 2 Corinthians 12:9-10, Hebrews 2:9-10, Hebrews 5:8, James 1:2, Numbers 11:4-6, Orthodox Homilies, Romans 5:3-5 | 1 Comment