Category Archives: James 5

Taming the Tongue

MP3 Audio: WS330363_Dn-Joseph_Be-Sober-Be-Vigilant-(over-the-tongue).mp3 This homily was preached on Sunday morning, July 6, 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 One. … Continue reading

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Saints and Icons – Common Protestant Objections

How to Identify Saints “What makes someone a saint? The Bible is very clear on this issue. When someone believes and follows God they are considered a saint.” I agree. “They do not need the approval of a Church to … Continue reading

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Saved By Someone Else’s Faith

I was raised Protestant. As a child, I was taught that salvation was a one-on-one thing between me and Jesus.  Sin put me in danger, but I could remove that danger singlehandedly, by doing three things: Recognizing that I had … Continue reading

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