Category Archives: Luke 15:11-32

The Workers in the Vineyard

This homily was preached on Sunday morning, March 3, 2013, at Christ the King Orthodox Church in Omaha, Illinois, by Sdn. Ambrose. ~ Epistle Reading: 1 Corinthians 9:24-10:5 Gospel Reading: Matthew 20:1-16 Every year on the ninth Sunday prior to Pascha, we celebrate Septuagesima; some … Continue reading

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The Gates of Hell are Locked from the Inside

Gospel Reading:  Matthew 18:21-35 C.S. Lewis said that the gates of Hell are locked from the inside. Now, if you get that mental picture of the gates of Hell being locked from the inside, it’s very interesting in a couple ways. … Continue reading

Posted in C.S. Lewis, Calvinism, Ezekiel 18:23, Ezekiel 33:11, Fr. Joseph Gleason, Heresies, John 3:16, Luke 11:2–4, Luke 15:11-32, Matthew 18:21-35, Matthew 6:9–13, Orthodox Homilies, Revelation 19:7-9, Romans 8:19-23, Universalism | 7 Comments