Category Archives: Mark 8:36

Self Denial

Self-denial is the only true path to self-fulfillment. I just came across an excellent post by Henry Karlson, explaining why this is the case: The freedom we need for true happiness requires us first to deny ourselves; being rooted in what … 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

Posted in Christian Education, Deuteronomy 6:4-7, Ephesians 5:21, Ephesians 5:22, Ephesians 6:1, Fr. Joseph Gleason, Hebrews 13:7, Icons, Leviticus 19:18, Luke 2:41-52, Luke 2:52, Mark 12:28-34, Mark 13:32, Mark 8:36, Mary the Mother of God, Matthew 16:26, Orthodox Homilies, Philippians 2:3, Proverbs 22:6 | 1 Comment