Category Archives: Matthew 5:1-12

Heaven is where Jesus Feeds Us

This homily was preached on Wednesday evening, October 31, 2012, at Christ the King Orthodox Church in Omaha, Illinois, by Dn. Joseph Gleason. ~ Epistle Reading:  Revelation 7:2-12 Gospel Reading:  Matthew 5:1-12 “Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord . … Continue reading

Posted in All Saints Day, Fr. Joseph Gleason, Holy Communion, Matthew 5:1-12, Revelation 14:13, Revelation 19:7-9, Revelation 7:1-12, Western Rite Orthodoxy | Leave a comment

Blessed Are They Who Reprove Boldly

“Blessed are they who reprove boldly, for they shall be called the sons of God.” Not quite the way you remember reading the Beatitudes, is it? The zeitgeist of our generation mandates tolerance. If you boldly reprove people for their sins, they regurgitate the … Continue reading

Posted in LXX - Proverbs 10:10, Masoretic Text, Matthew 5:1-12, Septuagint | 4 Comments