Category Archives: Matthew 5:17-20

Heavenly Worship

MP3 Audio: WS330330_Fr-Michael_Heavenly-Worship.mp3 This homily was preached on Sunday morning, January 26, 2014, at Christ the King Orthodox Church in Omaha, Illinois, by Fr. Michael Keiser. ~ Gospel Reading:  John 2:1-11 From a book in the Bible I know you are all intimately … Continue reading

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Those Lazy Pharisees

The Pharisees get a bad rap for being too scrupulous, overly careful, and nitpicky. Even the dictionary views them in this way. A quick trip to Dictionary.com highlights the Pharisees as a Jewish sect which was known for ”strict observance of religious ceremonies and … Continue reading

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Exceeding the Righteousness of the Pharisees

MP3 Audio: WS330298_Fr-Michael_Exceeding-the-Righteousness-of-the-Pharisees.mp3 This homily was preached on Sunday morning, August 11, 2013, at Christ the King Orthodox Church in Omaha, Illinois, by Fr. Michael Keiser. ~ Gospel Reading:  Matthew 5:20-26 “Except your righteousness exceed that of the Scribes and Pharisees, you … Continue reading

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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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