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"So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God." Romans 10:17

Fr. Vijay Thomas

Practical Faith

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Are you living your faith or just going through the motions? 

In moments of truth, will your faith be there to guide your path forward? Faith needs to be lived every day and Fr. Vijay gives some simple historic advice to prove the point. 

 

Hold Your Applause

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Did you know that the Church Fathers were against clapping in the Church?  Do you know why? 

Fr. Vijay explains why you need to hold your applause and listen to the Word. 

 

A Saint Like Us

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St. Gregorios of Parumala is one of the most beloved saints of the Malankara Orthodox Church.  In this message, Fr. Vijay gives a talk about this saint and his impact on the Church. 

Nothing Hidden

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Where does the Bible say that Jesus loves me? 

What does it mean that God loves me? What does He want in return? 

Check out this Sunday's Sermon where Fr. Vijay explores what it means to give God all of us... to keep nothing hidden from Him. 

The Treasure of a Good Foundation

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 Fr. Vijay gives a talk about the command that Paul gives to those who God has blessed with wealth.  

 

1 Timothy 6:17 - 19 

As for those who in the present age are rich, command them not to be haughty, or to set their hopes on the uncertainty of riches, but rather on God who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment. They are to do good, to be rich in good works, generous, and ready to share, thus storing up for themselves the treasure of a good foundation for the future, so that they may take hold of the life that really is life.

 

Perspective

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Fr. Vijay gives insight into how we can deal with our problems and difficulties by changing our perspective to realize what's important. 

Racism and Christ

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Fr. Vijay has a message about true Christianity in the wake of the terrorist act that happened in Charlottesville, VA. It is a calling for all of us to re-evaluate how we view others and ourselves. 

Supernova

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Though humanity fights to understand God and His Creation regardless of the mystery that is beyond our comprehension, we catch glimpses of God's signature on His Work. On this Sunday that we remember the Holy Transfiguration, Fr. Vijay delves into the cosmos to find a message from God. 

Greater Than

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 Fr. Vijay uses a symbol mathematic principle to assess our commitment to God's Word. 

Who is the Greatest?

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Fr. Vijay looks at Mark 9:33-37 and tries to parse Jesus' answer to the question, "Who is the greatest?"

In doing so, he uncovers an essential difference between success and fruitfulness.