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

Fr. Vijay Thomas

Defining Humility

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Sermon on understanding what it means to be humble. 
The sermon draws from Christ's washing of the disciples feet.

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A House Divided

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Sermon on St. Mark 3: 24 - A House Divided Against itself will not stand.
Given by Fr. Vijay Thomas of the Malankara (Indian) Orthodox Church.


The Call to Faith

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This video was the theme video for the New York Leadership Camp of the MGOCSM held in the Summer of 2008.  Fr. Vijay Thomas directed the creation of this video.


Bargaining with Christ

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This sermon looks at the story of the Caananite Woman who went to beg Jesus Christ for help for her daughter.  The actions of the Caananite Woman are instruction for all believers on how to pray and receive answers.


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This sermon focuses on the gift of creation in light of the Wedding of Cana.  As the Indian Orthodox Church begins the Great Lent, this passage plays an important role in understanding the mission and objective of this Holy Fast.

Why Are You Orthodox?

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A Sunday Sermon on St. Matthew 4:12-22
This sermon aims at understanding why we are called to Orthodox Christians carrying an ancient faith in a modern world.  It calls us to carry the faith of our Fathers.