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Healthy Heart Habits Part 1 - How is your heart?

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On January 26, 2014, in Part 1 of Healthy Heart Habits, Fr. Michael Sorial explores what can happen when years of poor spiritual heart habits go unchecked.

SPEAKING IN TONGUES: The Early Christian Understanding

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What exactly is "speaking in tongues"?  Is the modern day phenomenon a renewal of what we find in the book of Acts and 1 Corinthians?  If not, how do you describe it?  Fr. Michael Sorial discusses all this and more in light of the Biblical account and early Christian witness.

#SpeakingInTongues #Orthodoxy #SpiritualGifts 

 

The Great Discomfort

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 A sermon given on December 17, 2006 on Luke 1:26-38

Above Anxiety: Is it possible to live without anxiety?

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 There are various types of anxiety; some natural and some represent clinical ilness that must be treated. In this talk, we discuss anxiety disorders as well as the bio-psycho-spiritual-social model for dealing with our stress and anxiety. 

Justification by Faith [Romans 5:1-9]

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 Is God's notion of justice the same as ours? What does it mean for us to have peace with God? Are works needed for salvation? Fr. Michael Sorial addresses this through the lens of Romans 5:1-8 at the Link.

Looking Inward to Overcome Outward Differences: MIRACLE AND BLESSING OF DIVERSITY

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What is the Church’s role in unifying all people (regardless of color, culture, gender, etc.) to the common faith? What is your role?  

As we begin Black History month, join us as we continue our discussion on THE MIRACLE AND BLESSINGS OF DIVERSITY IN THE CHURCH, as Fr. Michael challenges some common biases that divide peoples.

Trusting God

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 What are things that affect one’s ability to wholeheartedly trust God? Others? How would you describe a person’s life who has an unrelenting trust in God? Join us as Fr. Michael Sorial discusses a message about TRUSTING GOD.

Keeping My Purity

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This sermon defines purity, provides reasons for us to pursue it and how to refrain from things that prevent it.

Facing the Cross

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A sermon given on March 19, 2006 on the Feast of the Cross.

Priestly Medicine

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 A talk on given to TED on the importance of priests to healthy living

Keeping It Simple

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A sermon given on March 22, 2009 on John 4:1-42.

The Power of the Cross

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A sermon given on September 30, 2007 on the Feast of the Cross.

Who Is My Mother?

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A sermon given on August 23, 2009 on Mark 3:22-35.

The Value of Friendship

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 A sermon given on June 24, 2007 on Matthew 12:22-3.

 

Your Names Are Written in Heaven

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A sermon given on October 4, 2008 on Luke 10:1-20.

This sermon posted with kind permission from Father Pishoy Salama of St. Maurice & St. Verena Coptic Orthodox Church in Ontario, Canada.

No Need For A Water Pot

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 Sermon on the Living Water

Opening Your Heart To Him

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Sermon on Jesus Raising the Son of the Widow of Nain - how this miracle shows us that in order for us to experience this resurrection the first step we must take is to open our hearts to Him.

Offer Your Bread To The Lord

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The miracle of the feeding of the five thousand men

WHAT IS FASTING: Hungry for God Part 1

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What is fasting?  Why did early Christians abstain from eating meat products?  What does fasting communicate to God?  In part 1 of this new series entitled HUNGRY FOR GOD, Fr. Michael Sorial discusses the biblical understanding of fasting and what it our fasting says to God.

Offloading Before Entering Through The Gate

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 Sermon on the rich man who asked the Lord what he needed to do to enter the Heavenly Kingdom.

2014 UKmidCopts Winter Youth Conference

New Creation: Part 2

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 Talk 2 from Saturday morning.

Loving Difficult People

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 CMANA Northeast Seminar

The Way Of Victory

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 Sermon on the Temptation of the Lord on the Mount during the Great Lent.

PRAYER IS OUR LIFELINE TO GOD: Work Hard, Pray Hard Part 1

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How would you describe prayer to a child? Why bother praying?  In part 1 of this new series entitled "Work Hard, Pray Hard," Fr. Michael Sorial discusses how prayer is the most remarkable tool God has given to humans. 

Silence: A Sign of Faith

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 Lessons From St. Mary - 3rd day of the Fast of the Virgin Mary