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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.

Quality Control for Christians

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 A simple question: "Who is the faithful and wise servant?" Fr. Vijay takes a moment to apply modern QA/QC processes to determine the answer. 

Now I See

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 Sermon on the healing of the Born Bling Man.

He Must Increase, I Must Decrease

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 Sermon on the witness of John the Baptist to our Lord Jesus Christ.

Gratitude Leads to Joy

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Dr. Nabil Soliman explains how a life with an attitude of gratitude and thankfulness leads directly to a life of joy. Dr. Nabil touch on the hindrance of not being thankful, and the psychosomatic illnesses and the impact of negative emotions such as worry , anxiety have on our body due to the increase in production of lactic acid and cortisol.

Thankfulness Leads to Joy

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Dr. Nabil Soliman discusses how our daily lives attitude of Gratitude and thankfulness leads directly to a life of Joy. Dr. Nabil touches on the psychosomatic illnesses, and also the hindrance to not being thankful.

We Preach Christ Crucified- Part Two

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 A bible study on 1 Corinthians 2 and 3

Salvation Derived from Kenosis

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Salvation for mankind was planned from the beginning in Genesis 3:15. Our Lord Jesus Christ exemplified humility from his beginning by being born in a manager and coming through Jerusalem riding a Colt. The omnipotent and omniscient and omnipresent Lord Jesus Christ made our salvation possible through the Kenosis to be the Passover Lamb.

We Preach Christ Crucified- Part One

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 A bible study on the book of 1 Corinthians. 

The Secret of Success

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Many self-help books will promise you the secrets of success but have you looked at the lives of great men and women to see what they have done to be "successful"?  Have you looked at the way Jesus Christ lived to find this secret?  
How do we handle stress and the burdens of our obligations? How do we manage to do what we have been called and chosen to do? 
God is calling us to be great... So, lets go be great! 

Escape To God

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 Sermon on the occasion of the Flight of the Holy Family to Egypt.

Mysteries of the Nativity

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 Sermon on the occasion of the glorious Feast of Nativity.

A Clean Slate

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 Sermon on New Year's Eve 2016

Resolutions

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 Fr. Vijay Thomas reflects on three new year's resolutions that we should all make.

Reacting to the Incarnation

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 Fr. Vijay Thomas gives a sermon on the importance of our actions and how the incarnation of God should demand a response from us.  Looking through the Old Testament, there are two acceptable responses which we should consider. 

Unseen Warfare: Part 4

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 2016 Winter Youth Retreat

Unseen Warfare: Part 3

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 2016 Winter Youth Retreat

Unseen Warfare: Part 2

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2016 Winter Youth Retreat

Unseen Warfare: Part 1

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 2016 Winter Youth Retreat

What is 'Full of Grace'?

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 Sermon on the visitation of St. Mary to Elizabeth

Let It Be According To Your Word

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 Sermon on the annunciation to St. Mary by Archangel Gabriel.

INVESTING IN PRAYER: Work Hard, Pray Hard Part 3

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 Why do you think prayer is so important for the world today? What is specifically needed to build a strong, deep prayer life? In part 3 of this new series entitled "Work Hard, Pray Hard," Fr. Michael Sorial discusses the importance of building a spiritual rule of prayer and a few key starting points.

The Last Will Be First

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Saint Luke part#97 covers Luke 19:1-10 its a story of Zacchaeus a rich tax collectors who repents and offers restitution for his past after meeting Jesus. This is done in comparisons to the Pharisee who gave for the motives of self recognition. The prostitutes and the tax collectors will go before you into the kingdom of God because of the sincere repentance.

Simple Miracles

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This sermon was given by Fr. Vijay Thomas, a priest in the Indian Orthodox Church.  The sermon is on the passage in Scripture regarding the birth of John the Baptist. The sermon looks at our means of experiencing simple miracles. 

God Above Any Other Attachment

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 Sermon on our Lord Jesus Christ talking with the rich man who couldn't detach himself from his riches.

PRAYER IS FOR HEALING THE HEART: Work Hard, Pray Hard Part 2

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What does Prayer Change? What’s needed to construct a healthy prayer life?  In part 2 of this new series entitled "Work Hard, Pray Hard," Fr. Michael Sorial discusses how God offers healing to our souls through prayer.