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Purity

6/22/2017
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Christian moral purity is a manifestation of something deeper. Let us not confuse the manifestation with real purity.

Duration:00:07:11

The Two Ladders

3/29/2017
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This past weekend we saw the mystery of two ladders. These two should inform our hearts and our actions. Today, I explain what these two ladders are.

Duration:00:08:55

Feast of the Annunciation, 2017

3/27/2017
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Today is the great feast of the Annunciation. It is a Mystery that cannot be exhausted and today I talk about only one small fraction.

Duration:00:07:35

2nd Commandment Part 3: Idolatry in our Lives

3/25/2017
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Are there more implications regarding idolatry that Christians should be aware of? Indeed there are! I talk about those today.

Duration:00:05:53

Take Up Your Cross

3/24/2017
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TAKE UP YOUR CROSS: But what does that mean really? Is it talking about our trials or temptations?

Duration:00:07:31

Moving Mountains

3/3/2017
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Last night's gospel reading (Mark 11:22-26; Matthew 7:7-8) brought up the image of moving mountains by our faith. What does that mean, and why do we begin Great Lent with such a lesson?

Duration:00:10:37

The 2nd Commandment: Part Two, Icons

3/1/2017
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When discussing the second commandment, it is necessary to speak about icons. Today, I explain why icons are not idols.

Duration:00:10:42

Fasting in Great Lent

2/28/2017
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Fasting is a joyful liberation—but it is also something that we have to grow into.

Duration:00:10:59

The 2nd Commandment: Part One, Overview

2/28/2017
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Before we dive into the 2nd Commandment, we first need to take a little time to understand some of its background.

Duration:00:07:17

Forgiveness Vespers

2/27/2017
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The perfect beginning to a holy Lent.

Duration:00:07:22

The First Commandment

2/22/2017
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It seems so simple, but is it really? The kingpin of all the commandments is here and it's application is vast.

Duration:00:11:03

Ten Commandments as Revelation

2/21/2017
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We often think of the "big ten" as the major rules and law, but they are so much more. They reveal something to us that is important to see.

Duration:00:08:54

Orthodoxy: Ordinary, Not Exotic

2/20/2017
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People commonly think of Orthodoxy as being exotic, but that is a terrible mistake, or worse, a pejorative condescension. Orthodox Christianity is ordinary—or it is meaningless?

Duration:00:10:17

What Does Repentance Do?

2/13/2017
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Very often we take it for granted that repentance is simply a juridical action. We ask forgiveness and God grants it. But what does the really mean? Today, I talk about that.

Duration:00:06:22

How to Love Yourself

2/12/2017
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Loving ourselves is more difficult than we realize. In fact we generally go to two different extremes instead of actually loving ourselves. Today, I describe those extremes and what it means to love ourselves.

Duration:00:06:02

St. Dmitri of Rostov’s Confession Prayer

2/10/2017
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St. Dmitri of Rostov wrote a beautiful prayer for the use in holy confession, but it is also a good aid in helping us examine our conscience. Today we will take a look at this prayer.

Duration:00:07:03

Holy Tradition

2/9/2017
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Some find the notion of Tradition frightening. The truth is we are required to follow Tradition if we are being truly Scriptural.

Duration:00:06:57

Making Moral Comparisons

2/8/2017
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We all make moral comparisons between ourselves and others in varying degrees, but it's damaging to our souls and is the ruination of repentance. How do we avoid comparing our sins with others' sins?

Duration:00:06:17

Pre-Lent

2/7/2017
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We come to the season of pre-Lent and begin a short time of preparation for the Great Fast. Why do we have such a season?

Duration:00:06:10