HOMILY RECORDINGS

April 25, 2021 • "Christ's Triumphal Entry" (John 12:1–18)


April 18, 2021 • “Servant Leadership” (Mark 10:32–45)


April 17, 2021 • "Accepting a Supporting Role" (Heb. 9:1–7; Luke 1:39–49, 56)


April 4, 2021 • “The Cross: A Model of Repentance” (Heb 4:14–5:6; Mark 8:34–9:1)


April 3, 2021 • “Persevere!” (Hebrews 10:32–38)


March 28, 2021 • “The Greater Miracle” (Heb 1:10–2:3; Mark 2:1–12)


March 27, 2021 • “Root Out Sin” (Heb 3:12–16; Mark 1:35–44)


March 21, 2021 • “Triumphant Faith” (Hebrews 11:24–26, 32–40)


March 20, 2021 • “Keys to Enduring: Devotion, Discipline, Diligence” (2 Timothy 2:1–10)


March 14, 2021 • “When You Fast” (Matthew 6:14–21)


March 13, 2021 • “Restoring a Fallen Brother” (Galatians 5:22–6:2)


March 7, 2021 • “The Shepherd as Judge” (Matthew 25:31–46)


March 6, 2021 • “The Second Coming: Comfort & Warning” (1 Thess 4:13–17; Luke 21:8–36)


February 28, 2021 • “Pride and the Wayward Sons” (Luke 15:11–32)


February 27, 2021 • “Don’t Judge by Appearances” (Luke 20:46–21:4)


February 21, 2021 • "Pride and Humility" (Luke 18:10–14)


February 20, 2021 • "Persist in Prayer" (Luke 18:2–8)


February 14, 2021 • “Praying Like the Canaanite Woman” (Matthew 15:21–28)


February 13, 2021 • “Preparing for His Return” (Matthew 25:1–13)


February 7, 2021 • “The Parable of the Talents” (Matthew 25:14–30)


February 6, 2021 • “Great High Priest and Good Shepherd” (Heb 7:26–8:2; Jn 10:9–16)


January 31, 2021 • "Zacchaeus: Model of Repentance" (Luke 19:1-10)


January 30, 2021 • "The Three Great Hierarchs" (Hebrews 13:7–16; Matthew 5:14–19)


January 24, 2021 • "Cry Out All the More!" (Luke 18:35–43)


January 23, 2021 • "The Sabbath" (Mark 2:23–3:5)


January 17, 2021 • “As They Went, They Were Cleansed” (Luke 17:12–19)


January 16, 2021 • “Courage to Face Adversity” (Acts 12:1–11; John 21:14–25)


January 10, 2021 • "Spiritual Gifts" (Ephesians 4:7–13)


January 3, 2021 • “Loving His Appearing” (2 Timothy 4:5–8)


January 2, 2021 • “Christ Restores the Goodness of Creation” (1 Timothy 3:13–4:5)


December 27, 2020 • "God and Tragedy" (Acts 6 & Matthew 2:13–23)


December 20, 2020 • “God’s Christmas Preparations” (Hebrews 11:9–10, 32–40 & Matthew 1:1–25)


December 19, 2020 • “Prioritizing the Kingdom of God” (Hebrews 10:32–38 & Luke 13:19–29)


December 13, 2020 • “Grasping the Gift” (Colossians 3:4–11 & Luke 14:16–24)


December 12, 2020 • “Walk as Children of Light” (Ephesians 5:8–19)


December 6, 2020 • “St Nicholas’s Humility” (Hebrews 13:17–21)


December 5, 2020 • “Restoring a Fallen Brother” (Galatians 5:22–6:2)


November 29, 2020 • "The Unity of the Spirit” (Ephesians 4:1–7)


November 28, 2020 • "Clinging to the Apostolic Gospel" (Galatians 1:3–10)


November 22, 2020 • “Christ Unites Us” (Ephesians 2:14–22)


November 21, 2020 • "The Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple" (Hebrews 9:1–7 & Luke 10:38–42; 11:27–28)


November 15, 2020 • “Christ Carries Us to Salvation” (Ephesians 2:4–10 & Luke 10:25–37)


November 14, 2020 • “Apostle Philip & True Evangelism” (1 Corinthians 4:9–16 & John 1:43–51)


November 8, 2020 • “Rising Above Offense” (Luke 8:41–56)


November 7, 2020 • “St Raphael: The Good Shepherd” (John 10:9–16)


November 1, 2020 • “Love” (1 Corinthians 12:27–13:8)


October 31, 2020 • “The Importance of Obedience” (Luke 8:16–21)


October 25, 2020 • “Christ’s Disruptive Help” (Luke 8:26–39)


October 24, 2020 • "Responding to Adversity" (2 Corinthians 1:8–11; Luke 7:1–10)


October 18, 2020 • “Power Over Demons” ( Luke 10:16–21)


October 17, 2020 • "Clay in the Hands of the Potter" (Romans 9:18–33)


October 11, 2020 • "Cultivating Our Hearts" (Luke 8:5–15)


October 10, 2020 • “Owning Our Need” (Luke 5:27–32)


October 4, 2020 • “Separating in Order to Connect” (2 Corinthians 6:16–7:1)


October 3, 2020 • “Seeking God in the Stillness” (Acts 17:16–34)


September 27, 2020 • "Steps of Faith" (Luke 5:1–11)


September 26, 2020 • "The Beloved Disciple" (John 19:25–27; 21:24–25; 1 John 4:12–19)


September 20, 2020 • "Take Up Your Cross" (Mark 8:34–9:1; Galatians 2:16–20)


September 19, 2020 • "Embracing Our Weaknesses" (1 Corinthians 1:26–2:5)


September 13, 2020 • "Death De-venomed" (John 3:13-17)


September 12, 2020 • “Prioritizing Christ” (Matthew 10:37–11:1)


September 6, 2020 • “The Danger of Neglecting God’s Gifts” (Matthew 21:33–42)


September 5, 2020 • “The Strange Glory of Christ” (1 Corinthians 2:6–9)


August 30, 2020 • “Let Go of the Burden” (Matthew 19:16–26)


August 29, 2020 • "Persevere Like John the Baptist” (Mark 6:14–30)


August 23, 2020 • “The Importance of Forgiving” (Matthew 18:23–35)


August 22, 2020 • "Marriage & Monasticism" (Matthew 19:3–12)


August 15, 2020 • "Why Is Mary Blessed?" (Luke 10:38–42; 11:27–28)


August 9, 2020 • “With Christ Among the Waves” (Matthew 14:22–34)


August 8, 2020 • “Perfect Provision” (Matthew 15:32–39)


August 2, 2020 • "Stay Close to Christ" (Matthew 14:14–22)


August 1, 2020 • "The Great Cloud of Witnesses" (Hebrews 11:33–12:2)


July 26, 2020 • "Actions Speak Louder than Words" (Matthew 9:27–35)


July 25, 2020 • "The Faithful Are Family" (Luke 8:16–21)


July 19, 2020 • "Avoid Stupid Controversies" (Titus 3:8–15; Matthew 5:14–19)


July 12, 2020 • "Not Just Lip-Service" (Romans 10:1–10)


July 5, 2020 • "Tending Our Souls to Bear Fruit" (Galatians 5:22–6:2)


July 4, 2020 • "Bearing Our Sins" (Romans 6:11–17; Matthew 8:14–23)


June 28, 2020 • "Focusing on God" (Matthew 6:22–33)


June 21, 2020 • "Calling Us Back" (Matthew 4:18–23)


June 14, 2020 • "All the Saints" (Hebrews 11:33–12:2)


June 7, 2020 • "Unity through the Holy Spirit" (Acts 2:1–11; John 7:37–52)


May 31, 2020 • "God's Glorious Love" ( John 17:1–13)


May 24, 2020 • “Unfazed by Praise and Condemnation" (Acts 16:16–34)


May 17, 2020 • "Thirsty for Intimacy, Hungry for Purpose" (John 4:5–42)


May 10, 2020 • "Spiritual Healing from Christ" (John 5:1–15)


May 3, 2020 • "Our Limitations and Service to Christ" (Acts 6:1–7; Mark 15:43–16:8)


April 26, 2020 • “Christ’s Peace-Bearing Wounds" (John 20:19–31; Acts 5:12–20)


 

 

HOLY ASCENSION ORTHODOX CHURCH  •  3350 12th Ave. NE  •  Norman, OK  73071

A parish of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America.