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

Fr. Michael Sorial

Sanctification - Romans 6:15-23

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 St. Paul speaks about how to deal with the occasional sin.

Pope...Which Pope?

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The word "Pope" is loaded. Which pope? What role does he have? How is he "elected"? Fr. Michael Sorial discussed the difference between the Coptic Orthodox understanding of "Pope" and the Roman Catholic idea.

Dealing with Habitual Sin [Romans 6:1-14]

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 In Romans 6, Paul deals with the sanctification of the believer who has been justified by faith. In verses 1-14 he addresses habitual sin.

Justification by Faith [Romans 5:9-21]

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 How does the consequence of Adam's actions compare to those of Christ? What is the effect of grace on the person who puts their faith in Christ? Fr. Michael Sorial addresses this through a study on Romans 5:9-21 at the Link.

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.

Your Identity: Who Are You?

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 What is the truest thing you believe about yourself? At the Link, Fr. Michael Sorial discussed how our identity impacts how we live our lives in Christ.

An Orthodox Perspective on St. Mary and the Christian Identity

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 What is your identity? Is it what you do or who you are at your core? At the Link, Fr. Michael Sorial discussed how our union with God informs our lifestyle, which results in our soul being called "Mary."

Communication Keys [COMMUNICATING LIFE]

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What are some practical ways to become more effective at sharing the gospel? In this discussion in the Link, Fr. Michael Sorial discussed 3 basic keys to be more effective at communicating Christ to others.

1 Peter 3:15 But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts, and always be ready to give a defense to everyone who asks you a reason for the hope that is in you, with meekness and fear.

 

Life Breed Life [COMMUNICATING LIFE]

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Does your motivation or intention really matter when sharing the gospel? In this discussion at the Link, Fr. Michael Sorial discussed how Life Breeds Life.
 

God is the Author of Life [Communicating Life]

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 What is God's greatest message? What would you do if you had a message that needed to be shared with others? In this discussion in the Link, Fr. Michael Sorial discussed how the Author of Life communicates more than just a message to His people.