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Sunday Gospel

Partaking of the Holy Body

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 A sermon given on the gospel John 6:5-14

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.

The Bridegroom

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 ~ The Testimony of John the Baptist about the Lord Jesus Christ (John 3:22-36) 

Buried

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Sermon discussing our expectations and God's plan.

Celebrate the Eternal Witness of Unity in Diversity: MIRACLE AND BLESSING OF DIVERSITY

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 When did you first realize that most Churches in North America are #segregated?  How did it make you feel? Do you think it is possible for the 21st Century Church to have a multi-ethnic celebration of diversity, while maintaining a united expression of the Gospel? Join us as we begin a new series entitled THE MIRACLE AND BLESSINGS OF DIVERSITY IN THE CHURCH as Fr. Michael explores answers to these questions and much more.

 

I HAVE A DREAM SPEECH: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3vDWWy4CMhE

The Feast of Epiphany - 2016

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 ~ But Jesus answered and said to him, “Permit it to be so now, for thus it is fitting for us to fulfil all righteousness.” (Matthew 3:15)

Celebrate the Eternal Witness of Diversity: MIRACLE AND BLESSING OF DIVERSITY IN THE CHURCH PART 1

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 When did you first realize that most Churches in North America are segregated? How did it make you feel? Do you think it is possible for the 21st Century Church to have a multi-ethnic celebration of diversity, while maintaining a united expression of the Gospel? Join us as we begin a new series entitled THE MIRACLE AND BLESSINGS OF DIVERSITY IN THE CHURCH as Fr. Michael explores answers to these questions and much more.

 

LET'S MAKE A DEAL: To Vow or Not to Vow?

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How should a Christian understand the practice of making vows? Should you do it? Why or why not? Join us in the Link as Fr. Michael Sorial challenges the construct of vow making based on the teaching of Jesus Christ in the sermon on the Mount.

Blessings From Humility

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 Sermon on the flight of the Holy Family to Egypt.

The Importance of Long-Suffering

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Long-Suffering: The ability of being patience, to endure and suffer for long time in spite of troubles, especially those caused by other people. 

A New Covenant

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 ~ Old Covenant Vs. New Covenant: "... For if that first covenant had been faultless, then no place would have been sought for a second.... In that He says, “A new covenant,” ... " (Hebrew 8:6-13)

The children of God

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 ~ God became Son of man to make the man son of God

A Miraculous Salvation

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 Sermon on the occasion of the Feast of the Nativity.

The Feast of Nativity 2016

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The Nativity Festal Message at Archangel Micheal Coptic Orthodox Church, La Vergne, TN  ~ The Purpose of Incarnation (Isaiah 12)

Active Listening

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 Youth Meeting at St. Mary & St. George Coptic Orthodox Church, Tallahassee, FL ~ "He Who Has Ears, Let Him Hear" (Matthew 13:9)

John the Baptist

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 ~ John the Baptist Prepares the Way for the Lord (Luke 1:57-80) 

David - A Man After God's Own Heart

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 ~ "For the Lord does not see as man sees; for man looks at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart.'' (I Samuel 16:7) 

Three D's For A New Year

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 Sermon on the 3Ds: to be Different, Deeper and Disciplined.

To Whom God Is Drawn

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 Sermon on the visit of St. Mary to Elizabeth.

Humility Precedes Honor

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 ~ True Greatness is Serving Others (Mark 10:35-45) 

The Burning Bush

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~ Youth Meeting at St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church, New Orleans, LA

CLAIMING THE PURPOSE - Got Purpose? Salvation 101 Part 4

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 In "GOT PURPOSE? SALVATION 101", we discuss the purpose for which God created us.  Join us in Part 4 as Fr. Michael discusses how we are to make a daily decision to be sustained by the grace of God in CLAIMING THE PURPOSE.

The Parable of the Unjust Steward

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 Liturgy Sermon (Luke 16:1-12) at St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church, New Orleans, LA on December 22, 2015 

Highly Favoured One

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Sermon on the annunciation to the Virgin Mary by Archangel Gabriel who called her "highly favoured one".

The Burning Bush

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 ~ Announcing the Good News (Luke 1:26-38)

Love Lets it Go

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 Love Lets it Go