Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Lighted Eyes, Brightened Bodies

Lighted Eyes, Brightened Bodies

"The light of your body is your eye, when therefore your eye is bright, your whole body will also be lighted..." Luke 11:34

"O you shortsighted, did not He who made the outside also make the inside?" Luke 11:40

"..a real Jew is one who is inwardly so, and circumcision is of the heart, spiritually and not literally; whose praise is not from men but from God." Romans 3:29

Fr John-Brian talks about an encounter with a 92 year old agnostic and why we need the light of our eyes and be a light for others. Emphasizing the inner work of Christianity, the homeletic of this week's gospel examines Christ's own admonisions recorded in Luke.

This sermon focuses on the scripture for the Sunday: Luke 11: 33-41 and Romans 2:28-3:8

The sermon uses the scripture readings from the Malankara lectionary.

This sermon given on Sunday, September 13, 2009 by Fr John Brian Paprock at Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Mission Chapel, Madison, Wisconsin.

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