Tuesday, November 17, 2009

To Be Equal to the Apostles

To Be Equal to the Apostles

"Simon Peter, a servant and apostle of Jesus Christ to those who... have been made equal with us..." 2 Peter 1:1

"...That by these you might be partakers of divine nature..." 2 Peter 1:4

"...When you do these things, you shall never fall." 2 Peter 1:10

On this first Sunday of Advent 2009, this sermon begins by examining an aspect of the annunciation to Zachariah and Elizabeth and their reactions In Luke chapter1 - then draws this in context to 2 Peter chapter 1. The scripture readings are from the Malankara lectionary.

This sermon given on Sunday, November 15, 2009 by Fr John Brian Paprock
at Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Mission Chapel, Madison, Wisconsin.

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