Friday, June 20, 2014
This important sermon discusses what St Paul calls "walking in newness of life" (Romans 6:4)
Starting with Apostolic Succession and moving into our personal lives, Fr. John Brian enhances understanding of our spiritual genealogy.
"We walk in newness of life. " says Fr. John Brian, "as though we have been resurrected from the dead."
This sermon discusses how we can do this walk or as Fr John Brian puts it:
"Rather than a lump of was without a wick, each of us has a wick in the core of us to be lit... We have always been part of the truth and reality of God - that newness of life - the activity of being-ness."
Fr. John Brian closes with insight into Matthew 11:28-30" Come to me [says Jesus] all who are heavy laden and I will give you rest... for my yoke is easy and my burden is light."
Fr. John-Brian continues to speak to our further spiritual development.
Please pray for Fr. John Brian who remains committed to us in the continuing development of Christian Spirituality.
This sermon uses and refers to scripture readings appointed by the Syriac Orthodox calendar and was given on Sunday June 15, 2014 by Fr. John-Brian Paprock at Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Mission Chapel, Madison, Wisconsin.
Please pray for the mission chapel and all who attend services there.
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