"Alexander Kurien" Tagged Sermons

Resolve with our Friends and Families

Resolve with our Friends and Families The Great Lent is liturgically announced and inaugurated at the Vespers of Forgiveness. We hear the words of Christ: “If you forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you, but if you forgive not men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses…” (St. Mark…

Rooms in my Father’s House

Rooms in my Father’s House Sunday of All Faithful Departed Most Christians who have departed from this life were neither martyrs nor confessors. They were not particularly distinguished by their death or by their way of life. They were straightforward, ordinary people who nevertheless made a great impact on those around them. Who when they…

Study of Old Testament Prophets

Study of Old Testament Prophets I.    The Old Testament is divided into three major sections: the Law, the Psalms, and the Prophets – Luke 24:44 A.   The Law refers to the first five books: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy B.   The Prophets or teachings were divided by the Jews into two sets: 1.   The…

Christmas and New Year’s Message

The Eternal Language of Love and Kindness Rev. Fr. Alexander J. Kurien Behold, a child is born wrapped in swaddling clothes and lay in a manger. His name is Jesus. Love your enemies, he said. Judge not that you be not judged. Give away everything you have to the poor, if you wish to go…

My Need for Spiritual Oxygen

I do not know about you, but I can always benefit from a strengthening of my belief. Sometimes I get so busy – so caught up in my stuff that I neglect to plug into the spiritual oxygen that I need. And in confusion of oxygen deprivation I wander away from the source of life itself. Rather than coming to Christ I turn to other sources to find affirmation and security and fulfillment – which is about as healthy and life giving as wandering around Mt. Everest in a blizzard. The truth is I need the Bread of Life. I need His satisfaction.

My assurance is in my God’s Promise (Text Only)

My assurance is in my God’s Promise Rev. Fr. Alexander J. Kurien There is hardly anyone who has not at some time been pushed to the rugged edges of life. There have been times that all of us felt that a cloud of despair had come to blot out the joyous glitter of a distant…

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