Last update: 2013-06-04

Water Must be Pure (John 4:5-42)

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2013-06-04 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 14s
The Samaritan Woman encountered the giver of Living Water at the well of her forefathers. Fr Thomas teaches us that we must seek the Living Water Who is pure Truth, and ourselves be clean containers to receive the grace that God grants to us. …


Touching Christ (John 20:19-31)

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2013-05-13 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 16s
The story of the appearance of Christ to his disciples on the evening of the Resurrection, as well as eight days later, richly demonstrates the importance of gathering together on the Lord's Day - Sunday. Fr. Thomas Soroka reminds us that our gathering together allows us to experience the coming eternal kingdom here and now. (Antipascha - St Thomas Sunday) …


Touching Christ (John 20:19-31)

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2013-05-13 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 16s
The story of the appearance of Christ to His disciples on the evening of the Resurrection, as well as eight days later, richly demonstrates the importance of gathering together on the Lord's Day - Sunday. Fr Thomas Soroka reminds us that our gathering together allows us to experience the coming eternal Kingdom here and now. (Antipascha - St Thomas Sunday) …


God Demonstrates His Power in Healed Lives (Mk 2:1-12)

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2013-04-03 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18s
The healing of the paralytic is a wonderful gospel scene rich with meaning for us. Fr Tom reminds us that God demonstrates His power when formerly "paralyzed" lives are healed and transformed to become living testimonies to the truth of Christ. …


God Demonstrates His Power in Healed Lives (Mk 2:1-12)

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2013-04-03 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18s
The healing of the paralytic is a wonderful gospel scene rich with meaning for us. Fr Tom reminds us that God demonstrates His power when formerly "paralyzed" lives are healed and transformed to become living testimonies to the truth of Christ. …


The Mercy of God’s Judgment (Mt 25:31-46)

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2013-03-13 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 13s
The awesome day of the Lord's return in glory to judge the earth is presented powerfully by the words of the Lord Himself. Fr Tom reminds us that we will experience the mercy and truth of God's presence as the ultimate judgment of how we've lived His command to love God and neighbor. …


The Mercy of God’s Judgment (Mt 25:31-46)

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2013-03-13 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 13s
The awesome day of the Lord's return in glory to judge the earth is presented powerfully by the words of the Lord Himself. Fr Tom reminds us that we will experience the mercy and truth of God's presence as the ultimate judgment of how we've lived His command to love God and neighbor. …


Our Attitude Toward God (Luke 18:10-14)

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2013-02-25 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18s
The Parable of the Publican and the Pharisee is presented to us by the church to set the tone in our preparation for Great Lent. Fr Tom reminds us that both our actions and our attitude counts when it comes to loving God and neighbor. (Sunday of the Publican and Pharisee) …


Our Attitude Toward God (Luke 18:10-14)

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2013-02-25 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18s
The Parable of the Publican and the Pharisee is presented to us by the church to set the tone in our preparation for Great Lent. Fr Tom reminds us that both our actions and our attitude counts when it comes to loving God and neighbor. (Sunday of the Publican and Pharisee) …


When God Tests, Don’t Give Up! (Mt 15:21-28)

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2013-02-11 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18s
God uses even the difficult circumstances of our life for our salvation. Fr Tom reminds us that in these tests of life, God wants us to persevere and draw closer to Him. (Thirty-sixth Sunday after Pentecost) …


When God Tests, Don’t Give Up! (Mt 15:21-28)

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2013-02-11 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18s
God uses even the difficult circumstances of our life for our salvation. Fr Tom reminds us that in these tests of life, God wants us to persevere and draw closer to Him. (Thirty-sixth Sunday after Pentecost) …


God’s Value of You (Mt 25:14-30)

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2013-02-06 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18s
The parable of the talents can be perplexing to understand if we see the Master's demands as unreasonable and unfair. Fr Tom reminds us that God has given every believer certain abilities to build up the church. But more importantly, He gives everyone the ability to love. (Thirty-fifth Sunday after Pentecost) …


God’s Value of You (Mt 25:14-30)

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2013-02-06 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18s
The parable of the talents can be perplexing to understand if we see the Master's demands as unreasonable and unfair. Fr Tom reminds us that God has given every believer certain abilities to build up the church. But more importantly, He gives everyone the ability to love. (Thirty-fifth Sunday after Pentecost) …


Light for the Darkness (Mt 3:13-17)

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2013-01-08 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 15s
On the great feast of Theophany, God shines the light of the Truth, in the person of Christ, to the whole world. Fr Tom reminds us that we also are individually given the gift of this light through our renewal, by virtue of our baptism. …


Light for the Darkness (Mt 3:13-17)

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2013-01-08 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio)
On the great feast of Theophany, God shines the light of the Truth, in the person of Christ, to the whole world. Fr Tom reminds us that we also are individually given the gift of this light through our renewal, by virtue of our baptism. …


The Abundance of Things (Luke 12:16-21)

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2012-11-23 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18s
In the parable of the Rich Fool, Christ warns us of the dangers of acquiring too many material possessions. Fr Tom reminds us that our life should always maintain an eternal perspective, focusing on love of God and of neighbor. (Twenty-fourth Sunday after Pentecost) …


The Abundance of Things (Luke 12:16-21)

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2012-11-23 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18s
In the parable of the Rich Fool, Christ warns us of the dangers of acquiring too many material possessions. Fr Tom reminds us that our life should always maintain an eternal perspective, focusing on love of God and of neighbor. (Twenty-fourth Sunday after Pentecost) …


Combating the Disease of Selfishness (Luke 16:19-31)

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2012-10-25 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18s
The Parable of Lazarus and the Rich man is a dramatic story about the end result of a selfish life. Fr Tom reminds us that our most fundamental call as Christians is, not only to love God, but also to love our neighbor. (Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost) …


Combating the Disease of Selfishness (Luke 16:19-31)

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2012-10-25 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18s
The Parable of Lazarus and the Rich man is a dramatic story about the end result of a selfish life. Fr Tom reminds us that our most fundamental call as Christians is, not only to love God, but also to love our neighbor. (Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost) …


The Importance of Learning (Luke 5:1-11)

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2012-09-24 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 17s
A temptation for some Orthodox Christians is to take in the beauty of the church services while remaining somewhat mentally disengaged. Fr Tom reminds us that Christ's command to "launch out into the deep" is given to everyone to plumb the depths of the wisdom and word of God. (Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost) …


The Importance of Learning (Luke 5:1-11)

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2012-09-24 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio)
A temptation for some Orthodox Christians is to take in the beauty of the church services while remaining somewhat mentally disengaged. Fr Tom reminds us that Christ's command to "launch out into the deep" is given to everyone to plumb the depths of the wisdom and word of God. (Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost) …


The Truth of the Cross (Jn 3:13-17)

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2012-09-09 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 16s
As the Church prepares us to celebrate the Elevation of the Precious Cross, Fr Tom reminds us that the Cross is the sign and reminder of the firm, unchanging truths found in the the person of Christ. (Sunday Before the Elevation of the Precious Cross) …


The Truth of the Cross (Jn 3:13-17)

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2012-09-09 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 16s
As the Church prepares us to celebrate the Elevation of the Precious Cross, Fr Tom reminds us that the Cross is the sign and reminder of the firm, unchanging truths found in the the person of Christ. (Sunday Before the Elevation of the Precious Cross) …


The Body that Works Together in Love (Mt 9:1-8)

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2012-07-16 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 13s
Gifts are given to each one of us by God for the purpose of building up the body of Christ and being salt and light in the world. Fr Tom shows us how both of today's scripture readings clarify our purpose as individual members of the Church. …


The Body that Works Together in Love (Mt 9:1-8)

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2012-07-16 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 13s
Gifts are given to each one of us by God for the purpose of building up the body of Christ and being salt and light in the world. Fr Tom shows us how both of today's scripture readings clarify our purpose as individual members of the Church. …


Slaves of God, Servants of Men (Mt 8:5-13)

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2012-07-01 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 17s
Today's cultural values can sometimes keep us from fully embracing important scriptural concepts like being the subject of a 'kingdom' or becoming a 'slave' to righteousness. Fr Tom reminds us that, in order to conform to the image of Christ, we must recognize ourselves as being slaves of God and servants of men. (Fourth Sunday after Pentecost) …


Slaves of God, Servants of Men (Mt 8:5-13)

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2012-07-01 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 17s
Today's cultural values can sometimes keep us from fully embracing important scriptural concepts like being the subject of a 'kingdom' or becoming a 'slave' to righteousness. Fr Tom reminds us that, in order to conform to the image of Christ, we must recognize ourselves as being slaves of God and servants of men. (Fourth Sunday after Pentecost) …


Fulfilling Our Mission in North America (Mt 4:18-23)

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2012-06-22 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 19s
On the second Sunday after Pentecost, every local Orthodox Church celebrates the Saints who have been glorified by God in their own lands. Fr Tom reminds us that the gospel reading reveals the calling for every disciple of Christ to fulfill the mission of the Gospel where they live. …


Fulfilling Our Mission in North America (Mt 4:18-23)

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2012-06-22 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 19s
On the second Sunday after Pentecost, every local Orthodox Church celebrates the Saints who have been glorified by God in their own lands. Fr Tom reminds us that the gospel reading reveals the calling for every disciple of Christ to fulfill the mission of the Gospel where they live. …


Becoming What God Wants Us To Be (Mt 10:32-33, 37-38; 19:27-30)

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2012-06-16 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 16s
On the Sunday after Pentecost we celebrate the life of the Holy Spirit in all those who have become sanctified by God's Grace. Fr Tom reminds us that all Christians are called to be holy, as he expounds on the teachings of our Lord to His disciples. …


Becoming What God Wants Us To Be (Mt 10:32-33, 37-38; 19:27-30)

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2012-06-16 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 16s
On the Sunday after Pentecost we celebrate the life of the Holy Spirit in all those who have become sanctified by God's Grace. Fr Tom reminds us that all Christians are called to be holy, as he expounds on the teachings of our Lord to His disciples. …


What You Believe About God Matters (John 17:1-13)

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2012-05-27 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18s
Though we have the revelation of the one God in Christ, people the world over are free to believe in the god of their choosing, or no god at all. Fr Tom reminds us that as Orthodox Christians, though we firmly believe in the right to religious freedom, we must always assert to everyone the truth about the Lord Jesus Christ, because what we believe about God matters. (Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council) …


What You Believe About God Matters (John 17:1-13)

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2012-05-27 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio)
Though we have the revelation of the one God in Christ, people the world over are free to believe in the god of their choosing, or no god at all. Fr Tom reminds us that as Orthodox Christians, though we firmly believe in the right to religious freedom, we must always assert to everyone the truth about the Lord Jesus Christ, because what we believe about God matters. (Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council) …


Conditions for True Worship (John 4:5-42)

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2012-05-15 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 16s
We fully experience the joy of the Resurrection when we worship God during the divine services. Fr Tom reminds us that, by the Holy Spirit, the Kingdom of God is manifested to us when we know in truth who God is and who we are. (Sunday of the Samaritan Woman) …


Conditions for True Worship (John 4:5-42)

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2012-05-15 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 16s
We fully experience the joy of the Resurrection when we worship God during the divine services. Fr Tom reminds us that, by the Holy Spirit, the Kingdom of God is manifested to us when we know in truth who God is and who we are. (Sunday of the Samaritan Woman) …


Why Me, God? (John 5:1-15)

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2012-05-06 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 16s
At the foundation of our life as Christians, we are given the gift of new life in baptism. Fr Tom reminds us that this baptism is given to us not to escape the crosses and illnesses of this life, but rather so that we can endure them. …


Why Me, God? (John 5:1-15)

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2012-05-06 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 16s
At the foundation of our life as Christians, we are given the gift of new life in baptism. Fr Tom reminds us that this baptism is given to us not to escape the crosses and illnesses of this life, but rather so that we can endure them. …


The Resurrection Body (John 20:19-31)

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2012-04-22 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 19s
On the eighth day after Pascha, we remember the appearance of the resurrected Christ to St Thomas and the apostles. Fr Tom reminds us that, as Orthodox Christians, we live in expectant hope of our own resurrection to eternal life, Christ Himself being the first fruits of those who have fallen asleep, the first-born of the dead. …


The Resurrection Body (John 20:19-31)

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2012-04-22 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 19s
On the eighth day after Pascha, we remember the appearance of the resurrected Christ to St Thomas and the apostles. Fr Tom reminds us that, as Orthodox Christians, we live in expectant hope of our own resurrection to eternal life, Christ Himself being the first fruits of those who have fallen asleep, the first-born of the dead. …


Rejoice the Lord Always (Phil 4:4-9) Palm Sunday

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2012-04-08 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 15s
Before we enter into the Passion Week, the Holy Church gives us the festal celebration of our Lord's Entrance into Jerusalem. Fr Tom reminds us that, like Christ, we are to remain faithful and joyful on the way to, or in the midst of, the various crosses that we might face in our life. …


Rejoice the Lord Always (Phil 4:4-9) Palm Sunday

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2012-04-08 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio)
Before we enter into the Passion Week, the Holy Church gives us the festal celebration of our Lord's Entrance into Jerusalem. Fr Tom reminds us that, like Christ, we are to remain faithful and joyful on the way to, or in the midst of, the various crosses that we might face in our life. …


Mary: Mother of All Believers (Luke 1:24-38)

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2012-03-26 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18s
On the feast of the Annunciation to the Mother of God, we celebrate the good news that Jesus takes on human flesh from the womb of the Virgin Mary. In Mary's faithfulness, she becomes the icon of all believers who strive to live life in total obedience to God. …


Mary: Mother of All Believers (Luke 1:24-38)

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2012-03-26 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18s
On the feast of the Annunciation to the Mother of God, we celebrate the good news that Jesus takes on human flesh from the womb of the Virgin Mary. In Mary's faithfulness, she becomes the icon of all believers who strive to live life in total obedience to God. …


Forgiveness: A Divine Act (Mt 6:14-21)

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2012-02-26 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18s
On the last Sunday of preparation before we begin the Great Fast, the Church calls us to offer and receive forgiveness from everyone. Fr Tom reminds us that we are commanded to forgive precisely because this action allows us to participate in and experience the Divine Life of God Himself. …


Forgiveness: A Divine Act (Mt 6:14-21)

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2012-02-26 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18s
On the last Sunday of preparation before we begin the Great Fast, the Church calls us to offer and receive forgiveness from everyone. Fr Tom reminds us that we are commanded to forgive precisely because this action allows us to participate in and experience the Divine Life of God Himself. …


Judgment and Reward (Mt 25:31-46) Last Judgment

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2012-02-19 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 19s
On the third preparatory Sunday before Great Lent, the gospel of the Last Judgment is read. Fr Tom reminds us that though today we can choose to acknowledge or to ignore Christ as Lord, on that great and final day everyone will acknowledge Him and give an account of their life. …


Judgment and Reward (Mt 25:31-46) Last Judgment

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2012-02-19 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 19s
On the third preparatory Sunday before Great Lent, the gospel of the Last Judgment is read. Fr Tom reminds us that though today we can choose to acknowledge or to ignore Christ as Lord, on that great and final day everyone will acknowledge Him and give an account of their life. …


Hungering for God (Luke 15:11-32) Prodigal Son

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2012-02-12 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 19s
The parable of the Prodigal Son is a powerful image of our returning to God and the Father's rich mercy in restoring us. Fr Tom reminds us that we must be able both to admit that we have separated ourselves from God's life and have the deep desire to return to the riches of His Kingdom. …


Hungering for God (Luke 15:11-32) Prodigal Son

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2012-02-12 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 19s
The parable of the Prodigal Son is a powerful image of our returning to God and the Father's rich mercy in restoring us. Fr Tom reminds us that we must be able both to admit that we have separated ourselves from God's life and have the deep desire to return to the riches of His Kingdom. …


God Sees the Heart (Luke 18:10-14) Publican and Pharisee

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2012-02-05 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 21s
As we begin preparing our hearts for the annual Lenten journey, the Church presents us with the parable of the Publican and the Pharisee. Fr Tom reminds us that fulfilling God's commandments should not be a cause for pride, because humility teaches us that we are only doing our duty to Him as unprofitable servants. …


God Sees the Heart (Luke 18:10-14) Publican and Pharisee

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2012-02-05 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 21s
As we begin preparing our hearts for the annual Lenten journey, the Church presents us with the parable of the Publican and the Pharisee. Fr Tom reminds us that fulfilling God's commandments should not be a cause for pride, because humility teaches us that we are only doing our duty to Him as unprofitable servants. …


Keeping God at Arm’s Length (Luke 18:18-27)

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2012-01-18 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 16s
Jesus is given various titles in the New Testament: Teacher, Master, Lord and others. Fr Tom reminds us that, as Orthodox Christians, we must strive to approach God for not only who He really is, but who we really are too. (Thirty-first Sunday after Pentecost) …


Keeping God at Arm’s Length (Luke 18:18-27)

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2012-01-18 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 16s
Jesus is given various titles in the New Testament: Teacher, Master, Lord and others. Fr Tom reminds us that, as Orthodox Christians, we must strive to approach God for not only who He really is, but who we really are too. (Thirty-first Sunday after Pentecost) …


The Circumcision of Christ (Col 2:8-12)

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2012-01-02 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 14s
The feast of the Circumcision of Christ stands as a bridge between the old and new covenants. As we begin the new year, Fr Tom reminds us that we should resolve to fulfill the "Circumcision of Christ," our baptism. (Sunday before the Theophany) …


The Circumcision of Christ (Col 2:8-12)

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2012-01-02 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 14s
The feast of the Circumcision of Christ stands as a bridge between the old and new covenants. As we begin the new year, Fr Tom reminds us that we should resolve to fulfill the "Circumcision of Christ," our baptism. (Sunday before the Theophany) …


The Nativity of Christ (Gal 4:4-7)

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2011-12-25 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 16s
On the feast of the Nativity of Christ, we celebrate the eternal Word of God taking on Human flesh and identifying with our humanity. Fr Tom reminds us that we also celebrate being adopted by God into His family as true children of God. (The Nativity of Christ) …


The Nativity of Christ (Gal 4:4-7)

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2011-12-25 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 16s
On the feast of the Nativity of Christ, we celebrate the eternal Word of God taking on Human flesh and identifying with our humanity. Fr Tom reminds us that we also celebrate being adopted by God into His family as true children of God. (The Nativity of Christ) …


Living the Gift in Us (Luke 12:16-21)

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2011-11-29 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 15s
Faith is initiated in us by the gift of God in Christ being given to us in baptism. Fr Tom reminds us that it is our responsibility to live a life in light of that gift. (Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost) …


Peace from God (Luke 13:10-17)

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2011-11-29 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 13s
The Church is the community where Christ has established peace among all people. Fr Tom reminds us that we should live in that mercy and peace with everyone we encounter. (Twenty-fourth Sunday after Pentecost) …


Peace from God (Luke 13:10-17)

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2011-11-29 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 13s
The Church is the community where Christ has established peace among all people. Fr Tom reminds us that we should live in that mercy and peace with everyone we encounter. (Twenty-fourth Sunday after Pentecost) …


Living the Gift in Us (Luke 12:16-21)

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2011-11-29 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 15s
Faith is initiated in us by the gift of God in Christ being given to us in baptism. Fr Tom reminds us that it is our responsibility to live a life in light of that gift. (Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost) …


The Necessity of Showing Mercy (Luke 10:25-37)

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2011-11-13 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18s
The parable of the Good Samaritan is among the most beloved of all stories in scripture. Fr Tom reminds us that showing mercy to those who have fallen into the ravages of sin is essential to their healing. (Twenty-second Sunday after Pentecost) …


The Necessity of Showing Mercy (Luke 10:25-37)

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2011-11-13 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18s
The parable of the Good Samaritan is among the most beloved of all stories in scripture. Fr Tom reminds us that showing mercy to those who have fallen into the ravages of sin is essential to their healing. (Twenty-second Sunday after Pentecost) …


The Motivation of Faith (Mt 19:16-26)

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2011-09-06 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 15s
Anyone can do a good deed, but Fr Tom reminds us that truly godly works are motivated by a faith in Christ which leads to salvation. (Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost) …


The Motivation of Faith (Mt 19:16-26)

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2011-09-06 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 15s
Anyone can do a good deed, but Fr Tom reminds us that truly godly works are motivated by a faith in Christ which leads to salvation. (Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost) …


The Vision for Our Parish (Romans 15:1-7)

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2011-07-31 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18s
The New Testament epistles as well as the Divine Liturgy constantly encourage us to be of one mind because we are members of the Body of Christ and of one another. Fr Tom used today's epistle reading as an opportunity to encourage his parishioners to develop oneness with each other in order to achieve parish goals. (Seventh Sunday after Pentecost) …


The Vision for Our Parish (Romans 15:1-7)

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2011-07-31 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18s
The New Testament epistles as well as the Divine Liturgy constantly encourage us to be of one mind because we are members of the Body of Christ and of one another. Fr Tom used today's epistle reading as an opportunity to encourage his parishioners to develop oneness with each other in order to achieve parish goals. (Seventh Sunday after Pentecost) …


True Jews (Romans 10:1-10)

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2011-07-23 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 15s
The scriptures and the fathers have much to say about the Jewish people, and unfortunately, this view has largely been misrepresented. Fr Tom teaches us that the people of God, Israel, will always be those who love and follow the true God. (Fifth Sunday after Pentecost) …


True Jews (Romans 10:1-10)

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2011-07-23 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 15s
The scriptures and the fathers have much to say about the Jewish people, and unfortunately, this view has largely been misrepresented. Fr Tom teaches us that the people of God, Israel, will always be those who love and follow the true God. (Fifth Sunday after Pentecost) …


All Saints Sunday (Mt 10:32-33, 37-38, 19:27-30)

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2011-06-20 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 16s
On the Sunday after Pentecost, we commemorate all of the men and women who attained holiness through obedience to the commandments of Christ. Fr Tom reminds us that it is within our free choice to love God above all and to follow His will for our lives. (First Sunday after Pentecost) …


All Saints Sunday (Mt 10:32-33, 37-38, 19:27-30)

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2011-06-20 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 16s
On the Sunday after Pentecost, we commemorate all of the men and women who attained holiness through obedience to the commandments of Christ. Fr Tom reminds us that it is within our free choice to love God above all and to follow His will for our lives. (First Sunday after Pentecost) …


The Union of Heaven and Earth (John 17:1-13)

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2011-06-05 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 14s
The eternal Word ascends to Heaven in His resurrected body, receiving the glory He had with His Father before the world began. Fr Tom reminds us that Christ does all this so that He can share this heavenly life with us. (Sunday after the Ascension) …


The Union of Heaven and Earth (John 17:1-13)

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2011-06-05 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 14s
The eternal Word ascends to Heaven in His resurrected body, receiving the glory He had with His Father before the world began. Fr Tom reminds us that Christ does all this so that He can share this heavenly life with us. (Sunday after the Ascension) …


Do You Want to be Made Well? (John 5:1-15)

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2011-05-17 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 17s
As Christians, we have been raised to a new life with Christ in baptism. Fr Tom reminds us that as we grow, we must constantly cooperate with God's grace by asking ourselves if we truly want to be healed. (Fourth Sunday of Pascha - Healing of the Paralytic) …


Do You Want to be Made Well? (John 5:1-15)

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2011-05-17 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 17s
As Christians, we have been raised to a new life with Christ in baptism. Fr Tom reminds us that as we grow, we must constantly cooperate with God's grace by asking ourselves if we truly want to be healed. (Fourth Sunday of Pascha - Healing of the Paralytic) …


The Kingdom of God Here and Now (John 20:19-31)

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2011-05-01 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 14s
Eight days after the Lord's Resurrection, Jesus appeard to Thomas in His glorified body, manifesting the power of God's Kingdom. Fr Tom reminds us that the Lord grants us His Kingdom, here and now, and we recieve it when we are faithful. (Second Sunday of Pascha) …


The Kingdom of God Here and Now (John 20:19-31)

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2011-05-01 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 14s
Eight days after the Lord's Resurrection, Jesus appeard to Thomas in His glorified body, manifesting the power of God's Kingdom. Fr Tom reminds us that the Lord grants us His Kingdom, here and now, and we recieve it when we are faithful. (Second Sunday of Pascha) …


The Resurrection of Christ: Our Great Hope (John 1:1-17)

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2011-04-25 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 14s
On the feast of feasts we celebrate the glorious resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ. Fr Tom reminds us that our joy on this uniquely singular day also comes from the hope that God Who began this marvellous work in His Son will also complete it in us. (The Holy Pascha) …


The Resurrection of Christ: Our Great Hope (John 1:1-17)

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2011-04-25 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 14s
On the feast of feasts we celebrate the glorious resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ. Fr Tom reminds us that our joy on this uniquely singular day also comes from the hope that God Who began this marvellous work in His Son will also complete it in us. (The Holy Pascha) …


Keeping Your Focus (Mark 9:17-31)

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2011-04-06 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 16s
We can all relate to the father who cries out to Jesus, "help my unbelief!" But Fr Tom teaches us that focusing on the unchanging promises of God will keep us faithful. …


Keeping Your Focus (Mark 9:17-31)

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2011-04-06 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 16s
We can all relate to the father who cries out to Jesus, "help my unbelief!" But Fr Tom teaches us that focusing on the unchanging promises of God will keep us faithful. …


Third Sunday of Great Lent (Mark 8:34-9:1)

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2011-03-27 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 15s
On the Third Sunday of the Great Fast, the Church places the precious cross of our Lord in the midst of the temple for our veneration and contemplation. Fr Tom reminds us that the scriptures present the cross as a sign both of comfort and of judgment, encouraging us to fulfill the Lenten effort to take up our cross and follow Christ. (Veneration of the Precious Cross) …


Third Sunday of Great Lent (Mark 8:34-9:1)

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2011-03-27 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 15s
On the Third Sunday of the Great Fast, the Church places the precious cross of our Lord in the midst of the temple for our veneration and contemplation. Fr Tom reminds us that the scriptures present the cross as a sign both of comfort and of judgment, encouraging us to fulfill the Lenten effort to take up our cross and follow Christ. (Veneration of the Precious Cross) …


Second Sunday of Great Lent (Mark 2:1-12)

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2011-03-20 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 15s
In the gospel reading for the second Sunday of Great Lent, Christ heals a man of debilitating paralysis. But Fr Tom reminds us that Jesus reveals something even more important, that He forgives sins as the eternal Son of God. (Second Sunday of Great Lent - Healing of the Paralytic) …


Second Sunday of Great Lent (Mark 2:1-12)

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2011-03-20 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 15s
In the gospel reading for the second Sunday of Great Lent, Christ heals a man of debilitating paralysis. But Fr Tom reminds us that Jesus reveals something even more important, that He forgives sins as the eternal Son of God. (Second Sunday of Great Lent - Healing of the Paralytic) …


The Triumph of Orthodoxy (John 1:43-51)

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2011-03-13 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 17s
On this first Sunday of Lent we celebrate the historical Triumph of Orthodoxy over the Iconoclasts. Fr Tom reminds us that we also need an ever-present Triumph of Orthodoxy in our lives to fulfill the evangelical call of Christ. (Sunday of Orthodoxy) …


The Triumph of Orthodoxy (John 1:43-51)

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2011-03-13 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 17s
On this first Sunday of Lent we celebrate the historical Triumph of Orthodoxy over the Iconoclasts. Fr Tom reminds us that we also need an ever-present Triumph of Orthodoxy in our lives to fulfill the evangelical call of Christ. (Sunday of Orthodoxy) …


Forgiveness and the Great Fast (Matthew 6:14-21)

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2011-03-07 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 12s
On the day before the beginning of Great Lent, the Church teaches us that our journey of repentance begins with offering forgiveness. Fr Tom reminds us that forgiveness is the essential action to grow in the likeness of God, because it is what He freely offers to us. (Forty-first Sunday after Pentecost - Forgiveness Sunday) …


Forgiveness and the Great Fast (Matthew 6:14-21)

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2011-03-07 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 12s
On the day before the beginning of Great Lent, the Church teaches us that our journey of repentance begins with offering forgiveness. Fr Tom reminds us that forgiveness is the essential action to grow in the likeness of God, because it is what He freely offers to us. (Forty-first Sunday after Pentecost - Forgiveness Sunday) …


The Last Judgment (Matthew 25:31-46)

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2011-03-01 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18s
On the second Sunday before the beginning of the Great Fast the Church calls to our attention the Last Judgment. Fr Tom teaches us that our fate at the appearance of the Son of Man in His glory will be determined by our reaction to the brightness of His Love and Mercy. (Sunday of the Last Judgment) …


The Last Judgment (Matthew 25:31-46)

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2011-03-01 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18s
On the second Sunday before the beginning of the Great Fast the Church calls to our attention the Last Judgment. Fr Tom teaches us that our fate at the appearance of the Son of Man in His glory will be determined by our reaction to the brightness of His Love and Mercy. (Sunday of the Last Judgment) …


The Prodigal Son (Luke 15:11-32)

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2011-02-22 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 20s
As we approach the Great Fast, the parable of the Prodigal Son prepares our hearts to return to God. Fr Tom teaches us that in this important parable we learn the truth about who we can be and who God is. (Sunday of the Prodigal Son) …


The Prodigal Son (Luke 15:11-32)

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2011-02-22 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 20s
As we approach the Great Fast, the parable of the Prodigal Son prepares our hearts to return to God. Fr Tom teaches us that in this important parable we learn the truth about who we can be and who God is. (Sunday of the Prodigal Son) …


What’s Important to You? (Luke 19:1-10)

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2011-02-08 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 15s
Short-of-stature Zacchaeus overcomes his obstacles to seeing Jesus. Fr Tom reminds us that our actions and behaviors reveal to the world and to God what things are most important to us, but we can rise above the crowd of the world in order to be united with God. (Thirty-seventh Sunday after Pentecost) …


What’s Important to You? (Luke 19:1-10)

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2011-02-08 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 15s
Short-of-stature Zacchaeus overcomes his obstacles to seeing Jesus. Fr Tom reminds us that our actions and behaviors reveal to the world and to God what things are most important to us, but we can rise above the crowd of the world in order to be united with God. (Thirty-seventh Sunday after Pentecost) …


Asking for Mercy (Matthew 15:21-28)

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2011-01-30 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 14s
Asking for mercy from God is at the heart of the Church's prayer. Fr Tom teaches us that that two seeminly opposing attitudes, humility and boldness, are necessary to continually approach the throne of God. (Thirty-sixth Sunday after Pentecost - The Canaanite Woman) …


Asking for Mercy (Matthew 15:21-28)

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2011-01-30 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 14s
Asking for mercy from God is at the heart of the Church's prayer. Fr Tom teaches us that that two seeminly opposing attitudes, humility and boldness, are necessary to continually approach the throne of God. (Thirty-sixth Sunday after Pentecost - The Canaanite Woman) …


The Narrow Way of the Gospel (Luke 18:18-25)

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2011-01-16 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 13s
The Gospel contains both words of comfort and words of challenge and warning. Fr Tom reminds us not to make the mistake of listening only to messages which comfort us, but to live up to the words that challenge our faith to continue on the difficult way of Christ. (Thirty-fourth Sunday after Pentecost) …


The Narrow Way of the Gospel (Luke 18:18-25)

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2011-01-16 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 13s
The Gospel contains both words of comfort and words of challenge and warning. Fr Tom reminds us not to make the mistake of listening only to messages which comfort us, but to live up to the words that challenge our faith to continue on the difficult way of Christ. (Thirty-fourth Sunday after Pentecost) …


Parable of the Great Supper (Luke 14:16-24)

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2010-12-13 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 9s
Throughout the scriptures the imagery of the supper is used to depict the hospitality of God toward us. Fr Tom reminds us to respond well to the invitation to be united to Christ. (Twenty-ninth Sunday after Pentecost. Sermon given in Florida.) …


Parable of the Great Supper (Luke 14:16-24)

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2010-12-13 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 9s
Throughout the scriptures the imagery of the supper is used to depict the hospitality of God toward us. Fr Tom reminds us to respond well to the invitation to be united to Christ. (Twenty-ninth Sunday after Pentecost. Sermon given in Florida.) …


Put on the Armor of God (Ephesians 6:10-17)

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2010-12-10 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 17s
The Creed which we profess states that God created things "visible and invisible." Fr Tom reminds us that there is an invisible warfare constantly being waged on us, and we must be prepared by putting on the whole armor of God. …


Put on the Armor of God (Ephesians 6:10-17)

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2010-12-10 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 17s
The Creed which we profess states that God created things "visible and invisible." Fr Tom reminds us that there is an invisible warfare constantly being waged on us, and we must be prepared by putting on the whole armor of God. …


Parable of the Rich Fool (Luke 12:16-21)

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2010-11-22 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 14s
As the popular holiday of Thanksgiving in the USA approaches, we gather around our tables to focus on being thankful to God for the many blessings He has given us. Fr Tom reminds us that the only thing we will take with us when we die is our virtue, not our 'stuff.' …


Parable of the Rich Fool (Luke 12:16-21)

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2010-11-22 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 14s
As the popular holiday of Thanksgiving in the USA approaches, we gather around our tables to focus on being thankful to God for the many blessings He has given us. Fr Tom reminds us that the only thing we will take with us when we die is our virtue, not our 'stuff.' …


The Good Samaritan (Luke 10:25-37)

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2010-11-14 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18s
While the story of the Good Samaritan can inspire us to do good works, Fr Tom reminds us that ultimately the parable points to something much greater: Our salvation. (Twenty-fifth Sunday after Pentecost) …


The Good Samaritan (Luke 10:25-37)

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2010-11-14 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18s
While the story of the Good Samaritan can inspire us to do good works, Fr Tom reminds us that ultimately the parable points to something much greater: Our salvation. (Twenty-fifth Sunday after Pentecost) …


Saved by Faith (Ephesians 2:4-10)

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2010-10-31 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 13s
On Friday, October 29, 2010, St Nicholas Church in McKees Rocks/Pittsburgh was vandalized. The assailants smashed through a stained glass window, ripped down a royal door, and overturned a candle stand. Fr Tom reminded his flock that though these trials may come, no one can take away the gift of our faith in God. (Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost) …


Saved by Faith (Ephesians 2:4-10)

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2010-10-31 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 13s
On Friday, October 29, 2010, St Nicholas Church in McKees Rocks/Pittsburgh was vandalized. The assailants smashed through a stained glass window, ripped down a royal door, and overturned a candle stand. Fr Tom reminded his flock that though these trials may come, no one can take away the gift of our faith in God. (Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost) …


Lazarus and the Rich Man (Luke 16:19-31)

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2010-10-26 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 15s
We are partakers of the rich mercies and blessings that God has liberally poured out upon our lives. Fr Tom reminds us that all of our blessings, both spiritual and material, are meant to be freely given to others, just as they have been given to us. (Twenty-second Sunday after Pentecost) …


Lazarus and the Rich Man (Luke 16:19-31)

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2010-10-26 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 15s
We are partakers of the rich mercies and blessings that God has liberally poured out upon our lives. Fr Tom reminds us that all of our blessings, both spiritual and material, are meant to be freely given to others, just as they have been given to us. (Twenty-second Sunday after Pentecost) …


The God Who Touches Us (Luke 7:11-16)

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2010-10-11 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 17s
Our God is not a benign spirit in the sky. Our God is the God Who reaches out to us in our sinfulness. Fr Tom teaches us that we are called to have a life-changing encounter with the God Who snatches us from the grip of sin and death. (Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost) …


The God Who Touches Us (Luke 7:11-16)

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2010-10-11 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 17s
Our God is not a benign spirit in the sky. Our God is the God Who reaches out to us in our sinfulness. Fr Tom teaches us that we are called to have a life-changing encounter with the God Who snatches us from the grip of sin and death. (Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost) …


The Purpose of Suffering (2 Cor 11:31-12:9)

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2010-10-03 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 17s
God did not create sickness and disease nor does He desire for us to suffer. However, Fr Tom teaches us that the sovereign God uses suffering to draw us closer to Him. (Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost) …


The Purpose of Suffering (2 Cor 11:31-12:9)

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2010-10-03 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 17s
God did not create sickness and disease nor does He desire for us to suffer. However, Fr Tom teaches us that the sovereign God uses suffering to draw us closer to Him. (Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost) …


The Blessings of Obedience (Luke 5:1-11)

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2010-09-28 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18s
Christ was obedient to His Father in all things. Fr Tom teaches us that God blesses those who are obedient to His commands and the result of loving obedience to God is the growth of the Church. (Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost) …


The Blessings of Obedience (Luke 5:1-11)

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2010-09-28 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18s
Christ was obedient to His Father in all things. Fr Tom teaches us that God blesses those who are obedient to His commands and the result of loving obedience to God is the growth of the Church. (Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost) …


Commitment to Christ (Mark 8:34-9:1)

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2010-09-19 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 15s
Membership in the Body of Christ is not like being a member of any human organization. Fr Tom teaches us the words of our Lord which clearly state that begin a joined to Him requires total commitment. (Sunday after the Elevation of the Cross) …


Commitment to Christ (Mark 8:34-9:1)

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2010-09-19 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 15s
Membership in the Body of Christ is not like being a member of any human organization. Fr Tom teaches us the words of our Lord which clearly state that begin a joined to Him requires total commitment. (Sunday after the Elevation of the Cross) …


The Supremacy of Christ and the Cross (John 3:13-17)

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2010-09-12 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18s
Even though we live in a pluraistic society, Orthodox Christians must uphold the uniqueness of the Lord Jesus Christ. Fr Tom teaches us that Christ and the Cross are not simply one way to the Father, but the only way. (Sunday before the Elevation of the Precious Cross) …


The Supremacy of Christ and the Cross (John 3:13-17)

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2010-09-12 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18s
Even though we live in a pluraistic society, Orthodox Christians must uphold the uniqueness of the Lord Jesus Christ. Fr Tom teaches us that Christ and the Cross are not simply one way to the Father, but the only way. (Sunday before the Elevation of the Precious Cross) …


Our Intimate Union with Christ (Matthew 22:1-14)

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2010-08-29 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 17s
The scriptures are replete with examples describing the union between God and His people as a marriage. Fr Tom teaches us that the intimate union God desires to have with us begins with our baptism. It's up to us, however, to keep our garment undefiled in order to worthily partake of the eternal Marriage Supper of the Lamb with His Bride. (Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost, Beheading of St John the Baptist) …


Our Intimate Union with Christ (Matthew 22:1-14)

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2010-08-29 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 17s
The scriptures are replete with examples describing the union between God and His people as a marriage. Fr Tom teaches us that the intimate union God desires to have with us begins with our baptism. It's up to us, however, to keep our garment undefiled in order to worthily partake of the eternal Marriage Supper of the Lamb with His Bride. (Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost, Beheading of St John the Baptist) …


Growing God’s Kingdom (Matthew 21:33-42)

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2010-08-22 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18s
As Christians, we have been entrusted with the Kingdom of God. But this great gift comes with a responsibility. Fr Tom explains that the parable of the Vinedressers is God's warning to us to fulfill our essential mission to grow the Church. (Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost) …


Growing God’s Kingdom (Matthew 21:33-42)

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2010-08-22 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18s
As Christians, we have been entrusted with the Kingdom of God. But this great gift comes with a responsibility. Fr Tom explains that the parable of the Vinedressers is God's warning to us to fulfill our essential mission to grow the Church. (Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost) …


Mary: Image of What We Can Be (Mt 19:16-26; Lk 10:38-42; 11:27-28)

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2010-08-15 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 15s
The readings presented by the Church on this day remind us of the most fundamental teachings about what we believe and who we are called to be as Christians. As we celebrate the Falling Asleep of the Mother of God, Fr Tom tells us that the Virgin Mary is the one who embodies hearing and keeping those most basic teachings. (Dormition of the Mother of God, Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost) …


Mary: Image of What We Can Be (Mt 19:16-26; Lk 10:38-42; 11:27-28)

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2010-08-15 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 15s
The readings presented by the Church on this day remind us of the most fundamental teachings about what we believe and who we are called to be as Christians. As we celebrate the Falling Asleep of the Mother of God, Fr Tom tells us that the Virgin Mary is the one who embodies hearing and keeping those most basic teachings. (Dormition of the Mother of God, Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost) …


Sharing the Gift of Forgiveness (Matthew 18:23-35)

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2010-08-08 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 22s
Forgiveness is at the heart of the gospel message and Christian experience. As Christians living in the community of faith, we are called to share all things in common. Fr Tom explains that this includes sharing the mercy and compassion with one another that we first received from Christ. (Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost) …


Sharing the Gift of Forgiveness (Matthew 18:23-35)

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2010-08-08 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 22s
Forgiveness is at the heart of the gospel message and Christian experience. As Christians living in the community of faith, we are called to share all things in common. Fr Tom explains that this includes sharing the mercy and compassion with one another that we first received from Christ. (Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost) …


Strong Faith to Fight Secret Sins (Matthew 17:14-23)

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2010-08-01 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18s
Tenth Sunday after Pentecost …


Strong Faith to Fight Secret Sins (Matthew 17:14-23)

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2010-08-01 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18s
Tenth Sunday after Pentecost …


The Stormy Sea of Life (Matthew 14:22-34)

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2010-07-25 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 16s
Ninth Sunday after Pentecost …


The Stormy Sea of Life (Matthew 14:22-34)

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2010-07-25 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 16s
Ninth Sunday after Pentecost …


Perfectly Joined in Unity (I Corinthians 1:10-18)

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2010-07-21 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 12s
Eighth Sunday after Pentecost …


Perfectly Joined in Unity (I Corinthians 1:10-18)

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2010-07-21 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 12s
Eighth Sunday after Pentecost …


Let Us Love One Another (Romans 15:1-7)

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2010-07-11 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 17s
Seventh Sunday after Pentecost …


Let Us Love One Another (Romans 15:1-7)

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2010-07-11 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 17s
Seventh Sunday after Pentecost …


Gifts to Build the Body (Romans 12:6-14)

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2010-07-04 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18s
Sixth Sunday after Pentecost (Originally given July 27, 2008) …


Gifts to Build the Body (Romans 12:6-14)

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2010-07-04 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18s
Sixth Sunday after Pentecost (Originally given July 27, 2008) …


Evil Divides, God Unites (Matthew 8:28-9:1)

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2010-06-27 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 15s
Fifth Sunday after Pentecost …


Evil Divides, God Unites (Matthew 8:28-9:1)

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2010-06-27 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 15s
Fifth Sunday after Pentecost …


Mercy as the Path to Healing (Matthew 8:5-13)

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2010-06-20 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 13s
Fourth Sunday after Pentecost …


Mercy as the Path to Healing (Matthew 8:5-13)

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2010-06-20 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 13s
Fourth Sunday after Pentecost …


The Eye: Entrance to Envy (Matthew 6:22-33)

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2010-06-13 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 17s
Third Sunday after Pentecost …


The Eye: Entrance to Envy (Matthew 6:22-33)

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2010-06-13 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 17s
Third Sunday after Pentecost …


Reclaiming the Mission of the North American Church (Matthew 4:18-23)

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2010-06-07 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18s
All Saints of North America - Second Sunday after Pentecost …


Reclaiming the Mission of the North American Church (Matthew 4:18-23)

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2010-06-07 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18s
All Saints of North America - Second Sunday after Pentecost …


Pentecost (John 7:37-52; 8:12)

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2010-05-23 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 12s
Great Feast of the Descent of the Holy Spirit …


Pentecost (John 7:37-52; 8:12)

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2010-05-23 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 12s
Great Feast of the Descent of the Holy Spirit …


Willful Spiritual Blindness (John 9:1-38)

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2010-05-09 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18s
Sunday of the Blind Man - Sixth Sunday of Pascha …


Willful Spiritual Blindness (John 9:1-38)

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2010-05-09 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18s
Sunday of the Blind Man - Sixth Sunday of Pascha …


Submitting to the Truth (John 4:5-42)

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2010-05-02 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 23s
Sunday of the Samaritan Woman - Fifth Sunday of Pascha …


Submitting to the Truth (John 4:5-42)

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2010-05-02 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 23s
Sunday of the Samaritan Woman - Fifth Sunday of Pascha …


The Free Will to be Healed (John 5:1-15)

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2010-04-25 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 17s
Sunday of the Paralytic - Fourth Sunday of Pascha …


The Free Will to be Healed (John 5:1-15)

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2010-04-25 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 17s
Sunday of the Paralytic - Fourth Sunday of Pascha …


Devotion, Persistence, Endurance and Courage (Mark 15:43-16:8)

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2010-04-18 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 19s
Holy Myrrhbearers - Third Sunday of Pascha …


Devotion, Persistence, Endurance and Courage (Mark 15:43-16:8)

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2010-04-18 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 19s
Holy Myrrhbearers - Third Sunday of Pascha …


His Resurrection is Our Resurrection (John 20:19-31)

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2010-04-11 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18s
St Thomas Sunday - Second Sunday of Pascha …


His Resurrection is Our Resurrection (John 20:19-31)

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2010-04-11 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18s
St Thomas Sunday - Second Sunday of Pascha …


Holy Pascha (John 1:1-17)

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2010-04-05 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 17s
The Resurrection of our Lord, God and Savior Jesus Christ …


Holy Pascha (John 1:1-17)

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2010-04-05 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 17s
The Resurrection of our Lord, God and Savior Jesus Christ …


Palm Sunday (John 12:1-18)

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2010-03-29 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 17s
Entry of Our Lord into Jerusalem …


Palm Sunday (John 12:1-18)

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2010-03-29 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 17s
Entry of Our Lord into Jerusalem …


Trusting in the Promises of God (Mark 9:17-31)

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2010-03-16 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 17s
Fourth Sunday of the Great Fast …


Trusting in the Promises of God (Mark 9:17-31)

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2010-03-16 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 17s
Fourth Sunday of the Great Fast …


Sunday of the Veneration of the Cross (Mark 8:34-9:1)

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2010-03-07 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18s
Third Sunday of the Great Fast …


Sunday of the Veneration of the Cross (Mark 8:34-9:1)

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2010-03-07 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18s
Third Sunday of the Great Fast …


Forgiveness Sunday (Matthew 6:14-21)

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2010-02-14 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 20s
Sunday before the Beginning of the Great Fast …


Forgiveness Sunday (Matthew 6:14-21)

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2010-02-14 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 20s
Sunday before the Beginning of the Great Fast …


Sunday of the Prodigal Son (Luke 15:11-32)

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2010-02-03 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 23s
Sunday of the Prodigal Son …


Sunday of the Prodigal Son (Luke 15:11-32)

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2010-02-03 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 23s
Sunday of the Prodigal Son …


Sunday of the Publican and the Pharisee (Luke 18:10-14)

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2010-01-24 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18s
Beginning of the Lenten Triodion …


Sunday of the Publican and the Pharisee (Luke 18:10-14)

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2010-01-24 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18s
Beginning of the Lenten Triodion …


Sunday of Zacchaeus (Luke 19:1-10)

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2010-01-17 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 19s
Sunday of Zacchaeus …


Sunday of Zacchaeus (Luke 19:1-10)

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2010-01-17 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 19s
Sunday of Zacchaeus …


Sunday after Theophany (Matthew 4:12-17)

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2010-01-10 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 17s


Sunday after Theophany (Matthew 4:12-17)

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2010-01-10 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 17s


Making the Paths of God Straight (Mark 1:1-8)

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2010-01-03 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 14s


Making the Paths of God Straight (Mark 1:1-8)

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2010-01-03 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 14s


Overcoming Evil with Good (Matthew 2:13-23)

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2009-12-27 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18s


Overcoming Evil with Good (Matthew 2:13-23)

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2009-12-27 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18s


The Nativity of Christ (Matthew 2:1-12)

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2009-12-25 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18s


The Nativity of Christ (Matthew 2:1-12)

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2009-12-25 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18s


The Lineage of Jesus (Matthew 1:1-25)

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2009-12-21 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 14s
Sunday before the Nativity of Christ …


The Lineage of Jesus (Matthew 1:1-25)

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2009-12-21 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 14s
Sunday before the Nativity of Christ …


Christ is Our Peace (Ephesians 2:14-22)

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2009-11-22 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 17s
Twenty-fourth Sunday after Pentecost …


Christ is Our Peace (Ephesians 2:14-22)

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2009-11-22 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 17s
Twenty-fourth Sunday after Pentecost …


The Parable of the Good Samaritan (Luke 10:25-37)

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2009-11-15 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 17s
Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost …


The Parable of the Good Samaritan (Luke 10:25-37)

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2009-11-15 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 17s
Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost …


The Healing of Jairus’ Daughter and the Woman with the Flow of Blood (Luke 8:41-56)

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2009-11-08 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18s
Twenty-second Sunday after Pentecost …


The Healing of Jairus’ Daughter and the Woman with the Flow of Blood (Luke 8:41-56)

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2009-11-08 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18s
Twenty-second Sunday after Pentecost …


The Healing of the Gadarene Demoniac (Luke 8:26-39)

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2009-11-03 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18s
Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost …


The Healing of the Gadarene Demoniac (Luke 8:26-39)

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2009-11-03 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18s
Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost …


The Parable of Lazarus and the Rich Man (Luke 16:19-31)

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2009-10-27 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 21s
Sermon on the Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost …


The Parable of Lazarus and the Rich Man (Luke 16:19-31)

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2009-10-27 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 21s
Sermon on the Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost …


The Parable of the Soils (Lk 8:5-15)

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2009-10-19 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 21s
Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost …


The Parable of the Soils (Lk 8:5-15)

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2009-10-19 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 21s
Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost …


The Use of Our Wealth (2 Cor 9:6-11)

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2009-10-12 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 20s
Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost …


The Use of Our Wealth (2 Cor 9:6-11)

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2009-10-12 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 20s
Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost …


Why Must We Love Our Enemies? (Lk 6:31-36)

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2009-10-05 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 16s
Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost …


Why Must We Love Our Enemies? (Lk 6:31-36)

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2009-10-05 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 16s
Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost …


God Wants to Astonish Us! (Luke 5:1-11)

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2009-09-28 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 17s
Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost …


God Wants to Astonish Us! (Luke 5:1-11)

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2009-09-28 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 17s
Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost …


Standing Firm as a Community of Faith (1 Cor 16:13-24)

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2009-09-07 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 13s
Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost …


Standing Firm as a Community of Faith (1 Cor 16:13-24)

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2009-09-07 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 13s
Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost …


The True Nature of Forgiveness

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2009-09-01 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 19s
Sermon on the Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost (I Corinthians 9:2-12; Matthew 18:23-35) …


Are You Saved?

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2009-09-01 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 15s
Sermon on the Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost (I Corinthians 15:1-11; Matthew 19:16-26) …


The True Nature of Forgiveness

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2009-09-01 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 19s
Sermon on the Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost (I Corinthians 9:2-12; Matthew 18:23-35) …


Are You Saved?

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2009-09-01 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 15s
Sermon on the Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost (I Corinthians 15:1-11; Matthew 19:16-26) …


Harnessing the Power of Religion (Mt 17:14-23)

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2009-08-17 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 19s
Tenth Sunday after Pentecost …


Harnessing the Power of Religion (Mt 17:14-23)

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2009-08-17 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 19s
Tenth Sunday after Pentecost …


Enduring Tests and Facing Temptations (Mt 14:22-34)

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2009-08-10 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 17s
Ninth Sunday after Pentecost …


Enduring Tests and Facing Temptations (Mt 14:22-34)

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2009-08-10 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 17s
Ninth Sunday after Pentecost …


The Healthy Ordering of the Church (Rom 12:6-14)

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2009-07-20 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 17s
Sixth Sunday after Pentecost …


The Healthy Ordering of the Church (Rom 12:6-14)

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2009-07-20 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 17s
Sixth Sunday after Pentecost …


The Need for Knowledgeable Zeal for God (Rom10:1-10)

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2009-07-13 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 14s
Fifth Sunday after Pentecost …


The Need for Knowledgeable Zeal for God (Rom10:1-10)

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2009-07-13 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 14s
Fifth Sunday after Pentecost …


The Authority of God

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2009-07-07 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 12s
Sermon on the Fourth Sunday after Pentecost (Romans 6:18-23; Matthew 8:5-13) …


The Authority of God

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2009-07-07 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 12s
Sermon on the Fourth Sunday after Pentecost (Romans 6:18-23; Matthew 8:5-13) …


From Obsession to Anxiety to Death

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2009-06-30 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 17s
Sermon on the Third Sunday after Pentecost (Romans 5:1-10; Matthew 6:22-33) …


Now What are You Going to Do with Your Life?

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2009-06-30 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18s
Sermon on the First Sunday after Pentecost - All Saints (Hebrews 11:33-12:2; Matthew 10:32-33, 37-38, 19:27-30) …


Empowered to Offer Our Life to God

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2009-06-30 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 13s
Sermon on the Feast of Pentecost (Acts 2:1-11; John 7:37-52, 8:12) …


Truth is Not Relative

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2009-06-30 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 17s
Sermon on the Sunday after the Ascension (Acts 20:16-18, 28-36; John 17:1-13) …


From Obsession to Anxiety to Death

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2009-06-30 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 17s
Sermon on the Third Sunday after Pentecost (Romans 5:1-10; Matthew 6:22-33) …


Now What are You Going to Do with Your Life?

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2009-06-30 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18s
Sermon on the First Sunday after Pentecost - All Saints (Hebrews 11:33-12:2; Matthew 10:32-33, 37-38, 19:27-30) …


Empowered to Offer Our Life to God

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2009-06-30 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 13s
Sermon on the Feast of Pentecost (Acts 2:1-11; John 7:37-52, 8:12) …


Truth is Not Relative

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2009-06-30 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 17s
Sermon on the Sunday after the Ascension (Acts 20:16-18, 28-36; John 17:1-13) …


Three Causes of Spiritual Blindness

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2009-05-24 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18s
Sermon on the Sunday of the Healing of the Blind Man (Acts 16:16-34; John 9:1-38) …


Recognizing the Truth

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2009-05-24 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 19s
Sermon on the Sunday of the Samaritan Woman (Acts 11:19-26, 29-30; John 4:5-42) …


Cooperating with God

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2009-05-24 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 16s
Sermon on the Sunday of the Healing of the Paralytic (Acts 9:32-42; John 5:1-15) …


Three Causes of Spiritual Blindness

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2009-05-24 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18s
Sermon on the Sunday of the Healing of the Blind Man (Acts 16:16-34; John 9:1-38) …


Recognizing the Truth

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2009-05-24 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 19s
Sermon on the Sunday of the Samaritan Woman (Acts 11:19-26, 29-30; John 4:5-42) …


Cooperating with God

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2009-05-24 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 16s
Sermon on the Sunday of the Healing of the Paralytic (Acts 9:32-42; John 5:1-15) …


Enthusiasm for the Truth

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2009-05-04 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 16s
Sermon on the Sunday of the Holy Myrrhbearers (Acts 6:1-7; Mark 15:43-16:8) …


Enthusiasm for the Truth

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2009-05-04 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 16s
Sermon on the Sunday of the Holy Myrrhbearers (Acts 6:1-7; Mark 15:43-16:8) …


Christ’s Resurrection as Overflowing Love

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2009-04-21 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 16s
Sermon on the Sunday of Holy Pascha (Acts 1:1-8; John 1:1-17) …


Christ’s Resurrection as Overflowing Love

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2009-04-21 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 16s
Sermon on the Sunday of Holy Pascha (Acts 1:1-8; John 1:1-17) …


Making the Church’s Faith My Faith

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2009-04-12 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 16s
Sermon on the Sunday of the Entrance of our Lord into Jerusalem (Phillipians 4:4-9; John 12:1-18) …


Making the Church’s Faith My Faith

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2009-04-12 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 16s
Sermon on the Sunday of the Entrance of our Lord into Jerusalem (Phillipians 4:4-9; John 12:1-18) …


Called to be Servant Leaders

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2009-04-09 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 16s
Sermon on the Fifth Sunday of Great Lent (Hebrews 9:11-14; Mark 10:32-45) …


Called to be Servant Leaders

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2009-04-09 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio)
Sermon on the Fifth Sunday of Great Lent (Hebrews 9:11-14; Mark 10:32-45) …


The Way, the Truth, and the Life

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2009-03-22 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 16s
Sermon on the Sunday of the Cross (Hebrews 4:14-5:6; Mark 8:34-9:1) …


Trusting the Teachings of God

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2009-03-17 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 16s
Sermon on the Second Sunday of Great Lent (Hebrews 1:10-2:3; Mark 2:1-12) …


Come and See

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2009-03-17 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 17s
Sermon on the Sunday of Orthodoxy (Hebrews 11:24-26, 32-12:2; John 1:43-51) …


Desiring Our True Homeland

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2009-03-01 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 17s
Sermon on Forgiveness Sunday (Romans 13:11-14:4; Matthew 6:14-21) …


A Judgment of Love

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2009-02-22 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 16s
Sermon for the Sunday of the Last Judgment (I Corinthians 8:8-9:2; Matthew 25:31-46) …


The Welcoming Father

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2009-02-15 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 19s
Sermon on the Sunday of the Prodigal Son (I Corinthians 6:12-20; Luke 15:11-32) …


God-Pleasing Prayer

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2009-02-08 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 17s
Sermon on the Sunday of the Publican and the Pharisee (II Timothy 3:10-15; Luke 18:10-14) …


Accepting God’s Invitation

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2009-02-08 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 15s
Sermon on the Sunday of Zacchaeus (I Timothy 4:9-15; Luke 19:1-10) …


Persistence in Faith

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2009-02-08 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 15s
Sermon on the Thirty-second Sunday after Pentecost (I Timothy 1:15-17; Matthew 15:21-28) …


Gifts for Our Growth

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2009-01-11 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18s
Sermon on the Sunday After the Theophany (Ephesians 4:7-13; Matthew 4:12-17) …


Beginning Anew

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2009-01-04 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 15s
Sermon on the Sunday before the Theophany (2 Timothy 4:5-8; Mark 1:1-8) …


The Gift of Love

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2008-12-28 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 14s
Sermon on the Feast of the Nativity of Christ (Galatians 4:4-7; Matthew 2:1-12) …


The Genealogy of Jesus

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2008-12-22 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 15s
Sermon on the Sunday before the Nativity of Christ (Hebrews 11:9-10, 17-23, 32-40; Matthew 1:1-25) …


The Eternal Heavenly Banquet

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2008-12-22 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 14s
Sermon on the Twenty-sixth Sunday after Pentecost (Colossians 3:4-11; Luke 14:16-24) …


Three Things to be Thankful For

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2008-11-30 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 15s
Sermon on the Twenty-fourth Sunday after Pentecost (Ephesians 2:14-22; Luke 13:10-17) …


Ordering our Life’s Priorities

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2008-11-25 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 17s
Sermon on the Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost (Ephesians 2:4-10; Luke 12:16-21) …


Empowering Our Faith

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2008-11-09 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 20s
Sermon on the Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost (Galatians 2:16-20; Luke 8:41-56) …


The Truth of What We Have Received

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2008-11-02 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18s
Sermon on the Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost (Galatians 1:11-19; Luke 8:26-39) …


Money in the Perspective of Eternity

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2008-10-26 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 16s
Sermon on the Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost (II Cor 11:31-12:9; Luke 16:16-31) …


The Seeds that God Plants in Us

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2008-10-26 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 16s
Sermon on the Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost (II Cor 9:6-11; Luke 8:5-15) …


In the Midst of Loss

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2008-10-12 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 15s
Sermon on the Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost (Luke 7:11-16; II Cor 6:16-7:1) …


It’s All About God

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2008-08-18 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 16m 52s
Sermon on the Ninth Sunday after Pentecost (I Corinthians 3:9-17; Matthew 14:22-34)…


Not Perfect, but Working Toward Perfection

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2008-08-05 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 15m 6s
Sermon on the Seventh Sunday after Pentecost (Romans 15:1-7; Matthew 9:27-35)…


Gifts to Build the Body

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2008-07-27 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18m 44s
Sermon on the Sixth Sunday after Pentecost (Romans 12:6-14; Matthew 9:1-8)…


Don’t Presume upon the Faith

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2008-07-13 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 14m 34s
Sermon on the Fourth Sunday after Pentecost (Romans 6:18-23; Matthew 8:5-13)…


Metanoia, Mission, and Martyrdom

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2008-06-29 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 17m 17s
Sermon on the Feast of Sts Peter and Paul (2 Corinthians 11:21-12:9; Matthew 16:13-19)…


Called to be Saints

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2008-06-22 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 17m 10s
Sermon on the Sunday of All Saints (Heb 11:33-12:2; Mt 10:32-33, 37-38; 19:27-30)…


Lo, I am With You Always

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2008-06-15 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 14m 59s
Sermon on the Feast of Pentecost (Acts 2:1-11; John 7:37-52, 8:12)…


Christ’s Prayer for Us

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2008-06-08 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 17m 53s
Sermon on the Seventh Sunday of Pascha (John 17:1-13)…


The Work of God Revealed In Us

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2008-06-01 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 17m 27s
Sermon on the Sunday of the Blind Man (John 9:1-38)…


Conditions for Spiritual Fulfillment

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2008-05-29 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 17m 33s
Sermon on the Sunday of the Samaritan Woman (John 4:5-42)…


When Justice is Not Enough

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0000-00-00 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio)
Sermon on the Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost (II Cor 6:1-10; Luke 6:31-36) …


Launching Out Into the Deep

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0000-00-00 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio)
Sermon on the Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost (II Cor 4:6-15; Luke 5:1-11) …


The Challenge of the Good News

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0000-00-00 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Fr. Thomas Soroka and Ancient Faith Radio)
Sermon on the Leavetaking of the Elevation of the Precious Cross (Galatians 2:16-20; Mark 8:34-9:1) …


Trophy of Victory, Weapon of Peace

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Sermon on the Feast of the Elevation of the Precious Cross (I Corinthians 1:18-24; John 19:6-11, 13-20, 25-28, 30-35) …


Outward Appearances and Inward Realities

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Sermon on the Sunday Before the Elevation of the Cross (Galatians 6:11-18; John 3:13-17) …


Ten Thousand Lifetimes

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Sermon on the Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost (I Corinthians 9:2-12; Matthew 18:23-35) …


The Nature of Faith

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Sermon on the Tenth Sunday after Pentecost (I Corinthians 4:9-16; Matthew 17:14-23) …


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Sermons at St. Nicholas

Each week, we hear the current Sunday sermon from St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Mckees Rocks, PA by Fr. Tom Soroka. Fr. Tom is also heard on The Path, available Monday through Friday.

Sermons at St. Nicholas