2019 10 20 The Lord turns your life upside down.

When the Lord turns your life upside down you have two choices: be resurrected or tell Him to go away. Luke 8: 26-39 ...

2019 10 06 Receiving the Grace of God in Vain

Don't relax: strive forward and fly with the Grace of God.

2019 09 29 Love your enemies? You're kidding! Orthodox Teaching Sermon.

But if you do love your enemies you will be a son or daughter of the Most High. Luke 6: 31-36

2019 09 22 Preparing the Nets. Orthodox Teaching Sermon.

The Apostles were ready to act when the Lord had need of them. Are you? Luke 5: 1-11.

2019 09 15 Because He loves you. Orthodox Teaching Sermon.

God loves loves you: that's why He did it. Galatians 2: 16-20.

2019 09 08 God forbid! Orthodox Teaching Sermon

St. Paul says "God forbid that I should boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ..." Galatians 6: 11-18 ...

2019 09 01 Dangerous stuff. Orthodox Teaching Sermon

So how are you doing? Preaching? Healing? Releasing captives? Giving sight? Setting the oppressed free? Luke 4: 16-22 ...

2019 08 25 Storm in the head? Bring him here to me!

The young lad is brought to the Lord and the storm in his head is calmed.

2019 08 18 Storm? Waves? Dark? Orthodox Teaching sermon.

And into all of that St. Peter steps. Matthew 14: 22-34

2019 08 11 Everyday Missionary. Orthodox Teaching Sermon.

The Apostles came to the Lord to ask Him to solve the situation. He turned the problem back on them! Matthew 14: 14 -22 ...

2019 08 04 Here, there, everywhere. Orthodox Teaching Sermon

There is lots of movement in the Gospel. Matthew 9: 27- 35.

2019 07 28 Spiritual Gifts. Orthodox Teaching Sermon.

God has given us all Spiritual Gifts! So use them! Romans 12: 6-14.

2019 July Monastery: Nice healthy young fox.

In St. Columba's Wood, The Monastery, Pontesbury, Shropshire. SY5 0SJ

2019 July Monastery: Muntjac Buck

In St. Columba's Wood, The Monastery, Pontesbury, Shropshire. SY5 0SJ

2019 July Monastery: Fox in the woods

In St. Columba's Wood, The Monastery, Pontesbury, Shropshire. SY5 0SJ

2019 July Monastery: Muntjac buck.

In St. Columba's Wood, The Monastery, Pontesbury, Shropshire. SY5 0SJ

2019 07 21 So Close

He is in your mouth and in your heart. Romans 10: 1 - 10.

2019 07 14 Slavery. Orthodox Teaching Sermon

What sort of slave are you?. Romans 6: 18-23 Matthew 8: 5-13.

2019 07 07 Ambition. Orthodox Teaching Sermon

Seek first the Kingdom of God and His righteousness. Matthew 6: 22-33 Orthodox Monastery, Gatten, Pontesbury, Shropshire. U.K. All Saints of Lincolnshire, ...

2019 06 30 Labourers needed. Orthodox Teaching Sermon.

Don't apply within. You already have the job! Matthew 9: 36- 10: 8, 16: 3-19.

2019 06 23 Your turn! Orthodox Teaching Sermon.

Crucified, skinned alive, boiled to death, ridiculed. Your turn! Matthew 10: 32-38, 19:27-30.

2019 06 16 Everywhere present. Orthodox Teaching Sermon.

The Holy Spirit.

2019 06 09 What's the point? Orthodox Teaching Sermon.

All this stuff! What's the point of it all? John 17: 1-13

2019 06 02 No Eyes? No Problem!

Recent weeks have seen the healing of soul and body, the healing of soul and now the healing of body. What happened next in each case? So what about you?

2019 05 26 Running into Town. Orthodox Teaching Sermon

Astonished by what she finds out she cannot wait to tell others. So what do we do?

2019 05 19 No Man, not a splash! Orthodox Teaching Sermon

Who needs a man? We all need the God-Man. John 5: 1-15.

2019 05 12 Your turn! Orthodox Teaching Sermon.

The Myrrh bearing women, the Aristocratic burial party, the foreign sounding servants (deacons) all had the same thing in common. Mark 15: 43-16: 8, Acts 6: 1-7 ...

St Melangell's Valley, St. Antony and Cuthbert Monastery

The rushing sound is the waterfall nearby.

St Caedman's Wood, St Antony and Cuthbert Monastery

The rushing sound is the waterfall nearby.

2019 05 09 St Antony and St Cuthbert Monastery

A view from the front. The rushing sound is the waterfall nearby.

2019 05 05 What's that! He didn't knock? Orthodox Teaching Sermon.

The Lord didn't ask permission to enter the room. ...

2019 05 02 Wildlife during the day.

Hare in St. Caedmon's Wood.

2019 05 01 Wildlife during the night.

Muntjac deer grooming last night. This in St. Caedmon's Wood at about 3.30am. (The date on the film is incorrect!) ...

2019 04 28 The Rocks Crack. Orthodox Teaching Sermon

Cracking the rocks - opening the tomb! The Resurrection. Matthew 28: 1-20

2019 04 21 Mind your own business. Orthodox Teaching Sermon

You have a choice: Judas or Mary of Bethany. John 12: 1-18

2019 04 14 Me! Me! Me! Me! Me! Orthodox Teaching Sermon

It's for them! Mark 10: 32-45

2019 04 07 Convulsing at the feet of Christ. Orthodox teaching sermon.

Coming to Christ can be a painful experience.

2019 03 31 The Throne of Grace. Orthodox Teaching Sermon.

The most beautiful throne of all. Hebrews 4:16.

2019 03 23 Still in bed? Orthodox Teaching Sermon

Get up, take your bed and go home. Mark 2: 1-12 Monastery: Parishes:

2019 03 17 Get growing Figs! Orthodox Teaching Sermon.

What was Nathaniel doing under his fig tree? You need to do the same! John 1: 43-51.

2019 03 17 Sunday of Orthodoxy Procession

The Sunday of Orthodoxy Procession commemorates the return of the use of Iconography in Churches.

2019 03 16 Becoming Holier than God. Orthodox Teaching Sermon.

Don't try this on with God: He doesn't like it. Mark 2:23 - 3:5 2019 03 16 1st Sat in Lent.

20119 03 11 The Armour of Light! Orthodox Teaching Sermon.

Great Lent has begun: let us take this time seriously! Romans 13:11 - 14:4.

2019 02 26 Hare outside St. Melangell's Cell

St. Melangell is partly known for having sheltered a hare as it was being hunted. This hare has taken refuge in her valley here at the Monastery of St. Antony and ...

Divine Liturgy: Only Begotten Son and Word of God, in English. Gatten Orthodox Monastery.

No man hath seen God at any time; the only begotten Son, which is in the bosom of the Father, he hath declared him” (John 1:18). Jesus Christ is that Only ...

2019 02 22 Dawn and Nature's Matins. Monastery of St. Antony and Cuthbert.

The view from St.Hilda's Cell. About 06:50 and the dawn chorus is breaking out.

2018 12 28 More Honourable than the Cherubim.

Hymn to the Theotokos. Sung towards the end of Vespers.

A Hymn to the Mother of God.

After Vespers at the Monastery of St Antony and St. Cuthbert.

Christmas (Nativity) Troparion

Vespers at the Monastery of St Antony and St. Cuthbert.

2018 12 10 Monastery Tour 4 St. Melangell's Cell

St. Melangell's cell (pronounced Melengeth) is built over a small stream the sound of which fills the air. Good for a short stay but built as a permanent home it is a ...

2018 12 10 Monastery Tour 3 St. Columba's Cell

Overlooking a marshy area this cell is quite capable of being lived in full time but may be just what you need for a quiet day or week or two.

2018 12 04 Monastery Tour 2

Starting in the Refectory and going outside so you can what is where.

2018 12 04 Orthodox Christian Monastery, England, U.K. Tour 1

From the front of St. Antony and Cuthbert to the Chapel. Stiperstones, Pontesbury, Shropshire. U.K.

2018 07 All Saints of Lincolnshire Temple

A quick tour round the Church of All Saints of Lincolnshire, Burton Road, Lincoln, U.K. LN1 3TX.

Spiritual Experiences. Orthodox Teaching Sermon

You want a Spiritual Experience? Romans 12: 6-14.

Clothing your Soul. Orthodox Teaching Sermon.

So forget about clothing you body - what about clothing your soul? 2018 06 17.

Follow me! Orthodox Teaching Sermon.

Jesus Christ has followers. Matthew 4: 18-23 2018 06 10.

Taking Delight in Jesus. Orthodox Teaching Sermon

Ode 4 Matins: Made one with You by love, And purely and sincerely taking delight in You, The company of Your saints dances the perpetual dance with the ...

Written on your grave stone... Orthodox Teaching Sermon.

"Here lies a miserable pious old bag..." or "I have glorified thee on the earth: I have finished the work which thou gavest me to do." John 17: 4 2018 05 20.

Zapping Sinners! Orthodox Teaching Sermon

God doesn't zap sinners: He fixes us all. Sunday of the Man Born Blind John 9: 1-38 2018 05 13.

Offering God Hospitality. Orthodox Teaching Sermon.

The townsfolk offered the Lord hospitality and by doing so entertained the Saviour of the World. 2018 05 06 Samaritan Woman (Photini, Clare, Svetlana)

Together. Orthodox Teaching Sermon.

God won't, you can't. Together He will and you are made able. John 5: 1-15 2018 04 29.

Getting down with the Apostle Thomas. Orthodox Teaching Sermon.

What would have happened had those who were great and grand in Jerusalem had done as the Apostle Thomas did (or before him St. John the Forerunner and ...

Matins Great Censing on "The Mother of Light..."

Matins censing.

Rejoice! Orthodox Teaching Sermon

Rejoice? The Archangel tells Mary that God intends to turn her life upside down and inside out! Then he goes away! Rejoice? 2018 03 25 Luke 1: 24 -38.

Now THAT hurt! Orthodox Teaching Sermon

Faith, prayer and fasting each strengthen the other two ... but don't expect it to be painless. 2018 03 18 Mark 9: 17-31

Holy Cross. Orthodox Teaching Sermon

Point out one thing in your house that will still be yours in 100 years from now. Mark 8: 34 - 9:1 2018 03 11.

Body and Blood. Orthodox Teaching Sermon.

In case you have doubts and are reasoning in your heart. Mark 2: 1-12

Evangelism. Orthodox Teaching Sermon

Sometimes you just have to get on with it (no matter how sceptical your audience). John 1: 43-51

St. Aethelheard's Orthodox Christian Church, Louth, Lincolnshire.

St. Aethelheard's Church is a tiny but beautiful temple in the cemetery on London Road, Louth, Lincoln. Services 10.30am Sundays.

Judgement! Orthodox Teaching Sermon

It is amazing how creative people can be: did you know that you can transform yourself into a goat or a sheep? Matthew 25: 31-46 2018 02 10.

Have you seen the guest list? I won't go to that party! Orthodox Teaching Sermon

The good townsfolk of Jericho, the Pharisee (who did everything just right) and now the obedient and hardworking older brother - none of them went to the party.

The Bible

St Paul writes to his spiritual child St. Timothy about his studying of the Holy Scriptures. 2 Timothy 3:10-15 2018 01 25.

The Camel goes through the eye of the needle! Orthodox Teaching Sermon.

Zacchaeus, the worst man in the worst town, does something unexpected. 2018 01 21 Luke 19: 1-10.

The Place of Darkness. Orthodox Teaching Sermon.

The Lord shines into the place of greatest darkness. 2018 01 14 Sunday after Theophany. Ephesians 4: 7-13, Matthew 4: 12-17.

Mercy, Love, Life and Grace. Orthodox Teaching Sermon.

On the Sunday when we remember so many killed in war let us see what the rule of God is like. Ephesians 2: 4-10 2017 11 12 Remembrance Sunday.

The Man with no Name. Orthodox Teaching Sermon

What if you had everything but no one could remember your name? What is you had nothing but God knows who you are? One day we will each have nothing.

The Cedars of Lebanon. 2017

Psalm 93 (LXX) The righteous shall flourish like the palm tree: he shall grow like a cedar in Lebanon. Those that be planted in the house of the LORD shall ...

The Bells of Jubayl (ancient Biblos), Lebanon.

Abouna Boulos of Jubayl chimes the bells of his wonderful church. His hospitality was wonderful.

2017 08 13 The Morning after the (Transfiguration) Night before. Orthodox Teaching Sermon

So what had the other nine Apostles been getting up to?

2017 08 06 Being Transfigured Orthodox Teaching Sermon

The Apostle Peter witnessed the Transfiguration and wanted it to stay there but God the Father had other plans. 2 Peter 1 : 10-19, Matthew 17: 1-9.

2017 07 23 Crying out! A lesson in prayer. Orthodox Teaching Sermon.

Those blind men knew how to use their lungs and they certainly knew how to pray. Matthew 9: 27-35.

2017 07 02 Life or death? Orthodox Teaching Sermon.

In the old prison in Lincoln, England, it says "The Wages of Sin is Death!" That's much less than half the story. Romans 6:18-23, Matthew 8:5-13.

2017 06 25 Clothing. Orthodox Teaching Sermon

Priceless fashion. Yours for the asking. Matthew 6: 22-33.

2017 06 05 Pentecost. Orthodox Teaching Sermon.

Streams of Living Water, giving Glory to Christ. Acts 2 :1-11, John 7:37-52.

2017 05 25 Ascension. Orthodox Teaching Sermon

St. Luke shows us that the Lord is real - not imagined - flesh and bones, the disciples can handle him and he can eat with them. Acts 1: 1-12, Luke 24: 36-53.

2017 01 22 Repentance-Salvation: a practical matter. Orthodox Teaching Sermon

Zacchaeus realised that his repentance needed to be grounded in his bank account.

2017 01 01 The Circumcision of Christ. Orthodox Teaching Sermon

St. Luke (2: 20-21, 40-52) treats us to a meditation on the two natures of Jesus Christ: Fully God - Fully Man. So does St. Paul writing to the Colossians (2: 8-12).

2016 11 13 Ordination Sermon by Metropolitan Silouan

The Metropolitan preaches at the ordination of Fr. Paulinus.

English style Wedding Bells for Chris and Melangell. Badsey, Worcestershire22 10 2016

Chris and Melangell married this day in Badsey, Nr Evesham, Worcestershire. There was a team of really good bell ringers present.

2016 10 16 The Sower: Orthodox Christian Teaching Sermon

The Gospel seeds fell into every part of that field - and I'm every part of that field! Luke 8: 5-15.

2016 09 25 Fisher of Men. Orthodox Teaching Sermon.

Luke 5:1 - 11 The Apostle Peter's life changed from killing fish to saving people.

2016 09 18 God loves you. Orthodox Christian Teaching Sermon.

Orthodox Churches are full of beautiful Crosses. Want to know why? Sunday after the Holy Cross Galatians 2: 16-20, Mark 8: 34 - 9: 1.

2016 09 11 For God so Loved the World. Orthodox Teaching Sermon

Christianity is about love. Galatians 6:11-18 John 3:13-17 Holy Cross.

2016 08 28 Moving Mountains. Orthodox Teaching Sermon.

How great is your faith? Smaller than a poppy seed? Then bring the problem to The Lord and God and Saviour Jesus Christ and He and you can move all sorts ...

Prayer: Five Loaves & Two Fish: More on Prayer. 2016 08 14: Orthodox Teaching Sermon

The problem was thousands of hungry people. The disciples brought them to the Lord in prayer and had their own solution which was: "Send them away!

2016 07 31 Gifts of the Spirit: not for you! Orthodox Teaching Sermon.

St. Paul tells us to make use of the Gifts of the Holy Spirit and in the Gospel we see an example of this in action. It is obvious though that there gifts are NOT for ...

2016 07 24 Intercession (Praying for others).Orthodox Teaching Sermon.

Matthew 8:28 - 9:1 When you compare the account of the healing of the two men with demons, with the accounts on either side of this story, you will notice two ...

2016 07 17 Orthodox Teaching Sermon: Don't come under my roof!

Romans 6: 18-23, Matthew 8: 5-13 The Roman Centurion was quite right to be hesitant about asking the Lord to visit his house.

2016 07 16 Orthodox Teaching Sermon. Wrath of God.

So what do you think God is like? Romans 5: 1-10.

2016 03 06 Orthodox Teaching Sermon: Don't eat other people!

The Last Judgement: 1 Corinthians 8: 8 - 9:2, Matthew 25: 31 - 46 You might well be fasting from flesh but are you feasting on other people?

2016 02 21 Orthodox Teaching Sermon Publican and Pharisee

2 Timothy 3:10-15, Luke 18: 10-14 Two people entered the Temple. One said "What a lucky God you are to have a follower like me!" The other said "What a lucky ...

2016 02 14 Orthodox Teaching Sermon The Canaanite Woman - how to pray

2 Corinthians 6:16 -7:1 & Matthew 15:21-28 She was possibly an idol worshipper but her persistence, love and humility and faith meant that her prayer was ...

2016 0207 Orthodox Teaching Sermon: Grace - The Parable of the Talents

2 Corinthians 6:1-10, Matthew 25:14 -30 God gives each of us an immense amount to work with. Our task is to double the amount by trading and taking risks with ...

2015 11 01 Orthodox Teaching Sermon: Wealth

The Rich man had a poor man sitting outside his house. So do you. Luke 16:19-31, Galatians 6:11-18.

Orthodox Teaching Sermon: Love

Notice the number of times the Lord says "do". Love is a "doing" word" 2015 10 04 Luke 6:31-36 and 2 Corinthians 6: 16 - 7:1.

2015 09 29 Orthodox Teaching Sermon The Miraculous Catch of Fish

Luke 5: 1-11 The Apostles had been up all night and had achieved nothing. Then they cleaned and dried their nets. Then someone happened along the way ...

2015 09 20 Orthodox Teaching Sermon Sunday after the Exaltation of the Cross

Mark 8:34 -- 9:1 The Way of the Cross. God's Royal Priesthood.

2015 08 23 Orthodox Teaching Sermon. The Gospel - The Resurrection.

1 Corinthians 15: 1-11 So what is at the heart of the Gospel? Did the Resurrection happen?

2015 08 16 Orthodox Teaching Sermon. Forgive!

THe Lord commands us to wipe away the debts that others owe us. Matthew 18: 23-35.

2015 08 09 Orthodox Teaching Sermon. Your Vocation

The Laity of God is called to be the Royal Priesthood. So how might that be lived out? You need to become a world transformer!

2015 08 02 Orthodox Teaching Sermon: Prayer

Matthew 14: 22-34 After Jesus Christ had had the 5000 men plus women and childen (a tenth of the population!) He dismissed the crowd and told the disciple to ...

2015 07 19 Orthodox Teaching Sermon. Reading Scripture - The Bible.

St. Paul talks about reading the Scriptures. So do you? Matthew 9:27-35, Romans15:1-7.

2015 07 12 Orthodox Teaching Sermon The Gifts of the Holy Spirit

Matthew 9: 1-8, Romans 12: 6-14.

2015 07 05 Orthodox Teaching Sermon. Go Away!

The Two Demonaics were healed by the Lord but the local people asked the Lord to depart from their region. You also maight be very tempted to ask the Lord to ...

2015 05 17 Orthodox Teaching Sermon .The Man Born Blind

John 9: 1-38. The Man Born Blind is able to sum up his bit of the Gospel in twelve words. What about you? What is the Gospel to you?

2015 05 10 Orthodox Teaching Sermon The Samaritan Woman

Photini was going about her daily business - probably things had been going wrong (otherwise why would she be there at such a hot time of day?).

2015 05 04 Orthodox Teaching Sermon Sunday of the The Paralysed Man

Acts 9:32-42, John 5:1-15. These twll of three people who were dramatically changed by their contact with God. Others saw the changes and either turned to ...

2015 04 27 Orthodox Teaching Sermon Myrrh bearing Women and Deacons

Acts 6: 1-7, Mark 15: 43- 6: 8. The Myrrh-bearing Women expected to find a corpse so took a huge pile of spices to the Tomb. However what they found in their ...

2015 04 19 Orthodox Teaching Sermon Thomas Sunday

The readings today speak about life. That you might have life and that Apostle Peter should preach about it.

01.03.2015 Sunday of Orthodoxy in Balamand. Procession of the Icons. Part 2.

The icon procession re-enters the monastery, goes through the court yardannd enters the church by the south door. The bishop is Bishop Qais Sadeq.

Orthodox Teaching Sermon 2014 10 12 God Loves a Cheerful Giver! 2 Cor 9v6 11, Luke 8v5 15

Are you a cheerful giver? The Saviour talks of scattering the seeds of the Gospel everywhere - it is the same with our giving. Where do the seeds come from - St.

Orthodox Teaching Sermon 2014 10 05 Love Your Enemies 2 Cor 6v16 - 7 v1, Luke 6v 31 - 36

Love your enemies! How? Christ God commands us to do so so we must.

Orthodox Teaching Sermon 2014 09 28 The Grace of God Luke 5v1-11, 2Cor 6v 1-10

The Grace of God! The very presence of God Himself! Together we work with the Lord - Him filling us with Grace and us doing his work and being filled with ...

Orthodox Teaching Sermon 2014 09 14 Exaltation of the Holy Cross

The Cross is called "The Weapon of Peace". Weapons come in many forms but how is this one used? 1 Corinthians 1:18 24, John 19:6 35.

Orthodox Teaching Sermon 2014 08 31 Matthew 19 v16 26 One thing you Lack

"What thing must I do to inherit eternal life?" He asked. Jesus said "Follow me!" He didn't though.

Orthodox Teaching Sermon 2014 08 24 Forgive! Matthew 18: 23-35

So what is the Kingdom of heaven like? Do you belong to it? Well one of the ways you can tell is this: do you forgive others? Do you give up your rights to things?

Orthodox Teaching Sermon 2014 08 15 Dormition Phil 2 5 11 Luke 10 38 42, 11 27 28

Humility, obedience, listening and keeping.

Orthodox Teaching Sermon 2014 08 10 Matthew 14: 22 - 34 Walking on Water

St. Peter stepped onto the waves to come to the Lord. Only when his attention was deflected did he sink. Even then the Lord caught him and brought him to ...

2014 08 06 Othodox Teaching Sermon The Transfiguration

You might not be able to climb a mountain but you can go into the lonely and arid regions of your "heart" and there find Jesus Transfigured. You have to come ...

Feeding the 5000 Orthodox Teaching Sermon

"You feed them!" " We only have these fish and those loaves" "Bring them to me!" Same message to you. The Lord has commanded us to feed the multitude and ...

Orthodox Teaching Sermon 2014 07 27 Pentecost 7 Matthew 9 27 35 Body or Soul

The Lord healed two Blind men and then he cast out a demon from a man who was dumb! So the blind men's bodies were healed and the Dumb man's sould ...

2014 06 25 Great Vespers. Balamand Monastery. On Lord I have Cried

Opening great Vespers for the Balamand Conference.

Orthodox Teaching Sermon 2014 07 20 Pentecost 6 Matthew 9 1 8 The forgiveness of the Paralysed man

Three groups rub up against God: the Gergesenes, who tell Him to go. The paralytic's friends who come to Him and Apostle Matthew who follows Him. All three ...

Orthodox Teaching Sermon 2014 07 13 Pentecost 5 Matthew 5 14 19 Let your light so shine!

"Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven." How do you square that saying with "don't let your ...

Orthodox Teaching Sermon 2014 07 06 Pentecost 4 The wages of sin and the Gift of God

Romans 6: the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord. We earn the one but we receive the other as a gift!

Orthodox Teaching Sermon 2014 06 22 Pentecost 2 Matthew 4 18 23 Call of the first Apostles

When the Lord calls you - respond quickly and fully - He might not ask you again! Live the faith to the full, attach yourself to Christ and become a fisher of men.

Orthodox Teaching Sermon 2014 06 08 Pentecost Sunday John 7 37 52, 8 12

O heavenly King, O Comforter, the Spirit of truth, who art in all places and fillest all things; Treasury of good things and Giver of life: Come and dwell in us and ...

Orthodox Teaching Sermon 2014 05 25 Sunday of the Blind Man John 9 1 38

Acts 16:16-34 and John 9:1-38. If you are a Christian you'll have to fight hell every day in a war that appears unending and you'll suffer because of it. Sometimes ...

Orthodox Teaching Sermon 2014 05 18 Sunday of the Samaritan Woman John 4: 5-42

The woman at the well at Samaria (Photeini, Svetlana, Claire) had a surprise that day! With water of life bubbling up within her she rushed back into her village to ...

2014 05 11 Orthodox Teaching Sermon Sunday of the Paralysed man John 5 1 15, Acts 9 32 42

Acts 9:32-42 and John 5 1-15. Often we concentrate on our problems and the difficulties that afflict us. Instead concentrate on the Lord, pray to him. Then the ...

Orthodox Teaching Sermon 2014 04 26 Thomas Sunday Antipascha John 20 19 31

Christ is risen! So the Apostles had hidden themselves because they were afraid, and they had plenty to be afraid of! These same people were to have their lives ...

Orthodox Sermon 2014 03 16 2nd Sunday of Lent Mark 2: 1-12 The Paralysed man

The Christian life is a struggle as is shown by this reading. The four friends who take this man to Christ have to get him there through a crowd, up a flighht of ...

Orthodox Sermon 2014 01 19 Sunday of the Ten Lepers Luke 17 12 19

Ten men on the edge of society, religion, faith and the village. They have leprosy. They are counted as cursed. The Lord meets them and restores them. But only ...

2013 12 16 Fr. Philip's Icon Corner. Orthodox Icon Corner, House Icons, Beautiful Corner.

Cameron asked me to do this as he was frustrated that I'm always in the way of it in these videos! As the house is not mine I cannot fix things to the wall in the ...

Orthodox Sermon 2013 12 15 Luke 14 16 24 The Banquet and the reluctant Guests

Everything is ready... God has done it all! The invitations are out and all that needs to be done is come and engage with the party. The geusts begin to make ...

Orthodox Sermon 2013 12 08 Luke 13 10 17 The woman with the 18 year infirmity

A woman in a Synagogue! And she is infirm! She must be a bad sinner.... who would want someone like that in church! Jesus would. (You might be that sinner of ...

Orthodox Sermon 2013 11 24 Luke 18:18 27 The Rich Young Ruler

He was rich, young and powerful! "Go sell all you have and distribute to the poor and come follow me." said Jesus. What does He want you to sacrifice?

Orthodox Sermon 2013 11 3 Luke 16:19-31 The Rich Man and Lazarus

The fact that you are looking at this puts you with the rich of the world... but what about the "Lazaruses"? Where are they? Nearer than you think: they are thrown ...

Orthodox Sermon 2013 10 27 Luke 8 v14 56 Jairus daughter and the woman healed

12 years! One woman suffered terribly - her fertility had led to a life of misery. The other had just entered into fertility and died. The first reached out herr hand and ...

Orthodox Sermon - 2013 10 06 Luke 7v 1 16 The Widow of Nain's Son

Fr. Philip considers the raising of the widow of Nain's son.

Orthodox Divine Liturgy. The Anaphora of St. John Chrysostom. All Saints of Lincolnshire, Lincoln

The Thanksgiving-Offering Prayer of the Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom. A litany and Lord's Prayer to the point of Communion. LN1 3TX 10am Divine ...

The Proskimide. Orthodox Divine Liturgy

The Preparation of the Bread and Wine. You'll hear psalms and prayers and images to do with the incarnation and crucifixion of Our Lord and God and Saviour ...

Orthodox Sermon 2013 09 29 Luke 6 v 31-36 Pentecost 14 Luke 2

LUKE 6v 35 But love your enemies... The Lord commanded us to love our enemies... but that is so hard. He commanded us to be compassionate (merciful).

Orthodox Sermon 2013 09 22 Luke 5 v 1-11. Pentecost 13. Luke 1

So you've spent the night fishing and caught nothing, you're busy washing the nets before drying them, you've pulled out all the rubbish (leaves, twigs etc.)

Orthodox Sermon 2013 09 08 Luke 10 & 11 Nativity of the Theotokos

Sorry about two things:the shaking at the end: Gus was rubbing himself against the tripod - naughty dog! This also made me lose my train of thought a bit.

Orthodox Sermon 2013 09 01 Luke 4: 16-22 Church New Year.

Fr. Philip considers the Orthodox Church New Year which starts on 1st September. This is commemorated with special prayers and the reading where Jesus ...

Orthodox Sermon 2013 08 25 Matthew 14 Pentecost 9

What did Jesus do before He walked on the water? He went up on the mountain to pray, in the dark, fasting, all night, alone. So that is how important it is for a ...

Lincoln Anglican Cathedral Bells.

Being rung (rather than chimed) beautifully.

Archimandrite Philip

Orthodox Sermons, Pilgrimages, Orthodox Services, Orthodox Christian Events, Orthodox Conferences, Bible Study notes, and events in my life. Fr. Philip is an ...