From the Amvon

From the Amvon Sermons from St. Jonah Orthodox Church in Spring, Texas

Start date: April 2013 51 episodes

Weekly sermons and lectures by Fr. John Whiteford of St. Jonah Orthodox Church (ROCOR) in Spring, Texas.

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Apr 14, 2014

The Barren Fig Tree

Fr. John preaches about the Barren Fig Tree from Mark 11:12-14,20-21, and Luke 13:6-9.

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12:13
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Apr 07, 2014

Jacob Comes to Peniel

Fr. John talks about Jacob's encounter with God at Peniel (Genesis 32).

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16:01
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Mar 30, 2014

Jacob’s Ladder

Fr. John shares about Jacob's Ladder on the Sunday of St. John of the Ladder.

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12:54
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Mar 24, 2014

The Blood of Abel

Fr. John shares from Genesis 4.

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10:44
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Mar 17, 2014

“As It Was in the Days of Noah”

Fr. John shares his homily on Genesis 6:5-8.

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8:09
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Mar 10, 2014

“If He Neglect to Hear the Church . . .”

Fr. John shares his homily on Matthew 18:15-20.

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14:29
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Mar 03, 2014

By the Waters of Babylon

Fr. John shares his homily on Psalm 136.

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13:36
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Feb 24, 2014

The Final Judgment

Fr. John shares his homily from the Sunday of the Last Judgment.

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10:26
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Feb 21, 2014

The Sunday of the Prodigal Son

Fr. John shares his homily on Luke 15:11-32.

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12:47
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Feb 10, 2014

The Hieromartyr Peter of Krutitsa

Fr. John shares his homily from the Sunday of the New Martyrs of Russia.

13:17
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Feb 03, 2014

Zacchaeus Sunday

Fr. John shares his homily on Luke 19:1-10.

12:21
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Jan 26, 2014

Thou Shalt Not Covet

Fr. John shares his homily on the tenth commandment.

16:28
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Jan 20, 2014

“As Many as Have Been Baptized into Christ Have Put on Christ”

Fr. John shares his homily on Theophany.

8:29
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Jan 13, 2014

The Lord Hath Sent Redemption unto His People

Fr. John shares his homily on Psalm 110.

10:30
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Jan 06, 2014

Christ and History

Fr. John shares his homily on Matthew 1:1-17.

6:24
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Dec 30, 2013

The Prophet Haggai

Fr. John shares his homily on Haggai, chapters 1 and 2.

12:15
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Dec 23, 2013

Take Heed Therefore How Ye Hear

Fr. John shares his homily on Luke 8:18.

9:42
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Dec 16, 2013

The Prophet Habakkuk

Fr. John shares his homily on Habakkuk, Chapters 1-3.

11:50
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Dec 09, 2013

The Kingdom of God Is Within You

Fr. John shares his homily on Luke 17:20-21.

6:12
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Dec 02, 2013

Skeptical Biblical Scholarship: Part 2

Fr. John continues his series on dubious biblical research.

19:23
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Nov 25, 2013

Skeptical Biblical Scholarship

Fr. John takes on the current television show "Bible Secrets Revealed."

20:38
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Nov 18, 2013

Thou Shalt Not Bear False Witness

Fr. John shares his homily on the Ninth Commandment.

14:53
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Nov 13, 2013

St. Job of Pochaev

Fr. John discusses St. Job of Pochaev on his homily from November 10.

12:27
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Nov 04, 2013

Thoroughly Equipped

Fr. John shares his homily on Luke 16:19-31 and 2 Timothy 3:14-17.

18:33
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Oct 28, 2013

The Parable of the Sower

Fr. John shares his homily on Luke 8:5-15.

6:41
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Oct 21, 2013

The Raising of the Son of the Widow of Nain

Bishop Peter (Loukianoff) of Cleveland is the guest homilist at St. Jonah Orthodox Church.

6:17
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Oct 17, 2013

Thou Shalt Not Steal

Fr. John shares his homily on the Eighth Commandment.

18:41
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Oct 07, 2013

Becoming a Disciple

Fr. John shares his homily on Luke 5:1-11.

15:29
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Sep 30, 2013

Worship at the Footstool of His Feet

Fr. John shares his homily on Psalm 98.

12:34
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Sep 23, 2013

The Prophetess Hannah

Fr. John shares his homily on I Samuel 1-2.

16:28
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Sep 16, 2013

Saints Peter and Febronia of Murom, and the Day of Family, Love, and Fidelity

Fr. John shares his homily from the Sunday of Family, Love, and Fidelity, a new commemoration just established by the Russian Church.

10:24
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Sep 11, 2013

Vanity of Vanities

Fr. John shares his homily on Ecclesiastes 1-2.

18:46
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Sep 02, 2013

Patience

Fr. John explains what it means to possess your soul in patience.

10:23
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Aug 26, 2013

Where Are Thine Ancient Mercies?

Fr. John shares his homily on Psalm 88.

23:09
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Aug 19, 2013

Divorce

Fr. John presents part two of his discussion of the Seventh Commandment.

20:52
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Aug 13, 2013

Thou Shalt Not Commit Adultery

Fr. John shares his homily on the Seventh Commandment.

18:36
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Jul 29, 2013

The Baptism of Russia

Fr. John shares his homily on the 1,025th anniversary of the Baptism of Russia.

16:36
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Jul 23, 2013

Vessels of Mercy and Wrath

Fr. John shares his homily on Romans 9.

23:17
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Jul 15, 2013

War, Capital Punishment, and the Sixth Commandment

Fr. John continues his series on the Sixth Commandment.

20:53
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Jul 08, 2013

Thou Shalt Not Kill

Fr. John shares his homily on the Sixth Commandment.

17:54
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Jul 01, 2013

The Inconvenient Truth about Homosexual Marriage

Fr. John shares his homily from the Sunday of All Saints.

18:10
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Jun 24, 2013

If Any Man Thirst

Fr. John shares his homily from Pentecost.

8:59
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Jun 17, 2013

The Fifth Commandment: Honor Thy Father and Thy Mother

Fr. John shares his homily from the Sunday of the Holy Fathers.

11:00
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Jun 03, 2013

Wondrous Is God in His Saints

Fr. John concludes his series on Psalm 67.

15:01
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May 27, 2013

Butter Mountain?

Fr. John presents his second homily on Psalm 67.

16:21
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May 20, 2013

Let God Arise and Let His Enemies Be Scattered

Fr. John presents the first of a brief series of homilies on Psalm 67.

12:58
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Apr 29, 2013

Out of the Mouths of Babes and Sucklings

Fr. John shares his homily from Palm Sunday.

14:51
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Apr 22, 2013

We Should Never Despair of Our Salvation

Fr. John shares his homily from the Sunday of St. Mary of Egypt.

9:34
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Apr 15, 2013

Despondency

Fr. John shares his homily from the Sunday of St. John Climacus.

13:33
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Apr 08, 2013

The Protoevangelion and the Annunciation

Fr. John share his homily from the Feast of the Annunciation and the Sunday of the Holy Cross.

10:52
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Apr 01, 2013

Does Doctrine Matter?

Fr. John shares his homily from the Sunday of Orthodoxy.

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