Sermons & Homilies

When God Does Not Come - A Sermon for the 24th Sunday after Pentecost (2020) - Holy Cross Monastery
We hear in today’s Gospel passage an account of two people coming to the Lord in desperation, each begging for His help in a totally hopeless situation. And it is this fact which is of the greatest importance: despite all evidence, and even in absolute defiance of simple common sense, neither of these two people despaired of the power of God to heal what no earthly skill or craft or knowledge could possibly heal.
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