Posts by Fr. David Smith

Orthodoxy Explained

Interpreting the Gospel of John

In honor of St. John Chrysostom’s Feast Day on November 13, we will explore that great Saint and Preacher’s excellence in homilies. On Harmony of Thunder,…

Nov 13, 2013
Orthodoxy Explained

Interpreting the Gospel of John

In honor of St. John Chrysostom’s Feast Day on November 13, we will explore that great Saint and Preacher’s excellence in homilies. On Harmony of Thunder,…

Nov 07, 2013
Orthodoxy Explained

Picture of Zacchaeus

St. Gregory Palamas paints a picture of Zacchaeus (St. Luke 19:1-10) as a man who wanted both sin and salvation, the old law and the new testament, riches…

Oct 31, 2013
Orthodoxy Explained

A Modern Debate in Ancient Times

The more things change, the more they stay the same! On Harmony of Thunder, we face the question: “What was the Evolution vs. Creationism debate like…

Oct 10, 2013
Orthodoxy Explained

Dormition of the Theotokos, Part 3

In this third episode of his series on the sermon of Patriarch Modestus, Fr. David Smith helps us explore why it is so important for Christians to observe…

Aug 15, 2013
Orthodoxy Explained

Ladder of Divine Ascent

On Harmony of Thunder, for the Sunday of St. John Climacus, we hear a reflection from Fr. David Smith on the Ladder of Divine Ascent. Why would you work…

May 20, 2013
Orthodoxy Explained

Thoughts on St. Mary of Egypt

On Harmony of Thunder, Fr. David Smith shares thoughts on St. Mary of Egypt.

Apr 18, 2013
Orthodoxy Explained

Sunday of the Holy Cross

On Harmony of Thunder, Fr. David Smith speaks on the Sunday of the Holy Cross, the mid-way point of Lent that reminds us that if anyone wishes to follow…

Apr 04, 2013
Orthodoxy Explained

Sermons of St. Gregory Palamas

On Harmony of Thunder, we explore the importance of St. Gregory Palamas, the theme for the second Sunday of Lent, in “The Sermons of St. Gregory Pal…

Mar 28, 2013
Orthodoxy Explained

Icons and the Sunday of Orthodoxy

On Harmony of Thunder, Fr. David Smith tells us about the true meaning of Icons and the Sunday of Orthodoxy.

Mar 21, 2013
Orthodoxy Explained

Unexpected Forgiveness

The Prodigal Son discovered a new beginning through unexpected forgiveness. On Harmony of Thunder, Fr. David Smith describes the way St. Gregory Palamas…

Feb 28, 2013

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