Harmony of Thunder

St. Gregory Palamas and The Prodigal Son

St. Gregory Palamas preached a sermon on the Sunday of the Prodigal Son and interpreted the parable according to a very complex method. Listen to Harmony…

Feb 12, 2014

Zacchaeus, Sin, and Salvation

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…

Jan 15, 2014

The Eucharist

On Harmony of Thunder, we hear the words of St. Cyril of Jerusalem expounding the fact that the Eucharist is in fact the Body and Blood of Christ, a doctrine…

Nov 14, 2013

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

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

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

Exploring the Dormition of the Theotokos

On Harmony of Thunder, Fr. David Smith mines the riches of Orthodox preaching. This week, he explores a sermon by Patriarch Modestus on the Dormition of…

Aug 15, 2013

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

Thoughts on St. Mary of Egypt

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

Apr 18, 2013

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…

Apr 11, 2013

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

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
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