Bible Study #42: The Rise of David the Christ

Bible Study #42: The Rise of David the Christ (1 Kingdom/Samuel 11-15) St. Mary’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Allentown PA Fr. Anthony Perkins, 25 October 2018 Opening Prayer: Make the pure light of Your divine knowledge shine in our hearts, Loving Master, and open the eyes of our minds that we may understand the message of […]

Bible Study #41: Saul and His Downfall

Bible Study #41: Saul and His Downfall (1 Kingdom/Samuel 11-15) St. Mary’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Allentown PA Fr. Anthony Perkins, 18 October 2018 Opening Prayer: Make the pure light of Your divine knowledge shine in our hearts, Loving Master, and open the eyes of our minds that we may understand the message of Your Gospel. […]

Bible Study #40: A King Like the Other Nations

Bible Study #40: A King Like the Other Nations St. Mary’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Allentown PA Fr. Anthony Perkins, 11 October 2018 Opening Prayer: Make the pure light of Your divine knowledge shine in our hearts, Loving Master, and open the eyes of our minds that we may understand the message of Your Gospel. Instill […]

Adult Education – On the Funeral Service

Spiritually Speaking – 07 October 2018 Fr. Anthony Perkins Funerals –helping the grieving, helping the departed and trusting God. Main Sources: Mark Bailey & Paul Meyendorff (SVS Lecture, 2006) We do not live in a death denying Church. Liturgy deals multi-dimensionally with the image of death through the poems and structure of the service. According […]

Bible Study #39: Dagon, Yahweh, and the Supernatural Cage Match

Bible Study #39: The Ark and the (Personal) Ontology of Holiness (1 Kingdoms 4-6) St. Mary’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Allentown PA Fr. Anthony Perkins, 04 October 2018 Opening Prayer: Make the pure light of Your divine knowledge shine in our hearts, Loving Master, and open the eyes of our minds that we may understand the […]

Bible Study #38: Hannah, Eli, and the Bad Priests

Bible Study #38 – Hannah and the Cost of Bad Priests St. Mary’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Allentown PA Fr. Anthony Perkins, 27 September 2018 Opening Prayer: Make the pure light of Your divine knowledge shine in our hearts, Loving Master, and open the eyes of our minds that we may understand the message of Your […]

Bible Study #37: Context (and Connection with God) is Everything

In this, the first class of the new Liturgical Year (given on the Eve of the Nativity of the Birthgiver of God), Fr. Anthony talks about the need to keep everything, to include Scripture, connected to God through the Church.  He also shares a reflection Fr. Harry Linsenbigler wrote on the Wisdom of Solomon and […]

A Parable and Discussion on Ukrainian Autocephaly

Fr. Anthony shares a parable that explains how the EP and the UOC-USA understand the EP’s work in Ukraine.  Then he discusses the situation with a live studio audience.  Enjoy the show!

Bible Study #35: Judges seen through the Great Canon

[Alas there is no recording for this class; the recorder froze after just a couple of minutes!] Bible Study #35: Judges from the Great Canon Fr. Anthony Perkins, St. Mary’s (Pokrova) in Allentown 15 May 2018 Opening Prayer: Make the pure light of Your divine knowledge shine in our hearts, Loving Master, and open the […]

Bible Study #34: Joshuan Tidbits and a bit from Judges

Bible Study #34: Joshua and Judges Fr. Anthony Perkins, St. Mary’s (Pokrova) in Allentown 08 May 2018 Opening Prayer: Make the pure light of Your divine knowledge shine in our hearts, Loving Master, and open the eyes of our minds that we may understand the message of Your Gospel. Instill also in us reverence for […]