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Weekly Sermon (Page 9)

Weekly Sermons from St. Hagop Armenian Church features the weekly talks by Fr. Hovnan Demerjian during our Sunday Morning service. Please do share sermons or offer your comments!

Speaking Different Languages

All of them were filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other languages, as the Spirit gave them ability. Acts 2:4 Today we celebrate Pentecost, the birth of the church, that miraculous day when God’s blessings poured down upon the apostles and the church tasted God’s goodness.  But before we get too…

The Comfort of a Mother

“As one whom his mother comforts, so I will comfort you; you shall be comforted in Jerusalem.” Is 66:13 We speak of God the father dozens of times in liturgy, i.e…our doxology begins “Park Hor—Glory to the Father…” This is proper, of course, as the Bible speaks of God repeatedly as a father.   But today…

The Money Handshake

“We have been filled, with your good things, O Lord, by tasting of your Body and Blood. Glory in the highest to you who sustain us.” My uncle Joe Sarkisian passed away last year, after a long life. He was the brother of my grandfather and my favorite great uncle.  He taught us to play…

Credit Crisis

“No one finds security by wickedness, but the root of the righteous will never be moved.” -Prov. 12:3 I am reading a book called Boomerang by Michael Lewis, he is the financial journalist who wrote the Big Short and Moneyball. A common theme that comes up in his books are that the security of financial systems are…