Community of Tampa | St. Pete | Florida

Sermons by Fr. Hovnan Demerjian

God’s Maternal Nature

“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 constantly of God as a father.   But today…

Blue Sunday

If we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus his Son cleanses us from all sin.’ (1 Jn 1:7) Today is the 3rd Sunday after Easter. The 1st Sunday after Easter is called green Sunday and the 2nd Sunday, last Sunday,…

Fear Not, Fear God!

Meanwhile the church throughout Judea, Galilee, and Samaria had peace and was built up. Living in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit, it increased in numbers. Acts 9:31 ‘The shoe must never tell the foot how big it should grow.’  This is a good bit of wisdom about…

Word World

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things came into being through him, and without him not one thing came into being. –Jn 1:1-3 We love words in my family. We play scrabble. We keep buying book case after…

Find the Words

A Sermon for the Burial Service of Our Lord 04/02/21 Jesus was born a king and died a king, but like none the world has seen. At his birth the angles sang forth in the Bethlehem night sky, Փառք ի բառձուս Աստուծոյ “Glory to God in the highest,” and Magi came to pay tribute to…