The Sermon of Mount (Math. 4:23-25, Luke 5:1-2)


What is the Sermon of Mount about, with whom and why does Christ speak about the differences of preaching and teaching? Why did he specifically choose the Mount of Beatitudes? 
Rev. Father Ruben Zargarian provides explanations on the passage. 

 

Healing of Centurion’s Servent (Mark 1:40-45, Math. 8:1-4, Luke 5:12-16)


Who did the heathen centurion ask for mediation in order to meet Jesus? What desease was leprosy, and how did people carrying this desease live?
When Christ met a leper on his way, what does he say to him, how is the life of this Galilean change later? Rev. Father Ruben Zargarian provides explanations on the passage. 
 

 

Jesus Appoints the 12 Disciples (Mark 3:13-19, Mathews 10:1-4, Luke 6:11-16)


All three synoptic Evangelists covered the episode of Jesus appointing the twelve. Why did Jesus select the 12 from the crowd of his followers? What did that selection mean and what mission were they to fulfil? Rev. Father Ruben Zargarian provides explanations on the passage. 

Calming of the Storm (Mark 4:35-41, Mathews 8:18, 23-27, Luke 8:22-25)


How did Christ’s desciples and His followers respond when a huge storm began as they were sailing? What did Chirst say to the scared crowd and how did he calm the storm? 
Rev. Father Ruben Zargarian provides explanations on the passage. 
 

 

Healing of a Paralytic (Mark 2.1-12, Matthew 9.1-8, Luke 5.17-26)


Three synoptic Evangelists addressed the passage on the healing of a paralytic. Who and how was this man taken to Christ, why did Jesus heal him and what message did he give to the paralytic? 
Rev. Fr. Ruben Zargarian provides explanations on the passage. 
 

Healing of a Leper of Galilee (Mark 1.40-45, Matthew 8. 1-4, Luke 5.12-16)


What desease is leprosy? How did lepers live in those times?
When Christ met the leper on his way, what conversation did he have with him, and how did the life of that Galinean change afterwards?  
Rev. Fr. Ruben Zargarian provides explanations on the passage.

 

Հովհաննես Մկրտչի քարոզչությունը (Մարկոս 1.1-8, Մատթ. 3.1-12, Ղուկ. 3.1-18)


Երեք ավետարանիչներն էլ՝ Մարկոսը, Ղուկասը, Մատթեոսը, անդրադարձել են Հովհաննես Մկրտչի քարոզչությանը: Ո՞վ էր Հովհաննես Մկրտիչը, ինչպե՞ս էր ապրում և գործում, ի՞նչ պատգամ էր տալիս: Մեկնաբանում է Տ. Մարկոս քահանա Մանգասարյանը: 

Circumcision of Jesus and Presentation to the Temple, Prophecy of Simeon the Elder and Anna (Luke 2.21-40)


What was the sacrament of circumcision of Jesus as a child? Who were Simeon the Elder and Anna; what was their reaction when they saw Jesus? 
Father Markos Mangasaryan provides explanations on the passage. 
 

Escape from Egypt, Slaughter of Children of Bethlehem, Return from Egypt (Matthew 2:13-23)


When and why did Joseph and Mary flee to Egypt? What did Herod do when he learned he was deceived by the Magi regarding the child? 
Father Markos Mangasaryan provides explanations on the passage. 
 

Birth of Jesus and the Visit of Shepherds (Luke 2:1-20)


How does Luke the Evangelist describe the episode of Jesus’ birth? 
Where and when was our Lord born and why did the angels tell the good news of his birth to the shepherds? 
Father Markos Mangasaryan provides explanations on the passage. 
 

 

Birth of Jesus (Mathews 1.18-25)


Who communicated the message on Mary’s pregnancy to Joseph, what decision did he make? How did the prophecy of Isaiah come true? 
Father Markos Mangasaryan provides explanations on the passage. 
 

 

Birth and Circumcision of John the Baptist, Song of Zechariah (Luke 1.57-80)


Why did Elizabeth decide to name her son John? What did that name mean for the Jews? What was the key message of Zechariah’s song? 
Father Markos Mangasaryan provides explanations on the passage.