Father Morelli’s First Visit to Genet’s Place

Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com Father Morelli and Genet were at her place. After leaving St. Paul`s Within The Walls Church, he took her home. She invited him in to spend a while. They had been to see the Vivaldi's Four Seasons Meets Bach's Masterpieces concert after having dinner at Cotto Restaurant. The concert lasted …

Call on the Lord’s Name

And whoever calls on the name of the Lord shall be saved - Acts 2:21, MEV iStock Photo The apostle Paul further explains why by calling on the name of Jesus, a person will be saved. In his letter to the Romans, he wrote, "that if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe …

Ketanji Brown Jackson

Photo by Los Angeles Times "I am standing here today by the grace of God as testament to the love and support that I've received from my family." Ketanji Brown Jackson recently made history when President Biden nominated her for Supreme Court of the United States to fill the vacancy left by the death of Antonin …

We Cannot Keep Silent

“For we cannot but speak the things which we have seen and heard” (Acts 4:20, NKJV). When you have good news, do you keep it to yourself or are you just bursting to share it with others? It's the same thing when it comes to the Gospel. We are to tell others about what we have …

The Love Challenge

Beloved, let us love one another; for love is of God and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God – 1 John 4:7, NKJV Do you find it a challenge to love some people, even those in church? How do you reconcile that with what John exhorts us to do? He tells …

Married Best Friends

Are you one of those couples who can finish each other’s sentences? Do you share everything with each other? Are you best friends? I have heard women say of their husbands, “He’s my best friend.” And these are couples who have been married for 40, 50, or 60 years. What makes it possible for couples …

Knowing God’s Will

Therefore do not be unwise, but understand what the will of the Lord is. - Ephesians 5:17, NKJV How do you know what God's will is for your life? The best way to find out is to read His Word. God speaks to us through the Scriptures. My favorite verse is Jeremiah 29:11 which says, "For I know …

Jozsef’s Lousy Evening

He was by the pool when Yasmeen and his brother, Sandor found him. It was obvious that he was drunk. He was a little unsteady on his feet. "What are you doing here?" he asked Sandor, his words a bit slurred. "Did she call you?" his eyes shifted to Yasmeen. "Come on, Jozsef," Sandor said …

Scarred

I was scarred for life. I got it from my ex-boyfriend, Keon when he was beating me. He had a knife in his hand and he wielded it at me, it caught me at the side of my eye. He punched me and I felt to the floor, stunned and bleeding when the police burst …

Old and New

"So, tonight, we're going to study the book of Job." "Job. That's in the Old Testament." "Yes." "I thought we were going to study something from the New Testament." "Is it true that your church doesn't believe in the Old Testament?" "No! I'm tired of people assuming that members of my church don't believe in …

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