Everyone Has the Light

Everyone Has the Light

He was not the light, but came to bear witness to the Light, the true Light that enlightens every man was coming into the world.  John 1:8-9  Sunday of the Samaritan Woman   Good morning Prayer Team! Christ is Risen! Just like there is no one who does not have...

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Are You Ready to “Testify” as a “Witness”?

Are You Ready to “Testify” as a “Witness”?

There was a man sent from God, whose name was John.  He came for testimony, to bear witness to the Light, that all might believe through him.  He was not the Light, but came to bear witness to the Light.  John 1:6-8  (From the Gospel at the Divine Liturgy on...

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Darkness Can Never Defeat the Light

Darkness Can Never Defeat the Light

In Him was life, and the life was the light of men. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.  John 1:4-5  (From the Gospel at the Divine Liturgy on Pascha) Friday of the 4th Week of Pascha   Good morning Prayer Team! Christ is Risen!...

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Let’s Go Back to the Beginning

Let’s Go Back to the Beginning

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 were made through Him, and without Him was not anything made that was made.  John 1:1-3  (From the Gospel at the Divine Liturgy of...

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Let God Arise, and the Story of a Dear Friend Named Eva

Let God Arise, and the Story of a Dear Friend Named Eva

Let God arise, let His enemies be scattered; let those who hate Him flee before Him! As smoke is driven away, so drive them away; as wax melts before fire, let the wicked perish before God! But let the righteous be joyful! (Psalm 68:1-3) This is the day which the...

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Don’t Worry About the Other Guy!

Don’t Worry About the Other Guy!

Peter turned and saw following them the disciple whom Jesus loved, who had lain close to His breast at the supper and had said, “Lord, who is it that is going to betray You?”  When Peter saw him, he said to Jesus, “Lord, what about this man?”  Jesus said to...

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Peter Really Got it Right When It Counted

Peter Really Got it Right When It Counted

Truly, truly, I say to you, when you were young, you girded yourself and walked where you would; but when you are old, you will stretch out your hands, and another will gird you and carry you where you do not wish to go.”  (This He said to show by...

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The Meaning of the Word “Love”

The Meaning of the Word “Love”

When they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon, son of John, do you love Me more than these?” He said to Him, “Yes, Lord; you know that I love You.” He said to him, “Feed My lambs.”  A second time He said to him, “Simon, son of...

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We Are All Supposed to Become Fishermen

We Are All Supposed to Become Fishermen

Just as day was breaking, Jesus stood on the beach; yet the disciples did not know that it was Jesus.  Jesus said to them, “Children, have you any fish?” They answered Him, “No.” 6 He said to them, “Cast the net on the right side of the boat, and you will...

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Going Fishing? Now Is Not the Time to Let Up

Going Fishing? Now Is Not the Time to Let Up

After this Jesus revealed Himself again to the disciples by the Sea of Tiberius; and He revealed Himself in this way. Simon Peter, Thomas called the Twin, Nathanael of Cana in Galilee, the sons of Zebedee, and two others of His Disciples were together.  Simon Peter said to them, “I...

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