God in the Present

Again and Again


A Protestant friend recently shared with me something his pastor told him about telling people that Jesus is in their lives.

He said: My pastor would tell me, no one seems to mind talking about Jesus or God in the past, in some long-ago history of what God did or God in old, long ago Bible stories. In that same manner, no one seems to mind hearing talk about God in the future. But as soon as we mention God in our lives today, having a relationship with Christ and our daily prayer life, then people get uncomfortable.

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About padrerichard

I am a Priest with ROCOR and serve as Rector at St. Joseph of Optina Orthodox Church in Virginia Beach, VA
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