The Light of Christ Journey

Encouraging people on their journey with Christ

I don’t believe there is any greater gift Jesus could give us than forgiveness. It is as simple as asking Jesus to forgive me. Jesus’ death on the cross was all about paying the price for our sins so we could be forgiven. When we confess our sins to the Lord and trust Jesus we …

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Why does the Bible talk so much about the character of different people?  Many of the people of the Bible are growing in character. As we get to know them, they are not all squeaky clean. While some people may have great character such as the prophet Jeremiah or John the Baptist other people such …

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What comes to your mind when you think of a parent watching over their child? What I think about is love, concern, caring, and protection. Jesus, our Savior, calls Himself the Good Shepherd and we are the sheep of His pasture. A shepherd guarding his sheep has many of the same attributes as a parent …

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Have you ever been a situation where you were overwhelmed and seeking the Lord? Was there a time where His wisdom was the only answer? When our daughter was struggling in school as a seventh grader, we were overwhelmed with the problem. After a time of seeking the Lord, we began to look at the …

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Did you know that God rewards the faithful? For those who have placed faith in Jesus as their Savior will be given the crown of life. (Ref. Revelation 2:10) There are many rewards the world can give people, but there is no comparison to the gift of eternal life in heaven for those who are …

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The Lord tells us we should be interceding for others. Perhaps someone has interceded for you. How did that make you feel? You may not realize it, but the Lord Jesus intercedes for you before His Father. Paul writes in Romans 8:34 “Who is to condemn? Christ Jesus is the one who died—more than that, …

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Have you ever been encouraged by the words of another person? Hopefully, we all have. The older I become the more I realize our words are powerful. Words of encouragement can make an amazing difference in our life. Words of encouragement can propel us forward when we want to give up, lift us up when …

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There are times in life when our problems or situation seems to overwhelm us. A loss of a job, a health crisis, death of a child, loss of a spouse, changing society, an addiction are problems that seem crushing.  How can trusting the Lord when our problems seem overwhelming help us? The Israelites were Overwhelmed …

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