The Light of Christ Journey

Encouraging people on their journey with Christ

God’s plans lead to change. I have experienced this, which is typical of what believers undergo worldwide. While change can be difficult and pull apart relationships, it can also be an excellent time to bring you to a brighter future. Think about a person addicted to drugs that embraces an intervention program, an abused woman …

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The fact that God initiates His work in us gives us fantastic insight into how He works. The Lord’s initiation tells me how much He loves me, wants to draw me to faith, and then works through me to build His kingdom. When I was thirty-six years old, the Lord began to work in my …

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Having a loving father is a gift from the Lord and something I am very thankful for. Growing up, you may not have experienced a loving earthly father, but you have always had a loving heavenly Father. There is something special about being in God’s family. In the Lord’s family, you are accepted, highly favored, …

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When life is a struggle, everything is difficult. You might be experiencing this now and not sure which way to turn. Sin or something out of our control may cause problems. It can be heart-wrenching to see those around us struggle, especially family members and friends. Struggles often bring us to our knees to seek …

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There are consequences for our actions. This is something we all need to take seriously. One of my siblings got divorced, and their children were impacted and still are today as adults. The Lord can work through our sinfulness, but that doesn’t take away the consequences of what we have done. Galatians 6:7Don’t be misled—you …

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Taking responsibility for our actions is never easy, and sometimes we find it easier to shift the blame to others. Adam and Eve sinned, and when confronted by God, they immediately did everything possible to avoid responsibility. Adam blamed his wife, Eve, for giving him fruit from the tree which they were forbidden. Genesis 3:12 The …

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Where do we turn when we have sinned? As people, we are born sinful, and our sin and its consequences can overwhelm us. As you read this, you may be weighed down with sins of your past and unsure of what to do. Sometimes we wonder if the Lord will forgive us for our actions. …

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Every person, I believe, wants to be an overcomer, especially in overcoming temptation. Have you ever felt like fighting sin is a losing battle? Every day we face temptations to live the old life instead of God’s new life for us. If you are tempted to succumb to sin, you are not alone. The Lord …

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Trusting the Lord is the cornerstone of our relationship with Him as we journey through life, and it is not always easy. To trust is to believe what the Lord has told us to be true. Faith is also trusting in the Lord’s promises. Hebrews chapter eleven is called the faith chapter of the Bible …

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After six days of creation, the Lord set aside day seven for Sabbath rest. We may think we can do without rest, but soon that behavior catches up with us. The Lord has made us to work, but we also need rest to recharge. Even your cellphone tells you when it needs to be recharged. …

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