The Light of Christ Journey

Encouraging people on their journey with Christ

Loving God means loving people. This may be a correlation that seems obvious to some but not to others. In our story, four men take their paralyzed friend to Jesus. When they arrived at the house where Jesus was teaching, there was no room for them to get in the door. These faithful men would …

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A cornerstone can be defined as something essential or indispensable.[1] Faith is the cornerstone of life because it is vital for eternal life and transformation in this lifetime. Paul writes in Ephesians 2:20 that Jesus is our chief cornerstone. And it is this cornerstone on which we build our faith. Hebrews 11:1 Faith shows the …

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God’s Word tells us our greatest need is forgiveness. Jesus came into this world to die for our sins and rise again so we could receive forgiveness. Although other needs in life are necessary, such as water, food, and shelter, nothing compares to our spiritual needs. Today you may have a significant burden because of …

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Overcoming obstacles of life can be a time of testing. Perhaps as you read this, there is a significant obstruction in your life that you are trying to overcome. Obstacles in life are not all harmful. Sometimes roadblocks are God’s way of moving us in a different direction. Other times the Lord uses difficulties to …

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Jesus’ heart of compassion is so great for each person it is hard for us to comprehend. Over and over in the Gospels, Jesus demonstrates His understanding for others by His actions. This same compassion propelled Jesus to come to this earth and die for our sins on the cross at Calvary. In our story …

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Desperation humbles us. Have you ever experienced the kind of desperation that made you look to God amid struggles? If so, what did the Lord teach you through this? There is something about coming to the end of ourselves which forces us to look to God. I am always amazed as the Lord is so …

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Faith is the greatest miracle that God gives us. Sometimes people can get caught up in the miraculous of people healed physically and miss the most critical part. The vital factor is placing our faith in Jesus as our Savior. While a miracle is impressive, and I have seen them firsthand, this does not compare …

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