The Light of Christ Journey

Encouraging people on their journey with Christ

Have you ever been around a person who enjoyed serving others? Serving others with joy is a beautiful trait that can be very satisfying. Serving God is a gift. Modern psychology supports what the Bible has long told us: helping others is good for our well-being. Jesus, our Savior, is the greatest servant the world …

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After David complained to God in the first few verses of Psalm 13, he said, “renew me.” Remember, Psalm 13 is a poem, and David writes in poetic language. Psalm 13:3b Restore the sparkle to my eyes, or I will die. [1] The NIV translation says, “Give light to my eyes,” while the Amplified Version …

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Jesus meets us where we are. This is a theme throughout the Scriptures and our lives. When Adam and Eve fell into sin, the Lord did not stay distant but came to them in the garden. (Ref. Genesis 3:9). Gideon was a great leader of the Israelites but did not start that way. Judges 6:11 …

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Our faith walk is a journey where the Lord sustains us like a shepherd with a sheep. Jesus travels with us along our journey, guiding and calling us back when we have gotten off the trail. It wasn’t until I became older in the faith that I realized the Lord was directing my path, and …

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The kindness of Jesus is a repeated theme as you meditate on the Gospels. Kindness is a fruit of the Spirit, and Jesus continually models kindness and affects everyone around Him. Who is the kindest person in your life? Isn’t being around them like sitting in the warm sunshine? Kind people change the atmosphere around …

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In our confusion, Jesus calls again. This is reassuring. Has there been times when you thought the Lord was leading you in a specific direction, and you stalled or lost your way? Sometimes as we follow Lord, we start down the path He has laid out for us, and doubt can set in. I may …

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Jesus comes to encourage us. This gives insight into how much He loves us and knows what is happening in our lives. Has there been a time in your life when you were discouraged, and the Lord prompted you to pray or turn to His word? Have you noticed that the spiritual atmosphere changed when …

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What do I do when I am confused? How do I bring clarity to my situation? Sometimes, our world has just been turned upside down, and we are unsure what to do next. This can happen when I receive a negative diagnosis from the doctor, at the loss of a job, or at any other …

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Stumbling spiritually is an experience we wish would not happen, but it does. As we journey through life, we are not always on a mountaintop doing everything right. Sometimes we find ourselves in a valley of our own making, wondering why we have been so foolish. I have stumbled several times, but thankful the Holy …

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