The Light of Christ Journey

Encouraging people on their journey with Christ

Honesty or deception? God has filled Scripture with stories about the blessing of honesty and the trap of deception. The Lord included these stories so we can learn from them to see the benefits of honesty and the consequences of fraud. The first story of deception in the Bible is Genesis chapter three, where the …

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When blessings come in raindrops is the storyline in the song “Blessings – Laura’s Story.” Laura Elvington wrote the song, explaining how blessings often come in hard times. Perhaps you have experienced a similar blessing during life’s rough seas. In our Bible story, Leah had several healthy children but felt unloved by her husband, Jacob. …

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The first Biblical usage of the word “obey” occurs in this week’s story. Genesis 22: 16 “This is what the Lord says: Because you have obeyed me and have not withheld even your son, your only son, I swear by my own name that 17 I will certainly bless you. [1] God tested Abraham’s faith by requesting that Abraham sacrifice his …

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Making time for interruptions can be a gift. This gift can be given or one we receive. Have you ever been interrupted when you thought it was an inconvenience and later it turned out to be a blessing? A friend, with stage four cancer, often called for prayer after I had gone to bed.  This …

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Have you ever received unexpected blessings from the Lord? Were you amazed? I believe our Lord loves to bless us with blessings through out our life that we don’t anticipate or deserve. When you walk in fellowship with God, you do not have to ask Him to bless you. The Lord wants to bless you …

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Do you think there are blessings from obeying the Lord? Would you like the blessings of the Lord poured out upon your life? This may not be something that you have given much thought to but affects your daily journey of life. The world usually thinks of blessings in terms of wealth, but God’s blessings …

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I remember being in a church near Moscow, Russia and six men told of blessings of turning to the Lord. They gave their testimonies on how they came to know Jesus. Each person told how far they were from the Lord and the kind of life that they lived. They were all involved in criminal …

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Have you ever thought that we can bless our descendants? No matter who your ancestors are, you can make a difference by blessings generations that come after you. Many people are not familiar with the book of Ruth in the Bible or her husband, Boaz, but many people have heard about their great grandson King …

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Have you counted your blessings from the Lord lately? Sometimes as we go through life, we are so busy we forget about how many blessings the Lord gives us each day. When we take time to thank the Lord for His many blessings it lifts our spirits because it reveals a God who cares for …

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