The Light of Christ Journey

Encouraging people on their journey with Christ

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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Faith gives us peace. That’s the beautiful thing about having a relationship with Jesus, our Savior. Life has many twists and turns. When life is difficult, the Lord can give me a sense of peace no matter what is going on in my life. You may have experienced this sense of peace at a difficult …

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Jacob needed faith without scheming. He had spent most of his life making manipulative plans. First, he bought the birthright from his brother Esau for a bowl of soup. (Genesis 25) Then his mother, Rebekah, helps him concoct a plan to impersonate Esau and get the firstborn’s blessing. (Genesis 27) At this point, angry Esau …

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Walking by faith is not easy because we must trust the Lord when we don’t always understand where we are going. We must have faith when the path ahead may look complicated. 2 Corinthians 5:7 For we live by believing and not by seeing.[1] Is the Lord calling you today to walk by faith? Since my …

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Why would the Lord test me when He is all-knowing? Although God is all-knowing, we are not, and tests of life reveal positive things and growth areas in our lives. God has unique plans for our life that He wants us to fulfill while on this earth. He prepares us along our journey with experiences …

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Leave the obstacles to the Lord. Some hurdles may be fear, unreasonable expectations, or life problems.  We can be freed from these as we walk by faith. 2 Corinthians 5:7For we live by believing and not by seeing.[1]You may have obstacles in front of you that you are not sure you can overcome. Obstacles are …

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Faith pushes us forward when we don’t understand what the Lord is doing. These are times when we walk by the guidance of the Holy Spirit. Hebrews 11:1 Faith shows the reality of what we hope for; it is the evidence of things we cannot see. [1] There are times in life we can’t, with human …

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Don’t be afraid; just have faith. I remember being in a hospital chaplaincy training program when the person I was visiting was dying. His wife handed him a piece of paper with a Bible verse. He held on to the paper like it was of great value and stared at the verse. Don’t be afraid, …

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