The Light of Christ Journey

Encouraging people on their journey with Christ

The shield of faith is another weapon in our arsenal of spiritual weapons that are necessary for the cosmic battle that we are in. The Apostle Paul tells us that we need to take up the shield of faith, and in doing so, we will be able to quench all the fiery darts that our …

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The power of miracles is seen throughout the ministry of Jesus and after His resurrection in the New Testament. 1 Corinthians 12:10 He gives one person the power to perform miracles, and another the ability to prophesy.[1]When someone experiences a miracle or sees one, it strengthens their faith and points to the power and love …

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The gift of great faith in action can make a significant impact in leading others to take steps of faith they did not think were possible. Someone with this gift expects the Lord to move in significant ways and is not surprised when God performs a miracle and answers prayer. The gift of great faith …

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Why would we revolt against sin? Paul has this advice for the Roman church. Romans 6: 12 Do not let sin control the way you live; do not give in to sinful desires.[1] Paul has just explained to the Romans that through Jesus, God has given us new life and a new nature. The Gospel is …

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Money can purchase many things in this world, but only faith in Jesus saves you from eternity in hell. I remember visiting a former soldier years ago who was dying of cancer, and during this time, his caretaker led him to Jesus. When our pastor baptized him, he told me his entire countenance changed as …

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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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God spares us because He loves us with unending love. To spare someone is allowing someone or something to escape harm, damage, or death, especially when others do not.[1] The Apostle Paul tells us that God spares us because His Son took our punishment on the cross. We could not pay the price for our …

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Experiencing God builds our faith and is a way God loves to work. In 2001 I led a large group of high school students on a mission trip to Mexico. We built a home for a needy family there, but the most incredible experience was ministering to the couple next door. Our team was able …

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Following God by faith has been a challenge for believers throughout history. Noah had to trust the Lord and build an ark to save his family years before the Lord sent a flood. During Noah’s days, the Lord God watered the vegetation in a different way that did not require rain. Think of all the …

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Having a heart for God is life-changing. I met a man who was a professional football player in his prime a few years ago. As he entered the world of professional sports, he achieved what the world said was successful. What he did not count on was that the world lied to him. With wealth …

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