The Light of Christ Journey

Encouraging people on their journey with Christ

What has been a significant assignment in your life? Perhaps it was in school or at your place of work. Assignments don’t originate with us, but with someone in authority over us. In Scripture, the Lord directs angels on assignment. Hebrews 1:14 Therefore, angels are only servants—spirits sent to care for people who will inherit salvation. …

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Why does God interact with people? Have you ever wondered why the creator of the universe would bother to interact with humans? Throughout Scripture we see the Lord working through the people He made. A prime example of this is Abraham and his wife Sarah. God Interacts with Sarah Genesis 18:1The Lord appeared again to Abraham near …

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When I was ten years old our family dog was injured and broke his leg. I don’t remember how he got hurt, but I remember crying because I thought he was dying. Fortunately, the veterinarian was able to put a splint on his leg and he recovered. I think animals as well as people are …

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God’s daily direction is available to us. Life can be like a piece of furniture that requires assembly. My first inclination when assembling furniture is to try to put it together without the directions.  It’s not until things aren’t going well that I will give in and read the directions. In many ways, life is …

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Have you ever thought about finding favor in God’s eyes? If so, what would that mean? How can we find favor in God’s eyes? What is favor? Throughout the Bible the word ‘favor’ is used in various ways. It can mean grace and acceptance but, in this case, it is the state of being approved …

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The Lord grieves over wickedness in this world. Have you ever grieved over the wickedness? Perhaps you have wondered if God was going to right the wrong.  Sometimes we think God does not have emotions and doesn’t grieve over what we do. Because the Lord is long suffering and patient, we think He will never …

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On a mission trip in Russia, I heard the testimony of six men. It was a story of how faith and obedience will transform your life. All had been far from God, but each had someone praying for them. Each had tried to live life in their own way but were never satisfied. They all …

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I believe every parent wants good things for their children. Parents will make great sacrifices for their children because they love them. Where does the desire for good things come from? Where does this sense of sacrifice for your children originate from? It comes from God’s desire for you! Parents want good things for their …

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We often hear about the mercy of God, but what does that mean? One definition of mercy is: “leniency and compassion shown toward offenders by a person or agency in authority.”[1] Cain had killed his brother and when the Lord confronted him with his sin, he did not admit what he had done. God knew …

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