The Light of Christ Journey

Encouraging people on their journey with Christ

Your soul is valuable to God. Have you ever thought about that?  Jesus gives us insight into the value of the soul as He speaks to his disciples. Matthew 16:26 And what do you benefit if you gain the whole world but lose your own soul? Is anything worth more than your soul? [1] Your soul …

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Have you ever had an opportunity to have a garden? My wife loves to garden, and it takes a lot of work. She must prepare the soil, plant, and then continue to weed to get a good harvest. The Lord is the gardener of our hearts. Jesus tells us in John 15:1 “I am the …

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God can communicate in visions. Many people are interested in this topic. Have you ever had a dream or vision from the Lord? What was the Lord telling you through this dream or vision? I find dreams and visions to be one of the most interesting areas of the Bible. Many times, visions and dreams …

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There are few things that are as life changing as letting the Lord lead you. God has more for us, and He desires to lead us to greater things in the Kingdom, but we must follow. The Bible is filled with the stories of people who were blessed by following the Lord’s leading. Noah was …

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God has more for us and sometimes that requires the Lord’s intervention. The Holy Spirit can close doors. Perhaps you have experienced a time when this happened. I remember a time in my life when a door closed in a work-related situation because of an economic downturn. Although I applied at the same company over …

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Has there been a time in your life when you were not trusting God’s timing? As I reflect on my life and review the timing of major events, I can see God’s perfect timing over and over. When I was thirty-seven, I left my career in industry and studied to become a pastor. For some …

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How can we have peace with God? Sometimes people don’t have peace with God because they are running from Him, and He is pursuing. So we see God pursues us because He is the Good Shepherd who loves His sheep, even those who are lost. Pastor Tim Keller of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in Manhattan rightly …

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Why does God give revelation? Do you desire revelation from the Lord? Pray and ask the Lord! He loves to hear from His children. For several years I was involved in a weekly discipleship study at a local manufacturing facility. The people who were involved were just beginning their spiritual journey with the Lord. Although …

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Are angels real? This is a topic many people wonder about, especially if you are not familiar with God’s word. There is nothing wrong with asking questions because that is how we learn. All of us at one time were at the beginning of our spiritual journey. God created angels before man and they are …

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God rewards those who seek Him. We can understand seeking riches and being rewarded. For example, Robert Ballard, an oceanographer, and marine geologist, sought after the wreck of the Titanic for many years. He discovered this earthly treasure in 1985, and the rewards for finding this lost passenger ship were immense. Many people spend their …

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