The Light of Christ Journey

Encouraging people on their journey with Christ

Where does true joy come from? This is a puzzle to most of the world. The Lord tells us that true joy comes from giving up our will for His. Sometimes it takes finding the world’s narrative is false before we realize the Lord has been correct all along. As I graduated from college, we …

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Trusting the Lord helps me overcome is a truth that we see throughout the Bible. There are many trials in life, and as we trust the Lord, He enables us to move forward even when it seems impossible. You may be in a situation you cannot overcome with your own strength, and the Lord calls …

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God comes to save. This is cause to praise and thank God. Each generation that lives on the earth needs saving. To save is to rescue, and our Lord is the God of intervention and rescue. What were the circumstances when you began to follow Jesus? How has your relationship with Jesus changed and challenged …

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God gives unexpected gifts. This is the very heart of God. One of my friends, as an adult, continued to drift away from the Lord. From an outsider looking in, he appeared impossible to reach. Then one day, God revealed Himself supernaturally and drew him to faith. It was an unexpected gift that changed his …

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The kindness of God is so immense it is hard to describe. God’s kindness is transformational because it changes things. His compassion redeems, forgives, makes people whole, and gives us eternal life. When we surrender to Him and place our faith in Jesus as our Savior, He takes residence in our hearts. As we put …

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The power of reconciliation has saved relationships from further conflict or nations waging war. The word “reconcile” means literally “bring into a changed relationship.” It means to bring together two parties who should have been together all along. [1] There is no greater reconciliation in the history of the world than when Jesus died for …

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The Scriptures tell us that God is Sovereign, but what does that mean? Jeremiah 32:17 “O Sovereign Lord! You made the heavens and earth by your strong hand and powerful arm. Nothing is too hard for you![1] Sovereign is “the quality or state of being sovereign, or of having supreme power or authority.”[2] In simple terms, …

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We are sinful, so following God’s ways in this life is not easy. Each day we battle between following the Lord’s guidance or our sinful nature. You may be struggling today with which choice to make. The good news is that through faith in Jesus, the Lord gives us the compass of the Holy Spirit …

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Kindness changes lives. Don’t underestimate the power of a smile, a word of encouragement, or a kind deed. When we are kind to others, it has a ripple effect. Is there someone in your life or the past that impacted you with their kindness? There is no one more kind than our Lord Jesus. 2 …

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The God who rescues us is our Lord and Savior. A repeated theme throughout the Scriptures is the Lord saving humankind in many situations. Like sheep, we often go astray, get lost, and make poor or sinful decisions.  Adam and Eve fell into sin resulting in consequences, but they also received God’s grace. God rescued …

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