The Light of Christ Journey

Encouraging people on their journey with Christ

We don’t have to be very old before we are tempted to do something we know is wrong. But how can we succeed in overcoming temptation? As people we have a sinful nature that only through the power of the Holy Spirit as God works through us can we be overcomers. Are you struggling with …

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Why does the Bible talk so much about the character of different people?  Many of the people of the Bible are growing in character. As we get to know them, they are not all squeaky clean. While some people may have great character such as the prophet Jeremiah or John the Baptist other people such …

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What comes to your mind when you think of a parent watching over their child? What I think about is love, concern, caring, and protection. Jesus, our Savior, calls Himself the Good Shepherd and we are the sheep of His pasture. A shepherd guarding his sheep has many of the same attributes as a parent …

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Have you ever been a situation where you were overwhelmed and seeking the Lord? Was there a time where His wisdom was the only answer? When our daughter was struggling in school as a seventh grader, we were overwhelmed with the problem. After a time of seeking the Lord, we began to look at the …

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Humble people lead by example. They bless others around them, not because they are trying to manipulate or look good, but because they have a humble nature. Humility is a fruit of the Sprit and illustrates how God is at work in their heart. When Moses was about to die, God chose Joshua as his …

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In the Bible our life span is compared to a vapor, flower or grass, all which mean it is short. James 4:14 How do you know what your life will be like tomorrow? Your life is like the morning fog—it’s here a little while, then it’s gone.[1] Although our life maybe short, God can use us …

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Why is a Shepherd so important to the sheep? Why are we called sheep in the Bible? Why aren’t we called something more powerful, like a ram or horse? Well, God chose to use the word sheep for a reason and our shepherd, Jesus, is leading the way. Let’s look briefly the characteristics of sheep …

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God called Moses to be the man to lead the Hebrew people out of Egypt and guide them for 40 years. Moses previous 80 years of life had been preparation for this challenging assignment from God. Leading the people of Israel was not easy and was often grueling and frustrating for Moses. Moses was the …

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