The Light of Christ Journey

Encouraging people on their journey with Christ

The Bible tells us that the Lord brings restoration. We understand how things are restored in the natural. Recently my daughter purchased a home that needed to be restored after years of neglect. After several months of work the home was renovated and looked almost new. When we live apart form Jesus our lives become …

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Have you ever considered what a proper fear of the Lord is? Perhaps not, but it has a huge impact on our spiritual life. Proverbs 9:10Fear of the Lord is the foundation of wisdom. Knowledge of the Holy One results in good judgment. [1] When you submit to God, you do not have to be …

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There is something uplifting about reading a book or watching a movie where the plot is someone coming to the rescue of the oppressed. The Bible is an ongoing narrative of the Lord rescuing people who are oppressed. Jesus tells us in Luke 4:18The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed …

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Throughout history people have treated others unjustly. What should you do when you are treated unjustly? I have been involved with a ministry that ministers to orphaned children in Central America for many years. Unfortunately, many of the children were abused prior to living at this Christian orphanage. The good news is many were able …

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Daniel’s enemies had plotted to kill him by forcing a law which would impinge on Daniel’s prayers. They knew Daniel always prayed and that if they forbid it, he would continue to pray even if the consequence was death. The king was duped into writing this decree and then forced to enforce it by throwing …

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God had saved Daniel from the lions and King Darius is relieved. But what of the conspirators whose manipulation had put Daniel in the lion’s pit? Daniel 6: 24 And the king ordered the men who had brought charges against Daniel to be thrown into the pit, together with their wives and children. But before they …

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Daniel’s co-workers are jealous of him and can’t find anything that could get him fired. They resort to manipulation to try to get rid of him. Daniel 6: 5 Finally, they said to one another, “We will never be able to bring any charge against Daniel, unless it has to do with his religion.” 6 They all …

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In Daniel 5, Belshazzar is throwing what the Bible terms a “feast” but what we would probably call an orgy. This king doesn’t worship the true God even though his ancestors acknowledged that Daniel’s God was the true God. Daniel seems to have fallen out of favor with the ruler. Where, might we ask, is …

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