The Light of Christ Journey

Encouraging people on their journey with Christ

I am always amazed when God surprises me with a second chance. Have you ever been surprised by receiving a second chance? How did that feel? How did you respond the second time? There is something about being given a second chance when the first time did not go well. You may not have deserved …

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We can be eternally thankful that as believers in Jesus we don’t get what we deserve! The Lord did not have to send His Son Jesus into the world, but He did. Ephesians 1:4Even before he made the world, God loved us and chose us in Christ to be holy and without fault in his …

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What is experiencing God’s mercy like? That may not be something that we think about, but where would we be without it? The ministry of Jesus was filled with acts of mercy. From acts of healing and forgiveness to meals shared with those disliked by society Jesus was filled with mercy for His people. Have …

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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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Jesus’ last words on the cross were, “It is finished.” What was finished?  His sacrifice was payment for our sins so He could extend mercy to us instead of justice. Justice is getting what we deserve. The Apostle Paul writes in Romans 6:23For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God …

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