The Light of Christ Journey

Encouraging people on their journey with Christ

In school it is easy to hear the teachers’ assignment, but doing it is another matter. When it comes to obeying God, I believe it is similar. When Samuel speaks to God, he tells Him, “Speak, Lord, your servant is listening. In the original Old Testament language, Hebrew, “listening” means to listen and obey, not …

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As Abram obeyed God, he arrived in Canaan. Genesis 12:7 Then the Lord appeared to Abram and said, “I will give this land to your descendants.” And Abram built an altar there and dedicated it to the Lord, who had appeared to him. [1] Abram did not have to purchase the land, but it was going …

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Abram was given a difficult assignment by the Lord to leave his family and home and go to place where the Lord would show him. After this encounter with God’s instructions, what was going through his mind? The Bible does not say. In Genesis 12:4 it says, 4 So Abram departed as the Lord had instructed, …

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Have you ever been grounded or disciplined because of bad behavior? I believe at some point we all have. When we are disobedient it usually results in doors closing. The child who failed to get their homework done was not allowed to have a friend over. The student who did not study failed to graduate …

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King Saul had been flagrantly disobedient, and God had rejected him as king. God tells Saul in 1 Sam. 13: 14 But now your kingdom must end, for the Lord has sought out a man after his own heart. The Lord has already appointed him to be the leader of his people, because you have not kept the Lord’s command.  God …

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Psalm 19 begins with describing how God reveals Himself through creation in verses 1-6 but then switches topic suddenly in verse 7. Psalm 19: 7 God’s Word is perfect in every way; how it revives our souls! His laws lead us to truth, and his ways change the simple into wise.[1] What would cause this sudden …

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As we study the story, we often consider, “How might the character have felt in this story?”  Usually, we don’t really know, it is conjecture, but a way to think about the story. The exception is David. Not only do we have the history of David, but we have the songs, or Psalms as we …

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