The Light of Christ Journey

Encouraging people on their journey with Christ

Ready to roll is an idiom meaning “eager and prepared to take action” or “ready to leave a certain place” Last week we learned about the Passover. It was now time for the 10th plague, the plague of the first born. God had already prepared His people to be safe by telling them to paint …

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Following God when it is difficult can be trying. Have you followed the Lord when it is difficult? It is at this time when you may feel you are alone against the world. Perhaps you chose to follow Jesus, and now life just seems too hard. Perhaps your unbelieving family doesn’t understand. What was important …

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Do you think there are blessings from obeying the Lord? Would you like the blessings of the Lord poured out upon your life? This may not be something that you have given much thought to but affects your daily journey of life. The world usually thinks of blessings in terms of wealth, but God’s blessings …

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God uses obedient people to carry out His plan. This is a reoccurring theme in Scripture. When the Lord asked Noah to build the Ark, he obeyed and followed God’s plan which saved his family. When Abraham was told by God to take his son Isaac and sacrifice him in the region of Moriah, he …

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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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