The Light of Christ Journey

Encouraging people on their journey with Christ

Overcoming obstacles of life can be a time of testing. Perhaps as you read this, there is a significant obstruction in your life that you are trying to overcome. Obstacles in life are not all harmful. Sometimes roadblocks are God’s way of moving us in a different direction. Other times the Lord uses difficulties to …

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Did you know God’s gift of discernment is something we can ask the Lord for? You may be in a situation right now that you are not sure what to do. The world in which we live has many confusing voices that our enemy, satan, uses to lead people astray. Nehemiah lived over 2500 years …

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Have you ever been discouraged to the point you want to give up? How do we overcome discouragement? What do I do when I am discouraged? Who will help me? Discouragement is an enemy tactic satan uses regularly to prevent you from fulfilling God’s plans for your life. Think of the impact when discouragement causes …

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Recognizing and overcoming distractions is a life changer along your spiritual journey. Our enemy, satan, is a master at distracting people to keep them from fulfilling God’s plans for their lives. The Webster’s dictionary defines the word distraction as something that directs one’s attention away from something else. Simply put, distractions are meant to shift our focus.[1] …

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Overcoming a persistent enemy is not easy, and perhaps you are fighting a tenacious enemy right now. Our enemy, satan, will use his minions to wear us down so he can move forward with his agenda. With the Lord’s help we can recognize this tactic and be an overcomer. We, too, can be persistent in …

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Overcoming fear with faith is not easy. We live in a chaotic time where many people are wrestling with fear. Fear is defined as: a distressing emotion aroused by impending danger, evil, pain, etc., whether the threat is real or imagined; the feeling or condition of being afraid.[1] Our enemy, satan, uses fear as a …

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What do you do when life tests you? When did you experience a test in life that you remember because it was impactful? What did the Lord teach you through this experience? Sometimes we wish during Jesus was with us holding our hands in those moments. Testing is a repeated theme throughout the Bible and …

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There have been times in my life that I knew what I should do, but fear prevented me from moving forward. Overcoming fear is important. Fear is a common tactic our enemy satan uses against us, but how can we overcome fear? Nehemiah Overcame Fear by Placing His Focus on the Lord Nehemiah 4:14 Then as …

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How do we go about overcoming discouragement? Sooner or later we all become discouraged. The word discouragement comes from the root word courage. The prefix dis- means “the opposite of.” So discouragement is the opposite of courage. When we are discouraged, we have lost the motivation to press forward. The mountain seems too steep, the valley too dark, or the battle …

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Have you ever encountered chaos along your spiritual journey? What about overcoming spiritual confusion? Confusion has long been a spiritual tactic that our enemy satan uses against the body of Christ. Perhaps you have in the past or are currently now experiencing confusion. The good news is the Lord helps us overcome spiritual confusion to …

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