The Light of Christ Journey

Encouraging people on their journey with Christ

Having a loving father is a gift from the Lord and something I am very thankful for. Growing up, you may not have experienced a loving earthly father, but you have always had a loving heavenly Father. There is something special about being in God’s family. In the Lord’s family, you are accepted, highly favored, …

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There are consequences for our actions. This is something we all need to take seriously. One of my siblings got divorced, and their children were impacted and still are today as adults. The Lord can work through our sinfulness, but that doesn’t take away the consequences of what we have done. Galatians 6:7Don’t be misled—you …

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Taking responsibility for our actions is never easy, and sometimes we find it easier to shift the blame to others. Adam and Eve sinned, and when confronted by God, they immediately did everything possible to avoid responsibility. Adam blamed his wife, Eve, for giving him fruit from the tree which they were forbidden. Genesis 3:12 The …

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Where do we turn when we have sinned? As people, we are born sinful, and our sin and its consequences can overwhelm us. As you read this, you may be weighed down with sins of your past and unsure of what to do. Sometimes we wonder if the Lord will forgive us for our actions. …

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Every person, I believe, wants to be an overcomer, especially in overcoming temptation. Have you ever felt like fighting sin is a losing battle? Every day we face temptations to live the old life instead of God’s new life for us. If you are tempted to succumb to sin, you are not alone. The Lord …

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Trusting the Lord is the cornerstone of our relationship with Him as we journey through life, and it is not always easy. To trust is to believe what the Lord has told us to be true. Faith is also trusting in the Lord’s promises. Hebrews chapter eleven is called the faith chapter of the Bible …

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Sin won’t defeat God’s plans. We can be thankful for that. We live in a world where millions of people oppose God, His plans for their life, and the world, yet that does not stop God. Proverbs 19:21 You can make many plans, but the Lord’s purpose will prevail. [1] God will fulfill His plans …

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In the Feast of Unleavened Bread, the Jews were to remove the leaven from their houses. This wasn’t just to clean their houses. In Scripture, leaven is often used to represent sin. God was using an everyday object, leavened bread, to act as an object lesson for His people. He was freeing them from the …

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Letting God’s word wash you is necessary. Let me explain. One time when I was toddler, I wandered out of the house yard and became stuck in the mud almost up to my waist. Fortunately, my father rescued me, and my mother cleaned me up outside with fresh water. My body became clean as the …

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Is desperation always bad? Often the Lord uses tough times so that we begin recognizing our sin during desperation. Desperate times bring us to our senses. God uses our desperation to draw us back to Him. The hymn “Amazing Grace” was written by John Newton about his desperation. He was the one who was spiritually …

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