Category Archives: Light of the world

Darkness and Light

June 25 “The people dwelling in darkness have seen a great light…” (Matthew 4:16) All last week, we talked about BEing the Light – what that means and how we are to go about our task (living graciously, by loving … Continue reading

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Being the Light; Pt. 2

June19 “You are the Light of the world.” (Matthew 5:14) Jesus told His first disciples something essential to them: “You are the Light of the world.” (Matt. 5:14) He wanted them to understand that they WERE of a different substance … Continue reading

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BEing the Light

June 18 “You are the Light of the world…” (Jesus to His disciples; Matthew 5:14) As a Christian, it is getting more and more difficult to read the headlines and not be angry at what is happening in our culture. … Continue reading

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Sin, and What it Does; pt. 2

May 23 Yesterday, we talked about the concept of “death” in the Bible. It does not mean to cease to exist… it means to be separated from that which gives life to us. The great problem is outlined in our … Continue reading

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Salvation 101: Sin, and What it Does

May 22 Yesterday, we talked about salvation and discipleship (mostly discipleship)… but I felt compelled to spend some time talking about what salvation means and how it is essential to our lives. What does salvation entail? What does it bring … Continue reading

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Identity… Light from Darkness

November 2 “But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His wonderful light.” (1 Peter 2:9) As we … Continue reading

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“I AM the Life”

September 27 “I am the way, and the truth, and the life.” (Jesus- John 14:6) When Jesus told us: “I am the way, the truth, and the life” He instituted that He alone is the Source of everything we really … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Eclipse

August 22 For those who may not have realized it, yesterday (in many parts of the country) there was a total solar eclipse. Here in the midwest, at 1:16 pm, I witnessed something I had never ever seen before. The … Continue reading

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What Others Think…

June 24 After a recent evening out, my wife and I decided to end our evening with some ice cream. We went to a very popular place and got in the ordering line. Since it was a warm evening, we … Continue reading

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The Righteous Shall Live by Faith; Part 2

June 2 Yesterday, we focused on the life part of the righteous shall live by faith. Today, we’ll take that same thought, and look at it in a different vein. It was said of Jesus: “In Him was life, and that … Continue reading

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