When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.
How do we get the Light of Jesus? What is the Light of Christ? Where does the Light of God come from?
These are some really great questions, and we are going to do our best to bring some Light to them.
Please pray with us. Lord God, we come to you today to ask that you help open our hearts to see your Light. We pray that you open our eyes to see The Light. We pray that you open our hearts to accept your Light. God help us to have an open mind, heart, and body to accept your light throughout our lives. – Amen
What would you say The Light is?
To me The Light is Christ shining through us to the world.
How does Christ shine through us?
He shines through us in our actions and attitudes. If we are lying and causing others to fall away from God, then The Light is not shining through us. On the other hand, if we are encouraging others, helping them when they need a hand up or when they stumble, then The Light is shining through us.
When the Light is there the whole world can tell. Others look at you and say that is a man or woman of God. They now only know God but are doing their best to live as Godly of a life as possible.
How can I tell if I have The Light?
That’s a tough question because we are all different. I can tell you how I knew. It started years ago. I remember it was like one day I was cursing like a sailor, then the next day I did not even have the urge to say any curse words. I went from not being able to have a conversation without saying lots of bad words to being a person who hardly uses them at all.
Then I started listening to others around me. It amazed me how I couldn’t see the other changes that happened. One was that I was more forgiving. Another one was that I didn’t lose my temper easily. Yet another was that I felt more fulfilled with my position at work and in my house.
Everyone is different though so for you The Light might feel like a heavy burden was lifted from your chest. Your eyesight gets clearer, and you can now see how and where God is guiding you clearer than ever before.
How can I get the Light in my life?
There are many ways that we can get The Light of Christ. One is by reading the bible and knowing that it is the truth. Don’t stop there though, next you need to put what you read into action.
All too often we read without ever taking action. Especially when we read the bible.
Another way is by claiming our faith to the world. Do not be afraid to tell the world that you are a believer and that you are here to help God with his mission for you.
Today I want to encourage you to take action by sharing this devotional with someone. If you think that it would help them, I encourage you to share it with them.
Lord God, today as we come to you, we want to say thank you. Thank you for sharing your Light with us. Thank you for allowing it to shine through our actions and our words. Thank you for letting us see you in others’ lives too. We know that you are an amazingly generous God that loves us. We know that you want us to succeed in everything that we do. We know that you NEED us to shine brighter so that others can see in every action of our lives.
So, God, thank you for being there for us, and thank you for giving us a platform to share your Light! Thank you for your Son and the Light he lit in our hearts and the fact that he is still spreading Light everywhere! Lord, we pray that you help us to Spread your Light every day!
Will you pray with us?
Mankind throughout the world throughout our current situation
All Law enforcement and emergency response personnel
For all military personal serving our country and their families
Those in Leadership positions throughout the world