Category Archives: God who commanded the light to shine out of darkness

Why do churches hide the Light?

Why do churches hide the Light of Christ that is burning inside of everyday Christ-followers? In a world filled with darkness, why do we train Christians to hide their Light, by teaching them to be completely silent and listen to … Continue reading

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Getting real about Oct 31!

Calling all saints, we’ve got a mission! It’s All Saint’s Eve today–the day before All Saints Day. So who’s a saint? The Catholic and Orthodox churches call people who lived extraordinarily holy and Christ-like lives “saints.” However, the Bible definition … Continue reading

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Are you light-hearted?

Christ-followers are Called to be light-hearted, Full of inner brightness, Radiating love, hope, and joy, Shinning like beacons in the night. However, too often our hearts Have absorbed the darkness Of our distressed and discouraged world. Rather than dancing lights, … Continue reading

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Church/ekklesia/lampstand showcase the light in everyday Christ-followers . . .

The word that the New Testament uses for the body of Christ is ekklesia. However ekklesia was replaced in English translations with the word church. Jesus said that ekklesias are lampstands. “The seven lampstands which you saw are the seven … Continue reading

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Look! — Light near. — See?

I woke up this morning with these words in going through my mind: “The longing for meaning and purpose deep in your heart is the Light shining in the darkness of your discouragement and despair, demonstrating your divinely designed destiny. … Continue reading

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