Jesus turns your darkness into light

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Ephesians 5 JESUS TURNS YOUR DARKNESS INTO LIGHT At one time you were darkness, but now you are light in the Lord.  Walk as children of light, for the fruit of light is found in all that is good and right and true…  (Ephesians 5:8-9) People living in darkness often don’t […]

Your Problems May Be Smaller Than You Think

An Encouraging Word YOUR PROBLEMS MAY BE SMALLER THAN YOU THINK Almost without warning, the stars disappeared. I was on my way up to a secluded cabin in the East Georgia hills for a few days of retreat, and as my little car puttered up the winding mountain road on a clear winter night, the […]

God is greater than your deepest darkness

Scripture Notes on Psalm 139 Even the darkness is not dark to you; the night is bright as the day, for darkness is as light with you. (Psalm 139:12) Nothing you have ever done is too dark for God to love you. No sin is so wicked that He can’t forgive you. Nothing ever done to […]

Jesus turns your darkness into light

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Ephesians 5 JESUS TURNS YOUR DARKNESS INTO LIGHT At one time you were darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Walk as children of light, for the fruit of light is found in all that is good and right and true…  (Ephesians 5:8-9) People living in darkness often don’t […]

Jesus is Calling You Forward to Freedom

Do you ever feel “the darkness” trying to drag you back? “For you have need of endurance, so that when you have done the will of God you may receive what is promised. For, “Yet a little while, and the coming one will come and will not delay; but my righteous one shall live by […]

Praise in the Dark

Ever feel like you’re lost in the dark? “Be exalted, O God, above the heavens! Let Your glory be over all the earth!” -Psalm 57:5 Picture the darkness of a cave. You’re trapped, with an enemy outside hunting you down. You are cold, tired, hungry, feeling alone. That’s the scene of this line. The opening […]

Love and Darkness

Here is what is said… This is Love – not that we chose God, but that He chose us, not because of our accomplishments or our virtue, not because of how hard we tried or how good we looked in our efforts, not because of our worthiness or suitability, but because of His grace. This […]