Tag Archives: Jesus is the light

Should I have left the light on or not?

So, my girls were up at 3am shouting at each other. One of them had had a bad dream and she was worried about going to sleep again in the dark but her sister couldn’t get back to sleep with … Continue reading

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The Moth that Wouldn’t Leave

I spent several minutes last night trying to get a moth out of a window. It was fairly easy to capture it in a cup, but then every time that I shook the cup outside of the window, the moth … Continue reading

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Who or what is the Light of the World?

We used a simple illustration with a candle in church yesterday to think about the light of the world. We lit a candle and encouraged everyone to think about what it means that Jesus is the light of the world (John 8.12). … Continue reading

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The Light of Jesus Shines Everywhere, Even In and On Brokenness

In the village of Alresford in Essex, there are ruins of an old church (St Peters). I have been to these ruins many times, but yesterday I was struck by the way that the light was shining on them. You see, the … Continue reading

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The Reason Why Our Christmas Tree is Still Up

Tracey suggested that we keep our Christmas tree up for the whole year as a reminder that Jesus is the light of the world. We are also going to write answers to prayer or things that God has done and … Continue reading

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While There is Light we have a Chance

I loved watching the latest Star Wars film. I enjoyed the action and the humour but what struck me the most was the line: While there is light we still have a chance. In case you still haven’t seen it, … Continue reading

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The One About Praying in Dark Times

If someone who you cared for was executed because of their faith and at the same time another person who you knew was imprisoned because of their beliefs, what would you do? When one church went through this, they gathered to pray. … Continue reading

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The one about the lighthouse

The captain pondered his problem as he tried to keep his boat on course in the storm.  He knew that his ship couldn’t survive much longer at sea in the gale force conditions but it was also pitch black and apart … Continue reading

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Treat or Treat?

This year we tried an alternative to Halloween. Usually we run a light themed party at the Church as an alternative and then we come home and put up a sign that says ‘sorry, no trick or treat’. It dawned … Continue reading

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A light in the darkness

Do you ever feel discouraged when you watch the news or when you hear of a friend going through a hard time? We live in a world that sometimes feels very dark and depressing. These words were written about Jesus: … Continue reading

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