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Tag Archives: Jesus the light of the world
Goodbye Darkness My Old Friend?
Imagine that you were sat at home at night (that’s probably not too hard at the moment) and all the lights in your house went out, what would you do? a. Turn your phone on and use the light, perhaps … Continue reading
For God so loved the world that he gave …?
I used to be passionate about just sharing a gospel message but now I have become more passionate about sharing Jesus. When God wanted to demonstrate his love for the world, he sent his son, not a message. A letter, … Continue reading
Grow Towards the Light
As I prayed with some friends recently I looked out the window (you don’t have to close your eyes to pray you know!) and I noticed the tree in the next door garden. As the tree has grown, the main trunk … Continue reading
A Reminder that God is Good and that His Light Still Shines
So, our Christmas tree has been up for just over a year and during that time, we have added decorations as reminders of some of the many amazing things that God has done. Some of these have involved answered prayers but many … Continue reading
Posted in Faith, Learning, Life experiences, Life in all it's fullness Tagged being thankful, giving thanks to God, God at work, God is at work in our everyday lives, Jesus the light of the world, new experiences, now I am deeply discouraged but I will remember you, remembering what God has said, reminders of who God is, thanks to God 1 Comment
When did we lose confidence in God?
So, Donald Trump is going to be the next US president and judging by my Facebook news feed this morning, his win has provoked some extreme panic and despair for many people. I’ve been reflecting on this today and it … Continue reading
Posted in Faith, Following Jesus, Life experiences, trust Tagged american election, confidence in God, donald trump, election debates, freedom from fear, I will fear no evil for you are with me, Jesus the light of the world, let your light shine, Our confidence is in the lord, put your hope in God, The light shines the brightest in the darkest places, trusting even when things go wrong 2 Comments
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
Posted in Being honest about our faith, discipleship, Faith, God is with us, Life experiences, Life in all it's fullness, Listening to God Tagged God has called us out of darkness into the light, Jesus is the light, Jesus the light of the world, life experiences, light of the world, the darkness can never extinguish the light, The light is more powerful than the darkness, The light shines the brightest in the darkest places Leave a comment
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
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
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
Posted in Faith, hope, Life experiences, Relationship with God Tagged brokenness, God has called us out of darkness into the light, hope, hope in God, Jesus is the light, Jesus the light of the world, put your hope in God, the darkness acan never extinguish the light, the darkness can never extinguish the light, The light shines the brightest in the darkest places Leave a comment
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
Posted in Being honest about our faith, Bible, Faith, Life experiences Tagged don't forget God, God is at work, God is at work in our everyday lives, Jesus is the light, Jesus the light of the world, light of the world, now I am deeply discouraged but I will remember you, reminders of who God is 1 Comment