The Light of Christmas

In him was life and the life was the light of men. The light shines in the darkness and the darkness has not overcome it.  John 1:4-5 ESV Often our Christmas celebrations end on Christmas Eve. We’ve remembered the stable, the star, the wise men shepherds and Mary. But Christmas morning after the presents are…

Is Jesus the Light of Your World?

Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” John 8:12 ESV I rolled over in bed slapping at the alarm clock and then throwing off my blanket and sitting up. It was 4:45 a.m. again and time for…

Shining Our Lights

Okay I know that in Jesus day there were definitely no electric lights! In His time you either had to use an oil lamp or a candle, either of which needed a wick. But you could also consider a light bulb as a sort of wick. Just as with the others it does not have…

In the Light of Day

If you think of darkness as a loss of the ability to see the path ahead then in all honesty it feels like a very dark time in my life. My plans for the future have been a bit scrambled by my wife’s battle with cancer, changes related to my partial retirement and the seemingly…