Show me the one, show me the way, help me to know just how to share the love You gave.

Look around you! There is probably someone who could use some love! All too often, we find ourselves surrounded by people who are going through some difficult times. Perhaps you are! Whether it's unemployment, family problems, health problems, depression, loneliness, or whatever, all of us would like some relief from what we are going through. We need to see that there is a light at the end of the tunnel!

And there is! The Light of Lights, Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior, is willing and more than able to lift us from our darkness, into His pure and safe haven of light. He promises His love and presence to heal and deliver, to strengthen and help, all those who call on Him.

Like the beam from the mighty lighthouse, that directs ships safely back to harbor, His Light is there to show us the way to Him, for Jesus is truly the Way, the Truth and the Life.

It is my prayer that this site encourages you to reflect His light to those around you who need to know Him. Let Him use you to share His love. And as you embark on this remarkable journey, please share your experiences so that all of us can grow together in our quest to reach all the world, lest anyone should perish.

May God richly bless you!

"For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life." John 3:16

Friday, October 18, 2013

Let It Rain

This morning I was feeling somewhat grieved for what is happening around me. The news report is so very depressing... our government's decisions and actions, our financial situation, the destruction of families, the intrusion of being able to express our Christian beliefs in public, and even the lies that some of my Christian friends are believing. Not to mention the turmoil going on in the Middle East and Israel. What is going on here? Why are people being blinded? Why can't they see what is really going on? It even seems like the Word that is being preached is falling on deaf ears!
Friends, we are entering a time like never before. The way we have had it in the past is coming to an end, and there will be no going back. The Bible says in 2 Timothy 3:1-5,7 -
But mark this: There will be terrible times in the last days.
People will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money,
boastful, proud, abusive, disobedient to their parents,
ungrateful, unholy, without love, unforgiving,
slanderous, without self-control, brutal, not lovers of the good,
treacherous, rash, conceited, lovers of pleasure
rather than lovers of God -
having a form of godliness but denying its power.
Have nothing to do with them...
they are swayed by all kinds of evil desires,
always learning but never able to acknowledge the truth.

 I remember reading this when I was younger, say twenty years ago, and thinking that's awful; it would be terrible to be in a time like that. But now, I see this as describing what is going on now! What now? What can we do?
Amos 5:14-15 tells us to "seek good, not evil, that you may live. Then the Lord God Almighty will be with you....hate evil, love good."
Amos 5:4 says "Seek Me and live."
Matthew 22:37 reminds us to "Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind."
The Bible is filled with what we are to do, and all of us need to read it and apply it. We need to take His Word seriously!
As for the world, we should get on our knees and pray. Pray for our families, our towns, our country, our churches and Christian leaders. Pray that the Holy Spirit will influence them to respond to God's calling. We need a fresh awakening. A revival. Picture this: we are in a spiritual drought, and in desperate need of a Holy washing, a Holy Rain.
You heavens above, rain down righteousness.
Let the clouds shower it down.
Let the earth open wide.
Let salvation spring up.
Let righteousness grow with it.
I, the Lord, have created it.
- Isaiah 45:8
 We need the Holy Spirit to change us, and change the world. We need His cleansing. Let it rain.

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