The Light of the WorldNew Every Morning | March 20, 2019
OUR DARKNESS is not always of our own making. Sometimes our paths are just cloudy. We can’t see the destination. We don’t know how the road will end. All we can do is trust Christ one step at a time.
Sometimes our darkness is a result of our own actions. When we come to such acknowledgments, as painful as they are, we can know that being able to admit our fault is a result of Christ working within us. We have not been abandoned. We are not beyond grace. Part of the work of Christ’s light is to reveal truth, not to condemn us but to spare us.
The God We Can Know: Exploring the “I Am” Sayings of Jesus
From page 51 of The God We Can Know: Exploring the “I Am” Sayings of Jesus by Rob Fuquay. Copyright © 2014 by The Upper Room. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Upper Room Books. Learn more about or purchase this book.
When people use the expression, “he (or she) is in a dark place.” What do they mean? Share your thoughts.
“Indeed, God did not send the Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.”
—John 3:17, NRSV
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Lord, open my eyes, my heart, and my mind so that I may know who you are.
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HELLO I am at EMORY for a ck up for my kidney transplant. i don’t anticipate any complications. It’s been a super kidney for five years. However, we leave two states away, so I would love prayers for safe travels; prayers for my spine tumors to continue to ‘behave,’ and prayers for my husband diganosed with autism, dementia and depression. THANKS VERY MUCH. BLESSINGS
Prayers for a safe journey Amy. Prayers for good kidney function results and good prognosis on your spine tumors. Prayers for your Husband that he is getting good care and support. Praying your are both finding support during this difficult season.
While God can and does see in the dark, when we are in the dark we are out of touch with God. It’s like a one way window.
Able to post again, missed a lot of comments from the UR family.
Prayers for safe travel for Amy and her husband. May the kidney checkup go well and the spinal problems be resolved. God’s peace and comfort to your husband. Safe travel home after your visit.