Articles Tagged 'Dark'

The Lord is Near

The Lord is Near

The Lord longs to be near us when we feel most alone, especially in our last journey through the valley of shadows.

Phil Ware reminds us that in our darkest times the Lord, our good Shepherd, wants to be near us and make his presence known to us.

God Has a Plan

God Has a Plan

Be assured, God has a pattern and plan for you!

Max Lucado reminds us that despite the work we have to do in the darkness, God is doing something special in us and with us.

A Little Light Please

A Little Light Please

Sometimes a little light can make a world of difference!

Rubel Shelly reminds us of the powerful quality of a simple flashlight to dispel darkness.

Let There Be Light

Let There Be Light

How deep is the darkness where you shine your light?

Phil Ware continues his dialogue on darkness and light and emphasizes the importance of shining our light in the darkness and

Darkness

Darkness

Am I alone in my darkest hours?

Phil Ware reminds us that darkness is the place where God can meet us, redeem us, deliver us, and save us from death and disaster.

how to learn the language of happiness

how to learn the language of happiness

Arguing kids and the morning's first sunlight lead to thanksgiving?

Ann Voskamp takes a morning breakfast, washing, dishes, arguing boys, and books in multiple languages and turns it into a time of joy, happiness, and eucharisteo.

But Herod's Time Ended!

But Herod's Time Ended!

The cycle of violence is heartbreaking — will it ever end?

Phil Ware reminds us of the simple, yet powerful words found in the hard story of Jesus' birth and Herod's attempt to murder him at Bethlehem -- But Herod came to an end.

The Story: The Hour of Darkness

The Story: The Hour of Darkness

What do you do when darkness descends and envelopes everything?

Phil Ware continues his series on The Story and this week focuses on the The Hour of Darkness, Jesus' time on the cross and his crucifixion and passion.

When Our Star first Began to Shine

When Our Star first Began to Shine

It's Been up There a long, long Time!

Phil Ware writes about the Christmas star that actually began to shine many years before the Magi found it!

What Do You Learn from the Darkness

What Do You Learn from the Darkness

When life is tough, how does faith really help?

Ron Rose writes about hard times and hospital visits and Job and Israel and what we do with the darkness we find ourselves in.

I AM: God's Handwritten Message from Heaven - Light

I AM: God's Handwritten Message from Heaven - Light

Why do we love the darkness so much?

Phil Ware continues his series on Jesus, I AM, and his claim to be God with us, who brings light into our lives.

Tired of the Ugliness?

Tired of the Ugliness?

We have some choices, so what will we choose?

Ron Rose asks us to see beyond all the ugliness in the world and use our influence for good, to be light in darkness and be an agent of transformation.

The Face of Jesus

The Face of Jesus

What does Jesus look like?

Brian McCutchen reminds us that the first real glimpse of Jesus most people see is our own face.

Light for the Dark Places

Light for the Dark Places

What's shining in that darkness?

Rubel Shelly talks about how important it is for us to be light for the dark places of our world.

Tell Them How Much!

Tell Them How Much!

So what do we do now that we've left the table?

Phil Ware begins his series on God's Riches for Us at the Table of the Lord and reminds us that we are called to share with those close to us what the Lord has done for us.

Heaven's Light

Heaven's Light

Can you find that light that chases away the shadows?

Phil Ware continues his series on When Spirit Becomes Flesh and talks about Jesus as heaven's light.

Transition out of Darkness

Transition out of Darkness

Are you helping transition those you love out of darkness?

Phil Ware continues his series of light on the dark side of the mountain and reminds us of Samuel, the great transitional leader of God.

The Scarlet Cord

The Scarlet Cord

What can a pro from the city and two spies teach us about the dark side of our mountain?

Phil Ware continues his series called Light on the Dark Side of the Mountain, and reminds us of the faith of Rahab and the two spies and how it changed everything for future generations.

The Dirt, the Hole, the Tree, and the Question

The Dirt, the Hole, the Tree, and the Question

Do I really believe this stuff?

Phil Ware shares another message in his Light on the Dark Side of the Mountain series, focusing on Abraham, Jesus, the dirt, the hole, the tree, and the question.

Building the Bridge to Bring Us Home

Building the Bridge to Bring Us Home

Is there really light on the dark side of the mountain?

Phil Ware begins a new series called light on the dark side of the mountain focusing on the fall and the cracks that became a chasm in the lives of God's first children.

Even When the Rain Falls

Even When the Rain Falls

Are you washed by the water?

Tammy Marcelain shares her experience at a recent baptism and reminds us of the mercy and grace that are ours in Jesus.

Your Half Full Glass

Your Half Full Glass

What are you doing with all the negative news?

Rubel Shelly takes on the negative sentiment of the day and confronts it head on.

True Peace

True Peace

What happens after I leave the calm place?

Bill Sherrill shares about finding a quiet space where he can share in the joy and blessing of the Lord's peace, but he also talks about the times and places the Lord blesses him in the middle of terror, storm, and fear.

Cries in the Dark

Cries in the Dark

Who will rescue those that cry out in the darkness?

There are people crying out for help all around us, if we will only just listen. What they need can only be supplied by our God, the rescuer.

Wake Up Call

Wake Up Call

Are we awake or have we chosen to fall asleep?

Russ Lawson talks about events that shocked us and awakened us from our lethargy, but reminds us that we often just sink back into our old habits.