Articles Tagged 'Dark'

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.

Putting Up Christmas Lights

Putting Up Christmas Lights

Have you got your strings of light hung yet?

Rob Frazier writes about why he puts up Christmas lights and how each of us has some light to share with others.

Season of Joy

Season of Joy

Can you find the joy right now?

Phil Ware reminds us of the story of Zechariah and Elizabeth, lived out in hard times, when God did the glorious and amazing things and longs to do them again in our day.

Brother, Can You Spare a Light

Brother, Can You Spare a Light

Don't curse the darkness, but light a candle!

Bill Sherrill reminds us that it is much easier to be critical than to do something, but the good that is done is really done by people willing to try.

Behind Enemy Lines

Behind Enemy Lines

Where do you live your life of faith?

Phil Ware talks about persecution of believers today and how we can make a difference.

Light for Living

Light for Living

What will you do when the lights all go off?

Rubel Shelly talks about finding our way when we are trapped in darkness: look for Jesus to light the way.

Don't Let Go!

Don't Let Go!

Which should we hold on to during this season?

Bill Sherrill reminds us to not let go of our friends who are depressed nor of our joy in the season.

When Does Day Begin?

When Does Day Begin?

So how soon is it till dawn?

An old Rabbi reminds us that it is not dawn until we see the light of the sunrise in the eyes of our neighbor.

The Light Within You

The Light Within You

What is your light?

Some of us need sunlight all the time, but all of us need God's true light or we lose our way. So let's not settle for our own idols, for what is false and shadow.

God in the Dark

God in the Dark

How do we move from self-reliance to God reliance?

A trip through deep depression forces our writer to look at reliance, dependence upon God, and finding hope when there doesn't seem to be much reason to hope.

Dark Night of the Soul

Dark Night of the Soul

Do you want to find God in the dark night of the soul?

Sometimes the dark night of the soul is exactly what we need to experience to let go of what we need to jettison and grab ahold again of God.

Season of Longer Darkness

Season of Longer Darkness

What season is it in your life?

There are times of trials and difficulties are a long season of darkness, but in the middle, God brings times of joy.

Just a Small Sliver of Light

Just a Small Sliver of Light

Where did that laser beam come from, anyway?

In a world of darkness, an intensely focused life is going to emit a lot of light in our dark world.