Darkness and Light



Have you ever looked back at something from childhood and wondered, what in tarnation was I thinking?As children, we had a blast trying to catch enough fireflies to make a night light for our bedrooms using a canning jar. Sometimes though, we used to hold the bug...

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Stand Out of Your Light

There is a wonderful, old story about Alexander the Great that always helps to remind me of what is important in this life. Alexander after having conquered most of the known world and having reached the peaks of his power, fame, influence, and wealth was still left...

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A Great Light

Matthew 4:16 “The people living in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of the shadow of death a light has dawned.”When I first became a minister, I worked for a while in an ophthalmic ward as its part-time chaplain. All the patients in it...

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Light of the 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 8:12The little boy with his Sunday school class was standing in front of the congregation.They had finished singing...

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On the Edge of Darkness and Light

When your life comes to a halt and you feel like you are going nowhere... Stillness makes for a good resting place.Your mind is racing in all directions.Your heart is pounding.You are finished, done with all the worry, all the planning.The sun rises low on the horizon...

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