Category Archives: Light
Acts 2:2-5 “Suddenly, there was a sound from heaven like the roaring of a mighty windstorm, and it filled the house where they were sitting. Then, what looked like flames or tongues of fire appeared and settled on each of them. And everyone present was filled with the Holy Spirit… “
We sometimes mistake the symbols of the Holy Spirit for the Person of the Holy Spirit. The symbols are important because they show us the characteristics of the Holy Spirit. Fire is a symbol of the Holy Spirit, but the Holy Spirit is not fire. As a symbol, fire characterizes His cleansing, consuming, purifying, illuminating nature. But the Holy Spirit is not fire. Read the rest of this entry
Matt. 5:8 “When you get your inside world—your mind and heart—put right, then you can see God in the outside world.” (MSG).
Your heart and your mind determine what you see through your eyes. It is not your physical eyes that determine what you see. It is your heart and your mind that determines what you see not your eyes. Read the rest of this entry
John 8:12 “I am the Light of the world. So if you follow me, you won’t be stumbling through the darkness, for living light will flood your path.” (TLB, emphasis added).
What happens when Jesus gives me a fresh start? When Jesus gives me a fresh start, I get three things. The first thing I get is, New Clarity About Life. I start to see life differently, to see other people differently, and to see God differently. Read the rest of this entry
Job 38:19-20 “Where does light come from, and where does darkness go? Can you take each to its home? Do you know how to get there?”
In today’s scripture reference, we see God asking Job a sarcastic question. The truth is that only God knows where light comes from and where darkness goes. My prayer is that the God that knows the home of light will make sure that your life will stream with brilliant colours in the Mighty Name of Jesus. Read the rest of this entry
Rom.8:19 (KJV) “For the earnest expectation of the creature waiteth for the manifestation of the sons of God.”
God made you and I the light of the world. When He says you are the light of the world, He is saying that He has given you all it takes to be light. It may not look like it now, just trust Him and take your stand, Read the rest of this entry
Eph.5:8 (NRSV) “For once you were darkness, but now in the Lord you are light. Live as children of light” (emphasis added).
How does God expect us to live? God instructs us to live as children of light. Though we were once darkness, in Jesus we are light. This scripture suggests that it is possible Read the rest of this entry
Eph.5:1-2 “Imitate God, therefore, in everything you do, because you are his dear children. Live a life filled with love, following the example of Christ. He loved us and offered himself as a sacrifice for us, a pleasing aroma to God.”
Please read Eph.5 in the New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) of the Bible. Paul continues with “New Life Instructions” in Eph.5:3-20 (please read). Paul is telling us what to stay away from, as God’s own. Read the rest of this entry
2 Cor.4:17 (AMP) For our momentary, light distress (this passing trouble) is producing for us an eternal weight of glory (a fullness) beyond all measure (surpassing all comparisons, a transcendent splendour and an endless blessedness)!
When should I fast? You should fast in preparation to receive a Word from God. In God’s Favourite House, for example, we deliberately cut out special seasons where we fast in preparation to receive a Word from God. Read the rest of this entry
Matt.11:29 (NKJV) “Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. 30 For My yoke is easy and My burden is light.”
Having a culture of gratitude is really powerful; in our personal lives, in our families. In the God’s Favourite House church family, having a culture of gratitude is very deliberate. Read the rest of this entry