Anyone who is having troubles should pray. ... When a believing person prays, great things happen. -James 5:13,16 NCV

Light of Hope in a Dark World


Isaiah 9:2 - “The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light: they that dwell in the land of the shadow of death, upon them hath the light shined.”

Imagine being in a cave without a flashlight. Can you see any shadows? You cannot even see your hand! Shadows are only visible in the presence of light. Regardless of how dark, how large, how absolutely ominous a shadow appears, it is only there because there is light. David says, “Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil.” Why? Because “Thou art with me; Thy rod and Thy staff they comfort me” (Psalm 23:4). Jesus has taken the sting out of sin and the fear out of the grave. He has empowered us with the Holy Spirit to give us confidence that He will always be with us and watch over us. ~Adrian Rogers

During the coming holidays there are many who are grieving the loss of loved ones. Pray for them. Send them a note of hope with 1 Thessalonians 4:16-17.


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2 comments:

  1. Thanks for this Ron. My niece passed away last month. Her husband and 4 girls are hurting and in need of God's comfort and presence. Appreciate prayers for them.

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  2. Yes, Lord....these holidays ahead will not be very joyous for those greiving families. We have a dear friend Janis...who may be in Heaven by Christmas...Please pray for her and her husband Les.

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