The Light of the World

Before the beginning of time when the earth was covered in darkness, God was there. Jesus was with the Father and the Holy Spirit and was moving across the darkness. Before the creation of Adam and Eve, Cane and Abel, Noah, Abraham and the others that followed, God had a plan of salvation for His created humans. God gave a promise to Abraham that he would be the father of nations and through his lineage would come “the light of …

Child of the King

Did you know? If you have accepted Jesus as your Lord and Savior, then you too are adopted? You are an heir of the King of heaven with all the rights and privileges provided by your inheritance! Yes, you are adopted into the family of God because of Jesus. The apostle Paul wrote about this in the book of Galatians. Paul traveled the known gentile Roman world spreading the gospel of Jesus Christ. Often he was met with opposition and …

The God Who Hears

Photo by Melissa Neal It has been one of those weeks. Sometimes I have felt as if I could hardly breathe. I have been weepy and my emotions are raw. Usually when I feel this way it is because I am tired from lack of sleep or exhausted from traveling or even tired from doing “good” things that I know are worthwhile. Sometimes I feel something else is going on. It involves the spiritual realm; I know God is up …

Lessons from the Life of Joseph: Really, God? Why Me?

Really, God? Why me? What was the purpose of this? Haven’t I been faithful?  Haven’t I been trying to follow Your way?  Why this? Why now?  Help me understand. As Christians our purpose in life is to bring glory and honor to our heavenly Father as we live striving to be more like Jesus Christ. This means being obedient to His leading no matter the circumstance. It means being content in the places we find ourselves. If you have accepted …

Lessons from the Life of Joseph: Parenting

Posted on September 9, 2013 by Sandra Hardage in My Journey of Faith Magazine   The Bible is full of stories of faithful men and women. They are truly examples of prevailing faith through trials and tribulations along the journey of life.  I love to imagine what these men and women were feeling and thinking during these testing times of faith. I often write their stories in first person as the Lord leads. One of my favorites is the story …