“How Would Others Describe Your Words?” November 22

 

How would others describe your words? Are the things you say blessing or cursing others? Are your words wholesome and edifying or critical and destructive? Are they full of God's grace and intended to help the hearer understand your care for them or merely spewing bitterness? If someone had to describe what comes out of your mouth in one word, would your words be described as blessing or cursing? How would others describe your words? Are the things you say blessing or cursing others? Are your words wholesome and edifying or critical and destructive? Are they full of God’s grace and intended to help the hearer understand your care for them or merely spewing bitterness? If someone had to describe what comes out of your mouth in one word, would your words be described as blessing or cursing?  Continue reading

“On Dazzling & the Light of Christ” February 8

Dazzling & the Light of Christ Are you dazzling those around you with the light of Christ? Do others see the difference He has made in your life?

 

Today’s Readings:
Exodus 27 & 28
Psalm 20.1-5
Proverbs 7.1-5
Matthew 24.29-51

 

On Dazzling & the Light of Christ

 

Exodus 27 & 28

Are you dazzling?

 

Verse 28:2, “You shall make a holy garment for Aaron your brother; for glory and for beauty.”

A friend shared the following about this verse, “This is a short but fantastic description of how God does things; in a way that reflects His glory and in a way that is simply beautiful. As you read about all these materials, just imagine the pure gold; the sparkling gems that had the names of Israel’s tribes engraved in them; the magnificent fabrics and the rich wood used. God could’ve made the tabernacle utilitarian – getting the job done but no shine to the place. Instead, He chose the extravagance of beauty and in doing so, gave us a lesson on His character and how He would like for us to live – in a way that ascribes glory to Him and in a way that dazzles those around us!”

Are you living in such a way that even unbelievers see the dazzling light of Christ shining through you?  Continue reading