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The Lamp

  • Your word is a lamp to my feet, And a light for my path. Psalms 119:105 WEB

    The old oil lamps that were used in biblical times had a small radius of light. They would light the path just a few feet ahead of you, and you could not see very far down the road. When traveling by night, you could see just enough to take the next step. When you did take that step, the circle of light moved with you, and then you could see a little farther. The entire journey was made like this, one step at a time.

    I have heard it said that if you took a 'soon to be bride' into her new house and showed her all the dirty dishes that she would have to wash, the stack of dirty diapers that she would have to change, all the meals that she would have to prepare, and all the housework there would be to do, that she would run for the hills. So it is with us. God shows us just enough of the path for today. Tomorrow, He will show us what we need for that.

    Jesus told us: 'Therefore don't be anxious for tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself' (Matthew 6:34). When the problems show up, so will the answer. Don't worry about problems that do not even exist yet. You will only exhaust yourself.

    Just because you are struggling with something does not mean that God is not with you. Even the Apostle Paul had his 'thorn.' Living a Christian life does not mean that we will not face trouble, but that God can be trusted to handle the trouble when it arrives.

    So many times I have wanted to know what was farther down the road, what was coming, but God gives us enough light for today. I have always found that when tomorrow came, that He took care of that as well.

    Prayer: Heavenly Father I thank You for lighting my path and the way that I should go. Let me walk in Your light all the days of my life and guide my steps. Please send me Your peace today and ease my mind and fears, in the name of Jesus Christ I pray.

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Pranoti  Kumar
Pranoti Kumar

Amen

Mar 17
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Mari Kaufmann
Mari Kaufmann

Dear God please give me a strong unflinching faith. Take doubt from me that pops into my thoughts. Open doors please. Thank you for our many blessings. Praise God. Amen. 

Mar 17
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David and Dianna Wyles
David and Dianna Wyles

Prayer: Heavenly Father I thank You for lighting my path and the way that I should go. Let me walk in Your light all the days of my life and guide my steps. Please send me Your peace today and ease my mind and fears, in the name of Jesus Christ I pray. Amen ~ Thank you

Mar 17
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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen Father

Mar 17
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David &amp; Dianna Earlywine
David & Dianna Earlywine

Jesus light our paths for your glory. Amen 

Mar 17
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Wanda Pennington
Wanda Pennington

Amen

Mar 17
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Lynn Brown
Lynn Brown

Amen!

Mar 17
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Kathie Byram Lopez
Kathie Byram Lopez

Amen

Mar 17
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Jose Simo
Jose Simo

Dear Father thank You for keeping lighting my path while I walk and protecting me. Lead me and I will follow Your word, take away my fears and show me that tomorrow will be dealt by You. In Jesus name I pray, Amen. Glory be to Your Holy name forever. 

Beautiful devotional, thank you Pastor and God bless you. 

Mar 17
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Ed Frye
Ed Frye

Amen

Mar 17
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Gail Sellu
Gail Sellu

Prayer: Heavenly Father I thank You for lighting my path and the way that I should go. Let me walk in Your light all the days of my life and guide my steps. Please send me Your peace today and ease my mind and fears, in the name of Jesus Christ I pray. Amen. Thank you Father for your blessings. 

Mar 17
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Marisa Jackson
Marisa Jackson

Amen!  Jesus is the light if the world!  Let us ALL rejoice in receiving his beautiful light to light our paths each day!

Mar 17
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Sherry McCosh
Sherry McCosh

This is so true. Thank you for sharing this message. This took me a long time to figure this out and start trusting God with tomorrow and the "What ifs" I now understand that God is totally in control and only give us what we need to know for that day or time period. We have to learn to trust Him in all situations and know that He will always make a way for us when we cant see a way out of our delema. We need only give our fears and worries to him and he will take care of us. Cast all your cares on Him because He cares for you!

Mar 17
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen!

Mar 17
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Diane Symborski✝
Diane Symborski✝

The lamps showed that little circle of light becauseGod, knew that man could only take in so much at a time. When we look back that causes depression you look forward that causes anxiety. God, knew that's how he wanted his plan for us so we have to try to stay in the moment the circle of light that's there for us. Amen!

 

Thank You Pastor Dion!

Mar 17
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Barbara Lowell
Barbara Lowell

Amen!  Jesus is the light if the world! Thank you for this devotional, Pastor Dion. I pray for our country daily as I am very troubled about what is happening in our country today. I realize now that God sees the whole of it, not just what is happening now. I can only see today, but God sees all today's that are ahead. Like the lamp you speak of, it only shines on what I see, not what God not only sees but knows. I must learn not to fear and learn to trust God infinite light.

Mar 18
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Sandra Colby
Sandra Colby

AMEN

Jun 23