From all the conversations I have had in the last few days it is evident that there are so many things going on that have no direction, nothing good coming from them and lots of questions coming up. Some of these people are dealing with not having work and no being able to make ends meet. Others are dealing with severe health problems.
Each situation seems to have no end and no meaning, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. In each of the situations there is a purpose and a plan from God. God will teach us, grow us and guide us through them.
Often we come to the place where we see the proverbial light at the end of the tunnel. That light may be the fact that the end of the situation is soon. It could be that the end is now where in sight. But there is light. Light comes from God. Read on:
1 John 1:5-9 NLT
This is the message we heard from Jesus and now declare to you: God is light, and there is no darkness in him at all. 6 So we are lying if we say we have fellowship with God but go on living in spiritual darkness; we are not practicing the truth. 7 But if we are living in the light, as God is in the light, then we have fellowship with each other, and the blood of Jesus, his Son, cleanses us from all sin. 8 If we claim we have no sin, we are only fooling ourselves and not living in the truth. 9 But if we confess our sins to him, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all wickedness.
God is light. Whether that light is at the end of the tunnel or it is much bigger than that light. He wants to give us this light, and the real light comes with the truth and letting the truth overtake every part of our lives. Not just one day of the week, like Sunday. Not just one part of our relationships, like living with sin. Not just one piece of anything. It is all or nothing.
The eye is the lamp of the body; so then if your eye is clear, your whole body will be full of light.
When God’s light fills our life, we allow God’s light to fill our life and our whole body is full of light. What does that mean? It is all or nothing. The light at the end of the tunnel is not the last part. It is only the beginning.
It is time to stop deceiving ourselves. It is time to step away from the things that keep us from living in the light or just seeing part of the light. God wants to fill us. Just seeing the light is not enough. It is when we embrace the light of God that we allow the light at the end of the tunnel to consume our lives and God directs us as he made us to be.