Jason does such an awesome job of challenging us to try and impact the world around us. It is definitely hard to keep your chin up in today’s world, the economy is hanging on by a thread, people are losing their jobs, their houses, and the Gulf of Mexico is full of oil. Let’s face it the world can be a depressing place. It is full of illness, struggle, and all types of things to wear on our souls.
We need to remind ourselves daily that this world is a temporary home, every struggle we endure, every disease we fight, every weapon the devil uses against us, will not last. The Lord has told us to hope in him, to focus on his grace. Have you ever seen a ray of sunshine shining through the clouds on an overcast day? This is what we should look like to the world. We should carry the hope of salvation with us everyday. We should be a bright beacon of light to the people around us. When we focus on Christ, and we stay strong during the temporary storms of life, the people around us will notice. They will want to know what it is that keeps us calm, even when life is hard.
So today, when the temporary comes at you, focus on the permanent solution that Christ provides. Focus on the grace we have been given, and use the opportunity to let your light shine.
IN HIM WAS LIFE, AND THE LIFE WAS THE LIGHT OF MEN, AND THE LIGHT SHINES IN THE DARKNESS AND THE DARKNESS DID NOT COMPREHEND IT……JOHN 1 VS 4-5
Have a great day everybody, and turn on your high beams.