He is our “HOPE” in the pain, he is our “LIGHT” in the darkness.
Sunday was the first day of Advent and typically a candle is lit meaning hope. We spent our day after church putting up lights. It was the last warm day of November, with a 30 degree drop expected during the night. Later we went over to my mother-in-laws next door and put up her lights – actually my husband did as he climbed up that tall ladder when we got to the steep, scary part of her roof.
Stringing up lights – illuminating the neighborhood and reminding us how we are to be lights. Lights strung up to bring light to the dark. I looked out last night at all those beautiful lights, and again this morning during my morning time with the Lord and smiled, got up, grabbed the camera and took this picture of my mother-in-laws house.
Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid. Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick; and it giveth light unto all that are in the house.Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven. Matthew 5:14-16 (KJV)
He is the light in our darkness. He is our hope. May His light pour into you and give you hope in those dark times. May you find that hope that only He can give.
Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that ye may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Ghost. Romans 15:13 (KJV)
Listen to this beautiful song called All My Hope by Hillsong. “All my hope is in you, all my strength is in you with every breath. With every breath my soul will rest in you.”