“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
If you are experiencing problems with your children and are discouraged to
the point of giving up, the most important thing I can tell you right now
is that Jesus Loves you and He understands completely what you are going
through and what you are feeling and He cares. He knows your heart
and He knows that you love Him.
I encourage you and urge you to reach down in your heart and let Jesus
light your candle again, the candle that draws people to you and closer to
Jesus. There are so many people that need what you and I have to
give them, the Love of Jesus. Not everyone can give the Love of
Jesus because they do not have His Love in their heart.
Remember Jesus could come back today even before you go to bed and there
could be someone who is desperately lonely and maybe even contemplating
suicide right now, and you may be the one that He wants to use.
December 19, 2004