Saturday, September 3, 2016

Walking in the Light of His Presence

Let me encourage you today with this Scripture that says, "Blessed are those who have learned to acclaim you, who walk in the light of your presence, Lord." (Ps 89:15, NIV). This is my desire and I hope it is yours also to walk in the light of the Lord's presence. There is no greater thing -- no higher joy -- than to walk in a continual awareness of the Lord's presence.

This verse speaks not only of the blessedness of walking in His presence, but specifically the light of His presence. The light of His presence will illuminate our way and expose all the darkness within, so that it has no place to hide. It reminds me of the Scripture that says, "If we say that we have fellowship with Him and yet walk in the darkness, we lie and do not practice the truth; but if we walk in the Light as He Himself is in the Light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus His Son cleanses us from all sin." (1Jn 1:6-7)

Let's walk in the Light as He Himself is in the Light. Then we will have fellowship with Him and one another, and the blood of Jesus will cleanse us from all sin. I ask the Lord for the light of His presence to shine in every corridor of my heart at all times. I hope you do, too.

Attribution notice: Most Scripture quotations taken from the NASB. Image used by permission from John Tussey.

Author's note: If you enjoyed this post, you may also like the other posts in this blog, such as Practicing the Presence of the Lord, which are available through the Home page of this blog. Also see Led by the Spirit and my daughter's poem called "The Glory of God," and this song about His presence by Mercy Me, called Here with Me. You may also access my complete blog directory at "Writing for the Master."

Do You Want to Know Him?
If you want to know Jesus personally, you can. It all begins when you repent and believe in Jesus.  Do you know what God's Word, the Bible says?

“Jesus came into Galilee, preaching the gospel of God, and saying, ‘The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand; repent and believe in the gospel.’” (Mar 1:14b-15).  He preached that we must repent and believe.

Please see my explanation of this in my post called "Do You Want to Know Jesus?"

Len Lacroix is the founder of Doulos Missions International.  He was based in Eastern Europe for four years, making disciples, as well as helping leaders to be more effective at making disciples who multiply, developing leaders who multiply, with the ultimate goal of planting churches that multiply. His ministry is now based in the United States with the same goal of helping fulfill the Great Commission.

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