There once was a man, his name John, sent by God to point out the way to the Life-Light. He came to show everyone where to look, who to believe in. John was not himself the Light; he was there to show the way to the Light.
The Life-Light was the real thing:
Every person entering Life
he brings into Light.
He was in the world,
the world was there through him,
and yet the world didn’t even notice.
He came to his own people,
but they didn’t want him.
But whoever did want him,
who believed he was who he claimed
and would do what he said,
He made to be their true selves,
their child-of-God selves.
These are the God-begotten,
John 1:6-13 MSG
It can be so difficult when you know someone has really encountered the Life-Light of God and yet doesn’t acknowledge him. He’s saved their marriage, spared their health, revived their business and carried them through the toughest moments they never wanted to experience and their eyes do not see. That’s a toughie.
I have spent the majority of my life without acknowledging Jesus. I know a peace that surpasses human logic now that I do call Him my own.
I pray that those you know and those I know that haven’t dared to yield their hearts and their lives to the goodness of Jesus will encounter His love in a way that can’t be denied in these coming days. Lord – open the eyes of those hearts so they would see You and know just how great Your love is!