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It Never Hurt Anyone To Be Nice

It Never Hurt Anyone To Be Nice

The other day, we were in a hurry. The power had been out overnight, and it was still off when we got up, which happened to be a Sunday. We hurried out the door to hurry to get some breakfast so that we could hurry to our friends’ house to …

It Is Not All About You

I am going to share some words with you now that are sometimes difficult to hear. Most people do not like to hear them, and even when they hear them, they don’t want to believe them. But these words are true almost all of the time. Take a deep breath, …

A light shines even brighter in the darkness

Shine in the Darkness

Do you ever light a candle in the daytime? Some people do, and you may notice its flame flickering as you pass by, but it doesn’t necessarily seem all that bright. However, when it is dark, a single candle can make all the difference in the world, and it is …

How to Shine: Ignore

Continuing in our series on How to Shine, we come to the next way to let our lights shine so that God will be glorified, and that is: IGNORE I know what you are thinking. “Wait, how can we shine if we ignore people? How can we serve others if …

We Shine Because We Are Washed Clean By the Blood of Jesus

We Shine Because We Are Washed Clean

Why do we shine? We shine because we are washed clean. Have you ever been amazed at how clean your car is after you wash it? Or how nice a window looks once it has been cleaned? Things that are clean shine because all of the dirt and other bad stuff …

A simple act of kindness can open many doors

A Simple Act of Kindness

A simple act of kindness done out of purely unselfish motives can lead to all kinds of blessings that you may never have expected. And it may also lead you to someone who needs to hear just why you are letting your light shine, which may be your way of …

How to Shine: Help

Previously, we looked at a simple way to let God’s light shine through you, and that is to smile. Show the happiness that you have through your salvation by showing your happiness. So now here is another way to shine God’s light: HELP To some people, helping others seems like …

How to Shine: Smile

How to Shine: Smile

How do you let your light shine so that others can see your good works and glorify God in heaven, as we read about in Matthew 5:16? There is one simple way to shine to get started. It is really easy. Anyone can do it. Are you ready? Here it …

How Do We Shine?

How Do We Shine?

We know that we are supposed to let our lights shine, so that others may see our good works and glorify God. But how do we shine? What is it exactly that we are supposed to do? That’s a good question. A question for which there isn’t one good answer. …

A Light That Is Never Turned On

Several years ago, I was at a lighting seminar as part of continuing education for electrical engineering. As part of the course, the speaker was talking about the efficiency of light fixtures, which is figured by comparing the input energy to the light output. The higher the light output and …

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