Mist gathered in the morning and rain pounded the windows. There was no let up from the wet weather, but this all turned this evening with the hail and snow arriving.
In the picture the churches big spire rises steeply into the sky, but despite all the gloomy cold weather light still shines in the darkness as the house lights penetrate the mist, the night sky contrasts against the dark trees.
The Lord bless you and keep you;
The Lord make His face shine upon you,
And be gracious to you;
The Lord lift up His countenance upon you,
And give you peace.”’
In chapter 6 of numbers we hear about how the Nazarenes set themselves apart from God. We are to set ourselves apart, to make ourselves holy. Our faith doesn’t stop by believing, but our faith is in the Lord Jesus Christ and allowing Him to have access to our life.
We are to set ourselves apart for God in lent, this is also remembering when Jesus set himself apart in the wilderness.
How wonderful it must feel to have Gods face shine upon us, but is this achievable? We just need to mirror Christ and dwell on him through the day, but this can be easier said than done.
We are called to be lights to unbelievers, and our face if it has God’s light shining upon it should be the face of God. This will naturally lead to fruits appearing in our lives, gifts that could only have come from God, then we will know when to praise.
I pray tonight that we may all feel the light of God shining upon us and we shall experience His warmth and truth throughout life.