Matthew 6:22: The eye is the lamp of the body. So, if your eye is sound, your whole body will be full of light; 23: but if your eye is not sound, your whole body will be full of darkness. If then the light in you is darkness, how great is the darkness!
Dark Notes: Darkness represents what we need not even know. Light is the path of Jesus. Light keeps us focused on the right path. Jesus looked to the light. It wasn’t that He did not see the darkness. He saw it, and acted on it. He spoke healing. He spoke life. He spoke light. He spoke the presence of His Father. When our eyes are filtered by darkness, we see darkness darkly. That is a great darkness. When our eyes are filtered by light, we see darkness in the light. We see clearly.
Tunnel Light: Greg was ready to pray now. As he had mulled over his own ineffectiveness and mistakes at work, repentance fill his heart. He truly wanted to do the right thing by his staff and made that commitment to himself and God. Over the week, he had called in different co-workers and apologized and recommitted to what they needed. Now, he was ready to pray. His prayer took on a violent note. It was decisive and declarative. He began to speak solutions into place at work. He began to declare that God was on his side and would provide the right person. He began to rebuke confusion and conflict and dissension that had been in the workplace. His prayer surprised him. His confidence that God was in it was strengthened. Light was appearing in his tunnel.
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ACT! Look with light on your day today. Can you see good in a dark moment? Can you see Jesus in a good moment.
PRAY! Light of life, Father of light, open my eyes with understanding. Help my eyes to let in light to my soul. So much in this world is full of darkness, I need Your light. I need you to open for me a lighted eye that I might see the good You are doing around me. Open for me a lighted eye that I might see Jesus active in my life and those around me. Help me see the good and the positive and block out darkness from entering in with my eye lighted at all times.