December 24, 2013
Lighthouse Network 2013 Newsletter
Lighthouse Network is thankful to have the privilege to bring you Stepping Stones Daily Devotional each day, sharing God’s truth with you. Our passion at Lighthouse Network is helping people live life successfully. God has given us an amazing ministry to help people find Addiction and Mental Health Treatment through the Lighthouse Network Helpline. Each year at this time we invite the Stepping Stones readers to consider partnering with us in helping to support the Lighthouse Network ministry. Please take a few minutes to read the LN Newsletter, we trust you will find it encouraging and consider partnering with us to help those struggling with addiction and mental health challenges find the help they so desperately need. Click here to read the LN Newsletter!
One of our Stepping Stones readers sent to me this link for a video that is so awesome … this powerful message brought tears to my eyes. Seriously. Please don’t blow this off. Take 6 minutes and watch this video. God’s power in our design will blow you away. I know you will be moved by this amazing truth, especially during this Christmas season when stress, loss, illness, hurt, depression, addictions, rejection, or abandonment get magnified. I know many who will be experiencing their first Christmas without their spouse, parent, child, sibling, best friend, or sanity, well-being, or sobriety. Know that Jesus will keep you from falling apart, now and forever.
This clip is 6 minutes long. Once you see it, you will be inspired to pass it on to those you know who are struggling. Click here now (it is safe). Here is the link if that is easier for you: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F0-NPPIeeRk
Today, after watching this video, stop and realize how Jesus and the cross, physically, psychologically, and spiritually hold your life together. Also, pass this to 3 people in your life who need this reminder, the proof of Jesus’ intimate involvement in his or her life. Tomorrow, be especially thankful for our spiritual laminin. Whether you know and trust GOD will hold you together or you think you can hold yourself together without Him is your decision, so choose well.
Dear Father God, thank You for sending Jesus to hold me together, everyday, forever. Some days, it feels like I will fall apart … but now You give me more evidence that You are always there, intimately in my life, pulling me together. I will wake up tomorrow in joyous celebration of Jesus’ birth. Without Jesus and the hope I get from my salvation, I would surely fall apart. Thank You, Jesus, for dying to be my spiritual glue. I pray in the name of our spiritual laminin, Jesus Christ; and all God’s children say – AMEN!
May you be strengthened with all power, according to his glorious might, for all endurance and patience with joy, giving thanks to the Father, who has qualified you to share in the inheritance of the saints in light. He has delivered us from the domain of darkness and transferred us to the kingdom of his beloved Son, in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins. He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation. For by Him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities–all things were created through Him and for Him. And he is before all things, and in Him all things hold together. Colossians 1:11-17