In the dark seasons of struggling we need to find our focal point; something we can look toward, something we can hope for, work toward, and strive to reach.
We need to know that we are not lost forever in utter darkness and confusion. We need to find our light source. Jesus said, I am the Light of the World. It wasn’t an accident, He was serious. Jesus is our source of hope. Someone we can learn from, lean toward, hope in, and trust.
When we were still searching for direction, for help, for hope, He was there. Jesus stood, like a lighthouse, shining to show all of us seeking for help, where to find the secure shoreline.
Jesus is our Marvelous Light. He is our hope. We can trust Him. We know He is the Rock of our Salvation and He will never be shaken. Jesus is deserving of our trust.
There is nothing so bad that God’s love, grace, and hope cannot reach us. We just need to call out to Him.
But everything exposed by the light becomes visible—and everything that is illuminated becomes a light. This is why it is said:
“Wake up, sleeper,
rise from the dead,
and Christ will shine on you” (Ephesians 5:13-14).
So wake up! And run into His Marvelous Light!
But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light (1 Peter 2:9).