THE LIGHT OF CHRISTMAS FOR YOUR DARK DAYS

Christmas Messages 

December 6, 2020

Justin Mosher

 

 

John 12:46 (NLT), “I have come as a light to shine in this dark world, so that all who put their trust in me will no longer remain in the dark."

 

1.  EVERYONE HAS DARK DAYS

 

            *          Dark Days of  __________________

"So I looked for good, but evil came instead. I waited for the light, but darkness fell."  Job 30:26 (NLT)

 

 

            *          Dark Days of ___________________

"My God, my God, why have you abandoned me? Why are you so far away when I groan for help?"  Ps. 22:1 (NLT)

 

 

            *          Dark Days of ___________________

"Jesus replied, “Those who walk in the darkness cannot see where they are going."  John 12:35 (NLT)

 

 

            *          Dark Days of ___________________

"The thought of my suffering and homelessness is bitter beyond words. I will never forget this awful time, as I grieve over my loss." Lam. 3:19-20 (NLT)

 

 

Antidote:

 

"O Lord, you are my lamp. The Lord lights up my darkness!"  2 Sam. 22:29 (NLT)

 

II.  HOW CAN JESUS DISPEL MY DARKNESS?

 

            1.  He will _______________ me when I'm disappointed.

 

            "The Lord is close to the brokenhearted; he rescues those whose spirits are crushed."  Ps. 34:18 (GN)

 

            "For I know the plans I have for you,” says the Lord. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope."  Jer 29:11 (NLT)

 

            2.  He will __________________me when I'm distressed.

 

            "For I can do everything through Christ, [the one] who gives me strength."  Phil. 4:13 (NLT)

 

            "Even when I walk through the darkest valley, I will not be afraid, for you are close beside me..."  Ps. 23:4 (NLT)

 

            3.  He will ____________ me when I'm doubtful

 

            "Jesus spoke to the people once more and said, ‘I am the light of the world. If you follow me, you won’t have to walk in darkness, because you will have the light that leads to life."  John 8:12 (NLT)

 

            "Your word is a lamp to guide my feet and a light for my path."  Ps. 119:105 (NLT)

 

            4.  He will _______________  me when I'm depressed.

 

"For this light within you produces only what is good and right and true.” Eph. 5:9 (NLT)

 

            "For the darkness is disappearing, and the true light is already shining."  1 John 2:8 (NLT)          

 

 

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