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The Ultimate Power Source

Have you ever turned on a lamp or flashlight and nothing happened? What was the first thing you did? If you're like me, you engaged in the futile exercise of turning the switch on and off several times as if, by some magical touch, the light would suddenly come on. If it happens to be a flashlight, you shook the thing unmercifully as if this would bring the long-dead batteries back to life.

But the next thing we generally do is check the plug, change the burnt out bulb or replace the dead batteries because when we are in the dark we have to find the power source to bring back the light. Our Christian lives are much like that — move us away from the true power source and our light disappears. When we depend on anything other than Jesus, we will stumble needlessly in the dark. And the dark is where Satan lurks, ready to trip us with temptations that can lure us into sin.

Reconnect with the power source through Bible reading and prayer. Let the Lord bring divine light and wisdom to whatever your need might be. He is ready to be your guide.


  • Is there any area of your life where you feel like you are stumbling in the dark?
  • Is your connection to the power source strong, or do you feel disconnected from God? 
  • What step can you take today increase your connection to Him?

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