Sometimes it amazes me how unceasingly the Lord’s truths filter down into our world. For me, the natural sun helps me to understand it better than anything else I know. The sun reaches everywhere in a universal way–with light rays–but depending on the receptacle, it appears to have almost infinite variety. Light on a table at dusk in the tropics vs. light dancing in the trees in a northern winter–same light, but such a different picture! And of course, without it we would die instantly.
It is comforting for me to observe that one can avoid light completely–by never going outside during the day, or by going into a cave or a basement, for instance–but it’s pretty hard to do consistently. Virtually everyone is exposed to light, regularly.
Which is why I’m always thrilled when I hear a shaft of light–a thought, a line from a song, a comment–that seems (to me) to express a pure truth. It reminds me how infinite are the Lord’s ways–and I admire the person for figuring it out, probably without the Writings like I have.
Recently our (Methodist) pastor said, in the pulpit, “I don’t know about you, but I think heaven is a pretty busy place.” I was awash with admiration. How did she figure that out?Continue reading How Does the Lord Speak to Everyone Today?