He that prays only when he prays with others, would not pray at all, were it not that the eyes of others are upon him. He that will not pray where none but God see him, manifestly doth not pray at all out of respect for God, or regard to his all-seeing eye, and therefore doth in effect cast off prayer.

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The Light of the Word

A Big Light versus This Little Light

Many have heard the child’s song with the words, “this little light of mine, I’m gonna let it shine”. The song encourages children to be a light in a world where darkness can be found in many places. Well, for Christians, the light that we shine is not a little light. It is a light that comes from God. And since God is infinitely powerful, we would do right to consider this light a big light. It is, without a doubt, a light which can completely extinguish darkness wherever it may be found. Consider the following verse: