Francine In Retirement
Seeing Life Through Photography



“Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.”

The best argument for Christianity is a consistent Christian life.  There is no argument against the silent eloquence of holiness.  Actually, a lighthouse building would be dangerous but for the light it sheds abroad, and so it is with us.  We may be lighthouses without light.  Ships can break themselves on the rock.  It is not merely what we say, or what we do, but what we are that matters.  This is the witness that is convincing.  The greatest thing about us is often our unconscious influence.  Second Corinthians 4:11 says, “that the life also of Jesus might be made manifest in our mortal flesh.”  “Manifest” is a word meaning  “brilliantly seen”.  We accomplish more by our radiations than by our exhortations.  May God make us luminous Christians. That’s what the light of Christ does for us.  Have you ever put a candle within an alabaster or onyx vase?  This is commonly done in Egypt.  When a light is put inside, the whole thing becomes luminous.  That’s exactly what happens when Jesus Christ comes into our hearts.  We become bright, luminous.  Other people can find their way to God through the light we shed abroad. 



13 Responses to “PHOTO FRIDAY: BLAZE”

  1. Great images to start off a lovely weekend!

  2. Oh, Francine, I sooo love this! Your words and photos are blazingly bright and illuminating! Thank you. Great way to start the day! *hug*

  3. Love your blog; great stuff.

  4. Very beautiful …let your light so shine before mankind…
    Bless You

    • Thank you. Just saw your entry for distorted and fell in love with it. Working on mine now. Thanks for visiting my blog. I see your light shinning. BE ENCOURAGED! BE BLESSED!


  5. Wow! Beautiful shots.

  6. The last photo is simply stunning!

  7. Whenever I see a vision like this amazing photo…it does remind me of God’s light and power, of his infinite love and forgiveness. It makes me feel that he is always there….wonderful my friend…just wonderful.

  8. Beautiful photos, beautiful colours.

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