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Your Power to Change the World

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Proverbs 4:18 The path of those who live right is like the early morning light. It gets brighter and brighter until the full light of day

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To some degree, we all harbour a secret desire to impact this world; to make a positive difference in the lives of those around us. But how do you actually do that in a world that seems intent on tearing itself apart?

The rising tide of conflict is something that’s going on around us every day. On a global scale amongst the super-powers. At a national level in our political systems. At a social level with gender politics and the environment. In families with relationships being torn apart.

Sure, the world’s never been perfect, but it just seems to be getting worse, creeping into every corner of our existence. To me it feels like a darkness that’s enveloping our society and indeed our very lives. It’s not pretty. And frankly, it’s just not a nice way to live, is it?

But come on, what difference can little old you or I possibly make, in the face of this creeping darkness anyway? Well, the answer is, rather a lot.

Proverbs 4:18 The path of those who live right is like the early morning light. It gets brighter and brighter until the full light of day

‘Live right.’ ‘Do good.’ It sounds, well, just a tad simplistic doesn’t it? But when you and I choose, day after day after day, to be kind in the face of nastiness, to be decent and honest in a world where so many are anything but, when we choose simply to follow Jesus difficult though that may be some days, an incredible thing happens.

Your light begins to shine. And like the rising sun, it gets brighter and brighter until this dark world is filled with the full light of day. Friend the light of your humble goodness in Christ has the power to quell the rising darkness; the power to change the world.

That’s God’s Word. Fresh … for you … today.


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Going out amongst the people of my hometown, I wake up and give thanks like how a child would and then I acknowledge The Father, through Christ Jesus, that I am going out there representing Him.

David Armstrong

Bernie, you are very Special! Thank you!


Thank you for this word of encouragement. Reading it has lifted my spirit.

Wanda Allen

Thank you for God’s word it gives me encouragement 🙏 God bless you 🙏


Great point! It goes right along with Matt 5:16.

Jeanette Dobson

I was reminded today to pray for every person around the world and here in Australia as they read this devotion. What a wonderful blessing to know this word reaches millions of people who are blessed by hearing the gospel message. Praying for you too and your Fresh team 🙏🙏✝️📖❤️