Christ Is a Light for the Lost

A Light in His Hands

So little preparation,
so many
unrealistic expectations.
So often
dreams are dashed, and
unwanted fears
Too few
understand where they are.
Too few
know where they are going.
Too many
feel alone and lost.
Yet the one who knows
and who understands
has joined the journey.
He holds a light
in his hands,
and he is the one
who can be trusted.

My Heart Cries Out

Paul David Tripp

Paul David Tripp shares his celebrations, disappointments, cries for help, confessions, and confusions in the form of 120 poems written as he experienced God’s grace in various seasons of his life.


  • John 8:12
  • John 1


  • How easily do you turn to Christ to shed light in your life during confusing times?
  • Are you ever burdened to share his light with others who are unaware of his help?
  • Who do you know that needs the light and help of Christ?

This article is adapted from My Heart Cries Out: Gospel Meditations for Everyday Life by Paul David Tripp.

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