Let the Lower Lights Be Burning
The Lower Lights, a gospel group that performs classic hymns with a folk/bluegrass flavor, took its name from one of the songs they recorded: Brightly Beams Our Father’s Mercy.
In a sermon, 19th-century preacher Dwight L. Moody told the story of a Lake Erie ship that crashed into the shore of a Cleveland harbor during a violent storm one night, killing many on board. Though the lighthouse shone brightly, its lower lights, which guide ships safely to shore, were not working. Moody concluded, “Brethren, the Master will take care of the great lighthouse; let us keep the lower lights burning.”
The Lower Lights now hope their music will serve as a little piece of God’s light in the world.
I am the light of the world. (John 8:12)
Help me reflect Your light, Father.