Light

God created light as related in Genesis 1:3 when He said let there be light. Believers are full of God’s light. We are children of the light. The eye is the lamp of our life but God is the light of the world

 

Believers are full of light

Ephesians 5:8   Walk in Light

8  For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Walk as children of light

 

Brilliant light from heaven came upon Saul

Acts 9:3    As he journeyed he came near Damascus, and suddenly a light shone around him from heaven.

 

Children of the light

1 Thessalonians 5:5    You are all sons of light and sons of the day. We are not of the night nor of darkness.

 

Creation, let there be light

Genesis 1:3    Then God said, “Let there be light”; and there was light.

 

2 Corinthians 4:6    For it is the God who commanded light to shine out of darkness, who has shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.

 

Eye is lamp for body

Luke 11:34     34 The lamp of the body is the eye. Therefore, when your eye is good, your whole body also is full of light. But when your eye is bad, your body also is full of darkness.

 

God is light

1 John 1:5    This is the message which we have heard from Him and declare to you, that God is light and in Him is no darkness at all.

 

God lives in unapproachable light

1 Timothy 6:16    16 who alone has immortality, dwelling in unapproachable light, whom no man has seen or can see, to whom be honor and everlasting power. Amen.

 

God’s word is a lamp

Psalm 119:105    105 Your word is a lamp to my feet And a light to my path.

 

Jesus’ face shone like sun

Matthew 17:2    and He was transfigured before them. His face shone like the sun, and His clothes became as white as the light.

 

Jesus’ followers, light of the world

Matthew 5:14-16    14 “You are the light of the world. A city that is set on a hill cannot be hidden. 15 Nor do they light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a lampstand, and it gives light to all who are in the house. 16 Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven.

 

Jesus is the light of the world

John 8:12   “I Am the Light of the World”

12 Then Jesus spoke to them again, saying, “I am the light of the world. He who follows Me shall not walk in darkness, but have the light of life.”

John 9:5    As long as I am in the world, I am the light of the world.”

 

Let your lives shine brightly

Philippians 2:15    15 that you may become blameless and harmless, children of God without fault in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you shine as lights in the world,

 

Light in the eternal city

Isaiah 60:19   God the Glory of His People

19 “The sun shall no longer be your light by day,

Nor for brightness shall the moon give light to you;

But the Lord will be to you an everlasting light,

And your God your glory.

 

Revelation 21:23    23 The city had no need of the sun or of the moon to shine in it, for the glory of God illuminated it. The Lamb is its light.

 

Light to the Gentiles

Isaiah 49:6    6 Indeed He says,

‘It is too small a thing that You should be My Servant

To raise up the tribes of Jacob,

And to restore the preserved ones of Israel;

I will also give You as a light to the Gentiles,

That You should be My salvation to the ends of the earth.’ ”

 

The Lord is my light

Psalm 27:1    1 The Lord is my light and my salvation;

Whom shall I fear?

The Lord is the strength of my life;

Of whom shall I be afraid?

 

Jesus is also God and is the light of the world. We believers are in Jesus and Jesus is in us so let our lives shine brightly. In the eternal life Jesus will be our source of light in the eternal city and for eternity.

 

Please remember that if we have any hope in our Lord and Savior who gave us “everything” we must continually be faithful to the Lord, first. Remember, God loved us first, even before He created us.

To live as children of light one must discern what pleases the Lord (cf. 2 Cor. 5:9; Col. 1:10).

Fear God, love God, honor God, and trust God with all your heart, mind and soul and you will receive and experience the promises of God’s blessings in His time.

 

Prayer:   Father in heaven, I praise You for Your Son and the Holy Spirit. I praise You for Your grace in sending us Your wisdom about “Light.”  Please bless those who have read this article for they too are seeking Your truth, love, wisdom and understanding.

May God, Jesus, The Holy Spirit and Christianity be our guiding lights, our safety nets and our inspiration for loving happiness in all of Your kingdom. Father into your hands I commend my spirit. Not my will, but Yours be done. Please come Lord Jesus.

I pray in Jesus sweet name and to His glory through the power of the Holy Spirit,

Amen.

 

One Last Christian Thought: Jesus Christ provides the “only” safe crossing into eternity.

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