The Light of the World

Reblogging this one. A second post on the same subject will follow.

To The Praise of His Glory!

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 8:12.

The life and teachings of Jesus shine brightly as light in a dark [carnal] world.  His life shines as a light in the darkness [mental / spiritual] and dispels it.

Jesus makes a powerful declaration about Himself in John 8:12, “I Am the light of the world.”

Consider the following passages:

The Psalmist declared, “The Lord is my light and my salvation.” — Psalm 27:1a.

The Prophet Isaiah prophesied,

“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.” — Isaiah 60:19.

The Apostle John, describing the New Jerusalem said, “The city had no…

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