// < ! Father we thank you for eyes that see and ears that hear! What the Jews looked forward to, the Christian church looks back upon. // < ! Achetez neuf ou d'occasion Jesus, My Light poem by Paul Adolphus. Perhaps the lampstands were still present in the temple courts, the bowls having been taken away. The true Light was not "true" as opposed to "false," but "true" as answering to the perfect ideal, and as opposed to all more or less imperfect representations. // < ! Compare Scripture with Scripture and remember that someday you’re not going to stand before the Lord and plead that you were loyal to your denomination. // < ! In the past few years, we have all become acquainted with the blessings and dangers of social media. The veritable Light which illumines every man was coming. JESUS WAS THE TRUE LIGHT EDITED BY GLENN PEASE John 1:9 9The true light that gives light to everyone was coming into the world. He serves as the Executive Director of Servants of Grace Ministries, the Executive Editor of Theology for Life Magazine, and is the Host for the Equipping You in Grace Podcast. // < ! In John 9:5 Jesus made this statement: “While I am in the world, I am the light of the world.” Jesus is not one of many lights; he is the only true light. [CDATA[ // < ! The “health and wealth” gospel continues to wield a powerful influence on many people around the world. 13 years ago | 470 views. // < ! Watch fullscreen. The one who is the true light, who gives light to everyone, was coming into the world. He is also a voracious reader, in particular of Reformed theology, and the Puritans. [CDATA[ [CDATA[ [CDATA[ [CDATA[ // < ! [CDATA[ Western humanism has enjoyed its so-called Enlightenment, with the truths of the Bible replaced by the false lights of evolution, progress, and tolerance. In this episode, Kimberly and Shelbi interview special guest Darrell Harrison, Dean of Social Media at Grace to You. // < ! // < ! The sun shall go down on the prophets,and the day shall be black over them;” To say that the world is dark is therefore to say that it is lost in ignorance, superstition, and folly. Those who perceive the true Light will never walk in spiritual darkness. // < ! // < ! (Comp. [CDATA[ [CDATA[ The ancient Greeks had Plato and Aristotle, and they cast a sort of light. // < ! // < ! Darkness is also the realm of evil and fear. // < ! Pastor John teaches John 1:6-13 in our series through the Gospel of John. // < ! [CDATA[ Jesus said in John 5:46, “If you believed Moses, you would believe me; for he wrote of me.” Without His true light, the light of their feast were false lights and would soon go out. // < ! A human being. No, the only true light, the only true Savior, is Jesus Christ. We just finished celebrating the birth of Jesus and the calendar rolling over to a new year. // < ! // < ! We thank you for an open heart and enlightened heart eyes! [CDATA[ [CDATA[ This means that He alone is the true light shining in the world. [CDATA[ [CDATA[ Jesus Christ, the true light that enlightens all. John 1:9, “The true light, which enlightens everyone, was coming into the world.” This reality is illustrated by the scene in which Jesus made this claim. // < ! [CDATA[ Hear this very passionate message from Pastor Harrison about this Light that we are supposed to shine and share wherever we go. And what is the light that the world needs to see shining from the church? He is a writer, editor, and speaker living in sunny Southern California. // < ! The world into which Jesus came was and is darkened by evil. [CDATA[ Personal / Relative Pronoun - Nominative Neuter Singular, Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular. Sign up. [CDATA[ // < ! // < ! // < ! Follow. // < ! Where the lamps had hung, Jesus now presented Himself as the light of the world He fulfilled what the ritual had symbolized: Jesus is the light: He alone provided the reality for which the people rejoiced in the feast. // < ! [CDATA[ One thing he brought was The Light, the True Light, to illuminate the darkness of the world and reveal truth. [CDATA[ Tune in as we look at the amazing promises in John 1:9-13. [CDATA[ John 1:7 The same came for a witness, to bear witness of the Light, that all men through him might believe. The only true light that this world has ever seen is the light of Jesus. [CDATA[ Then we received a call from an old friend who has been battling cancer. // < ! But their lights masked the great spiritual darkness of that anxiety world, and in time they went out. // < ! It rains on the just and the unjust. :”In the beginning was the Word, (Jesus) and the Word (Jesus) was with God and the Word was God. // < ! Your email address will not be published. // < ! The true light, which gives light to everyone, was coming into the world. When he was rejected, he turned to violence, slaying his brother Abel. Yet even on such an occasion, the people had rejected Him and their leaders sought His life. // < ! W ho is Jesus Christ? No way on this earth that we could earn our way to heaven for our sins. John 14:6 Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me. From aner and ops; man-faced, i.e. Or is it Jesus Christ? Life is broken. Proverbs warns against those “who forsake the paths of uprightness to walk in the ways of darkness” in Proverbs 2:13. [CDATA[ Playing next. [CDATA[ We invite you to just search the Scriptures with us. [CDATA[ Decoration; by implication, the world (morally). // < ! // < ! John 1:4, “In him was life and the life was the light of men.”. All, the whole, every kind of. That was the true Light, which lights every man that comes into the world. // < ! Library. [CDATA[ Including all the forms of declension; apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole. Psalm 82:5 explains that the ignorant “have neither knowledge or understanding, they walk about in darkness.” The prophet Micah spoke of an angle in which the prophets would be silent in Micah 3:6, “Therefore it shall be night to you, without vision, and darkness to you, without divination. The Jews had just wrapped up their religious festival, the Feast of Tabernacles in which they had exulted in their religious traditions. Posted on December 17, 2015 by NewHeavenOnEarth. [CDATA[ (John 8:12).In everyday life people really need light especially at night time, Jesus said I am the light of the world is saying very clearly that Jesus… The illumination of the archetypal Light before incarnation. After the feast, those lights had gone out. // < ! // < ! That’s the condition behind having this Light—that we follow Him. It would, probably, give a better sense to translate it, The true Light which lighteth every man was coming into the world, i.e., was manifesting itself at the time when John was bearing witness and men were mistaking the lamp for the light. True Light Christ is the true Light, which gives light to every man coming into the world. Friday, November 4, 2016 Called to salvation through faith in Jesus Christ, “the true light that enlightens everyone” (Jn 1:9), people become “light in the Lord” and “children of light” (Eph 5:8), and are made holy by “obedience to the truth” (1 Pet 1:22). The, the definite article. BGLinks.linkVerses(); Cast from the garden because of sin, man immediately fell into spiritual ignorance. [CDATA[ Zephaniah spoke of “a day of wrath, a day of darkness and gloom” in Zeph. The false messiah Jesus is very different to the True Messiah YAHUSHA, in personality, in nature, in teaching, and in character. In John 12:35-36 Jesus spoke to his disciples of his death, burial, resurrection, and ascension, saying, “You are going to have the light just a little while longer.” Then he instructed them, “Walk while you have the light, before darkness overtakes you. [CDATA[ [CDATA[ John 1:1-9. The Apostle John in his Gospel the first chapter gives us a description of the person and work of Jesus Christ. Is this not the way it is now in the once-enlightened West: people made by God with high intellects and blessed with choice education grope about in a darkness of the greatest ignorance and folly, making decisions and enacting policies contrary to wisdom or even common sense. // < ! (19-24) Round Three: You are misguided about your identity. // < ! // < ! // < ! [CDATA[ // < ! // < ! Dave is a lover of Christ, His people, and sound theology. You will often find him when he’s not busy with ministry reading a pile of the latest books from a wide variety of Christian publishers. Probably from the base of komizo; orderly arrangement, i.e. Required fields are marked *. // < ! As the moon receives and gives, so must we receive and give. Next Post: Jesus, the True Light of the World that We Are To Follow // < ! 1:15. // < ! The world cannot escape the chains of this dark bondage, so in His great mercy God promises to send a Savior to free us from ignorance, evil, death, and judgment. [CDATA[ In gratitude, we become Jesus to others. If we do not follow Him, we will not have this light, this truth, this … // < ! It’s not always easy to know exactly what God wants us to do. // < ! There was the true Light which, coming into the world, enlightens every man. Then Jesus said kepda crowd, saying: "I am the light of the world: I do, he will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life." // < ! Earlier, Jesus said, “I am the bread of life” (John 6:35). John gives us a powerful answer to this question when he tells us the following: 4 In him was life, and the life was the light of men. [CDATA[ // < ! // < ! How much more true this is of pagan religions and philosophical humanism. // < ! Proverbs 4:19, “The way of the wicked is like deep darkness.” John 3:19, “And this is the judgment: the light has come into the world, and people loved the darkness rather than the light because their works were evil.” Is this not precisely the case in lands where the light of Jesus has not yet shined, or where His light has been rejected? Editor’s note: The purpose of this series is to help our readers think through what the deity of Christ and it’s importance to the Christian faith. // < ! Lamech of old made his song about murder; today’s gangsta rap exults in the pleasures of gunfire and rape. // < ! And he was transfigured before them, and his face shone like the sun, and his clothes became white as light. Six Ways to Use Our Website, Why It Matters, and How You Can Help Us, The Incarnation and High Priestly Ministry of Jesus. // < ! [CDATA[ // < ! // < ! [CDATA[ But the Bible gives us day vision and shows us that ours is a dark planet in need of light. Search. Jesus the True Light of Christmas. // < ! What then is the light that you need? YAHUSHA MESSIAH VS JESUS CHRIST The Scripture presents a True Messiah - His Name is YAHUSHA. [CDATA[ // < ! Verb - Present Participle Middle or Passive - Accusative Masculine Singular. [CDATA[ [CDATA[ [CDATA[ If we want to understand the nature of the light and salvation hat Jesus brings, we need first to understand the character of the darkness. // < ! [CDATA[ Jesus did not identify Himself merely as a light, but as the light. // < ! [CDATA[ [CDATA[ The true light of the season, cannot be put away or stored for, the true light of the season is the Babe, the Christ, our Lord. The word for the fuller meaning of "ideally true" is not confined to St. John, but is naturally of very frequent recurrence in his writings. Jesus, is the world's light, all darkness, He came to diffuse [CDATA[ We thank you for an open mind, filled with Christ’s higher Mind! The world was not created dark; it was made dark by sin. Eyes that See, Ears that Hear!! // < ! [CDATA[ We take a candle into a room to dispel the darkness. Dave loves to spend time with his wife, going to movies, eating at a nice restaurant, or going out for a round of golf with a good friend. // < ! [CDATA[ Four great candelabras, each with four golden bowls filled with oil, were lit in the temple court. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the. I am, exist. (25-30) Our faith in Jesus Christ is true and reasonable, able to withstand all criticism and questioning (9) That was the true Light. // < ! All these sayings present Jesus as our Savior, by His person and work. Jan 3, 2021 Sermon, Jesus the True Light Posted on January 03, 2021 4:56 PM by Bob Stark (unite). The adjective is used nine times in this Gospel, and not at all in the other three. And behold, there appeared to them Moses … But, you’re going to be judged as Romans says, according to Paul’s Gospel. John 1:9 Just as John the Baptist was a witness for the Light, we should see ourselves as witnesses for the True Light. Once Jesus was born, what did he bring to the table of human history? // < ! But this does not mean that we should do nothing; just imagine how dark the night will be if the moon does not shine back to us the light the sun shines to it. // < ! Drawn before the Bible was compiled, they held crucial clues that enabled the researchers to determine that Jesus had dark rather than light-colored eyes. In the Nicene Creed, we call Jesus “Light from Light.” Our greatest celebration, the Easter Vigil, opens by lighting a paschal candle from new fire and acclaiming the light of Christ. There is a true light that illuminates every dark area and shadow in our life. John 1:9, “The true light, which enlightens everyone, was coming into the world.” This reality is illustrated by the scene in which Jesus made this claim. // < ! The first song ever recorded by mankind was about violence; Lamech song in Genesis 4:23, “I have killed a man for wounding me.”, The world that God made good, and the human race created in glory as His image-bearer, fell into darkness by sin. [CDATA[ [CDATA[ Browse more videos. The true Light which lighteth every man was coming into the world, i.e.. // ]]> Dave Jenkins is happily married to Sarah Jenkins. [CDATA[ True (lit: made of truth), real, genuine. // < ! [CDATA[ We are born into darkness, and unless our eyes are opened to the Light of Jesus Christ, we will die spiritually blind and dead. (See John 4:23; John 4:37; John 6:32; John 7:28; John 8:16; John 15:1; John 17:3; John 19:35.) Adjective - Accusative Masculine Singular. Jesus warns that His claim will be proven true. A man, one of the human race. (13-18) Round Two: Your reasoning is weak. [CDATA[ He later adds, “I am the door” (John 10:9); “I am the good shepherd” (John 10:11); “I am the resurrection and the life” (John 11:25); “I am the way, and the truth, and the life” (John 14:6); and “I am the vine” (John 15:5). But, as ideally true, the Light was not subject to the changing conditions of time and space, but was and is true for all humanity, and "lighteth every man.". John begins his Gospel with “the true light, which enlightens everyone, was coming into the world” (John 1:9). Any human being claiming himself/herself to be a god or a goddess is in falsehood. The difficulty arises from the fact that in English there is but one word to represent the two ideas. From alethes; truthful. John 7:12 And there was much murmuring among the people concerning him: for some said, He is a good man: others said, Nay; but he deceiveth the people. // < ! Because of sin, mankind came under the judgment of God; since God is holy, sinful man was cast out from the light of His presence. [CDATA[ This is the true story told in the early chapters of Genesis. God cursed his sin with misery and gloom, pronouncing in Genesis 4:12, “You shall be a fugitive and a wanderer.” So it has been ever since. [CDATA[ A comparison of the passages will show how important it is to get a right conception of what the word means, and will help to give it. Light, a source of light, radiance. // < ! John 1:9 The true Light who gives light to every man was coming into the world. [CDATA[ [CDATA[ // < ! —The right rendering of this verse is uncertain. // < ! [CDATA[ [CDATA[ // < ! [CDATA[ Report. To shine or to brighten up. // < ! [CDATA[ Dragan Bachev. Jesus proves his identity in both word and deed. 13 years ago | 470 views. // < ! // < ! That true light is Jesus. This is the darkness into which Jesus came as a light. John 12:46 I am come a light into the world, that whosoever believeth on me should not abide in darkness. [CDATA[ Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers, NT Gospels: John 1:9 The true light that enlightens everyone was (Jhn Jo Jn). Isaiah 9:2, “The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who dwelt in a land of deep darkness, on them has light shone.” Light depicts the coming of God with saving light. It is only through faith in Him that a darkened world may see and receive the light of God. John 5:35, Note.). the true light of the season isn't part of our Christmas gear. Verb - Imperfect Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular. // < ! Download Audio File. Tag Archives: Jesus the True Light. [CDATA[ How Can I Know God’s Will? The true light that gives light to everyone was coming into the world. [CDATA[ // < ! Jesus’ emphatic way of saying “I am” (Greek ego eimi) recalls the reader to the great scene at the burning bush, when God revealed His name to Moses in Exodus 3:14, “God said to Moses, “I am who I am.”And he said, “Say this to the people of Israel, ‘I am has sent me to you.’” Jesus now declares Himself as the great “I am,” the divine light that shines into our darkness for salvation. // < ! The psalmist laments in Psalm 143:3, “He has made me sit in darkness like those long dead.”, Finally, the world in darkness sits under God’s judgment and is consigned to God’s wrath. // < ! // < ! One of the greatest was the festival of lights … // < ! [CDATA[ [CDATA[ Is it the false light of consumerism, psychology, or carnal, mystic spirituality? What is true of the dark world is also true of every life apart from the shining of the light of Jesus’ gospel. “I am the light of the world,” he insists. This passages builds on the previous paragraph providing further details about Jesus as the Light and how He was received. [CDATA[ [CDATA[ [CDATA[ The bright light from these sixteen bowls illuminated the whole temple. Learn how your comment data is processed. [CDATA[ Darkness consists of a lack of knowledge: ignorance, folly, and superstition; it has a moral dimension: evil and fear; it is experiential: bondage, misery and death; and it is judicial: judgment and wrath. [CDATA[ John uses the imagery of light to describe Jesus sixteen times in this gospel, light being a fitting symbol of the coming of God among men. Is it the neon light of Hollywood glitter so that we can at least enjoy the darkness? In the last couple of weeks, we have heard of two murder-suicides and a home invasion. When the Holy Spirit shined the light of the Gospel into our hearts, there was a divine photosynthesis that took place, producing life where before there was … Jesus Christ is the light that dispels fear, provides assurance and direction, and engenders enduring peace and joy. All throughout our lives, we are faced with decisions, and, as believers, we have a desire to make these decisions according to God's Word. // < ! Jesus did not identify Himself merely as a light, but as the light. From an obsolete phao; luminousness. // < ! [CDATA[ [CDATA[ [CDATA[ This obedience is not always easy. [CDATA[ That’s not going to hold water. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist. Cain tried to approach God in the folly of his own counsel. // < ! When Jesus was born in Bethlehem, He came to give us life. // < ! Is this not the constant state of the world wherever Christ is unknown or the gospel is lost? [CDATA[ This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. That’s why Jesus is the true light the UN deceiving light because he has power to do that the the UN light cuz he’s never gonna run out of power and it’s why he’s the supreme light that you and I had to be presenting to the world. This means that He alone is the true light shining in the world. While you have the Light, believe in the Light, so that you may become sons of Light.” These things Jesus spoke, and He went away and hid Himself from them. Matthew 17:1-9 English Standard Version (ESV) And after six days Jesus took with him Peter and James, and John his brother, and led them up a high mountain by themselves. [CDATA[ Watch Queue Queue We might enjoy the fun of singing, the humor of the preacher’s personality or the encouragement of lifestyle training, but unless we follow Jesus in true faith, the light will soon grow dark. // < ! [CDATA[ // < ! This is not merely true for Judaism. Watch Queue Queue. [CDATA[ [CDATA[ The true light of the season, never burns out or blows a fuse the true light of the season isn't part of the holiday ruse. [CDATA[ [CDATA[ // < ! Many of our memorable and enduring Christmas traditions include different kinds of lights—lights on trees, lights in and on our homes, candles on our tables. Be sure to leave us a comment with a praise report, prayer request, or just to say hello! [CDATA[ There is a true light that illuminates every dark area and shadow in our life. Retrouvez Jesus Christ, The True Eternal Light et des millions de livres en stock sur Amazon.fr. According to the Bible, darkness is the realm of ignorance and folly. What was the darkness in which Jesus found the world? // < ! In that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.’” Hannah prayed in 1 Samuel 2:9, “The wicked shall be cut off in darkness.”. // < ! But when John begins the account of Jesus’ public ministry, he follows the Synoptics and takes us to the ministry of John the Baptist. [CDATA[ This makes the point that religious traditions and practices contain saving truth only as they point to Jesus Christ. John 8:12 presents the second of Jesus famous “I am” sayings, which one writer describes as a “Pocket Guide to Understanding Jesus.” (Mark G. Johnston, Let’s study John Edinburg: Banner of Truth: 2003), 122.) [CDATA[ [CDATA[ Jesus is the True Light that brings True Life to dying man. [CDATA[ I John 2:1-29. We’d love to connect with you. Servants of Grace is a multi-media ministry that exists to help people know the God of the Bible and to equip God’s people to grow in and serve God’s grace in the local church and beyond. Children fear the dark because in the darkness danger lurks. John 14:6 NIV. // < ! We need to remember that His expression “I am” is an implicit claim to deity. Noté /5. Log in. From phos; to shed rays, i.e. Any sober and honest history of the world will show this principle to be true. Your email address will not be published. [CDATA[ A primary preposition; to or into, of place, time, or purpose; also in adverbial phrases. // < ! // < ! // < ! // < ! The True Light – Part 2. Dave received his MAR and M.Div through Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary. Comments [CDATA[ The man who walks … [CDATA[ // < ! Watch Jesus Christ - The True Light Of The World - Dragan Bachev on Dailymotion. Is it the dim light of self-help teaching to help us manage our own dark lives? // < ! But we will light our candles in vain unless we stay true to Jesus Himself and the salvation he offers by His death on the cross. [CDATA[ [CDATA[ [CDATA[ The result has been a bloody history of war, misery, and moral collapse. This movement is fraught with theological danger and should be resisted and opposed by thoughtful Christians. Thus, Jesus is the only remedy for the darkness in the world. Jesus Christ the true light of the world, the Bible, said Jesus Christ, as the light of the world is the second of the seven I am proclamation of Jesus Christ. // < ! [CDATA[ Al Mohler addresses this troubling trend: Prosperity... Hebrews 13:4, “Let marriage be held in honor among all, and let the marriage bed be undefiled, for God will judge the sexually immoral and adulterous.” Over and over again, the author of the epistle to the Hebrews emphasizes the vast superiority of the person and work... On today’s Warriors of Grace show, Dave continues the Snapshots of Grace series, looking at Hebrews 12:14-17 and a holy calling, three dangers to Christians, and the meaning and purpose of holiness in the Christian life. // < ! // < ! [CDATA[ He speaks of “the cosmic powers over this present darkness” in Ephesians 6:12. However, how do we know? [CDATA[ The only true way for God’s blessing is His Way of discipleship. [CDATA[ // < ! When we accept him into our lives it changes everything! He was with God in the Beginning. [CDATA[ Isaiah 59:9, “Therefore justice is far from us, and righteousness does not overtake us; we hope for light, and behold, darkness, and for brightness, but we walk in gloom.” Darkness is a biblical description of the Israelites’ time in bondage in Egypt; Paul said that mankind suffers presently in the slave-chains of Satan. [CDATA[ That true light is Jesus. 5 The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it…9 The true light, which gives light to everyone, was coming into the world. Jesus reiterates the truth of His claim. // < ! Likewise, the Light of Jesus Christ has to be taken into the darkness of sin that engulfs the hearts and lives of those who are not following Him. [CDATA[ The Lord is the stronghold of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?” It was with this in mind that the Lord Jesus declared, “I am the light of the world” in John 8:12. Page Let us follow him; let us proclaim His light of forgiveness from sin and new life for salvation to a dark and dying world. Jesus foretold the judgment of sinners in the day of the Lord in Matthew 22:13, “Then the king said to the attendants, ‘Bind him hand and foot and cast him into the outer darkness. [CDATA[ As Jesus is the Light of the World, let us be the lamps that shine His light to others. [CDATA[ We love you because your first loved us and god there. [CDATA[ Though my days may be filled with trials and despairI can always find hope saying a silent prayerFor the Lord always has a listening ear. [CDATA[ One of the greatest was the festival of lights that took place on the first night of the feast, and perhaps on subsequent nights as well. We can never usurp that role of Jesus in the same way that the moon cannot replace the sun. Jesus came to a whole world in darkness. [CDATA[ The meaning of the Greek is quite clear. Old Testament Jewish faith was a true religion, but Judaism became false when its leaders rejected Jesus. BGLinks.version = "ESV"; // < ! [CDATA[ Yet Satan has created a false and counterfeit Messiah - his name is Jesus. [CDATA[ [CDATA[ // < ! [CDATA[ This video is unavailable. [CDATA[ Isaiah characterize the world as “Distress and darkness, the gloom of anguish” in Isaiah 8:22. A disciple of Jesus is not Light but is sent from God to bear witness of that Light. // < ! John 1:4 In him was life; and the life was the light of men. [CDATA[ BIBLEHUB RESOURCES Pulpit Commentary Homiletics The Divine Daybreak John 1:9 J.R. Thomson The evangelistwrites as one who loves, admires, and venerates him of whom it is his office to inform his fellow men. Jesus is the true light. Isaiah 9:1-2. Jesus Christ - The True Light Of The World. John 6:32 Then Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Moses gave you not that bread from heaven; but my Father giveth you the true bread from heaven. [CDATA[ In his was life, … He is the true Light. [CDATA[ Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made. // < ! John the Baptist’s father, Zechariah the priest, spoke in these terms when he prophesied the coming of Jesus in Luke 1:78-79, “because of the tender mercy of our God, whereby the sunrise shall visit us from on high to give light to those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace.” Therefore when Jesus called aloud in the midst of the city of Jerusalem—at the temple where that hope for saving light was deposited- He declared Himself that He is the Savior who frees us from sin in John 8:12, “I am the light of the world.”. [CDATA[ [CDATA[ by Dave Jenkins | Jun 11, 2015 | Deity of Christ, Featured. St. John Paul II. The Jews had just wrapped up their religious festival, the Feast of Tabernacles in which they had exulted in their religious traditions. Like the Jews of old, this requires us to humble ourselves as guilty sinners who trust only in Jesus to deliver us from darkness. // < ! Jesus, The True Light “The true light, which gives light to everyone, was coming into the world.” (John 1:9, ESV) The world can be a dark place—a very dark place. // < ! This being the case, darkness also speaks to bondage, misery, and death. [CDATA[ // < ! But just as those who spend time in the dark acquire night vision, we have become nocturnal creatures—we have come to think that ignorance, evil, misery, and condemnation are not so bad. // < ! // < ! The darkness of the world involves a bondage in sin and misery that culminates in death. Psalm 27:1, “The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? [CDATA[ [CDATA[ [CDATA[ // < ! [CDATA[ Are born into this world first time you begin to feel if the physical light and by that we learn to know the hundred this light the reflect in … To me, no, no no in declaring himself as the true light of the world. // < ! Jesus The True Source Of Our Light Into The World. // < ! [CDATA[ Together, they answer several foundational... Hebrews 13:3, “Remember those who are in prison, as though in prison with them, and those who are mistreated, since you also are in the body.” When we come to the New Testament we often find that the authors of the epistles divide their letters into two sections. Father. Who will you show… John the Baptist was the God sent forerunner whose purpose was to witness and testify concerning Jesus “the True Light”, who would shine on everyone coming into the world. 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