Isa 9:2 The people that walked in
darkness have seen a great light: they that dwell in the land of the shadow of
death, upon them hath the light shined.
The Light draws us to the Saviour.
Joh 8:12 Then spake Jesus again unto
them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall
not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.
There is no other Hope
He alone offers Salvation.
alone is the very Son of God.
He alone can bring us to Heaven.
“Jesus said, I am the Way, the Truth and the Life,
no man cometh to the Father but by me.”
message to others this Christmas Season should be about the Saviour born in the
stable of Bethlehem.
The shepherds went throughout the countryside.
The angels had announced the birth of a “Saviour.”
So they told what they knew of Christ.
must tell the story of Jesus.
The Light shows us our sin.
It reveals to us our true selves.
Isa 53:6 All we like sheep have
gone astray; we have turned every one to his own way; and the
LORD hath laid on him the iniquity of us all.
God is Light, and has no darkness in Him at all.
1Jo 1:5 This then is the message which
we have heard of him, and declare unto you, that God is light, and in
him is no darkness at all.
We walk in darkness.
Joh 3:19 And this is the condemnation,
that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light,
because their deeds were evil.
20 For every one that doeth evil hateth the light, neither
cometh to the light, lest his deeds should be reproved.
21 But he that doeth truth cometh to the light, that his
deeds may be made manifest, that they are wrought in God.
We loved darkness rather than light.
Because our deeds were evil.
We hated the light.
We won’t come to the light lest our deeds should be reproved.
The Light brings us a choice.
Life or Death.
can choose Life by Receiving Him.
Joh 1:12 But
as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even
to them that believe on his name:
can choose death by Rejecting Him.
1 John 5:12 He that hath the Son hath life; [and] he that hath not the Son of
God hath not life.
The Light calls us to service.
Mat 5:14 Ye are the light of the
world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid.
15 Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a
bushel, but on a candlestick; and it giveth light unto all that are in the
16 Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good
works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.
was called to be a light unto the Gentiles.
Acts 13:47 For so hath the Lord
commanded us, saying, I have set thee to be a light of the Gentiles,
that thou shouldest be for salvation unto the ends of the earth.
are called to be a light unto mankind.
1Pe 2:9 But ye are a chosen
generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye
should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into
his marvellous light:
The Light guides us in our walk.
1Jo 1:6 If we say that we have
fellowship with him, and walk in darkness, we lie, and do not the truth:
7 But if we
walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship one
with another, and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin.
light guides us in our conduct.
have light to raise our families.
have light to assemble together.
It guides us in our Doctrine.
It guides us in our giving.
It guides us in our service together.
guides us in our attendance.
The Light will illuminate Heaven.
Rev 22:5 And
there shall be no night there; and they need no candle, neither light of
the sun; for the Lord God giveth them light: and they shall reign for
ever and ever.
We will live in the light forever.
The Light saves us.
We have our fellowship in the light.
We serve in the light.
And we will spend eternity in the light.
The Light enteblack into our world through that stable in Bethlehem.
Let us stand in awe of this wonderful truth.
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