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.” (Jn 8:12)
Jesus Christ is the light of the world. How is Jesus the light in our life? When we follow Jesus Christ, the light of the world, we can avoid walking blindly and falling into sin. He lights the path ahead of us so we can see how to live and how to find purpose, fulfillment, and satisfaction in life and in Him. Jesus Christ is the true light; He helps us see our way to God and shows us how to walk along that way.
For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Walk as children of light. (Eph 5:8)
As children of light in this world, our lifestyle should be different from the lifestyle of unbelievers. If we’re no different in our words, values, attitudes, and behavior than those who do not know God, we have no witness to give them.
You are the light of the world. A city that is set on a hill cannot be hidden. 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. (Mt 5:14-15)
As Christians, we are Christ’s light bearers, letting His light shine through us. How brightly are our lights shining? Can others see Jesus Christ through us? Do our lives show other people how to find God and how to live for Him? If not, let us ask ourselves what “baskets” have shut out our lights. Continue reading