Jesus on Light

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We’re in the midst of a series entitled JESUS ON EVERYTHING, where we’re looking at what Jesus said on a wide variety of subjects with a minimum of commentary from me.

Today’s topic: LIGHT. Jesus described quite the contrast:

The Light of the World

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We’re in the midst of a deeeeep dive into this rather provocative question: Who did Jesus say he is?

We started with these three answers: Son of Man, Son of God and Messiah.

Yesterday, we begin a look at eight “I am” statements Jesus made that further define who he is. The first: the Bread of Life.

Here’s today’s rather illuminating installment:

Shine

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Jesus said that “all the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments”:

  1. Love God with all your heart, soul, mind and strength.
  2. Love your neighbor as yourself.

(Matthew 22:37-40; Mark 12:28-34)

We’re in the midst of reviewing 50 commands straight from the mouth of Jesus that show what it reeeeeally means to love God and others. Here’s today’s featured command:

Voice from Heaven

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It’s Jesus’ final week on the planet.

Some Greeks came to the disciples and asked to see Jesus, prompting one of the most awesome scenes in the entire Bible.

Here’s what Jesus said:

Light in the Darkness

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The crowds around Jesus increased. Jesus had some intriguing words for them:

Light of the World

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Here’s today’s rather illuminating installment:

Shine the Light

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Here’s today’s rather illuminating selection:

He said to them, “Do you bring in a lamp to put it under a bowl or a bed? Instead, don’t you put it on its stand so that those who come in can see the light? For whatever is hidden is meant to be disclosed, and whatever is concealed is meant to be brought out into the open. If anyone has ears to hear, let them hear.”

“Consider carefully how you listen,” he continued. “With the measure you use, it will be measured to you — and even more. Whoever has will be given more; whoever does not have, even what they have will be taken from them.”

(Mark 4:21-25, Luke 8:16-18)