The Light of the World

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Under the picture of Peter Milne, hanging in the church he founded on the little New Hebrides Island of Nguna, these words are found: “When he came, there was no light. When he died, there was no darkness.” When Christ came into the world, there was no light. Matthew (quoting Isaiah) said of Him, “The people which sat in darkness saw great light; and to them which sat in the region and shadow of death light is sprung up” (Matthew 4:16). Harry Lauder once said that during his boyhood, he could tell where the lamplighter was “by the trail of light he left behind him.” Christ was the heavenly Lamplighter. Everywhere He went, the midnight gloom of sin and despair disappeared before Him.

Go deeper: Read about how to be a light in a dark world

Prayer for the day

My heart and soul praise You, my risen Redeemer, for the light that pervades the deepest gloom and transforms our lives with Your love.

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  1. Judy Cole says:

    Where there is darkness, Jesus wants to shine His light. Will it glow through you?

  2. Joe says:

    Amen! Thanks be to God.

  3. Debra Ann McCann says:

    Billy Graham changed my life by leading me deeper and deeper into the love of Jesus. Thank you, Dr. Billy Graham. God bless you.

  4. Asuile says:

    Amen. He is my light and my rock.

  5. Rosario Lewis says:

    Jesus, You are my life and my light. Yes Lord, you brought light in my life. You are my everything. Lord God I pray let your light shine in this dark world of sin and suffering. Let the world which is in darkness accept your light. Peace, Joy, happness is all in you. It is either light or darkness, peace or despair, death or life. The choice God has totally given us. So accept Jesus today. Invite him in your life and live in that wonderful world of light. Amen.

  6. Gerry says:

    For those whose lives are filled with darkness and despair, there is no need to continue to stumble and fall. There is a much better way. Choose Christ and allow him to light the path that you should follow. Find the elusive inner peace you seek and leave the darkness behind.

  7. Max says:

    In Genesis 1:3-5, God made the physical light on earth. Jesus brought the spiritual light. Although we can survive with physical light here on earth it takes Jesus’s spiritual light to give us peace and joy in our souls. We are welcome anytime to experience this spiritual light by inviting Jesus/The Holy Spirit into our life. goldfinger