Tag Archives: light

I John 1:5-2:11 — To have fellowship with God (part 2)

We saw yesterday that God is light and in him there is no darkness at all. So if we are going to claim to have fellowship with him, then we need to be walking in that light with him. If … Continue reading

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II Timothy 3:10-17- Though this world goes from bad to worse

If anyone thinks that this world will get any better, they’re not reading the same Bible I am. Until the day Christ comes back, things will get progressively worse. And that shows most starkly in the ungodliness of the people … Continue reading

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Ephesians 5:3-14 — Taking sin lightly

If there is one problem in this world, it’s that it takes sin lightly, even to the point of joking about it.  But sin is not something to be taken lightly.  Especially by Christians. So Paul says, But among you … Continue reading

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Acts 27:21-44 — A beacon in the storm

Jesus once said to let our light shine before men, and you really see Paul’s light shining through in this passage. At a time when everyone on the ship he was sailing on had lost hope because of the storm, … Continue reading

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John 12:44-50 — When we see and hear Jesus

So many people say, “I believe in God,” but refuse to put their faith in Jesus. But if you truly believe in God, that is exactly what you cannot do.  Jesus says here, Whoever believes in me does not believe … Continue reading

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Matthew 12:38-45; Luke 11:24-36 — When we refuse to invite the Spirit in

With Jesus condemning the Pharisees for saying that he was casting out demons by Satan’s power, the Pharisees then demanded a sign from heaven to prove he was doing it by God’s power.  Of course, even had he done so, … Continue reading

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Matthew 5:13-16 — Salt and light

It is very interesting to me the context in which Jesus talks about us being salt and light in the world. What was the context?  He had just finished talking about persecution.  That we are blessed if we are persecuted … Continue reading

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John 3:19-21 — Stepping out into the light

I mentioned in my last blog that we are not in danger of being condemned if we reject Christ.  We are already condemned.  Judgment has already been passed. And in this passage, we see the verdict that was passed against … Continue reading

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John 1:1-18 — Light in a darkened world

I once read about a young teenage girl in the United States.  She had perfect grades in high school.  She had a perfect score for the SAT.  She had a perfect score for the University of California acceptance exam.  She … Continue reading

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Proverbs 4:10-27 — Watching our step

“Watch your step.” Whenever we’re in a precarious situation, people always warn us to be careful.  And in this world there are numerous pitfalls that can bring us down. So David warned his son Solomon about the pitfalls in life, … Continue reading

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Zechariah 14 — The bringer of victory, life, and light

As we come to the conclusion of Zechariah, we see the second coming of Christ and the time of the Millenium. It starts once again with the nations rising up against Jerusalem to crush it, and in so doing, half … Continue reading

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