======== BoLD ========
Bread of Life Devotionals
THE BURNING BUSH DOMINION CHURCH INC.
Date: Friday, December 18th, 2020
Topic: I AM THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD
Bible Reading: John 9:5
📖5….”As long as I am in the world, I am the light of the world.”
🔥Jesus is not the candle, lantern, bulb, sun, moon, etc, of the world, but he is the light of the world. All these named above, come to an end after they are lit for a while, but Jesus doesn’t have an end. He is the brightness that comes out when the candle, lantern, bulb, sun, moon, etc, are ignited. Without Jesus, no man can move from place to place. What of when Jesus Christ had not come in the Old Testament, were people not moving about?, you may ask. The answer is that Jesus had been in existence before everything…John 17:24, Rev 13:8.
🔥🔥He was not created, but he was the Creator of all things, and custodian of the life in men, which is their light…John 1:3-4. It was the absence of Jesus from the earth he created in Genesis 1:1, that gave room to the manifestation of the darkness in Genesis 1:2. At his fulfilment of Isaiah 53:4-5 on the Cross in Matthew 27:45, his light was extinguished because of the load of our sins upon him (John 1:29). Hence, for three hours, there was darkness all over the land.
🔥🔥🔥So, when he said in John 9:5 that, as long as he is in the world, he is the light of the world, he meant that, since he is in all men as life…John 1:3, wherever a man is, there is his brightness. So, when God took him away from Egypt apart from Goshen in Exodus 10:21-23, the entire Egypt was plunged into total darkness, even with their lanterns, and candles; while the children of Israel had light in Goshen…Exodus 10:23. Once one turns to God in repentance through Jesus Christ today, the light of Jesus Christ is transfered to him, and that person becomes the light of the world…Matthew 5:14. This is why we should be Christlike everywhere and every time, to have us beaming his light…Matthew 5:16.
🙏Heavenly Father, use the brightness of Jesus as the light of the world to bring meaning into my life, in Jesus’ name.
🙏🙏Dear Lord, always retain your light in me, that the darkness in this world will never have access into me, in Jesus’ name.
🙏🙏🙏Ancient of days, release the life that is the light of men into us, for our Church to see through every darkness, in Jesus’ name.
THE BIBLE IN ONE YEAR:
Jeremiah 37 & 38.
Jeremiah 39, 40 & 41.
I AM A PRODUCT OF GOD’S GRACE
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