'Jesus Light of the World' Tagged Posts

'Jesus Light of the World' Tagged Posts

Daily Devotions

Long ago God spoke to our ancestors in many and various ways by the prophets, but in these last days he has spoken to us by a Son, whom he appointed heir of all things, through whom he also created the worlds.” vss. 1-2 Hebrews 1:1-4 The folks who were writing epistles and gospels in the early Christian congregations understood that something substantial had happened in Jesus. It wasn’t just that he was a gifted teacher from Nazareth or that…

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Psalm 139:1-6 “You search out my path and my lying down, and are acquainted with all my ways…Such knowledge is too wonderful for me; it is so high that I cannot attain it.” vss. 3, 6 The psalmist didn’t think of God as some bearded old man sitting on a cloud, a figure like that Michelangelo painted on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. No, the Lord was bigger than that, a Being intimately acquainted with all his thoughts and…

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John 1:6-8 “He came as a witness to testify to the light, so that all might believe through him.” vs. 7 On the surface John’s mission seems strange! He was sent to testify to the light…but why would light need anyone to testify to it? Shouldn’t everyone just be able to see it and know that it was light? Light is self-evident–when it’s present everyone knows it, or so it would seem! But the Gospel is giving us a deeper…

Daily Devotions: April 6, 2020

April 6, 2020   Isaiah 42:1-9 … “I am the Lord, I have called you in righteousness, I have taken you by the hand and kept you; I have given you as a covenant to the people, a light to the nations…” vs. 6 The Prophet believed, against all circumstantial evidence, that Israel had been called by the Lord, not to just occupy land in the Judean mountains, but to be a light to the nations. The “called people” had a…