No man, when he hath lighted a candle, putteth it in a secret place, neither under a bushel, but on a candlestick, that they which come in may see the light. The light of the body is the eye: therefore when thine eye is single, thy whole body also is full of light; but when thine eye is evil, thy body also is full of darkness. Luke 11:33-34
Jesus said “You are the light of the world, a city on a hill can’t be hidden” (Matthew 5:14) This is the same context, Jesus is teaching us here, you are the light and can’t be hidden from the world. In fact, when the world sees the light inside of you, the world is attracted to you, sometimes for good other times for bad. When you are washed by the blood of Christ and filled with the Holy Spirit, you shine to this dark world.
When you light a candle or turn on a lamp, you don’t cover that light, so why do you try to hide the light inside of you! The world is offended by the light, why? Because the light exposes the darkness of sin in this world. Nobody living in darkness wants to be confronted and exposed by the light of Jesus
Don’t allow your light to be put out, don’t allow the darkness of this world to invade your soul. In order to keep the light shining, you need to keep being filled with oil (Matthew 25) The Holy Spirit, let the light of Christ burn brightly inside of You
Take heed therefore that the light which is in thee be not darkness. If thy whole body therefore be full of light, having no part dark, the whole shall be full of light, as when the bright shining of a candle doth give thee light. Luke 11:35-36
Take no part in the darkness, therefore you shall be full of light! The world will try to take away your light, the world wants you to be filled with darkness, however put on the “Armor of God” and resist the Devil. Be The Light that Jesus called you to be, show the world the light of Jesus Christ
We have a calling by Jesus, to fulfill the great commission to preach the gospel to all the nations (Matthew 28) Be the Light of the world, shine the light of Jesus to everyone who needs to hear the good news! Amen!
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