I AM JESUS--PART 3
"I Am the Light of the World"
Jesus said, …I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life. (John 8:12, NIV)
…Yes, I am sending you to the Gentiles to open their eyes, so they may turn from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to God… (Acts 26:17-18, NLT)
THE LAW, THE LOVE, THE LIGHT
1. The LAW reveals our GUILT. -- JOHN 8:2-6
2. The LOVE reveals God’s GRACE. -- JOHN 8:6, 7, 8-11
3. The LIGHT reveals our HOPE. -- JOHN 8:12; 12:46; MICAH 7:8
When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” (John 8:12)
I have come into the world as a light, so that no one who believes in me should stay in darkness. (John 12:46)
Do not gloat over me, my enemy! Though I have fallen, I will rise. Though I sit in darkness, the Lord will be my light. (Micah 7:8)
Questions for Reflection:
• What guilt might Jesus be revealing to you? What’s your next step to dealing with your guilt?
• What does God’s grace mean to you and how has it illuminated your life?
• Remember a time when Jesus helped you endure a hopeless situation. How did He reveal His hope to you?