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55 Bible Verses about Light

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Luke 16:8

“The master praised the unrighteous manager because he had acted astutely. For the sons of this age are more astute than the sons of light in dealing with their own people.

Psalm 33:6-9

The heavens were made by the word of the Lord,
and all the stars, by the breath of His mouth. He gathers the waters of the sea into a heap;
He puts the depths into storehouses. Let the whole earth tremble before the Lord;
let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of Him.read more.
For He spoke, and it came into being;
He commanded, and it came into existence.

John 11:9

“Aren’t there 12 hours in a day?” Jesus answered. “If anyone walks during the day, he doesn’t stumble, because he sees the light of this world.

Luke 11:34

Your eye is the lamp of the body. When your eye is good, your whole body is also full of light. But when it is bad, your body is also full of darkness.

Ecclesiastes 11:7

Light is sweet,
and it is pleasing for the eyes to see the sun.

Galatians 5:22-23

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faith, gentleness, self-control. Against such things there is no law.

Job 12:22

He reveals mysteries from the darkness
and brings the deepest darkness into the light.

Job 11:6

He would show you the secrets of wisdom,
for true wisdom has two sides.
Know then that God has chosen to overlook some of your sin.

Micah 7:8

Do not rejoice over me, my enemy!
Though I have fallen, I will stand up;
though I sit in darkness,
the Lord will be my light.

John 12:46

I have come as a light into the world, so that everyone who believes in Me would not remain in darkness.

Isaiah 8:20

To the law and to the testimony! If they do not speak according to this word, there will be no dawn for them.

Isaiah 52:1-2

“Wake up, wake up;
put on your strength, Zion!
Put on your beautiful garments,
Jerusalem, the Holy City!
For the uncircumcised and the unclean
will no longer enter you. Stand up, shake the dust off yourself!
Take your seat, Jerusalem.
Remove the bonds from your neck,
captive Daughter Zion.”

John 1:20

He did not refuse to answer, but he declared: “I am not the Messiah.”

Isaiah 60:19

The sun will no longer be your light by day,
and the brightness of the moon will not shine on you;
but the Lord will be your everlasting light,
and your God will be your splendor.

2 Samuel 23:4

is like the morning light when the sun rises
on a cloudless morning,
the glisten of rain on sprouting grass.”

Romans 2:19

and if you are convinced that you are a guide for the blind, a light to those in darkness,

John 1:4-9

Life was in Him,
and that life was the light of men. That light shines in the darkness,
yet the darkness did not overcome it. There was a man named John
who was sent from God.read more.
He came as a witness
to testify about the light,
so that all might believe through him. He was not the light,
but he came to testify about the light. The true light, who gives light to everyone,
was coming into the world.

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Church » Light » Love for

Church » Light » Reflected from believers

Isaiah 62:1

I will not keep silent because of Zion,
and I will not keep still because of Jerusalem,
until her righteousness shines like a bright light
and her salvation, like a flaming torch.

Judges 5:31

Lord, may all your enemies perish as Sisera did.
But may those who love Him
be like the rising of the sun in its strength.And the land was peaceful 40 years.

God » Is declared to be » Light

Isaiah 60:19

The sun will no longer be your light by day,
and the brightness of the moon will not shine on you;
but the Lord will be your everlasting light,
and your God will be your splendor.

Jesus Christ » Names of » Light

Light » Who is a light

John 12:35-36

Jesus answered, "The light will be with you only a little longer. Walk while you have the light so that darkness doesn't overtake you. The one who walks in darkness doesn't know where he's going. While you have the light, believe in the light so that you may become sons of light." Jesus said this, then went away and hid from them.

Philippians 2:14-15

Do everything without grumbling and arguing, so that you may be blameless and pure, children of God who are faultless in a crooked and perverted generation, among whom you shine like stars in the world.

Matthew 5:1-16

When He saw the crowds, He went up on the mountain, and after He sat down, His disciples came to Him. Then He began to teach them, saying: "Blessed are the poor in spirit, because the kingdom of heaven is theirs. read more.
Blessed are those who mourn, because they will be comforted. Blessed are the gentle, because they will inherit the earth. Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, because they will be filled. Blessed are the merciful, because they will be shown mercy. Blessed are the pure in heart, because they will see God. Blessed are the peacemakers, because they will be called sons of God. Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness, because the kingdom of heaven is theirs. "Blessed are you when they insult you and persecute you and falsely say every kind of evil against you because of Me. Be glad and rejoice, because your reward is great in heaven. For that is how they persecuted the prophets who were before you. "You are the salt of the earth. But if the salt should lose its taste, how can it be made salty? It's no longer good for anything but to be thrown out and trampled on by men. "You are the light of the world. A city situated on a hill cannot be hidden. No one lights a lamp and puts it under a basket, but rather on a lampstand, and it gives light for all who are in the house. In the same way, let your light shine before men, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father in heaven.

Ephesians 5:1-8

Therefore, be imitators of God, as dearly loved children. And walk in love, as the Messiah also loved us and gave Himself for us, a sacrificial and fragrant offering to God. But sexual immorality and any impurity or greed should not even be heard of among you, as is proper for saints. read more.
And coarse and foolish talking or crude joking are not suitable, but rather giving thanks. For know and recognize this: no sexually immoral or impure or greedy person, who is an idolater, has an inheritance in the kingdom of the Messiah and of God. Let no one deceive you with empty arguments, for because of these things God's wrath is coming on the disobedient. Therefore, do not become their partners. For you were once darkness, but now [you are] light in the Lord. walk as children of light-

1 Thessalonians 5:1-5

About the times and the seasons: brothers, you do not need anything to be written to you. For you yourselves know very well that the Day of the Lord will come just like a thief in the night. When they say, "Peace and security," then sudden destruction comes on them, like labor pains on a pregnant woman, and they will not escape. read more.
But you, brothers, are not in the dark, so that this day would overtake you like a thief. For you are all sons of light and sons of the day. We're not of the night or of darkness.

Light » The lord lighting darkness

Proverbs 29:13

The poor and the oppressor have this in common:
the Lord gives light to the eyes of both.

Light » Divided into » Extraordinary or miraculous

Acts 12:7

Suddenly an angel of the Lord appeared, and a light shone in the cell. Striking Peter on the side, he woke him up and said, “Quick, get up!” Then the chains fell off his wrists.

Exodus 14:20

It came between the Egyptian and Israelite forces. The cloud was there in the darkness, yet it lit up the night. So neither group came near the other all night long.

Acts 9:3

As he traveled and was nearing Damascus, a light from heaven suddenly flashed around him.

Light » The lord being the creator of light

Genesis 1:1-5

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness covered the surface of the watery depths, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the surface of the waters. Then God said, "Let there be light," and there was light. read more.
God saw that the light was good, and God separated the light from the darkness. God called the light "day," and He called the darkness "night." Evening came, and then morning: the first day.

Light » Illustrative of » Christ the source of all wisdom

John 12:46

I have come as a light into the world, so that everyone who believes in Me would not remain in darkness.

Light » Illustrative of » The word of God

Light » Illustrative of » Saints

Luke 16:8

“The master praised the unrighteous manager because he had acted astutely. For the sons of this age are more astute than the sons of light in dealing with their own people.

Light » What is light

Light » Those that walk in the light

John 11:9-10

"Aren't there 12 hours in a day?" Jesus answered. "If anyone walks during the day, he doesn't stumble, because he sees the light of this world. If anyone walks during the night, he does stumble, because the light is not in him."

John 12:35-36

Jesus answered, "The light will be with you only a little longer. Walk while you have the light so that darkness doesn't overtake you. The one who walks in darkness doesn't know where he's going. While you have the light, believe in the light so that you may become sons of light." Jesus said this, then went away and hid from them.

Light » Who the lord gives light to

Revelation 22:3-5

and there will no longer be any curse. The throne of God and of the Lamb will be in the city, and His servants will serve Him. They will see His face, and His name will be on their foreheads. Night will no longer exist, and people will not need lamplight or sunlight, because the Lord God will give them light. And they will reign forever and ever.

Light » Sun, moon, and stars appointed to communicate to the earth

Genesis 1:14-17

Then God said, "Let there be lights in the expanse of the sky to separate the day from the night. They will serve as signs for festivals and for days and years. They will be lights in the expanse of the sky to provide light on the earth." And it was so. God made the two great lights-the greater light to have dominion over the day and the lesser light to have dominion over the night-as well as the stars. read more.
God placed them in the expanse of the sky to provide light on the earth,

Jeremiah 31:35

This is what the Lord says:The One who gives the sun for light by day,
the fixed order of moon and stars for light by night,
who stirs up the sea and makes its waves roar
Yahweh of Hosts is His name:

Light » Illustrative of » Gospel

Light » Illustrative of » Wise rulers

2 Samuel 21:17

But Abishai son of Zeruiah came to his aid, struck the Philistine, and killed him. Then David’s men swore to him: “You must never again go out with us to battle. You must not extinguish the lamp of Israel.”

2 Samuel 23:4

is like the morning light when the sun rises
on a cloudless morning,
the glisten of rain on sprouting grass.”

Light » Illustrative of » Future glory of saints

Light » Communicated to the body through the eye

Light » Illustrative of » Glory of God

Light » Who shall see the light

Job 33:27-30

He will look at men and say, "I have sinned and perverted what was right; yet I did not get what I deserved. He redeemed my soul from going down to the Pit, and I will continue to see the light." God certainly does all these things two or three times to a man read more.
in order to turn him back from the Pit, so he may shine with the light of life.

Psalm 36:7-9

God, Your faithful love is so valuable that people take refuge in the shadow of Your wings. They are filled from the abundance of Your house; You let them drink from Your refreshing stream, for with You is life's fountain. In Your light we will see light.

Light » Created

Genesis 1:3-5

Then God said, "Let there be light," and there was light. God saw that the light was good, and God separated the light from the darkness. God called the light "day," and He called the darkness "night." Evening came, and then morning: the first day.

Light » Divided into » Artificial

Acts 16:29

Then the jailer called for lights, rushed in, and fell down trembling before Paul and Silas.

Jeremiah 25:10

I will eliminate the sound of joy and gladness from them—the voice of the groom and the bride, the sound of the millstones and the light of the lamp.

Light » Illustrative of » Whatever makes manifest

Light » The lord showing light

Psalm 118:27

The Lord is God and has given us light.
Bind the festival sacrifice with cords
to the horns of the altar.

Acts 26:23

that the Messiah must suffer, and that as the first to rise from the dead, He would proclaim light to our people and to the Gentiles.”

Light » Described as » Shining

2 Samuel 23:4

is like the morning light when the sun rises
on a cloudless morning,
the glisten of rain on sprouting grass.”

Job 41:18

His snorting flashes with light,
while his eyes are like the rays of dawn.

Light » Created by God

Light » Illustrative of » Ministers

John 5:35

Johnwas a burning and shining lamp, and for a time you were willing to enjoy his light.

Light » The theory of, beyond man's comprehension

Job 38:19-20

Where is the road to the home of light? [Do you know] where darkness lives, so you can lead it back to its border? Are you familiar with the paths to its home?

Job 38:24

What road leads to the place where light is dispersed?
Where is the source of the east wind that spreads across the earth?

Light » Illustrative of » Guidance of God

Light » Divided into » Natural

Job 24:14

The murderer rises at dawn
to kill the poor and needy,
and by night he becomes a thief.

Isaiah 5:30

On that day they will roar over it,
like the roaring of the sea.
When one looks at the land,
there will be darkness and distress;
light will be obscured by clouds.

Light » Illustrative of » Favor of God

Isaiah 2:5

House of Jacob,
come and let us walk in the Lord’s light.

Light » Illustrative of » Glory of Christ

Acts 9:3

As he traveled and was nearing Damascus, a light from heaven suddenly flashed around him.

Acts 26:13

King Agrippa, while on the road at midday, I saw a light from heaven brighter than the sun, shining around me and those traveling with me.

Light » Described as » Diffusive

Job 25:3

Can His troops be numbered?
Does His light not shine on everyone?

Job 36:30

See how He spreads His lightning around Him
and covers the depths of the sea.

Light » Who shall walk in the light

John 12:44-46

Then Jesus cried out, "The one who believes in Me believes not in Me, but in Him who sent Me. And the one who sees Me sees Him who sent Me. I have come as a light into the world, so that everyone who believes in Me would not remain in darkness.

Light » What gives light

Psalm 119:126-130

It is time for the Lord to act, [for] they have broken Your law. Since I love Your commandments more than gold, even the purest gold, I carefully follow all Your precepts and hate every false way. read more.
Your decrees are wonderful; therefore I obey them. The revelation of Your words brings light and gives understanding to the inexperienced.

Light » Described as » Useful and precious

Ecclesiastes 2:13

And I realized that there is an advantage to wisdom over folly, like the advantage of light over darkness.

Light » Described as » Agreeable

Ecclesiastes 11:7

Light is sweet,
and it is pleasing for the eyes to see the sun.

Light » Miraculous

Acts 9:3

As he traveled and was nearing Damascus, a light from heaven suddenly flashed around him.

Light » The light of the eyes

Light » Illustrative of » The glory of the church

Isaiah 60:1-3

Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord shines over you. For look, darkness covers the earth, and total darkness the peoples; but the Lord will shine over you, and His glory will appear over you. Nations will come to your light, and kings to the brightness of your radiance.

Light » Illustrative of » The path of the just

Light » The light of the righteous

Proverbs 13:9

The light of the righteous shines brightly,
but the lamp of the wicked is put out.

Light » Who abides in the light

1 John 2:7-10

Dear friends, I am not writing you a new command, but an old command that you have had from the beginning. The old command is the message you have heard. Yet I am writing you a new command, which is true in Him and in you, because the darkness is passing away and the true light is already shining. The one who says he is in the light but hates his brother is in the darkness until now. read more.
The one who loves his brother remains in the light, and there is no cause for stumbling in him.

Light » The lamp of the wicked

Proverbs 13:9

The light of the righteous shines brightly,
but the lamp of the wicked is put out.

Light » The light of the body

Luke 11:33-36

"No one lights a lamp and puts it in the cellar or under a basket, but on a lampstand, so that those who come in may see its light. Your eye is the lamp of the body. When your eye is good, your whole body is also full of light. But when it is bad, your body is also full of darkness. Take care then, that the light in you is not darkness. read more.
If therefore your whole body is full of light, with no part of it in darkness, the whole body will be full of light, as when a lamp shines its light on you."

Light » Illustrative of » Purity of Christ

Light » Described as » Manifesting objects

John 3:20-21

For everyone who practices wicked things hates the light and avoids it, so that his deeds may not be exposed. But anyone who lives by the truth comes to the light, so that his works may be shown to be accomplished by God."

Light » Described as » White and pure

Light » Illustrative of » Wisdom of God

Light » Those that put darkness for light, and light for darkness

Isaiah 5:20

Woe to those who call evil good
and good evil,
who substitute darkness for light
and light for darkness,
who substitute bitter for sweet
and sweet for bitter.

Light » Separated from darkness

Genesis 1:4

God saw that the light was good, and God separated the light from the darkness.

Light » Illustrative of » The soul of man

Job 18:5-6

Yes, the light of the wicked is extinguished; the flame of his fire does not glow. The light in his tent grows dark, and the lamp beside him is put out.

Light » Illustrative of » Purity of God

Light » God the only source of

Light » Described as » Bright

Job 37:21

Now men cannot even look at the sun
when it is in the skies,
after a wind has swept through and cleared them away.

Light » Who does not come to the light

Light » Who comes to the light

Light » Who hates the light

Privileges of saints » Having God for their » Light

Isaiah 60:19

The sun will no longer be your light by day,
and the brightness of the moon will not shine on you;
but the Lord will be your everlasting light,
and your God will be your splendor.

Micah 7:8

Do not rejoice over me, my enemy!
Though I have fallen, I will stand up;
though I sit in darkness,
the Lord will be my light.

Spiritual » Light » God a light

Psalm 118:27

The Lord is God and has given us light.
Bind the festival sacrifice with cords
to the horns of the altar.

Spiritual » Light » Reflected from believers

Isaiah 62:1

I will not keep silent because of Zion,
and I will not keep still because of Jerusalem,
until her righteousness shines like a bright light
and her salvation, like a flaming torch.

Judges 5:31

Lord, may all your enemies perish as Sisera did.
But may those who love Him
be like the rising of the sun in its strength.And the land was peaceful 40 years.

Spiritual » Light » General references to

Isaiah 58:10

and if you offer yourself to the hungry,
and satisfy the afflicted one,
then your light will shine in the darkness,
and your night will be like noonday.

Universal » Blessing, possible » Light

Romans 2:15

They show that the work of the law is written on their hearts. Their consciences confirm this. Their competing thoughts will either accuse or excuse them

Topics on Light

Being A Light

40;5;16

In the same way, let your light shine before men, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father in heaven.

From Darkness To Light

23;9;2

The people walking in darkness
have seen a great light;
a light has dawned
on those living in the land of darkness.

God Dwelling In Light

54;6;16

the only One who has immortality,
dwelling in unapproachable light;
no one has seen or can see Him,
to Him be honor and eternal might.
Amen.

God Giving Light

19;27;1

Davidic.The Lord is my light and my salvation—
whom should I fear?
The Lord is the stronghold of my life—
of whom should I be afraid?

God Is Light

62;1;5

Now this is the message we have heard from Him and declare to you: God is light, and there is absolutely no darkness in Him.

Light And Darkness

23;45;7

I form light and create darkness,
I make success and create disaster;
I, Yahweh, do all these things.

Light As Chaff

19;1;4

The wicked are not like this;
instead, they are like chaff that the wind blows away.

Light In The World

1;1;3

Then God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light.

Light Of God's People

40;5;14

“You are the light of the world. A city situated on a hill cannot be hidden.

Light Of Lamps

2;40;25

and set up the lamps before the Lord, just as the Lord had commanded him.

Light Yoke

40;11;30

For My yoke is easy and My burden is light.”

Light, Natural

1;1;3-5

Then God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light.

Light, Spiritual

62;1;5

Now this is the message we have heard from Him and declare to you: God is light, and there is absolutely no darkness in Him.

Living In The Light

49;5;8

For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Walk as children of light

Promised Light

18;22;28

When you make a decision, it will be carried out,
and light will shine on your ways.

Seven Lights

2;25;37

“Make seven lamps on it. Its lamps are to be set up so they illuminate the area in front of it.

The Light Of Christ

43;8;12

Then Jesus spoke to them again: “I am the light of the world. Anyone who follows Me will never walk in the darkness but will have the light of life.”

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