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55 Bible Verses about Light

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Ephesians 5:13

But all things that are reproved are made manifest by the light: for whatsoever does make manifest is light.

Luke 16:8

And the lord commended the unjust steward, because he had done wisely: for the children of this world are in their generation wiser than the children of light.

Psalm 33:6-9

By the word of the LORD were the heavens made; and all the host of them by the breath of his mouth. He gathers the waters of the sea together as a heap: he lays up the depth in storehouses. Let all the earth fear the LORD: let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of him.read more.
For he spoke, and it was done; he commanded, and it stood fast.

John 11:9

Jesus answered, Are there not twelve hours in the day? If any man walks in the day, he stumbles not, because he sees the light of this world.

Luke 11:34

The lamp of the body is the eye: therefore when your eye is sound, your whole body also is full of light; but when your eye is evil, your body also is full of darkness.

Ecclesiastes 11:7

Truly the light is sweet, and a pleasant thing it is for the eyes to behold the sun:

Galatians 5:22-23

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, Meekness, self-control: against such there is no law.

Job 12:22

He uncovers deep things out of darkness, and brings out to light the shadow of death.

Job 11:6

And that he would show you the secrets of wisdom, that they are double to that which is! Know therefore that God exacts of you less than your iniquity deserves.

Psalm 18:28

For you will light my lamp: the LORD my God will enlighten my darkness.

Micah 7:8

Rejoice not against me, O my enemy: when I fall, I shall arise; when I sit in darkness, the LORD shall be a light unto me.

Isaiah 8:20

To the law and to the testimony: if they speak not according to this word, it is because there is no light in them.

Isaiah 52:1-2

Awake, awake; put on your strength, O Zion; put on your beautiful garments, O Jerusalem, the holy city: for no longer, there shall no more come into you the uncircumcised and the unclean. Shake yourself from the dust; arise, and sit down, O Jerusalem: loose yourself from the bonds of your neck, O captive daughter of Zion.

John 1:20

And he confessed, and denied not; but confessed, I am not the Christ.

Isaiah 60:19

The sun shall be no more your light by day; neither for brightness shall the moon give light unto you: but the LORD shall be unto you an everlasting light, and your God your glory.

2 Samuel 23:4

And he shall be as the light of the morning, when the sun rises, even a morning without clouds; as the tender grass springing out of the earth, by clear shining after rain.

Romans 2:19

And are confident that you yourself are a guide of the blind, a light of them who are in darkness,

John 1:4-9

In him was life; and the life was the light of men. And the light shines in darkness; and the darkness overcame it not. There was a man sent from God, whose name was John.read more.
The same came for a witness, to bear witness of the Light, that all men through him might believe. He was not that Light, but was sent to bear witness of that Light. That was the true Light, that lights every man that comes into the world.

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Church » Light » Love for

1 Thessalonians 2:8

So being affectionately desirous of you, we were willing to have imparted unto you, not the gospel of God only, but also our own souls, because you were dear unto us.

Church » Light » Reflected from believers

Isaiah 62:1

For Zion's sake will I not hold my peace, and for Jerusalem's sake I will not rest, until its righteousness goes forth as brightness, and its salvation as a lamp that burns.

Judges 5:31

So let all your enemies perish, O LORD: but let them that love him be as the sun when it goes forth in its might. And the land had rest forty years.

God » Is declared to be » Light

Isaiah 60:19

The sun shall be no more your light by day; neither for brightness shall the moon give light unto you: but the LORD shall be unto you an everlasting light, and your God your glory.

Jesus Christ » Names of » Light

Light » Who is a light

John 12:35-36

Then Jesus said unto them, Yet a little while is the light with you. Walk while you have the light, lest darkness come upon you: for he that walks in darkness knows not where he goes. While you have light, believe in the light, that you may be the children of light. These things spoke Jesus, and departed, and did hide himself from them.

Philippians 2:14-15

Do all things without murmuring and disputing: That you may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom you shine as lights in the world;

Matthew 5:1-16

And seeing the multitudes, he went up into a mountain: and when he had sat down, his disciples came unto him: And he opened his mouth, and taught them, saying, Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. read more.
Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted. Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth. Blessed are they who do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled. Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy. Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God. Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God. Blessed are they who are persecuted for righteousness' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are you, when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake. Rejoice, and be exceedingly glad: for great is your reward in heaven: for so persecuted they the prophets who were before you. You are the salt of the earth: but if the salt has lost its savor, how shall it be salted? it is thereafter good for nothing, but to be cast out, and to be trodden under foot of men. You are the light of the world. A city that is set on a hill cannot be hid. Neither do men light a lamp, and put it under a bushel, but on a lamp stand; and it gives light unto all that are in the house. Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven.

Ephesians 5:1-8

Be you therefore followers of God, as dear children; And walk in love, as Christ also has loved us, and has given himself for us an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweet smelling fragrance. But fornication, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not be once named among you, as becomes saints; read more.
Neither filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor jesting, which are not fitting: but rather giving of thanks. For this you know, that no fornicator, nor unclean person, nor covetous man, who is an idolater, has any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God. Let no man deceive you with vain words: for because of these things comes the wrath of God upon the children of disobedience. Be not therefore partakers with them. For you were once darkness, but now are you light in the Lord: walk as children of light:

1 Thessalonians 5:1-5

But of the times and the seasons, brethren, you have no need that I write unto you. For you yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so comes as a thief in the night. For when they shall say, Peace and safety; then sudden destruction comes upon them, as travail upon a woman with child; and they shall not escape. read more.
But you, brethren, are not in darkness, that that day should overtake you as a thief. You are all the children of light, and the children of the day: we are not of the night, nor of darkness.

Light » The lord lighting darkness

Proverbs 29:13

The poor and the deceitful man meet together: the LORD lightens both their eyes.

Psalm 18:28

For you will light my lamp: the LORD my God will enlighten my darkness.

Light » Divided into » Extraordinary or miraculous

Acts 12:7

And, behold, the angel of the Lord came upon him, and a light shined in the prison: and he struck Peter on the side, and raised him up, saying, Arise up quickly. And his chains fell off from his hands.

Exodus 14:20

And it came between the camp of the Egyptians and the camp of Israel; and it was a cloud and darkness to them, but it gave light by night to these: so that the one came not near the other all the night.

Acts 9:3

And as he journeyed, he came near Damascus: and suddenly there shined round about him a light from heaven:

Light » The lord being the creator of light

Genesis 1:1-5

In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters. And God said, Let there be light: and there was light. read more.
And God saw the light, that it was good: and God divided the light from the darkness. And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And the evening and the morning were the first day.

Light » Illustrative of » Christ the source of all wisdom

Light » Illustrative of » The word of God

Light » Illustrative of » Saints

Luke 16:8

And the lord commended the unjust steward, because he had done wisely: for the children of this world are in their generation wiser than the children of light.

Light » What is light

Ephesians 5:13

But all things that are reproved are made manifest by the light: for whatsoever does make manifest is light.

Light » Those that walk in the light

John 11:9-10

Jesus answered, Are there not twelve hours in the day? If any man walks in the day, he stumbles not, because he sees the light of this world. But if a man walks in the night, he stumbles, because there is no light in him.

John 12:35-36

Then Jesus said unto them, Yet a little while is the light with you. Walk while you have the light, lest darkness come upon you: for he that walks in darkness knows not where he goes. While you have light, believe in the light, that you may be the children of light. These things spoke Jesus, and departed, and did hide himself from them.

Light » Who the lord gives light to

Revelation 22:3-5

And there shall be no more curse: but the throne of God and of the Lamb shall be in it; and his servants shall serve him: And they shall see his face; and his name shall be on their foreheads. And there shall be no night there; and they need no lamp, neither light of the sun; for the Lord God gives them light: and they shall reign forever and ever.

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

Genesis 1:14-17

And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days, and years: And let them be for lights in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth: and it was so. And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the stars also. read more.
And God set them in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth,

Jeremiah 31:35

Thus says the LORD, who gives the sun for a light by day, and the fixed order of the moon and of the stars for a light by night, who divides the sea when its waves roar; The LORD of hosts is his name:

Light » Illustrative of » Gospel

Light » Illustrative of » Wise rulers

2 Samuel 21:17

But Abishai the son of Zeruiah aided him, and struck the Philistine, and killed him. Then the men of David swore unto him, saying, You shall go no more out with us to battle, that you quench not the light of Israel.

2 Samuel 23:4

And he shall be as the light of the morning, when the sun rises, even a morning without clouds; as the tender grass springing out of the earth, by clear shining after rain.

Light » Illustrative of » Future glory of saints

Psalm 97:11

Light is sown for the righteous, and gladness for the upright in heart.

Light » Communicated to the body through the eye

Proverbs 15:30

The light of the eyes rejoices the heart: and a good report makes the bones healthy.

Light » Illustrative of » Glory of God

1 Timothy 6:16

Who only has immortality, dwelling in the light which no man can approach unto; whom no man has seen, nor can see: to whom be honor and power everlasting. Amen.

Psalm 104:2

Who covers yourself with light as with a garment: who stretches out the heavens like a curtain:

Light » Who shall see the light

Job 33:27-30

He looks upon men, and if any say, I have sinned, and perverted that which was right, and it profited me not; He will deliver his soul from going into the pit, and his life shall see the light. Lo, all these things works God twice, three times, with man, read more.
To bring back his soul from the pit, to be enlightened with the light of life.

Psalm 36:7-9

How excellent is your lovingkindness, O God! therefore the children of men put their trust under the shadow of your wings. They shall be abundantly satisfied with the fullness of your house; and you shall make them drink of the river of your pleasures. For with you is the fountain of life: in your light shall we see light.

Light » Created

Genesis 1:3-5

And God said, Let there be light: and there was light. And God saw the light, that it was good: and God divided the light from the darkness. And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And the evening and the morning were the first day.

Light » Divided into » Artificial

Acts 16:29

Then he called for a light, and sprang in, and came trembling, and fell down before Paul and Silas,

Jeremiah 25:10

Moreover I will take from them the voice of mirth, and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom, and the voice of the bride, the sound of the millstones, and the light of the lamp.

Light » Illustrative of » Whatever makes manifest

Ephesians 5:13

But all things that are reproved are made manifest by the light: for whatsoever does make manifest is light.

Light » The lord showing light

Psalm 118:27

God is the LORD, who has showed us light: bind the sacrifice with cords, even unto the horns of the altar.

Acts 26:23

That Christ should suffer, and that he should be the first that should rise from the dead, and should proclaim light unto the people, and to the Gentiles.

Light » Described as » Shining

2 Samuel 23:4

And he shall be as the light of the morning, when the sun rises, even a morning without clouds; as the tender grass springing out of the earth, by clear shining after rain.

Job 41:18

By his sneezings a light flashes, and his eyes are like the eyelids of the morning.

Light » Created by God

Light » Illustrative of » Ministers

John 5:35

He was a burning and a shining light: and you were willing for a season to rejoice in his light.

Light » The theory of, beyond man's comprehension

Job 38:19-20

Where is the way where light dwells? and as for darkness, where is its place, That you should take it to its domain, and that you should know the paths to its home?

Job 38:24

By what way is the light distributed, which scatters the east wind upon the earth?

Light » Illustrative of » Guidance of God

Light » Divided into » Natural

Job 24:14

The murderer rising with the light kills the poor and needy, and in the night is as a thief.

Isaiah 5:30

And in that day they shall roar against them like the roaring of the sea: and if one looks unto the land, behold, darkness and sorrow, and the light is darkened in its heavens.

Light » Illustrative of » Favor of God

Psalm 4:6

There are many that say, Who will show us any good? LORD, lift up the light of your countenance upon us.

Isaiah 2:5

O house of Jacob, come and let us walk in the light of the LORD.

Light » Illustrative of » Glory of Christ

Acts 9:3

And as he journeyed, he came near Damascus: and suddenly there shined round about him a light from heaven:

Acts 26:13

At midday, O king, I saw in the way a light from heaven, above the brightness of the sun, shining round about me and them who journeyed with me.

Light » Described as » Diffusive

Job 25:3

Is there any number to his armies? and upon whom does not his light arise?

Job 36:30

Behold, he spreads his lightning upon it, and covers the depths of the sea.

Light » Who shall walk in the light

John 12:44-46

Jesus cried and said, He that believes on me, believes not on me, but on him that sent me. And he that sees me sees him that sent me. I am come a light into the world, that whosoever believes on me should not abide in darkness.

Light » What gives light

Psalm 119:126-130

It is time for you, LORD, to work: for they have made void your law. Therefore I love your commandments above gold; yea, above fine gold. Therefore I esteem all your precepts concerning all things to be right; and I hate every false way. read more.
[Pe] Your testimonies are wonderful: therefore does my soul keep them. The entrance of your words gives light; it gives understanding unto the simple.

Light » Described as » Useful and precious

Ecclesiastes 2:13

Then I saw that wisdom excels folly, as far as light excels darkness.

Light » Described as » Agreeable

Ecclesiastes 11:7

Truly the light is sweet, and a pleasant thing it is for the eyes to behold the sun:

Light » Miraculous

Acts 9:3

And as he journeyed, he came near Damascus: and suddenly there shined round about him a light from heaven:

Light » The light of the eyes

Proverbs 15:30

The light of the eyes rejoices the heart: and a good report makes the bones healthy.

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 is risen upon you. For, behold, the darkness shall cover the earth, and gross darkness the people: but the LORD shall arise upon you, and his glory shall be seen upon you. And the Gentiles shall come to your light, and kings to the brightness of your rising.

Light » Illustrative of » The path of the just

Light » The light of the righteous

Proverbs 13:9

The light of the righteous rejoices: but the lamp of the wicked shall be put out.

Light » Who abides in the light

1 John 2:7-10

Brethren, I write no new commandment unto you, but an old commandment which you had from the beginning. The old commandment is the word which you have heard from the beginning. Again, a new commandment I write unto you, which thing is true in him and in you: because the darkness is past, and the true light now shines. He that says he is in the light, and hates his brother, is in darkness even until now. read more.
He that loves his brother abides in the light, and there is no occasion of stumbling in him.

Light » The lamp of the wicked

Proverbs 13:9

The light of the righteous rejoices: but the lamp of the wicked shall be put out.

Light » The light of the body

Luke 11:33-36

No man, when he has lighted a lamp, puts it in a secret place, neither under a bushel, but on a lampstand, that they who come in may see the light. The lamp of the body is the eye: therefore when your eye is sound, your whole body also is full of light; but when your eye is evil, your body also is full of darkness. Take heed therefore that the light which is in you be not darkness. read more.
If your 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 lamp does give you light.

Light » Illustrative of » Purity of Christ

Light » Described as » Manifesting objects

John 3:20-21

For everyone that does evil hates the light, neither comes to the light, lest his deeds should be exposed. But he that does truth comes to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest, that they are worked in 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 unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!

Light » Separated from darkness

Genesis 1:4

And God saw the light, that it was good: and God divided the light from the darkness.

Light » Illustrative of » The soul of man

Job 18:5-6

Yea, the light of the wicked shall be put out, and the flame of his fire shall not shine. The light shall be dark in his tent, and his lamp shall be put out with him.

Light » Illustrative of » Purity of God

Light » God the only source of

Light » Described as » Bright

Job 37:21

And now men can not look on the bright light which is in the clouds: but the wind passes, and clears them.

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 shall be no more your light by day; neither for brightness shall the moon give light unto you: but the LORD shall be unto you an everlasting light, and your God your glory.

Micah 7:8

Rejoice not against me, O my enemy: when I fall, I shall arise; when I sit in darkness, the LORD shall be a light unto me.

Spiritual » Light » God a light

Psalm 118:27

God is the LORD, who has showed us light: bind the sacrifice with cords, even unto the horns of the altar.

Spiritual » Light » Reflected from believers

Isaiah 62:1

For Zion's sake will I not hold my peace, and for Jerusalem's sake I will not rest, until its righteousness goes forth as brightness, and its salvation as a lamp that burns.

Judges 5:31

So let all your enemies perish, O LORD: but let them that love him be as the sun when it goes forth in its might. And the land had rest forty years.

Spiritual » Light » General references to

Isaiah 58:10

And if you draw out your soul to the hungry, and satisfy the afflicted soul; then shall your light rise in the darkness, and your darkness be as the noon day:

Universal » Blessing, possible » Light

Romans 2:15

Who show the work of the law written in their hearts, their conscience also bearing witness, and their thoughts the mean while accusing or else excusing one another;)

Topics on Light

Being A Light

40;5;16

Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven.

From Darkness To Light

23;9;2

The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light: they that dwell in the land of the shadow of death, upon them has the light shined.

God Dwelling In Light

54;6;16

Who only has immortality, dwelling in the light which no man can approach unto; whom no man has seen, nor can see: to whom be honor and power everlasting. Amen.

God Giving Light

19;27;1

[A Psalm of David.] The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the LORD is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?

God Is Light

62;1;5

This then is the message which we have heard of him, and declare unto you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.

Light And Darkness

23;45;7

I form the light, and create darkness: I make peace, and create calamity: I the LORD do all these things.

Light As Chaff

19;1;4

The ungodly are not so: but are like the chaff which the wind drives away.

Light In The World

1;1;3

And 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 that is set on a hill cannot be hid.

Light Of Lamps

2;40;25

And he lighted the lamps before the LORD; as the LORD commanded Moses.

Light Yoke

40;11;30

For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.

Light, Natural

1;1;3-5

And God said, Let there be light: and there was light.

Light, Spiritual

62;1;5

This then is the message which we have heard of him, and declare unto you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.

Living In The Light

49;5;8

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

Promised Light

18;22;28

You shall also decree a thing, and it shall be established for you: and the light shall shine upon your ways.

Seven Lights

2;25;37

And you shall make its seven lamps : and they shall light its lamps, that they may give light in front of it.

The Light Of Christ

43;8;12

Then spoke Jesus again unto them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that follows me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.