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Ephesians 5:13

But everything can be tested by the light and thus be shown in its true colors; for whatever shines of itself is light.

Luke 16:8

"And the master praised the dishonest steward for his shrewdness; for, in relation to their own contemporaries, the men of this age are shrewder than the sons of Light.

John 11:9

"Are there not twelve hours in the day?" replied Jesus. "If any one walks in the daytime, he does not stumble--because he sees the light of this world.

Luke 11:34

The lamp of the body is the eye. When your eyesight is good, your whole body also is lighted up; but when it is defective, your body is darkened.

Galatians 5:22-23

The Spirit, on the other hand, brings a harvest of love, joy, peace; patience towards others, kindness, benevolence; good faith, meekness, self-restraint.

John 1:8

He was not the Light, but he existed that he might give testimony concerning the Light.

John 1:20

He avowed--he did not conceal the truth, but avowed, "I am not the Christ."

Romans 2:19

and have persuaded yourself that, as for you, you are a guide to the blind, a light to those who are in darkness,

John 1:4-9

In Him was Life, and that Life was the Light of men. The Light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overpowered it. There was a man sent from God, whose name was John.read more.
He came as a witness, in order that he might give testimony concerning the Light--so that all might believe through him. He was not the Light, but he existed that he might give testimony concerning the Light. The true Light was that which illumines every man by its coming into the world.

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1 Thessalonians 2:8

Seeing that we were thus drawn affectionately towards you, it would have been a joy to us to have imparted to you not only God's Good News, but to have given our very lives also, because you had become very dear to us.

Church » Light » Reflected from believers

God » Is declared to be » Light

Jesus Christ » Names of » Light

Light » Who is a light

John 12:35-36

"Yet a little while," He replied, "the light is among you. Be faithful to the light that you have, for fear darkness should overtake you; for a man who walks in the dark does not know where he is going. In the degree that you have light, believe in the Light, so that you may become sons of Light." Jesus said this, and went away and hid Himself from them.

Philippians 2:14-15

Be ever on your guard against a grudging and contentious spirit, so that you may always prove yourselves to be blameless and spotless--irreproachable children of God in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you are seen as heavenly lights in the world,

Matthew 5:1-16

Seeing the multitude of people, Jesus went up the Hill. There He seated Himself, and when His disciples came to Him, He proceeded to teach them, and said: "Blessed are the poor in spirit, for to them belongs the Kingdom of the Heavens. read more.
"Blessed are the mourners, for they shall be comforted. "Blessed are the meek, for they as heirs shall obtain possession of the earth. "Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be completely satisfied. "Blessed are the compassionate, for they shall receive compassion. "Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God. "Blessed are the peacemakers, for it is they who will be recognized as sons of God. "Blessed are those who have borne persecution in the cause of Righteousness, for to them belongs the Kingdom of the Heavens. "Blessed are you when they have insulted and persecuted you, and have said every cruel thing about you falsely for my sake. Be joyful and triumphant, because your reward is great in the Heavens; for so were the Prophets before you persecuted. "*You* are the salt of the earth; but if salt has become tasteless, in what way can it regain its saltness? It is no longer good for anything but to be thrown away and trodden on by the passers by. *You* are the light of the world; a town cannot be hid if built on a hill-top. Nor is a lamp lighted to be put under a bushel, but on the lampstand; and then it gives light to all in the house. Just so let your light shine before all men, in order that they may see your holy lives and may give glory to your Father who is in Heaven.

Ephesians 5:1-8

Therefore be imitators of God, as His dear children. And live and act lovingly, as Christ also loved you and gave Himself up to death on our behalf as an offering and sacrifice to God, yielding a fragrant odor. But fornication and every kind of impurity, or covetousness, let them not even be mentioned among you, for they ought not to be named among God's people. read more.
Avoid shameful and foolish talk and low jesting--they are all alike discreditable--and in place of these give thanks. For be well assured that no fornicator or immoral person and no money-grubber--or in other words idol-worshipper--has any share awaiting him in the Kingdom of Christ and of God. Let no one deceive you with empty words, for it is on account of these very sins that God's anger is coming upon the disobedient. Therefore do not become sharers with them. There was a time when you were nothing but darkness. Now, as Christians, you are Light itself.

1 Thessalonians 5:1-5

But as to times and dates it is unnecessary that anything be written to you. For you yourselves know perfectly well that the day of the Lord comes like a thief in the night. While they are saying "Peace and safety!" then in a moment destruction falls upon them, like birth-pains on a woman who is with child; and escape there is none. read more.
But you, brethren, are not in darkness, that daylight should surprise you like a thief; for all of you are sons of Light and sons of the day. We belong neither to the night nor to darkness.

Light » The lord lighting darkness

Light » Divided into » Extraordinary or miraculous

Acts 12:7

Suddenly an angel of the Lord stood by him, and a light shone in the cell; and, striking Peter on the side, he woke him and said, "Rise quickly." Instantly the chains dropped off his wrists.

Acts 9:3

But on the journey, as he was getting near Damascus, suddenly there flashed round him a light from Heaven;

Light » The lord being the creator of light

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 master praised the dishonest steward for his shrewdness; for, in relation to their own contemporaries, the men of this age are shrewder than the sons of Light.

Light » What is light

Ephesians 5:13

But everything can be tested by the light and thus be shown in its true colors; for whatever shines of itself is light.

Light » Those that walk in the light

John 11:9-10

"Are there not twelve hours in the day?" replied Jesus. "If any one walks in the daytime, he does not stumble--because he sees the light of this world. But if a man walks by night, he does stumble, because the light is not in him."

John 12:35-36

"Yet a little while," He replied, "the light is among you. Be faithful to the light that you have, for fear darkness should overtake you; for a man who walks in the dark does not know where he is going. In the degree that you have light, believe in the Light, so that you may become sons of Light." Jesus said this, and went away and hid Himself from them.

Light » Who the lord gives light to

Revelation 22:3-5

"In future there will be no curse," he said, "but the throne of God and of the Lamb will be in that city. And His servants will render Him holy service and will see His face, and His name will be on their foreheads. And there will be no night there; and they have no need of lamplight or sunlight, for the Lord God will shine upon them, and they will be kings until the Ages of the Ages."

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

Light » Illustrative of » Gospel

Light » Illustrative of » Wise rulers

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

Light » Created

Light » Divided into » Artificial

Acts 16:29

Then, calling for lights, he sprang in and fell trembling at the feet of Paul and Silas;

Light » Illustrative of » Whatever makes manifest

Ephesians 5:13

But everything can be tested by the light and thus be shown in its true colors; for whatever shines of itself is light.

Light » The lord showing light

Acts 26:23

since the Christ was to be a suffering Christ, and by coming back from the dead was then to be the first to proclaim a message of light both to the Jewish people and to the Gentiles."

Light » Described as » Shining

Light » Created by God

Light » Illustrative of » Ministers

John 5:35

He was the lamp that burned and shone, and for a time you were willing to be gladdened by his light.

Light » The theory of, beyond man's comprehension

Light » Illustrative of » Guidance of God

Light » Divided into » Natural

Light » Illustrative of » Favor of God

Light » Illustrative of » Glory of Christ

Acts 9:3

But on the journey, as he was getting near Damascus, suddenly there flashed round him a light from Heaven;

Acts 26:13

and on the journey, at noon, Sir, I saw a light from Heaven--brighter than the brightness of the sun--shining around me and around those who were travelling with me.

Light » Described as » Diffusive

Light » Who shall walk in the light

John 12:44-46

But Jesus cried aloud, "He who believes in me, believes not so much in me, as in Him who sent me; and he who sees me sees Him who sent me. I have come like light into the world, in order that no one who believes in me may remain in the dark.

Light » What gives light

Light » Described as » Useful and precious

Light » Described as » Agreeable

Light » Miraculous

Acts 9:3

But on the journey, as he was getting near Damascus, suddenly there flashed round him a light from Heaven;

Light » The light of the eyes

Light » Illustrative of » The glory of the church

Light » Illustrative of » The path of the just

Light » The light of the righteous

Light » Who abides in the light

1 John 2:7-10

My dearly-loved friends, it is no new command that I am now giving you, but an old command which you have had from the very beginning. By the old command I mean the teaching which you have already received. And yet I *am* giving you a new command, for such it really is, so far as both He and you are concerned: because the darkness is now passing away and the light, the true light, is already beginning to shine. Any one who professes to be in the light and yet hates his brother man is still in darkness. read more.
He who loves his brother man continues in the light, and his life puts no stumbling-block in the way of others.

Light » The lamp of the wicked

Light » The light of the body

Luke 11:33-36

"When any one lights a lamp, he never puts it in the cellar or under the bushel, but on the lampstand, that people who come in may see the light. The lamp of the body is the eye. When your eyesight is good, your whole body also is lighted up; but when it is defective, your body is darkened. Consider therefore whether the light that is in you is anything but mere darkness. read more.
If, however, your whole body is penetrated with light, and has no part dark, it will be so lighted, all of it, as when the lamp with its bright shining gives you light."

Light » Illustrative of » Purity of Christ

Light » Described as » Manifesting objects

John 3:20-21

For every wrongdoer hates the light, and does not come to the light, for fear his actions should be exposed and condemned. But he who does what is honest and right comes to the light, in order that his actions may be plainly shown to have been done 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

Light » Separated from darkness

Light » Illustrative of » The soul of man

Light » Illustrative of » Purity of God

Light » God the only source of

Light » Described as » Bright

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

Spiritual » Light » God a light

Spiritual » Light » Reflected from believers

Spiritual » Light » General references to

Universal » Blessing, possible » Light

Romans 2:15

since they exhibit proof that a knowledge of the conduct which the Law requires is engraven on their hearts, while their consciences also bear witness to the Law, and their thoughts, as if in mutual discussion, accuse them or perhaps maintain their innocence--

Topics on Light

Light As Chaff

Matthew 3:12

His winnowing-shovel is in His hand, and He will make a thorough clearance of His threshing-floor, gathering His wheat into the storehouse, but burning up the chaff in unquenchable fire."

Light In The World

Acts 9:3

But on the journey, as he was getting near Damascus, suddenly there flashed round him a light from Heaven;

Light Of Lamps

Luke 8:16

"When any one lights a lamp, he does not cover it with a vessel or hide it under a couch; he puts it on a lampstand, that people who enter the room may see the light.

Seven Lights

Revelation 1:12

I turned to see who it was that was speaking to me; and then I saw seven golden lampstands,