Our recent days of winter weather have brought dark, overcast skies, along with some sprinkles and rain. The dreary cold days seem to dampen spirits as well. The dark of night comes more quickly. With some homes losing electricity, the darkness is even more daunting. It is amazing how little bursts of sunlight throughout the day lighten the load and cheer the spirit. Energy levels pick up and smiles seem to come more quickly.
God sent Jesus as the light to our world. His Sonlight is not dependent on the time of day or the weather. He continues to light our path and clearly point us to His Father. Not only is Jesus our light, but he invites each one of us to shine His light so that others can, in turn, glorify our Father in heaven. Especially in the dark days of life, a little light offers a big glimmer of hope.
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.”
(Jesus said) I have come into the world as a light, so that no one who believes in me should stay in darkness.
“You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden. Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house. In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven.