For us as Christians, the story of Christmas is a story of God giving to his people. God gave us light in the world by sending his son.
- God’s Great Gifts:
The emphasis on the day of creation was light. The most important light in the world is the spiritual light of the world.
- Light and:
Spiritual Light brings joy and peace and security.
Spiritual Life comes from God.
Light is sown like seed for the righteousness.
God’s word is a light to our spiritual life. He helps us see our way spiritually.
Isaiah 9:1-7, Isaiah 42:1-9, Isaiah 49:6-7,Isaiah 60:1-3,19-20
This was written in a time of conflict. There was a lot of negative information Isaiah gave to Israel, but he also prophesied about the Savior, Jesus. He gave a light of hope to the nation of Israel.
The prophet says to believe in God’s promises.
Light in Darkness
Matt. 4:12-17, Luke 2:25-32, Acts 13:46-47
Jesus says that the kingdom of heaven was upon the Jews. The spiritual light was finally on the earth.
God’s Gift to the World
God created the Spiritual light for mankind. This gift is for everyone.
We have a choice. Some will reject because of their commitment to sin.
John 12:35-36a, 46
Believe while you have a chance. The gift has been given. Be determined to remove the darkness in your life.
2 Cor. 4:3-6
Spiritual Light shines from the darkness and is available to everyone no matter what circumstances we are in.
Christians are lights to the world. We can show others how to get out of darkness into the Spiritual light.
The Spiritual light leads us to eternal life where God is the light forever.
—Robert Lee, 12-4-05, a.m.