Light

Jesus is The Light of The World - John 8:12 – 8:20 (commentary)

During the Feast of Tabernacles, the women’s court in the temple was lighted by giant lamps with burning wicks made from the priests’ worn out garments. This reminded the people of how God was with them in the wilderness guiding them by a pillar of fire by night. In this setting …

Fishing For Men - Matthew 5:13 – 5:20 (commentary)

The ultimate purpose for following Jesus is to become fishers of men. God loves people, and He wants us to draw as many as we can to Him; it is not His will that any should perish (II Peter 3:9). But how will He make us effective fishermen? The answer is found in an underst …

Walk as children of Light - Ephesians 5:8 – 5:14 (commentary)

The Christian is not merely enlightened; he is the light of the world (v. 8). He is to walk in the light and by so doing expose the sin and darkness around him just by living like a Christian should. Have you ever experienced walking into a room where a group of …

A Light Shines Brighter in Darkness - II Peter 1:15 – 1:21 (commentary)

That is why I am doing my best to make sure that each of you remembers all of this after I am gone (v. 15). Peter’s claim that he was an eyewitness of the majesty of the Lord refers no doubt to Jesus’ transfiguration (Matt.17:1-8) (vv. 16-18). Only Peter, James and John were pe …