Jesus is the Light of the world today.
Today’s reading: John 7-8.
Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path. Psalm 119:105
In the second of his seven “I am” statements, Jesus declared himself the revealer of truth, the light in the darkness, the guiding principle, and he contrasted himself with the darkness around him by his words and actions.
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.” John 8:12
In my teenage years my brother and I went backpacking and had to hike 17 miles in one day to reach our shelter. The day stretched into the evening and still our camp was miles away. We walked the last few miles and hours by the power of our flashlights, without which we might have been forced to…
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