First Baptist Church St. Simons Island

Who Will Be The Light Of The World?

Who Will Be The Light Of The World?

Optional Scripture: Psalm 72:1-7, 18-19 (lectionary text)

“You are the light of the world…let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father in heaven.” Mathew 14a, 16a

There is a popular modern Christian song that says if we are not the light of the world who will be? By saying “we”, it is talking about Christians. Being the light does not just mean doing good for others. Anybody can do good works. But, the light is in us. It is the Holy Spirit that we received when we repented to God. So, we are the only ones that can let our light shine before men. We show our light by our works, our conversation, and our demeanor. Showing Gods love is a continuous action from the moment that we accept him into our hearts. It can’t be like a light switch in the sense that we can turn it on or off. Showing God’s love is our duty as Christians so that the whole world will see us, wonder what is different about us, and hope/pray that they can receive the same light.

It is my prayer that we truly shine God’s light in this holiday season and in our lives so that everyone can experience the joy that we have in Jesus.