Jesus is God's Light

December 13, 2015 Speaker: Jay Pound Series: God on the Ground

Scripture: John 1:4, John 8:12, Luke 1:78–1:79

Jesus is God's Light

John 1:4; 8:12; Luke 1:78-79

 

Intro: A 2-Fold Problem

- A world lost in darkness

- Individuals lost in darkness

 

A 2-Fold Answer:

1. Jesus is God’s Light for Salvation

- God’s Intent: Life with Him

          — Reality: Alienation from God and others (Ep. 2:12)

-Salvation has come through Jesus (Lk. 1:78-79)

 

2. Jesus is the Light of God’s Presence

- God’s Intent: All creation as God’s temple

           — Reality: Creation subjected to futility (Rm. 8)

- God is present in Jesus (Jn. 8:12)

 

Take Home: God Still on the Ground

- [The Church] is the light of the world (Mt. 5:14-16)

 

 

 

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