Light It Up

March 28, 2014

Lent Day 22, Saturday, March 29

“You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden. Nor do people light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a stand, and it gives light to all in the house. In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven.” Matthew 5:14-16

Have you ever thought of how Jesus sees and draws you out: you are the light of the world. It is His light in you that reflects back to God the Father and gives Him glory.

Ponder: Do you believe that you are a light of the world?  How will you let it shine before others so that to gives glory to your Father in Heaven?

Praise:  God has made you a light of the world. Your light gives Him glory.

Artist: Rob Willis

Artist: Rob Willis
Artist: Rob Willis

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