Arise and Shine

“Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord rises upon you. See, darkness covers the earth and thick darkness is over the peoples, but the Lord rises upon you and his glory appears over you. Nations will come to your light, and kings to the brightness of your dawn.” Isaiah 60:1-3 (NIV) Then you will shine among them like stars in the…

The Light of Life

“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 (NIV) Jesus is the light of the world—and his is a life-giving light. Jesus calls us into his light even though it exposes our sin. On the cross, he took the…