Let Your Light So Shine
Jesus instructed us to “let your light so shine.” Just like each star shines brightly piercing the night sky, so should we shine the Light of the Gospel. Being born again means that as part of our faith, we are to shine the Light of the Gospel in the sin-darkened world in which we live. Turn away from the sparkling attractions of this world because we have a greater Light, the everlasting shining presence of God within us.
How to Shine the Light
There are many ways to shine God’s Light to others, such as being involved in missions or ministry, starting a bible study group, being active in your church, etc. Even if you can’t do those, you can show the Light in everything you do, in all your speech and deed, every day. Live by example and others will see that Light emanating from within you. Simply let your light so shine and let God do his work in other people’s lives.
Inspiring Verses to Let Your Light So Shine
14 Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid.
15 Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick; and it giveth light unto all that are in the house.
16 Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.
105 Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path.
5 And the light shineth in darkness; and the darkness comprehended it not.
12 Then spake Jesus again unto them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.
1 (A Psalm of David.) The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the LORD is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?
14 Wherefore he saith, Awake thou that sleepest, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall give thee light.
I Peter 2:9:
9 But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light:
23 And the city had no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it: for the glory of God did lighten it, and the Lamb is the light thereof.
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