Jesus is the Light of the World

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“When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, “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)

Why is Jesus called the Light of the World?

The world can be a dark place but there is a beautiful hope to be found in Christ Jesus. He is the light of the world and I would love to explain a few reasons why this is so.

Have you ever guessed at something in the dark, only to find out you were way off from the truth? I have.

I remember one sleepless night, several years ago, when my kids were younger, where I woke up with a sore back and a surprise- all because of an incorrect assumption I made about something I couldn’t see in the dark.

It’s a silly story, but I promise, I’m going somewhere with this…

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