Christmas at OCC: The Light of the World
December 24, 2022
Isaiah 9:2 (NIV)
2 The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of deep darkness a light has dawned.
John 1:4-5 (NLT)
4 The Word gave life to everything that was created, and his life brought light to everyone. 5 The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness can never extinguish it.
John 8:12 (NLT)
12 Jesus spoke to the people once more and said, “I am the light of the world. If you follow me, you won’t have to walk in darkness, because you will have the light that leads to life.”
Don’t make the mistake of judging the Light Source, the Light Giver, by the light bearer.
Don’t the light by an .
John 3:19-20 (NLT)
19 And the judgment is based on this fact: God’s light came into the world, but people loved the darkness more than the light, for their actions were evil. 20 All who do evil hate the light and refuse to go near it for fear their sins will be exposed.
Christmas means God is not you, he’s you.
John 3:16-17 (NLT)
16 “For this is how God loved the world: He gave his one and only Son, so that everyone who believes in him will not perish but have eternal life. 17 God sent his Son into the world not to judge the world, but to save the world through him.
John 12:46 (NLT)
46 I have come as a light to shine in this dark world, so that all who put their trust in me will no longer remain in the dark.
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