Tag Archives: Light


Related: Love   The Light. A vast and important subject in scripture is that of light. The word has two primary meanings, which are closely related. Light as a character is moral purity, and as an agent is illumination.1 First, 'light' is a character or state of absolute moral purity. We read that "God is […]
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Matthew 5:13-16

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Salt and Light: The Twofold Influence of Believers on the World Matthew 5:13-16   Salt and Light. These two metaphors are used to summarize the twofold influence that the subjects of the kingdom can have in this world. They are also a summary of the effect of the beatitudes (vv.1-12). Salt speaks of the preserving influence […]

John 9

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Healing a Blind Man: Jesus as Light of the World Awakens a Remnant John 9   John 9. In John 8 we saw that the Light (Jesus) “appeared in the darkness, and the darkness apprehended it not.” By the end of John 8, the religious leaders heard His declaration “I AM” and have taken up […]

John 12

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Entry Into Jerusalem: Christ as Blesser of the Millennial Earth John 12   John 12. In this chapter, we have the closing events of the Lord’s public ministry. We find Him at one time in close fellowship with His loved ones, and at another time speaking publicly to Jews and Gentiles. We have, […]

Ephesians 4:17 – 5:21

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   2nd Sphere: Walking Worthy as a Christian Testimony in the World Ephesians 4:17 – 5:21   2nd Sphere. Having discussed the subject of walking worthy in the assembly sphere, Paul next exhorts us to walk worth as a Christian testimony in the world. This consists of a series of arguments as to why we should walk […]

John 1 – 2

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Introduction to the Person of the Son John 1 – 2   John 1 – 2. These two chapters form the introduction to the Gospel of John. They introduce us to the glorious Person of Christ. Suitably, John’s Gospel begins with the infinitude of Christ’s Person and ends with […]