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Genesis 1:3 ” And God said, ‘Let there be light’, and there was light.”

God is associated with light, for He created it. But then in I John 1:5,  God is called the Light.  While in John 8:12,  Jesus called Himself the Light of the world.  This type of light defines life, salvation, prosperity, wisdom, and justice and something every Believer should be striving for.  But how?  II Corinthians 4:6 tells us, ” For God, Who said, ‘Let light shine out of darkness’, made His light shine in our hearts to give us the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Christ.”  The answer is then easy…it’s Jesus.  For when there’s more of Him and less of us that light can shine brightly from within.

Genesis 1:3-4 ” And God said, ‘Let there be light,’ and there was light. God saw that the light was good, and He separated the light from the darkness.”

The diversity between bright sunshine and complete darkness is a stark contrast.  In bright sunshine, we can walk confidently, even in unfamiliar terrain, for we can see the path we’re following and the obstacles around us.    But when it’s total darkness, we struggle to make our way…stumbling, falling, and lurching along…fearful of the next step.  Isaiah 42:16 speaks of this, “I will lead the blind by ways they have not known, along unfamiliar paths I will guide them; I will turn the darkness into light before them and make the rough places smooth.”  Allow the God of light to illuminate your path today with truth and wisdom.