Sunday, January 19, 2014

John 8: 12 Bible Verse Reflection 011914

By M. J. Joachim

Jesus spoke to them again, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” (John 8, Verse 12)

What strikes me most about this verse is that Jesus didn’t say we should be bogged down by man-made rules and guilt. He didn’t condemn us or cast us aside for being sinners. 
This verse provides an opportunity to look beyond ourselves, cultures and expectations. It encourages us to think bigger, elevating our aspirations to things of God, without letting anything else get in the way.
There will be darkness, but if we follow Jesus, we’ll be okay. 
Wow, do I feel loved when I read this verse!
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Next week’s verse for reflection is:
On its fallen trunk rested all the birds of the air, and by its branches were all the beasts of the field. (Ezekial 31, verse 13)

Thanks again for visiting,

M. J.

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