Columbia Community Bible Church

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God's Purpose of His Light

Scripture References
All Scriptures NIV unless otherwise noted.

God’s Purpose for Jesus Being Light in This World

Jn. 1:4 “In Him [Jesus] was life, and that life was the light of men.”

Jn. 10:10b “… I have come that they may have life and have it to the full.”

Jn. 1:9 NASB “There was the true light which, coming into the world, enlightens every man.”

Jn. 1:4 “In Him [Jesus] was life; and the life is the light of men.”

Lk. 19:10 “… the Son of Man came to seek and to save what was lost."

God’s Purpose For Us Being His Lights in this World

Mt. 5:14a “You are the light of the world.”

Mt. 5:16 NASB “Let your light shine before men in such a way that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven.”

Mt. 28:19-20a “… go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you.”

1 Pet. 2:9 “… you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people belonging to God, that you may declare the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His wonderful light.”

Phil. 2:14-16 “Do everything without complaining or arguing, so that you may become blameless and pure, children of God without fault in a crooked and depraved generation, in which you shine like stars in the universe as you hold out the word of life …”

Jn. 1:9 NASB “There was the true light which, coming into the world, enlightens every man.”

1 Cor. 10:31 “… whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.”

Isa. 49:3 “… ‘You are My servant, Israel, in whom I will display my splendor."

Heb. 7:16 “… the power of an indestructible life.


Rom. 12:2 “Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God's will is — His good, pleasing and perfect will.”

Rom. 8:28, NASB, “… that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose.”

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