Columbia Community Bible Church

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Jesus Came To Die, To Shine Light on God’s Life and Love

Scripture References
All Scriptures NIV unless otherwise noted.

Jesus Came To Die, To Shine Light on God’s Life and Love

2 Tim. 1:10, NASB, “… has been revealed [to us] by the appearing of our Savior Christ Jesus, who abolished death, and brought life and immortality to light through the gospel, …”

Jn. 15:13-14 “Greater love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends. You are My friends if you do what I command.”

Hos. 11:4, KJV, “I drew them with cords of a man, with bands of love: …”

Jn. 1:4-5 “In Him was life, and that life was the light of men. The light shines in the darkness, but the darkness has not understood it.”

Jn. 8:12 “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows Me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.”

Isa. 53:11 “After the suffering of His soul, He will see the light [of life] and be satisfied; by His knowledge My righteous servant will justify many, and He will bear their iniquities.”

1 Jn. 1:7 “… if we walk in the light, as He (Jesus) is in the light, …”

Ps. 112:4 “Even in darkness light dawns for the upright, for the gracious and compassionate and righteous man.”

Ps. 27:1 “The Lord is my light and my salvation — whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life — of whom shall I be afraid?”

Ps. 36:9 “For with you is the fountain of life; in your light we see light.”

Prov. 6:23 “For these commands are a lamp, this teaching is a light, and the corrections of discipline are the way to life, …”

Ps. 119:130 “The unfolding of your words gives light; it gives understanding to the simple.”

Isa. 42:16 “I [the Lord] 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. These are the things I will do; I will not forsake them.”

Ps. 89:15 “Blessed are those who have learned to acclaim You [oh God], who walk in the light of Your presence, O Lord.”

We Need To Shine Light on God’s Life and Love

Isa. 49:6 “I will also make You a light for the Gentiles, that you may bring My salvation to the ends of the earth.”

Jn. 15:9-10, NASB, “Just as the Father has loved Me, I have also loved you; abide in My love. ‘If you keep My commandments, you will abide in My love; just as I have kept My Father's commandments, and abide in His love.’ ”

Jn. 12:36 “Put your trust in the light while you have it, so that you may become sons of light.”

Jn. 3:21 “But whoever lives by the truth comes into the light, so that it may be seen plainly that what he has done has been done through God.”

Heb. 12:2, KJV, “… [fix] … our eyes upon Jesus, the Author and Finisher of our faith.”

Mt. 16:24-25 “ Then Jesus said to His disciples, "If anyone would come after Me, he must deny himself and take up his cross and follow Me. For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for Me will find it.”

Rom. 6:11, KJV, “… reckon ye also yourselves to be dead indeed unto sin, but alive unto God through Jesus Christ our Lord.”

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.”

Isa. 58:10 “If you spend yourselves in behalf of the hungry and satisfy the needs of the oppressed, then your light will rise in the darkness, and your night will become like the noonday.”

Prov. 4:18 “The path of the righteous is like the first gleam of dawn, shining ever brighter till the full light of day.”

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