Light of Christmas

Written by jwillett on Dec 23, 2018 in - No Comments
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“Light of Christmas”

John 8:12-20


I. The Light is to be followed. (v. 12)

a. This is a full time job.

b. Following the Light brings life.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer: “Sin wants to remain unknown. It shuns the light. In the darkness of the unexpressed it poisons the whole being of a person”

II. The Light is true. (v. 13-19)

a. His witness was true.

i. His testimony was enough.

ii. He was aware of His eternality.

b. The Pharisee’s faith was false (v. 19)
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III. The Light is timeless. (v. 20)

a. We are in the hands of God.

b. The course of history is determined by God.
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Pamela Dowd: “God sent a star to light the night for The Way, The Truth, The Life—His Son. He sent the Light of Life to prove His heart so we would invite His Son into our own.
God has given us all the light we’ll ever need to find peace on earth, goodwill to men.”

John Rice: “You can never truly enjoy Christmas until you can look up into the Father’s face and tell him you have received his Christmas gift.”

The darkness of death has been destroyed by the Light of the world!

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