John 3:16 "For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him."

Thursday, July 16, 2015

16th lesson =>God's Purpose in loving the Human Being

Attributes of Jesus the Perfect Man.

Jesus The Light Of The World

"When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, "I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life". " = Jo. 8:12. "While I am in the world, I am the light of the world". Jn. 9:5. When there is light in the person, it is because it does not do anything obscurely.

The dictionary tells us that: ‘Light is the brightness that lets you see things.’ Therefore if Jesus says he is the light that means that he is the brightness that lets the human being see things. And he goes on saying: Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.

If we would debate this from different point of view, we could analyze it this way.

v  Light of Life = The brightness of the life of the world that any human will follow that same brightness he will never walk in darkness; or under a circumstance where you cannot see things. Jesus was talking about the spiritual world. If you cannot identify you the spirit is that you are following is because you are in the brightness that brings awareness to you.

v  Whoever follows the brightness, which is Jesus, will never ... Jesus gives the human being the guaranty that He the brightness will make sure that one can always be aware of what is going on in His kingdom.

v  While I am in the world, I am the light of the world. As long as Jesus is on the earth, and now He indwells the Body of Christ here on earth, therefore He still is here; He is the light of the world, which makes the human being aware of everything that is in darkness.

Meaning of Obscurely = ADJ. Something that is obscure is difficult to understand or deal with, usually because it involves so many parts or details. VERB V n  = If one thing obscures another, it prevents it from being seen or heard properly.

v  If Jesus is the Light in this world, who then is the darkness? Is this a reasonable question? I do believe it is.

v  “But whoever hates his brother is in the darkness and walks around in the darkness; he does not know where he is going, because the darkness has blinded him”. 1 Jn. 2:11.

v  Based on these Scriptures, whoever walks in “God is Love” walks in the Light of the World. Whoever walks in hatred walks in darkness. To hate is to walk around in the darkness; he does not know where he is going, because the darkness has blinded him.

I think we can reasonably interpret this as: Walking in darkness is walking obscure/full of hatred; this prevents from being seen what we actually do, and where we go. When we attempt to hide the reality that is within us, we do not walk in the light, but we walk in obscurity. Jesus says: Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life. Jesus is the light, and He is not darkness. So to follow Jesus is to walk in the light that is in the Love that God is. As long as Jesus is in the world he is the light of the world. How long do you believe that Jesus will be the light of this world?  Do we have the light yes? God is still with us in the world. Jesus lives here on earth through his Church. The Bible says: God and Jesus came to make their dwelling place in those who received Jesus as their Lord and Savior; therefore He is the light through them.

Jesus told his disciples: "You are the light of the world. A city on a hill cannot be hidden" - Mt 5:14. The light dwells within us, and we are the light according to Jesus. So, now that we are the light of the world, we are like the city on a hill that cannot be hidden; that is why we cannot hide from the world that God is in us if we truly are God´s children.

Collins Dictionary describes Dark as an ADJ.

11 ADJ usu ADJ n If you describe something as dark, you mean that it is related to things that are serious or unpleasant, rather than light-hearted. Their dark humor never failed to astound him...

Spiritual meaning of Darkness: 

That darkness signifies falsities is evident from very many passages in the Word; as in Isaiah:-- Woe unto them that put darkness for light, and light for darkness (Isaiah 5:20);

"Those who follow Jesus do not put darkness for light, and light for darkness. Hallelujahs, Jesus knew what He was teaching. A person, once he gives his life to God, and he is baptized in the name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit, is baptized into the body of Jesus Christ; therefore he is no longer in the "kingdom of darkness." - "While I am in the world I am the light of the world" Jn. 9:5. I remember the passage where Jesus said, "teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I commanded you: and lo, I am with you always, even unto the end of the world” – Mat. 28:20. This indicates that as long as it is not the end of the world, Jesus is still here with us, and we are in Christ, we need not walk in darkness but we can always walk in the light.
In the Lord's Service 
I greet you in His Love
Antonina Penner.
Masters inTheology..
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