14 “You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden.15 Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house.16 In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven.” — Jesus, Matthew 5:14-16 NIV Accessed from Bible Gateway
Jesus said “you are the light of the world.” Yes, the light of God shines through you. For too long we have focused on the birth, death and resurrection of Jesus and ignored the life in between. By doing so we have missed the lessons Jesus came to teach us about how to live on this earth. Don’t hide your light. Let it shine!
I would like to wrap up our study of the life and teachings of Jesus with a final thought.
Christmas has come and gone. But this year don’t take the baby out of the manger and put him away till next year. Celebrate Christmas every minute of every day. Welcome the Christ presence into the world by living in conscious awareness of the presence of God within us all and following Jesus our great example by living his way of life and teachings.
Dig a Little Deeper: How do you shine your light into the world?