LIGHT AND DARKNESS
Whoever lives by the Truth comes into the __________ so that it may be seen plainly that what he has done , he has done through God . ( John 3 : 21 ) But those who think that _________ will conceal their sin are mistaken .
There is nothing concealed that will not be disclosed, or is hidden that will not be made known . What you have said in the _________ will be heard in the __________ . ( Luke 12 : 2 – 3 )
THE _____________ WILL COME
The prophet Isaiah was inspired by God to announce the coming of one who would be a _________ to shine for all people and would open eyes that are blind, free captives from prison, and release those who sit ___________ . ( Isaiah 42 : 6 – 7 )
God would make that one who was to come ” a light for all nations. one who will show people all over the world the way to be saved . “He would tell the prisoners, ” Come out of your prison, ” and to those in _________ , ” Come into the ________” . ( Isaiah 49 : 6 b , 9 a )
For whom would the ___________ be ?
What would the __________ do ?
THE ____________ IS REVEALED
Has this prophecy been fulfilled ?
On the Sabbath day Jesus went to the synagogue as he always did . He stood up to read and the Book of Isaiah the prophet was given to Him. He opened the Book and found the place where this is written :
” The Spirit of the Lord is in Me. This is because God chose me to tell the Good News to the poor .
God sent me to tell the prisoners of sin
that they are free, and to tell the blind
that they can see again .
God sent me to free those who have been treated unfairly,
and to announce the time when the Lord
will show kindness to his people . “
Jesus closed the Book , gave it back , and sat down . He began to speak to them saying ,
” Today this scripture has been fulfilled , … ” ( Luke 4 : 16 – 21 )
When Jesus spoke again to the people, He said ,
” I AM THE ___________ OF THE WORLD . ” John 8 : 12
THE __________ IS RECEIVED
Jesus said, ” I have come into the world as a ___________ , so that no one who believes in me should stay in __________ .” ( John 12 : 46 )
Jesus said , ” I am the _________ . Whoever follows me will never walk in __________ of life . ” ( John 8 : 12 )
God is __________ ; in Him there is no _________ at all . If we walk in the ________ , as He is in the __________ , we have fellowship with one another , and the blood of Jesus , His Son , purifies us from all sin . If we confess our sins , he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness . ( 1 John 1 : 5 , 7 , 9 )
Whoever loves his brother lives in the _________ , and there is nothing in Him that will cause him to stumble . ( 1 John 2 : 10 )
THE _______________ IS REFLECTED
For you were once ….. , in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ. ( Ephesians 5 : 8 – 21 )
How can we tell if we are reflecting the __________ of Christ in our life ?
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Can you think of areas in your life where you are not reflecting Christ ‘s _________ ? How shall we deal with those areas ? ( 1 John 1 : 8 – 9 )
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