Monday, December 6, 2010

Follow the Light

The star represented hope for all of eternity. Hope for a people that had strayed so far away from the giver of light.

Light for the utterly lost that could give real hope and direction to their lives. The abused, the downtrodden and the forgotten were all given a reason to keep going.

All those who saw the light couldn't help but follow and worship.

Then Herod summoned the wise men secretly and ascertained from them what time the star had appeared. 8 And he sent them to Bethlehem, saying, “Go and search diligently for the child, and when you have found him, bring me word, that I too may come and worship him.” 9 After listening to the king, they went on their way. And behold, the star that they had seen when it rose went before them until it came to rest over the place where the child was. 10 When they saw the star, they rejoiced exceedingly with great joy. 11 And going into the house they saw the child with Mary his mother, and they fell down and worshiped him. Then, opening their treasures, they offered him gifts, gold and frankincense and myrrh. 12

Matt 2:7-12 (ESV)

Behold the star, it prompts those who see it to recognize it's power.

I Am the Light of the World

12 Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.”

John 8:12 (ESV)

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