I pray that these studies are a blessing to you. Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick; and it giveth light unto all that are in the house. Hold out your candle for all to see it 15 Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick; and it giveth light unto all that are in the house. Matthew 5:14-16 The more you share, the more others will benefit from this ministry. Share some salt and light with them.” And so, I did. It’s amazing how a single candle can dispel the darkness when lit. 16 Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in … There are too many covert Christians who say they follow Christ but you would never know it. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. God has chosen to shine the light of His grace through his followers. Jesus told us to “let your light shine before others.” We have been given this light that is what the world is desperately seeking. The individual immediately responded that they had and we from that point on shared sweet Christian fellowship. You are the light of the world. By Debbie October 10, 2012 Devotion Let your light shine. Yet the Bible teaches us that God is still active in the battle. Politics is often full of darkness and so is much of the business world. © 2019 Daily Walk Devotion All Rights Reserved. Therefore, Jesus said – “Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature.” (Mark 16:15) We could re-translate that verse to say – “Go ye into the darkness of this world and be light.”. Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. DL Moody said, “Set yourself on fire and people will come and watch you burn.” Be the kind of light that draws people to you. Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house. We read from the Bible – “…the whole world lieth in wickedness.” (1 John 5:19) Scripture tells us that Satan is the ‘god of this world’ (2 Corinthians 4:4)and he is the ‘ruler of darkness.’ (Ephesians 6:12) Through his evil influence, Satan is deceiving many into believing his lies rather than the truth of God’s Word. Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven." Heather Hair shares from her extensive experience in Foreign Missions, Publishing and Non-Profit Ministry in this reading plan. Our good deeds illuminate dark places and shine the glory squarely upon God. I love candlelight services on Christmas Eve. It is the solution to all of our problems and hope of those who have put their trust in Christ. To some, it may be through our mouth. Sin’s influence can be felt in almost every area of life. Let your example and your attitude be your biggest witness to your faith. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Let others know about Daily Walk Devotion on Facebook, Twitter, or any other Social Media. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden. Recently I was conversing with someone who does not attend our church. So carry your candle, run to the darkness Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house. We do as Jesus warned. Thank you for sharing with the masses. Just as you don’t hide an open flame under a basket, you don’t hide your faith. Yet, we sometimes fail to be light. ( Log Out /  by Chuck Musselwhite | Mar 7, 2018 | Devotional | 1 comment. We don’t see the praise of men. Be a light that burns bright. Jesus told us to “let your light shine before others.” We have been given this light that is what the world is desperately seeking. You are the light of the world. Learn how your comment data is processed. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. To others, it may be through our actions. It is the solution to all of our problems and hope of those who have put their trust in Christ. Fill it up with things that are nice but that you no longer need. Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven.