Following the light, Jesus.
"Then Jesus spoke unto them again, saying, 'I am the Light of the world. He
who follows Me shall not walk in darkness but have the light of life"
In the natural world, there is nothing as pure as light. Light can never be
defiled or corrupted-no matter what it passes through or falls upon. You can
let light fall on the most corruptible, putrefying, vile, loathsome,
disease-ridden object; yet the light is not touched by it. It will expose it
but not be contaminated by it.
When you take water from the purest spring, as it bubbles up and begins to
flow away, it gets contaminated. But not light. Light can never be defiled,
and therefore light is a wonderful picture of the Lord Jesus Christ. Jesus
was in this world. He was the Light of the world. He exposed sin, but He was
never contaminated by it. Jesus could touch sinners, but sin never touched
Do you see why "light" is a perfect word to describe the Lord Jesus Christ?
Compare this passage to John 1:4-5, 9.
In Him was life, and the life was the light of men. And the light shines in
the darkness, and the darkness did not comprehend it..That was the true
Light which gives light to every man coming into the world.
Thank the Lord Jesus today for being that pure light who gives life to
everyone who receives His offer of salvation.