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The Light of the World

Long before President Ronald Reagan referred to America as a “shining city on a hill,” Jesus said to his disciples, “Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on a hill cannot be hid. Neither do … Continue reading

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The Seven “I Am’s”: The Light of the World

It is helpful, to fully appreciate this metaphor, to understand the timing of Jesus’ words.  The Feast of the Tabernacles had just occurred (John 7:2, 14, 37 cf. 8:2).  Zondervan’s Pictorial Dictionary describes this feast saying, “It… historically commemorated the wanderings … Continue reading

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