God gave Christ as a light to the nations that He might be God’s salvation to all the world!


God set Christ as a light to all the nations, so that all the nations may receive God’s salvation(Isa. 49:6). When the Lord Jesus came, a great light came to shine in the land of Israel. This light issues in life to regenerate man. On the one hand, John 1:4 says, In Him was life, and the life was the light of men. On the other hand, we see clearly in Genesis 1 that light came in first and our of light issued all the forms of life. So, what comes first? Is it life that comes first, or is it light that is first? Especially in our first touch with the Lord, when we were sinners, what comes first is the light – God shines upon us, and we are exposed in His light. When the gospel is preached to us, the Lord shined on us(2 Cor. 4:4-6). Then, when we received the light, this light issued in life, and we were regenerated. This is the light of life, or the life-giving light, that came to us and generated life into us! Just like the sun in the heavens, once it shines, it generates life on the earth and it nourishes life, so the divine light germinates the divine life in us and nurtures the growth of the divine life in us! First we receive light, and then light issues in life. The more we enjoy the divine life, grow in life, and live by the divine life, the more this life issues in light. … continue reading this article / portion of enjoyment via,

God gave Christ as a light to the nations that He might be God’s salvation to all the world!

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