God is . . . Light (Exploring the awesome nature of God, part 5) June 21, 2009

God is . . . Light

1 John 1:5, Gen. 1:3-4 (there is now darkness in God), James 1:17-18, 1 Thess. 5:5, 2 Cor. 4:6-7 (when we follow Jesus, we say goodbye to darkness that we lived in before and pursue God and His marvelous light), 1 Peter 2:9, Col. 1:12-13 (we’re to be children in light), Col. 1:12-13, Eph. 5:8-13, 2 Cor. 6:14, 1 John 1:6-7, Phil.2:13-16a, Prov. 4:18-19

A father of light:
1. loves the light and hates the darkness
 – John 3:17, Ps. 119:105
 – light reveals, darkness conceals
 – light measures, God is a measuring stick
 – light energizes
 – 1 John 2:3-5

2. walks in love
 – 1 John 2:9-11

3. walks in purity
 – Rom. 13:12-14