Tuesday, August 10, 2010

His Radiance

Bright as light. Jesus is the one true, and eternal Light. He illuminates the way, and enlightens the soul. He shines, and the darkness disappears. There is nothing that can compare to Jesus. “In Him,” according to scripture, “is life, and that life, is the Light of everyone.”

Many people thought that John the Baptist, was the one sent to save mankind. They asked if he was Elijah, the Christ, the Prophet. “I am the voice of one calling in the desert,” he answered. The gospel makes it clear, that John was only a witness to the Light who was coming. John was merely a messenger. His proclamation to the world? Prepare the road (the way) for the Lord.

We, too, are God’s messengers. We are not the Word, or the Light, though some of those around us might think that they are. We are witnesses, and couriers. Our purpose is to prepare the way, so the Lord can come into the world, and dwell among His people. Our duty, is to testify that Jesus, is the Light of all life.

Our voice is like “one calling in the desert.” We can baptize in His name, but we cannot save anyone, because we are not the Savior. Nor are we Elijah, the Christ, or the Prophet. On our own, we are not even worthy, or holy enough, to untie the sandals of Jesus. We are more than able to do one thing, though. We can declare what we know, so people will recognize the Light when they see it.


Anonymous said...

Amen! This was beautiful dear heart!

Connie Arnold said...

This is a beautiful post, Denise! We aren't the light ourselves but we can through prayer and faith be the instrument through which the light of Christ can shine through to others. Thank you for letting that light shine through you!

Peggy said...

AMEN & Blessings Denise!!! How radiant your words! He is the Light of the world and each one of us.

This is eerie...because I wrote a post for Thursday on Messengers ~
4 very special, faithful ones... it's a surprise and it's not the post on my testimony but one that posts at 12. Please don't miss it...you'll see why. Clearly God is speaking about us being His Messengers and Light to others!

Thanks Denise...good words and this confirms that I am hearing God speaking too!

Let us DECLARE the Truth! He is the Way (the ONLY way) the Light (that pierces the darkness) and the Truth
(that sets us free & breaks those chains forever)!!! Hallelujah!
Prepare ye the way!!!

love & hugs sis,

RCUBEs said...

Amen to this post sister! Glory be to God for His message that is given through your written words. What is this dark world gonna' do if there is no Light?

Karen said...

Amen! We can proclaim that Jesus Christ is Lord! Loved this, Denise....

Saleslady371 said...

By myself I really don't amount to much, but boy, oh boy, put me together with Jesus and I'm worthwhile!

Cathy said...

Amen, my sweet friend.

Debra Kaye said...

Preach it, my sister!!! Loved this! Love you!