“Children reflect the life that their parents have by their conversation”
In the last series, we looked at the truth that we belong to the family of light and we saw that Jesus is light, He said that as long as He is in the world He is the light of the world and then we saw also that God is light and He Fathers it. We shall continue this series as we look at how Jesus declares us as light of this world like He said of Himself
- WE ARE CHILDREN OF LIGHT
We know by the word of God that the calling we received is a calling out of darkness into light.
1 Peter 2:9 But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him WHO HATH CALLED YOU OUT OF DARKNESS INTO HIS MARVELLOUS LIGHT:
That’s what we are being called into and we know that we are sometimes darkness but now are we light in the Lord
Ephesians 5:8 For ye were sometimes darkness, but now are ye light in the Lord: walk as children of light:
We must understand that if God is light and the Jesus is light we can’t be darkness, we are also light! That’s why when Jesus declared Himself as light in this world He also declares us as light in this world too.
John 8:12 Then spake Jesus again unto them, saying, I AM THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.
Matthew 5:14 YE ARE THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid.
Jesus was not motivating us here, He was declaring who we are also like Him, He spoke us forth as light of the world and we must not carry ourselves any lesser. We are a people that will shine as light in this world. Scripture says we are children of light because we are children of God
Galatians 3:26 FOR YE ARE ALL THE CHILDREN OF GOD by faith in Christ Jesus.
1 Thessalonians 5:5 YE ARE ALL THE CHILDREN OF LIGHT, and the children of the day: we are not of the night, nor of darkness.
So we understand that we are children of God and if children of God then as God is light we are children of light. We can’t be any different from our Father, we are children of light! That’s why Paul said thanks to God Who has made us partakers of the inheritance of the saints of light
Colossians 1:12 Giving thanks unto the Father, which hath made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light:
We are the children of light, God has made us light in this world and we will walk the earth as light in this world, that’s our identity.
In the next series we looked at WALKING AS CHILDREN OF LIGHT.