It Is About The Light

It Is About The Light

Written on 12/09/2018
Chuck Warner


Chanukah - Festival of Lights

    • What is Chanukah?
    • What is the Miracle of Chanukah?
    • Did Jesus observe Chanukah?

 

Did Jesus Observe Chanukah?

    • Jn 10:22-23 - Feast of Dedication
    • “Enkainia” Gk - Feast of Dedication [Chanukah]
    • Winter
    • Jesus in Temple in Solomon’s Colonnade
    • Jews gathered around Him 
    • Included in NT because it happened after OT

 

Light - Physical

    • The natural agent that stimulates sight and makes things visible
    • Understanding of a problem or mystery; enlightenment
    • Electromagnetic radiation within a certain portion of the electromagnetic spectrum

 

Properties Of Light

    • Intensity - Brightness, Luminance 
    • Propagation direction - Way light travels
    • Frequency or wavelength - Determines color
    • Speed - 186,282 feet per sec
    • To see the light, we need darkness
    • The host is dark

 

Sources Of Light

    • Sun
    • Bioluminsecence - from a living organism
    • Particles passing through various materials
    • Sonoluminescence - Bursting of bubbles from sound waves
    • Triboluminescence - chemical reactions
    • Radioactive decay - Particles dying

 

Light - Spiritual

    • Good, Divine
    • Illumination, Intelligence

 

Jesus Is The Light

    • Ge 1:2 - Spoken into existence by God
    • Ge 1:3 - Light Is Good
    • Ps 56:13 - Life
    • Is 9:2 - Salvation
    • Pr 6:23 - Commandments
    • Ex 10:23; Ps 27:1; Is 9:2; 2 Co 4:6 - Divine Presence of God
    • 1 Jn 1:5 - God is light
    • Ja 1:17 - Father of Lights 
    • 1 Jn 1:5-7 - Revelation of God’s Love
    • Jn 8:12; 9:5 - He is the light of the world

 

We Are The Light

    • Ma 5:14-16 - Light and light-bearers
    • Ep 5:8 - Shining light of witness
    • Ph 2:15 - Witness
    • Ma 10:27 - Proclaim fearlessly
    • Lu 12:3 - Proclaim
    • Ph 2:15 - We have the light of God Himself

 

The Coming Light

    • Re 22:5 - No more night
    • Re 21:23-24 - Nations will walk by its light 
    • 2 Pe 1:19 - Pay attention to the light

 

Time Of Rededication

    • Rededication of Temple - Chanukah
    • Rededication of myself - Jesus is asking
      • Are we believing?
      • Are we seeing Him?
      • Do we know Him?
      • How are we showing it?
    • Pray for guidance from the Holy Spirit

 

It’s Not About

    • It’s not about the tree!
    • It’s not about the house!
    • It’s not about _______________________ 

 

It’s About The Light!

It’s About Jesus!