Be A Light Week One: “How to Combat My Light Dimmers”
January 9, 2022
14 “You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden; 15 nor does anyone light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on the lampstand, and it gives light to all who are in the house. 16 Let your light shine before men in such a way that they may see your good works and glorify your Father who is in heaven.” – Matthew 5:14-16
“Then you will shine among them like stars in the sky as you hold firmly to the word of life.” – Philippians 2:15b-16
(1) Honestly the areas that are currently my light.
“For by the grace given me I say to every one of you: Do not think of yourself more highly than you ought, but rather think of yourself with sober judgment, in accordance with the faith God has distributed to each of you.” – Romans 12:3
(2) my need for God and .
“When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with humility comes wisdom.” – Proverbs 11:2
“For just as each of us has one body with many members, and these members do not all have the same function, so in Christ we, though many, form one body, and each member belongs to all the others.” – Romans 12:4-5
(3) Beware of connections with others.
“Do not be misled: ‘Bad company corrupts good character.’ Come back to your senses as you ought and stop sinning; for there are some who are ignorant of God.” – 1 Corinthians 15:33-34
(4) Choose wisely the of my healthy connections with .
“Instead, speaking the truth in love, we will grow to become in every respect the mature body of him who is the head, that is, Christ. From him the whole body, joined and held together by every supporting ligament, grows and builds itself up in love, as each part does its work.” – Ephesians 4:15-16