THE RIGHT HANDS OF FELLOWSHIP NO. 6

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Shelby G. Floyd

And when James, Cephas, and John, who seemed to be pillars, perceived the grace that was given unto me, they gave to me and Barnabas the right hands of fellowship; that we should go unto the heathen, and they unto the circumcision.
-Galatians 2:9 KJV

THE RIGHT HANDS OF FELLOWSHIP

PART THREE

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WALK IN THE LIGHT

Walk in the Light of the Lord

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Shelby G. Floyd

The Bible teaches that God is light and in him there is no darkness at all (1 John 1:5). God is the one who created the light in the beginning and he said it is good (Genesis 1:3-4). Light is good because it has the qualities to dispel darkness, direct and discover. Continue reading “WALK IN THE LIGHT”

THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD

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Shelby G. Floyd

Light of World

We read in Genesis that God made the sun to rule the day and the moon—the lesser light to rule the night (Genesis 1:14-19).

We could not live without the sun. It gives the earth light and warmth that brings about growth in the plant and animal realms.

What the sun is to our natural world, Christ is to the spiritual world. Jesus said to his disciples, “I am the light of the world. He who follows Me shall not walk in darkness, but have the light of life” (John 8:12). Without Christ we are destined to walk in darkness. With Christ as our polar star we can walk in the light of life. Continue reading “THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD”

YOU ARE THE LIGHT

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Shelby G. Floyd

Light

Light and darkness are antipodal. We live in a physical world of darkness and light. Modern technology enables us with better light to see and penetrate the darkness. Also in the spiritual realm Christ enables us to let our light shine in the world:

Matthew 5:14-16
“You are the light of the world. A city on a hill cannot be hidden. Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house. In the same way, let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.”
NIV

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