A light of revelation!
A LIGHT OF REVELATION TO THE GENTILES, And the glory of Your people
Jesus has many names in the Scripture, and we meat one o f them
here: A light of revelation! It
is by the light of the Holy Spirit over Jesus' many names, you learn to
know the Lord, and the Lords salvation. The light begins to
shine for you.
But many goes right past this, and asks: What do the Lord want
us to do? Because
Christianity is to do something or be something for the Lord? No, the
Scripture speaks straight out - and how clearly isn't that preached
exactly in the Christmas message? Christianity is a message about what
God has done. He has
sent His salvation to the earth, in a person, Jesus Christ.
But without this revelation, there are noone who can see the
kingdom of God. Therefore, turn your attention towards the light, if you
want to learn to know salvation.
Who is He light and savation for then? The Word testifies that He
is sent from the God of the heavens, just because of you! - It is said
in our text. It is said about Him, when He came into the world, that «He
will save His people from their sins.»
No sin can condemn you anymore! Here you find the reason for the
believers peace. He became to us peace, as He has taken on Himself, and
away from the presence of God, everything that shut us out.
And as He took the sin away, He also took the consequences of the
sin away, namely this, that we had to be shut out of the kingdom of God,
in a disproportion towards Him. God reconciled the world
to Himself. (2 Cor. 5:19).
This is now preached both to the one who are near
(Israel) and to the one who are far away
(the gentile, the ungodly). He is
May the Christmas message be a Christmas gospel
to you this year! Most people pass by this. But as far as the Lord
concerns, it still stands firm: A light of revelation to the gentiles!
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