“Jesus is the Light”

“Jesus Christ is the Light of the World.” “The Light no darkness can overcome” (Evening Prayer, Lutheran Service Book, p243, based on John 8:12; 1:5)

These words which begin the liturgy for Evening Prayer apply here and now just as much as the words from St. Matthew’s Gospel now apply. Isaiah the prophet, writing hundreds of years earlier by inspiration of the Holy Spirit, prophesied of the Light which was to come (Isaiah 9:1-2). That Light was Christ. That Light is Christ…

Mt04.12-25, Epiphany 3, 2011A.pdf

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