Christmas For Lansing - Light
Main Point: Once we grasp the noun, we will live out the verb.
What’s one idea from the message that stood out to you? Why do you think it grabbed you?
When do you decorate for Christmas, and what is your favorite kind of Christmas light?
Why do you think the dark has so much negativity with it (fear, depression, etc.)?
Read: John 1:1-9, Matthew 5:14-16.
How do you describe or reconcile there being one God with Jesus also being God?
Do you think of Jesus being the Creator? Why or why not?
What feelings or encouragement do you get from verse 5, “The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it”?
Verse 8 of John’s passage states that John the Baptist was a witness to the light, and the Matthew passage states that we are the light. Do you feel lucky or happy to live in the time we do, or do you sometimes feel like the Biblical times would have been better because you could have physically seen Jesus?
Do you feel like the light? Why or why not?
How can you be a light this Christmas season?
Prayer: Pray that you will shine as a bright light and not hide your light.