Contributed by Michael Stark on Jul 3, 2009
What does it mean when Jesus says He is the Light of the World? He spoke to a culture thoroughly verse in the Old Covenant, and so to understand the significance of His words, we will need to explore what the people heard when He spoke.
”Again Jesus spoke to [the Jewish leaders], saying, ‘I am the light of the world. Whoever follows Me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.’ So the Pharisees said to him, ‘You are bearing witness about yourself; your testimony is not true.’ Jesus answered, ‘Even if I do bear