Just Announced: Philippians Sermon Series

Summary: To show that GOD, the LORD JESUS CHRIST made me light of this world and a city full of light.


Are you the Light of the world?

Yes. JESUS is the Original Light but He made me one because He will go with the FATHER.

John 14:12 (Amplified Bible)

I assure you, most solemnly I tell you, if anyone steadfastly believes in Me, he will himself be able to do the things that I do; and he will do even greater things than these, because I go to the Father.




To show that GOD, the LORD JESUS CHRIST made me light of this world and a city full of light.


Matthew 5:14 (Amplified Bible)

You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden.


Praise, worship, glorify, adore, bless, honor, acknowledge and thank You very much LORD JESUS for You are the Light of this world that lives within me and I reflect Your Light from within.


We are the light of the world


A. Author: Apostle Matthew

B. Keyword: Fulfilled

C. Emphatic Thought: Fulfillment of Old Testament Prophecy

D. Audience: Jews

E. Apparent Purpose: To show that JESUS of Nazareth was the kingly Messiah of Jewish prophecy.


Matthew 5:14 (Amplified Bible)

You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden.

Matthew 5:14 (New King James Version)

You are the light of the world. A city that is set on a hill cannot be hidden.

A. Believers are the light of this world.

"You are the light of the world."

GOD has made the following a light for us:

1. Our paths

Proverbs 4:18 (Amplified Bible)

But the path of the [uncompromisingly] just and righteous is like the light of dawn, that shines more and more (brighter and clearer) until [it reaches its full strength and glory in] the perfect day [to be prepared].

2. Our lives

John 5:35 (Amplified Bible)

John was the lamp that kept on burning and shining [to show you the way], and you were willing for a while to delight (sun) yourselves in his light.

2 Corinthians 6:14 (Amplified Bible)

Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers [do not make mismated alliances with them or come under a different yoke with them, inconsistent with your faith]. For what partnership have right living and right standing with God with iniquity and lawlessness? Or how can light have fellowship with darkness?

Ephesians 5:8-14 (Amplified Bible)

For once you were darkness, but now you are light in the Lord; walk as children of Light [lead the lives of those native-born to the Light].

For the fruit (the effect, the product) of the Light or the Spirit [consists] in every form of kindly goodness, uprightness of heart, and trueness of life.

And try to learn [in your experience] what is pleasing to the Lord [let your lives be constant proofs of what is most acceptable to Him].

Take no part in and have no fellowship with the fruitless deeds and enterprises of darkness, but instead [let your lives be so in contrast as to] expose and reprove and convict them.

For it is a shame even to speak of or mention the things that [such people] practice in secret.

But when anything is exposed and reproved by the light, it is made visible and clear; and where everything is visible and clear there is light.

Therefore He says, Awake, O sleeper, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall shine (make day dawn) upon you and give you light.

Philippians 2:15 (Amplified Bible)

That you may show yourselves to be blameless and guileless, innocent and uncontaminated, children of God without blemish (faultless, unrebukable) in the midst of a crooked and wicked generation [spiritually perverted and perverse], among whom you are seen as bright lights (stars or beacons shining out clearly) in the [dark] world,

1 Thessalonians 5:5 (Amplified Bible)

For you are all sons of light and sons of the day; we do not belong either to the night or to darkness.

3. JESUS CHRIST in our lives

John 12:36 (Amplified Bible)

While you have the Light, believe in the Light [have faith in it, hold to it, rely on it], that you may become sons of the Light and be filled with Light. Jesus said these things, and then He went away and hid Himself from them [was lost to their view].

4. The Jews

Romans 2:19-20 (Amplified Bible)

And if you are confident that you [yourself] are a guide to the blind, a light to those who are in darkness, and [that

You are] a corrector of the foolish, a teacher of the childish, having in the Law the embodiment of knowledge and truth—

5. The Church

Revelation 1:20 (Amplified Bible)

As to the hidden meaning (the mystery) of the seven stars which you saw on My right hand and the seven lampstands of gold: the seven stars are the seven angels (messengers) of the seven assemblies (churches) and the seven lampstands are the seven churches.

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