In the beginning, God created the heavens
the earth. The earth was without form and
void, and darkness was over the face of the
And the Spirit of God was hovering over the
face of the waters. And God said, “Let there
be light,” and there was light. And God saw
that the light was good. And God separated
the light from the darkness. God called the
Then the Lord said to Moses, “Stretch out
your hand toward heaven, that there may be
darkness over the land of Egypt, a darkness
to be felt.”
So Moses stretched out his hand toward
heaven, and there was pitch darkness in all
the land of Egypt three days. They did not
see one another, nor did anyone rise from
his place for three
days, but all the people of Israel
And you divided the sea before them, so that
they went through the midst of the sea on
dry land, and you cast their pursuers into
the depths, as a stone into mighty waters. By
a pillar of
cloud you led them in the day, and by a
of fire in the night to light for them the way
in which they should go.
The Lord is my light and my salvation;
whom shall I fear?
The Lord is the stronghold of my life;
of whom shall I be afraid?
PSALM 119:105, 130
Your word is a lamp to my feet
and a light to my path…
The unfolding of your words gives
it imparts understanding to the simple.
The people who walked in darkness
have seen a great light; those who
dwelt in a land of deep darkness,
on them has light shone.
I am the LORD; I have called you
in righteousness; I will take you
by the hand and keep you;
I will give you as a covenant
for the people, a light for
The sun shall be no more
your light by day,
nor for brightness shall the moon
give you light;
but the Lord will be your everlasting light,
and your God will be your glory.
Your sun shall no more go down,
nor your moon withdraw itself;
for the Lord will be your everlasting light,
and your days of mourning shall be ended.
REVELATION 21:3-5a, 22-23
And I heard a loud voice from the throne
saying, “Behold, the dwelling place of God is
He will dwell with them, and they will be His
people, and God Himself will be with them as
their God. He will wipe away every tear from
their eyes, and death shall be no more,
shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain
anymore, for the former things have passed
REVELATION 21:3-5a, 22-23
And I saw no temple in the city, for its temple
is the Lord God the Almighty and the Lamb.
And the city has no need of sun or moon to
shine on it, for the glory of God gives it light,
and its lamp is the Lamb.
JOHN 1:1-2, 5 & 9
In the beginning was the Word, and the
Word was with God, and the Word was God.
He was in the beginning with God…
In Him was life, and the life was the
light of humankind. The light shines in the
darkness, and the darkness has not overcome
The true light, which gives light to everyone,
was coming into the world...
Lord, now you are letting Your servant
depart in peace, according to Your
for my eyes have seen Your salvation
that You have prepared in the
of all peoples, a light for revelation
to the Gentiles, and for glory
to Your people Israel.
I have come into the world as light,
so that whoever believes in Me
may not remain in darkness.
Again Jesus spoke to them, saying,
“I am the light of the world.
Whoever follows me will not walk in
darkness, but will have the light of