Posts from February 2016

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Epiphany: A Light to Lighten the Gentiles (Part 5)

by mcurley

We close our study today with one of the most obvious manifestation of light given in the Bible- Christ’s Transfiguration.  That word means that Jesus was transformed; He changed in a visible way right before the eyes of Peter, James and John.  Key to this transformation was glorious, brilliant light.  Jesus radiated more brilliantly that […]

Epiphany: A Light to Lighten the Gentiles (part 4)

by mcurley

To again briefly recap, we learned that light was the first ordering of creation as God said, “Let there be light” and then separated daylight from darkness calling that “night”.  We observed the connection between light and the life that would follow in the days of creation. Next, Jesus is called the “Light of the […]

Epiphany: A Light to Lighten the Gentiles (part 3)

by mcurley

Our third look of Scripture’s use of “light” is to look at Scripture itself.  We see in Scripture the bright face of Jesus; well, you have to be using eyes of faith.  Everything said thus far as light being a work of creation connected to life and light being the way of salvation in the […]

Epiphany: a Light to Lighten the Gentiles (part 2)

by mcurley

We began our study recognizing “light” as a common symbol used for the season of Epiphany such as the light of the star guiding the wise men to worship the infant Jesus in Bethlehem. We further learned that “light” is used in a variety of ways in the Bible yet with the commonality of referring […]

Epiphany: A Light to Lighten the Gentiles – Introduction

by mcurley

Science deconstructs light as being either waves or particles.  It is a factor in energy and moves at the speed of 186,000 miles a second; that’s seven and a half times around the equator of the earth in one second! Nothing can move faster than light and so, as Einstein theorized, time slows down as […]