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True Light

What type of light do I have?

But all things that are reproved are made manifest by the light: for whatsoever doth make manifest is light. (Ephesians 5:13 KJV)

What is True Light?

When light shines there is always the revelation of truth. What is known as darkness is cast away and everything becomes clear.

Every Child of God is a Light (see Matthew 5:14). Hence, at the presence of a child of God, darkness should be cast away.

“But how come demons participate in your worship?”.

Take heed therefore that the light which is in thee be not darkness (Luke 11:35 KJV)

Lights are distinct by power. The power determines how bright the light shines. For example – an halogen lamp shines brighter than a 60 Watts bulb. Consequently, it determines the amount of darkness it can cast away (the revelation of truth, it provides). Some lights such as x-ray light shines brighter to reveal the skeletal system of living creature. The brightness of a child of God is dependent on the measure of the life of Christ he or she possesses. The more of Christ, the brighter he or she shines and vice-versa. 2 Corinthians 13:5 – Examine yourselves, whether ye be in the faith; prove your own selves. Know ye not your own selves, how that Jesus Christ is in you, except ye be reprobates?

The definition of True light is simply a Light that is void of darkness (see 1 John 1:5)

And the light shineth in darkness, and the darkness comprehendeth it not. (John 1:5 KJV)

More of Christ

More of Christ implies the presence of more light. Hence, the elimination of darkness. More of Christ can be achieved by abiding in his presence, listening and continuous obedience to Christ (see Luke 10:41-42, John 14:23). The more of walk in daily obedience to Christ, the more of life of Christ that we have (see 2 Corinthians 13:5). Perhaps what this implies is holiness (see Hebrews 12:14, Matthew 5:8).

Evidences of True light

A threat to Spiritual darkness – when true light shines, it is always a threat to spiritual darkness. This is always the norm in the live of our lord Jesus Christ, that when he enters a domain occupied with demons, they always complain at his presence (see Luke 4:34, Mark 5:7). The Gadarene Demoniac was a sign of the Spiritual Darkness of the city and no wonder, Christ and his disciples were told to leave.

Distinction between true and fake light – when true light shines there is the revelation of fake lights , lights that are inferior in brightness. It is no wonder when sometimes a child of God enters a gathering and he starts to be called a Pastor, due to conduct of his life, a way of life he ascribes to as a normal way of living. Oftentimes It is an indication that people in that gathering are not living according to the normal standard, it is fake light.

Holiness is a norm – A light that shines brighter than others is a result of more of indwelling of Christ due to holiness.