Hanukkah Day 2 — Read these scriptures to accompany your candle lighting tonight.
Yeshua, Jesus said, I am the LIGHT of the world: he that follows Me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the LIGHT of life. John 8:12
Light sets us free to move. Darkness confines us because we can see where we are. Here is the meaning behind the word darkness in Hebrew:
Darkness is: A gate or wall raised up to separate us and cut is off from Holy Spirit. Darkness crushes us and keeps us from movement in or out. Darkness is like a hand that covers us forbidding us entrance or escape—a prison. This sounds a lot like the lockdown many are experiencing in our world today.
As you light your candles tonight, remember you are Children of Light. Light dispels darkness. Darkness cannot remain when light enters.
Jesus also said in Matthew 5:14-16 You are the light of the world. A city that is set on a hill cannot be hidden. Nor do they light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a lampstand, and it gives light to all who are in the house. Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven.
1 Thessalonians 5:5-8 Paul writes: For you are all children of the LIGHT and of the day, and do not belong to darkness and night. So be on your guard, not asleep like the others. Watch for His return and stay sober. Night is the time for sleep and the time when people get drunk. But let us who live in the LIGHT keep sober, protected by the armor of faith and love, and wearing as our helmet the happy hope of salvation. (Living Bible)
Let’s not only light the candles or read the scriptures. Remember, we are His light in the world. Let’s take His light and share His love with those who really need it.