Command of Christ - Let Your Light Shine
"Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid.
Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick;
and it giveth light unto all that are in the house. Let your light so shine
before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which
is in heaven" (Matthew 5:14-16)
"Then spake Jesus again unto them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that
followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life"
"Now are ye light in the Lord: walk as children of light" (Ephesians 5:8)
"For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God
hath before ordained that we should walk in them" (Ephesians 2:10)
"Do all things without murmurings and disputings: That ye may be blameless
and harmless, the sonbs of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and
"Turn you at my reproof: behold, I will pour out my spirit unto you, I will make known
"Having your conversation honest among the Gentiles: that, whereas they speak
against you as evildoers, they may by your good works, which they shall behold,
glorify God in the day of visitation" (I Peter 2:12)
"This is a faithful saying, and these things I will that thou affirm constantly,
that they which have believed in God might be careful to maintain good works.
These things are good and profitable unto men" (Titus 3:8)
Developing Character - Generosity
Generosity is demonstrating the nature of God by wisely reinvesting the
resources that He has entrusted to us.