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Moral Mirror (3 of 5)
Series: God in The Mirror
God made us all in His image so that when He looked at us, it would be as if He were looking in the mirror, as His attributes would be reflected back to Him. Continuing our series on the aspects of God’s I.M.A.G.E., today we will learn about being God’s Moral Mirrors.
Authority to rule
(1 John 3:2, 1 Corinthians 13:12 , 2 Corinthians 3:1)
Maybe you have heard about someone having “a glow,” such as a pregnant woman or a person in love. There is a discipline called biophotonics which studies the light that comes out of living things. This discipline shows that we can measure the health of fruits and vegetables or the youth and health of people by the light that they emit.
Today, you and I have some physical light coming out of us simply by virtue of being living things, but the Bible says we are also to be the light of the world in a spiritual sense.
1. We are called to be the light of the world. 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.” Matthew 5:14-16
God created us in His image so that we could be the light of the world; when people see us, people should be able to see God’s characteristics – His love, compassion, wisdom, etc.
Light helps us to see reality, find our way, see where to go, and understand our environment. This is true not only of natural light, but spiritual light as well. God created us in His image so that we could be the light of the world; when people see us, people should be able to see God’s characteristics – His love, compassion, wisdom, etc.
2. We were created to be holy and reflect God’s mor ...
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