Parable of the Lamp

After the Parable of the Soils, the Gospel of Mark records the Parable of the Lamp.  On the surface, what Jesus says here is self-evident: “Is a lamp brought to be put under a basket or under a bed?  Is it not to be set on a lampstand?” (v. 21).  This simply means that no one lights a lamp and then shoves it under his bed or puts it under a basket because that would defeat the purpose of having a lamp.  Instead, a lamp is lit to shine a light, and to be most effective it is elevated on a stand it so that the light can fill the room.

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Let the Love Light Shine

FIRST JOHN: TRUTH IN A WORLD OF DECEPTION “Let the Love-Light Shine” By Mark E. Hardgrove, PhD Text: 1 John 2:7-11, NKJV 7 Brethren, I write no new commandment to you, but an old commandment which you have had from the beginning. The old commandment is the word which you heard from the beginning. 8 Again, a...

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