In and Out
“We must have the glory sink into us before it can be reflected from us. In deep inward beholding, we must have Christ in our hearts, that He may shine forth from our lives.”
– Alexander MacLaren
It is the illuminated heart that shines forth Him who is the illuminator. Christ is the Light of the World and it is only His Light through us which can illuminate this world of darkness and sorrow.
“For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ”
2 Corinthians 4:6
How good is the grace of God! We are not left to our own resources to fabricate some light for others to see; we simply shine forth His radiancy into the world around us.
“…freely ye have received, freely give”