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Welcome to weekend worship with the Lighthouse Family!
Pastor Paul Moffett
Jesus: Light of the World

John 1:1-7
Isaiah 9:2
August 20-21, 2022
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2He was in the beginning with God. 3All things were made through him, and without him was not any thing made that was made. 4In him was life, and the life was the light of men. 5The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. 6There was a man sent from God, whose name was John. 7He came as a witness, to bear witness about the light, that all might believe through him. (John 1:1-7 ESV)

The people who walked in darkness have seen a great Light; those who dwelt in the land of intense darkness and the shadow of death, upon them has the Light shined. (Isaiah 9:2 Amplified Bible Classic Edition – AMPC)

Big Idea:
Jesus Christ is the light of truth, the light of salvation, and the light that guides us. As His followers, we are to be reflectors of that light into the world.

Four simple truths for us to know and apply today about Jesus as the light:

I. Jesus is the Light of the world.

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2He was in the beginning with God. 3All things were made through him, and without him was not any thing made that was made. (John 1:1-3 ESV)
...for at one time you were darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Walk as children of light 9(for the fruit of light is found in all that is good and right and true), 10and try to discern what is pleasing to the Lord. (Ephesians 5:8-10 ESV)

2. Jesus is the Light of Salvation.
In him was life, and the life was the light of men. 5The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.
(John 1:4-5 ESV)
I have come into the world as light, so that whoever believes in me may not remain in darkness. (John12:46 ESV)
I told you that you would die in your sins, for unless you believe that I am he you will die in your sins. (John 8:24 ESV)
But to all who did receive him, who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God, (John 1:12 ESV)

3. Jesus is the Light that guides us.
Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness but will have the light of life. (John 8:12 ESV)

4. We reflect the light of Christ to the world.

There was a man sent from God, whose name was John. 7He came as a witness, to bear witness about the light, that all might believe through him. 8He was not the light, but came to bear witness about the light. (John 1:6-8)
You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden. 15Nor do people light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a stand, and it gives light to all in the house. 16In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven. (Matthew 5:14-16 ESV)

Closing Promise
And the city has no need of sun or moon to shine on it, for the glory of God gives it light, and its lamp is the Lamb. 24By its light will the nations walk, and the kings of the earth will bring their glory into it, 25and its gates will never be shut by day—and there will be no night there. 26They will bring into it the glory and the honor of the nations. (Revelation 22:23-26 ESV)

Because relationship with one another is at the core of being a disciple of Christ, we invite you to find community and experience spiritual transformation through LCC’s groups, classes, events, and service opportunities.

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Family Worship: Our families will worship together in the sanctuary through September 4. Kiddos four years and up will attend family-friendly services with their parents. Our nursery and classes through three years of age will remain open. Visit www.lighthousehome.org/km2 for more details.

Men’s Breakfast: All men are invited! This monthly event is a great chance to connect with other guys and enjoy a great breakfast. No need to sign up. Come as you are and bring a friend. 8:00am on Saturday, August 27.

Children’s Ministries Volunteer Fall Kick-Off: This kick-off event includes breakfast and is for all current volunteers in Children's Ministries as well as anyone interested in learning more about serving on Sunday mornings or Wednesday evenings with kiddos from birth through 6th grade. 10:00am-11:30am on Saturday, August 27. Visit www.lighthousehome.org/km2 for more details and a link to register.

Loss of a Spouse: The death of a spouse brings a unique kind of pain. Those who are widowed have not just lost a loved one, they have lost an entire lifestyle. If you are grieving the loss of your spouse, this workshop is for you. 6:30pm on Wednesday, August 31. Visit www.lighthousehome.org/griefshare-workshop.

LCC Ministry Fair: Come see all that is planned for the fall season here at LCC and how you can be involved. The LCC Ministry Fair will be open after each worship service on the weekends of August 27-28 and September 3-4. We will have ministry representatives available to answer questions as well as help you get registered for groups, classes, and events. For more details, visit www.lighthousehome.org/fair.

GriefShare and Kid Talk:
For those who are grieving the loss of someone close or significant, we offer GriefShare for adults and Kid Talk for kids five through 12 years. Through GriefShare you can get help in building the right foundation for healing, find a support team, and get access to practical resources. Both GriefShare and Kid Talk will meet on Sundays at 2:00pm. Griefshare starts on September 11. Kid Talk will start on September 25. Please register by September 7. For all the details and links to register, visit www.lighthousehome.org/griefshare.


Resources for our kids at home...
Sermon notes. Fun content including worksheets and interesting videos. Check it out at www.lighthousehome.org/km2.
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