Jesus is the light of the world. By choosing to follow him, light dawned on us who lived in darkness. Now we walk in the light, we live and act in the light. Because Jesus the light of the world lives in us, we become the light of the world.
Here are 6 Bible verses to ponder on this theme:
“God said: Let there be light! And there was light. » Genesis 1:3
“This people, sitting in darkness, Have seen a great light; And upon those who sat in the region and the shadow of death Light dawned. » Matthew 4:16
“I am the light of the world. He who follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life. » John 8-12
“But to all who received her, to those who believed in her name, she gave power to become children of God. » John 1:12
"However, I write to you a new commandment, which is true in him and in you, for the darkness is passing away and the true light is already appearing. He who says he is in the light, and hates his brother, is still in darkness. He who loves his brother dwells in the light, and there is no occasion for stumbling in him. But he who hates his brother is in darkness, he walks in darkness, and he does not know where he is going, because darkness has blinded his eyes. » 1 John 2: 8-11
“You are the light of the world. A city built on a mountain cannot be hidden. » Matthew 5.14