Again Jesus makes an amazing declaration about his followers. He does not say that He is the light that shines from within us. He says that we are the light. A few thoughts:
- God created that light within us. He gave us a new shining regenerated heart (i.e. innermost being) when we were born again.
- Jesus says that we are not to hide this light.. we are not to suppress the workings of our heart.. we are to live from our heart and not from our head (i.e. flesh).
- People notice when we live from our heart because we act differently. Love emanates from our new heart and God is glorified as we love others.