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Today's Verse of the Day

Today's Verse of the Day is From Zechariah 10:12 KJV Translation: And I will strengthen them in the LORD; and they shall walk up and down in his name, saith the LORD. NKJV Translation: And I will strengthen them in the LORD; and they shall walk up and down in his name, said the LORD. Explore Thomas Nelson's King James Bibles and take your Bible reading further. © Copyright Thomas Nelson Publishers.

Connect the Testaments: A Daily Devotional

February 22
The Light of the WorldLeviticus 12:1–13:59; John 8:12–30; Song of Solomon 6:11–13
“I am the light of the world! The one who follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life” (John 8:12). While some of Jesus’“I am” statements confused the Jews, the “following the light” imagery would have been familiar. God had led the Israelites out of Egypt and through the wilderness with a pillar of fire so they could walk at night (Exod 13:21). They couldn’t deflect or misunderstand this claim.

Jesus used this imagery to show the Jews that He offers clarity and meaning in a dark world. He offers life, grace, and spiritual awakening to those who are lost in the darkness. But the Pharisees couldn’t comprehend the light; they misinterpreted Jesus’ claims and fumbled around in the darkness and the details (John 8:19, 22, 25, 27).

When we’ve elevated ourselves in the darkness, it’s hard to humble ourselves in the light.

Even when we have inklings that tell us there is a b…