"Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven."

in #lighttheworld4 years ago

It's been great exploring numerous ways to let our light shine with #LightTheWorld campaign.

So many of you took part and shared your experiences and insights. I hope you got as much out of it as I did.

Special thanks to @hanshotfirst for his special perspective in his posts and all those who also got into the swing of things... my vote power has never been depleted so consistently every day. It was just too tempting to vote up lots and lots of engaging comments and posts. I'm just sorry I couldn't get to all of them.

Thanks to those that also supported the #lighttheworld hashtag with their votes and contributions.

Merry Christmas everyone and thanks for helping to bring Christ back into Christmas by being mindful of his example and teachings and applying these in 25 ways over 25 days.

Jesus taught:

"Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven."

—Matthew 5:16

Jesus is the Light of the World, but every person can shine his or her own light into the world. Follow Christ’s example and be a light in the lives of those around you this Christmas season and all year long.

WAYS YOU CAN SHARE THE LIGHT OF JESUS CHRIST

  • What’s one way Jesus Christ has been an example in your life?
    Share that teaching or principle on social media.
  • How can the spirit of Christmas stay with you throughout the year?
    Make some plans or goals to continue to serve throughout 2018.

  • Who in your life exemplifies the principle of letting your light shine?
    Thank that person for their example.

Check out what others have had to stay on steemit at #lighttheworld

Visit JustServe.org for more ways to #LightTheWorld in your community (U.S. and Canada only).

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Great article @gavvet. I wish you Merry Christmas and happy and prosperous 2018.

I love Christmas. It's a good time to share your testimony of what Christ has done for you.

It is high time that during this Christmas, we put our focus on Christ. Christmas has for too long being exploited by merchants to sell their products. May you have a Blessed Christmas and a wonderful New Year.

Remember that love makes all things possible. Reach out and share the gifts and love through an act of kindness to all human beings you interact during this Christmas season.... These little things make Christmas a memorable festival. Merry Christmas!

beautiful , u got new fan here

Wonderful @gavvet. I am encouraged.
I have always believed in Putting yourself out there. Jesus said, “Let your light shine before others” (Matthew 5:16a). He explained that no one lights a lamp just to hide it under a basket. A lamp is meant to be placed on a stand to give light to everything around it. Whether you’re timid or outgoing, you’re called to be a light to the people around you. That’s only possible if you’re taking time to interact with people and cultivate relationships. God bless you.

This is good. You sure have been an inspiration to us all. Thanks for the journey.

In sharing the light of Christ, you should be careful what you say. The Bible calls the tongue “a restless evil, full of deadly poison” (James 3:8).That’s pretty serious. And that’s how we should take our speech—seriously. Maybe a parent once told you, “If you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all.” It’s not bad advice, even as an adult. Words are powerful and can be used for good or bad. You might even post this verse somewhere as a reminder: “Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may give grace to those who hear” (Ephesians 4:29)

Lets keep our tongue so we can share the light of Christ.

This is really great. Thanks for sharing. I try to Think of others. I Consider other people’s needs and help meet them. I try to encourage instead of criticize. I try to Be patient. I Give others the benefit of the doubt. If i hear gossip, i distance myself from it or change the subject. When i encounter a difficult person, i remember that they were made and are loved by God. Above all, “lets Treat others the same way you want them to treat you” (Luke 6:31).

Thank you for this post. I think one of the ways i normally let the light of christ shine is If i see someone struggling with groceries, i help them to their car. If i see a mother with a baby carrier, hold the door for her. I Look for opportunities to serve. They are all around you. One small act of service can change someone’s day, and possibly their life. Everything good comes from God, and your service will allow God’s spirit to touch their heart.

It's really a pleasure to have been part of this journey. I have learnt a lot, and also participated alot. Through this post, I was able to give out some money to those in need around me. Thank you for this privilege.

Two ways I feel we can share the light of Christ is to

  • Smile.
    Wherever you go, look people in the eyes, and smile. It seems so simple, but a smile can bring light into a person’s life quicker than anything else you can do.

  • Give compliments
    There are always opportunities to compliment others, and every compliment you give is another way for the spirit to touch someone’s heart. Spread goodness, and you are spreading the spirit of God.

Thank you

Nice post @gavvet.you've done a really wonderful job these past days, your reward is surely in heaven.

The way I feel we can share the light of Christ is to use your talents.
Whatever your talents, you can use them to bless the lives of others and help spread light. Whether it’s through music, writing, art, photography, digital imaging, computer programming, or any number of other talents, you can use your talent for good and spread the light of the Savior to others. Think of the talents you have and how you can use them to change the world.

Nice one. It has been a pleasure. You were surely a blessing to so many loves through the #lighttheworld.

For us to share the light of Christ, we have to be free from fear.
Don’t be afraid to talk to strangers, in the supermarket, on the airplane, at the park. Don’t be afraid to strike up a conversation and let your voice be heard. In his address, Andersen promised, “Words to speak will be given in the very moment you need them. Opportunities will open to you. Faith will overcome doubt, and the Lord will bless you with your very own miracles.” Let his promise work for you. Open your mouth and fear not. If you carry the light of the Savior, he really will bless you with miracles to share his light with others.

Whatever your faith or religion, when you share your truth, you have the ability to add light to a darkened world. So shine on. Let your light shine. Sharing your truth just might change the world.

Thank you so much for this, nothing gives me more joy than to be a blessing to others. The bible even encouraged that we let our light so shine.
So i am always neighborly
Get to know your neighbors and learn to love them. Invite them to your home and let them feel of the spirit that resides there. Be kind and respectful and help them feel loved.
Another way i let the light shine is in inviting.
Don’t be afraid to invite your friends to church or church activities. If they know how important your religion is to you, they may already want to be a part of it.
May God bless the works of your hand.

God bless you and replenish you. Its great to be a part of this. I am really inspired.
No matter who I am talking to, I bring God into every conversation. For example, when the conversation is on anything that can be considered a blessing, I express my gratitude to Heavenly Father for giving it to me. When the conversation is on my children, I explain how Heavenly Father helps me on a daily basis. When the conversation is on trials, I explain how I trust Heavenly Father’s plan for me. My life is centered on God, and because of that, he is also a part of every conversation. Those who know me have no doubt what I believe in because I tell them. I don’t do it in a preachy way, and I don’t force my beliefs on anyone else, but I am not afraid to let people know what I believe in because it is central to who I am. Merry christmas

This is such an awesome post @gavvet.

One way I think we can share the light of Christ is by use of our social media. People are watching what you post, whether they interact with your posts or not. Think about the things you’ve posted recently—articles, comments, photos and so on. Could they be seen as prideful? Self-centered? Rude? What’s your motive? To put others down or make them jealous? Hopefully not. Aim to make informed, respectful posts that represent the One you claim as Lord.

Share links on Facebook and Twitter that lead to articles or stories that are uplifting and share the light of the Savior with others. Post scripture passages that you have been reading, enlightening thoughts, or lessons you have learned from your own experiences.

@gavvet, Thank you for the giving #lighttheworld post within 25 days. Its really encourage my success and be helpful for desolate peoples.

"Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven." - Absolutely these scripture really stunning my mind deeply.
Jesus Christ was chosen to be our Savior.In addition to saving us from our sins, the Savior also offers us peace and strength in times of trial. He sets the perfect example for us, and His teachings are the foundation for happiness in this life and eternal life in the world to come.
Christmas was always a magical time for me.
With our spouse and talk about some of the most memorable Christmas moments from both of your childhoods. Picking meaningful traditions from both of our backgrounds will make it that much more special.Just start this new tradition with our family and children. Its better way to spirit of Christmas stay with us. Also Start off our Christmas morning with reading the Christmas story. Need to spend some time remind our most memorable childhood Christmas traditions. Then we can keep memorable every Xmas.
If have any abilities to help another humans always.
Coming up next 2018 year I'll keep target to help another any fields. Its can be education, social-service, campaign etc...

Merry Xmas to you and family members.

In Matthew 5:12, Jesus himself gives a guideline for this: "Happy are you when they call you for your sake, persecute and accuse you of all kinds of evil. Rejoice and rejoice because you will be richly rewarded

god bless! Merry Christmas! Happy New Year!

My favourite quote: "Our biggest fear is not that we are inadequate, our biggest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our LIGHT, not our darkness that most frightened us". LIGHT is in all of us, we just have to find that wisdom and humanity. My sister is definitely that person that letting my light shine and I am grateful for having the best sister in the world. Merry Christmas everyone.

This is a good one. Actually Jesus Christ is the Light of the World. But everyone has shine the world from their lightning. I have learnt more from this posts when you posted past blogs. We can emulate the love and care Christ showed to the poor, the marginalized, and the sick. Learning from his example, we can remember to be kind to children and those who are socially disadvantaged. We can remember to show love by prioritizing those who have nobody looking out for them. If has anytime to forgive another peoples immediately take action. True forgiveness sets us free and brings us closer to the Lord.
Jesus Christ always showing correct way and give shine my life anytime any where.
One of the most important aspects of Christmas is togetherness. Buy Christmas cards and send them out to family members and friends that we care about. Add a handwritten note for a personalized touch. This will show that we are thinking of them. Then They stay with us everyday fro their minds.

loving to your post @gavvet .. merry christmas to you ... god bless you and your family..
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Oftentimes I wonder what really makes the Christmas a happy season when the season is usually marked by rise in cost of living, crime rate, immorality and other social vices. Just thinking out loud.

First of all Merry Christmas to @gavvet and all other steemit friends and along with the rest of the globe's masses.
and the end thing is also Merry Christmas to all.
Fantastic post ever
upvoted and resteem
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Awww , so nice and true. You won my heart.

@gavvet - Sir your concept actually light the world... We learn something, we shared something, we experience something new, god bless you for all those works... Wish you a Merry Christmas Sir...

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We greatly owe you more appreciation for the efforts you have made to light the world. Please keep it coming, i'm hoping to get more from you. Thank you, and God bless you.
I took time to go through the #lighttheworld thread, what i saw was actually amazing. Thank you once again, and remain blessed.

❤You are radiant, O leader

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Excellent post brother.thanks for your good post sharing us.

Hello @gavvet,

Jesus Christ has indeed been an example to my life, because just as he was able to deliver the word of God in awkward places and in places you will think would not like to here the word of God, he delivered it and it is the same thing am doing now.

So Jesus Christ has made me bold to spread the word of God just like he did.

Thanks @gavvet for sharing this. Merry Christmas to you.

merry christmas to you @gavvet .. thanks for sharing lovely christmas post. i love to your post and i pray for you and your christmas family. may god bless you.
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Thank you for making this world kinder. Merry Christmas! Good luck to you and good.

Спасибо, что делаете этот мир добрее. Счастливого Рождества! Удачи Вам и добра.

@gavvet,
This incredible tag and the concept actually light our thinking pattern to help others! So Merry Xmas to you and your family also!

Cheers~

Great stuff @gavvet ! Loved it! Thanks for sharing! :)

Nice post dear. Wishing all of you a joyous Christmas. A little smile, a word of cheer a bit of love a little gift from one held dear, best wishes for coming year.
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Our lights must shine before men in all our conducts and how we relate and show love to one another, especially by loving our neighbour as we love ourselves.

#lighttheworld
will make aware that many people will share goodness.
then it will be a chain and felt by everyone.

Merry Christmas everybody. Nice post

I think the best way to share the God's love is to live like Christ.But doing so we need to let go of all earthly things that we have. thrn how can we live a happy life on earth when most of those who have nothing who serve God are experiencing hardships?.. Anyway I guess I am out of tune a little bit.

love can bring us together..an act of love will help to share our pains and joys..it is the worth of this season :) thanks for sharing this nice post with us..merry x mas to you and your family :)

Yes! Let our light so shine! Merry Christmas dear. God bless you!

wonderful post

Thank you @gavvet master for merry sharing

Merry Christmast, Gavvet ;)

I wish you more happiness
and good health this Christmas.
Have a very merry Christmas!

May you find the one that
you will share this holiday with under the mistletoe.
Merry Christmas, my friend!

I hope the birth of our savior Jesus Christ
will give you renewed hope and will to live His life.
A peaceful Merry Christmas to you and your family.

God has given us a new blessing this day.
He has given us His only son to save us from damnation.
I hope the Lord Jesus Christ may live in your heart as we celebrate His birth.
Merry Christmas everyone!
Have a happy holiday!

Thank you for being one of the people
who made this world a wonderful place to live in.
I pray that you’ll be blessed with good health, security, success, peace and joy.
Merry Christmas to @gavvet sir and your family

Hello dear friend,,, It's really awesome post and yeah we should do it. We should try to make our parents proud while they alive in the world or in heaven. Nice topics you selected to share with us.
Anyhow Merry Christmas and Happy New Year....

You inspire me with your post every single time. That account of Matthew Chapter 5 verse 16 may be difficult to follow at times. But I will always try

I wish you more happiness
and good health this Christmas.
Have a very merry Christmas!
God has given us a new blessing this day.
He has given us His only son to save us from damnation.
I hope the Lord Jesus Christ may live in your heart as we celebrate His birth.
Merry Christmas everyone!
Have a happy holiday!

Thank you for being one of the people
who made this world a wonderful place to live in.
I pray that you’ll be blessed with good health, security, success, peace and joy.
Merry Christmas to @gavvet sir and your family

your post is very good, very useful, your post is so inspiration for me and all users of steemit, I am proud of you ... I am amazed to you, you are very fantastic in making a post, hopefully triumph in the work .. Thank you 💏😘

Happy christmas, good luck

There is no thanks among brothers
Happy Day, Happy New Year, Happy New Year
You and the family, and also every man on the face of the earth, happy year

Thanks to you @gavvet, with all my heart it has been a beautiful experience and good for me it has also been tempting to write every day, since I love the scriptures, this topic of today is great, we must let our light as followers of Christ shine , and take it to those who need it, congratulations and I hope we continue sharing these wonderful teachings. Today I also made my contribution to read:https://steemit.com/lighttheworld/@darlenys01/let-s-be-the-light-of-the-world

May this Christmas burn away all your sadness and bury the tears so that your life is perpetually filled with happiness and joy.

Merry Christmas and Happy holidays everyone,hope 2018 will bring many new surprises for steemians ho ho ho🎅🎅🎅

Merry christmas, @gavvet. Oops, I did not take part in #lighttheworld, wondering where I was. Great to know you created a beautiful community for Christ. God bless you.

Merry Christmas

I really like your post.
may i follow you

Very well said bro.

The light of Jesus enlighten our soul.

Merry christmas btw.

Sorry for poor grammar _/_

Gavvet, Thank you so much for bringing this initiative to the platform. It is one of the most purely Good initiatives I have ever seen. No politics, no showing off, no superiority. Just acts of love an kindness that could be carried out by anyone.

Oh and it was a ton of fun!

Have a Merry Christmas!

Another beautiful post my South African Steemit friend. Just loved the video. So heart warming. I've been so busy traveling from Thailand to Florida, then to Ecuador this past month it's been so hard to keep up with all your great posts, or many people's for that matter as well as keeping my blog earning for my travels.

Funny I just left a nice message on your previous post, straight from the heart. With you fresh in mind I checked on the latest up-votes from my latest blog posts. Where is @gavvet! I see I fell off your bot, and you're bot/votes have literally been life changing for me.

All I want for Christmas is to be put back on. I think I've brought my quality of content to a new consistent high over the past couple months. If you can make that happen I'd be so grateful. If not I understand and I greatly appreciate the support you've given me thus far.

In the Christmas spirit I truly understand it's better to give than receive, now that I'm not full blown minnow anymore, and my up-vote is now worth a little something, I'm now making much more of an effort to support new talented bloggers like myself trying to make it here on steemit, just like you have done for me :)

Thanks again for all your help, past, present, and future.

Wishing you a very Merry Christmas,

Dan Gardner

Thanks for posting this message of Hope and love, have a wonderful Christmas steemians.

Thanks to you @gavvet through this I received many teachings and words of blessing for my life, they have given me a lot of peace, God bless you greatly.

Merry Christmas.............. Merry Christmas............Merry Christmas.......

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Merry Christmas.. Be always happy ☺

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You are right. In this life, man has to love and plant love in others so that there are intimate relationships and we have to do good and help others

Merry Christmas!

whoever you are, keep in touch with your fellow human beings. this the meaning of love peace and love.to light the world by giving sharing and give peace .Thank you for your great article @gavvet. have a merry Christmas

Christmas is about spending time with family and friends. It’s about creating happy memories that will last a lifetime. Merry Christmas to you and your family!

@gavvet first of all Merry Christmas and it seems that you engaging buddies and also have been visited your suggestion.
its perfect
kindly visit my blog too.
thank you.

Merry christmas steemians and @gavvet
This post was worthful of reading. The word of God has been my light from day 1. With this light, God has created many opoortunities. Even in a dark situation, am never afraid because I know God the light will shine it so bright at the right time. I see darkness as test of times. Light will definitely be with me and you forever

Happy christmas, good luck

Very very Merry Merry Xmas to all steem members 😘

#lighttheworld has enabled me study the scripture daily and share the word of God too. Great idea to disperse the gospel.
Merry Christmas and a prosperous new year in advance.
Thank you @gavvet and @hanshotfirst for your kind acts too

Hey @gavvet Merry christmas bro.

Nice to meet you I've been reading some of your posts because its cool to check someone with an open and creative mind in South Africa who knows how to 'fill gaps'.

I'd like to extend a warm dirty hippie hug to you from us okes on the sunny South Coast, if you ever want to come this side and have mates who can show you around, please let me know we have lots of hippie family who 'get around'. I've been introducing my friends to steem, this is my account, and @ali2star and @thetravelingsa is my mates Alistair and Collin who's recently gotten on board.

Much love to you and Merry merry :)

salam kenal kawan hopefully we become good friends .oya me from indonesia and you can greet from indonesia for your family [email protected]

Happy New Year

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Happy New Year

Wow. Merry Xmas and a happy New year! Thank you for all inspirational posts and gracing my last post of 2017. Compliments

Great content @gavvet. Christ would continue to be our standard.

The way I feel we can share the light of Christ is to use your talents.
Whatever your talents, you can use them to bless the lives of others and help spread light. Whether it’s through music, writing, art, photography, digital imaging, computer programming, or any number of other talents, you can use your talent for good and spread the light of the Savior to others. Think of the talents you have and how you can use them to change the world.

You were surely a blessing to so many loves through the #lighttheworld.

For us to share the light of Christ, we have to be free from fear.
Don’t be afraid to talk to strangers, in the supermarket, on the airplane, at the park. Don’t be afraid to strike up a conversation and let your voice be heard. In his address, Andersen promised, “Words to speak will be given in the very moment you need them. Opportunities will open to you. Faith will overcome doubt, and the Lord will bless you with your very own miracles.” Let his promise work for you. Open your mouth and fear not. If you carry the light of the Savior, he really will bless you with miracles to share his light with others.

Whatever your faith or religion, when you share your truth, you have the ability to add light to a darkened world. So shine on. Let your light shine. Sharing your truth just might change the world.

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