When Jesus remaining Nazareth and decided in Capernaum, Matthew informs all of us this is a pleasure of Isaiah’s prophecy on the Messiah who was the light:
12 today when He heard that John was indeed used into guardianship, He withdrew into Galilee; 13 and leaving Nazareth, He emerged and established in Capernaum, and is of the ocean, around Zebulun and Naphtali. 14 it was to satisfy the thing that was spoken through Isaiah the prophet, claiming, 15 aˆ?The secure of Zebulun and area of Naphtali, by-the-way of the ocean, beyond the Jordan, Galilee of Gentiles-16 aˆ?The individuals who had been resting in darkness saw a good light, And to those people that were resting inside the secure and shade of demise, Upon all of them a light dawnedaˆ? (Matthew 4:12-16, citing Isaiah 9:1-2).
Once more thus Jesus talked in their mind, claiming, aˆ?i’m the light around the world; he whom employs Me shall perhaps not walk-in the darkness, but shall experience the light of lifeaˆ? (John 8:12).
16 aˆ?For God therefore enjoyed the world, he provided their only-begotten child, that anyone who believes in Him ought not to perish, but have eternal life. 17 aˆ?For God couldn’t send the Son to the community to guage worldwide, but your globe should-be conserved through Him. 18 aˆ?the guy who thinks in Him is not evaluated; he would you maybe not think was evaluated currently, because he has maybe not believed when you look at the label on the only-begotten Son of God. 19 aˆ?And here is the wisdom, that the light try come into the entire world, and people cherished the darkness rather than the light; for his or her deeds comprise evil. 20 aˆ?For people would you evil hates the light, and will not visited the mild, lest his deeds should always be subjected. 21 aˆ?But the guy which practices reality involves the light, that their deeds might be manifested as having been shaped in Godaˆ? (John 3:16-21).