4834 light, natural

4834 light, natural

Scripture stresses that every source of light (sun, moon and stars) is created by God, and subject to him.

God is the source of natural light

Ge 1:3-5 See also Ge 1:14-18; 2Sa 22:13-15; Job 41:18-21; Ps 8:3-4; Ps 74:16; Ps 97:4; Ps 136:7-9; Isa 45:7; Jer 31:35; Jas 1:17

God controls natural light

Ps 104:19 See also Job 9:7; Job 36:30-32; Ps 121:5-6; Mt 5:45; 2Co 4:6

Miracles involving natural light

The pillars of cloud and fire Ex 13:21-22; Ex 14:20; Dt 1:31; Ne 9:12,19; Ps 78:14; Ps 105:39

Other miracles Ex 9:23-24; Ex 10:23; Isa 38:8; Hab 3:11; Lk 23:44-45; Ac 9:3; Ac 22:6,9,11; Ac 26:13

Natural light associated with angels

Mt 28:3; Lk 24:4; Ac 12:7

Natural light used figuratively

The sun Rev 1:16 See also Isa 30:26; Lk 21:25; Rev 12:1

Lightning Lk 9:29 pp Mt 17:2 pp Mk 9:2 See also Eze 1:4; Da 10:6; Hos 6:5; Lk 10:18; Lk 17:24

Light Ps 104:2 See also Eze 1:26-28

See also

1415miracles
4005creation
4251moon
4281stars
4284sun
4810darkness, natural
4838lightning
4918dawn
4921day
4954morning
5373lamp & lampstand

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