Matthew 5:16New King James Version (NKJV)
16 Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven.
Matthew 5:16The Message (MSG)
14-16 “Here’s another way to put it: You’re here to be light, bringing out the God-colors in the world. God is not a secret to be kept. We’re going public with this, as public as a city on a hill. If I make you light-bearers, you don’t think I’m going to hide you under a bucket, do you? I’m putting you on a light stand. Now that I’ve put you there on a hilltop, on a light stand—shine! Keep open house; be generous with your lives. By opening up to others, you’ll prompt people to open up with God, this generous Father in heaven.
Matthew 5:16New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)
16 In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father in heaven.
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