I wish you a very happy Diwali (Deepavali), the festival of lights, eliminating darkness from our hearts, within our homes, society, country and the world at large. Diwali denotes the success of good over evil. On this day, I recollect the following mentions of the word light in Bible;
2 Samuel 22:29 (#1 of 25 Bible Verses about Light)
29 You are my lamp, O LORD; the LORD turns my darkness into light.
Nehemiah 9:11-13(#2 of 25 Bible Verses about Light)
11 You divided the sea before them, so that they passed through it on dry ground, but you hurled their pursuers into the depths, like a stone into mighty waters. 12 By day you led them with a pillar of cloud, and by night with a pillar of fire to give them light on the way they were to take.
Job 33:28(#3 of 25 Bible Verses about Light)
28 He redeemed my soul from going down to the pit, and I will live to enjoy the light.’
Psalm 4:6(#4 of 25 Bible Verses about Light)
6 Many are asking, “Who can show us any good?” Let the light of your face shine upon us, O LORD.
Psalm 18:28 (#5 of 25 Bible Verses about Light)
28 You, O LORD, keep my lamp burning; my God turns my darkness into light.
Psalm 36:9(#6 of 25 Bible Verses about Light)
9 For with you is the fountain of life; in your light we see light.
Psalm 43:3(#7 of 25 Bible Verses about Light)
3 Send forth your light and your truth, let them guide me; let them bring me to your holy mountain, to the place where you dwell.
Psalm 56:12-13(#8 of 25 Bible Verses about Light)
12 I am under vows to you, O God; I will present my thank offerings to you. 13 For you have delivered me from death and my feet from stumbling, that I may walk before God in the light of life.