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Dayspring from on High [The Ministry of a Believer]

Dayspring from on high – the revealed ministry of a believer
All the prophets of the bible who directly foretold the coming of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, referred to Him by a unique name or names gotten by divine revelation/utterance.
Old Testament Ref:
Isaiah prophesied Him as Immanuel (Isaiah 7:14), Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace (Isaiah 9:6), Your Light (Isaiah 60:1-2). Balaam prophesied Him as the Star of Jacob (Numbers 24:17). Micah prophesied Him as the ruler of Israel (Micah 5:2)…
[A full revelation of the birth of Jesus was presented by the prophet Isaiah, who through the Spirit covered all the names prophesied (as seen in the book of Isaiah).]
An emphasis that was worth making was Him being 'your light'. In Isaiah 60:1-2, Isaiah prophesied: in (v1) arise for your light is come and the glory of the LORD is risen upon thee and in (v2) for darkness shall cover the earth…but the LORD [referred to as: your light in v1] shall arise upon thee, and his glory shall be seen upon thee.
New Testament Ref:
In the book of Luke before the birth of Jesus, Zechariah prophesied Him as the Dayspring from on high, thus clearly confirming the prophesy in Isaiah 60:1.
In John 8:12 & 9:5; Jesus declares himself as "the light of the world"; meaning he is "your light" (Isaiah 60:1).
John prophesies: in him was life and the life was the light of men (John 1:4) and further in v5; And the light shineth in darkness; and the darkness comprehended it not; thus confirming Isaiah 61:2a.
But the ministry of shining as light and radiating God's glory (John 17:22) did not stop after the ascension of Jesus. What do I mean? Jesus said; Ye are the light of the world… (Matthew 5:14) and further adds, 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)
Notice the exact statement of Jesus in John 9:5 "As long as I am in the world…", meaning that he was setting a legacy (which he is done with – John 17:4). Now he has sent you to be the light of the world John 17:18, by letting him shine through you as a vessel, and be one with you (John 17:22).
But it's up to you, He said: Let your light (Matthew 5:16). The only way to be the light is to believe in the light (John 12:36 – be saved today) and walk in his light (Revelation 21:24).
May the dayspring from on high spring forth His blessings upon you as you let Him shine through you.
Remain forever blessed.

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