“1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2 He was with God in the beginning. 3 All things were created through him, and apart from him not one thing was created that has been created. 4 In him was life, and that life was the light of men.” – John 1:1-4
When you see the word ‘Word’ in verse one it is referring to Jesus. Jesus was there in the beginning, He was with God, and is God. Everything that has ever existed was created through Him. The heavens, the world we live in, the birds, the fish, and animals were all created through Jesus. You were created by Jesus. Everything we touch, the food we eat, and the air we breathe were created through our Lord Jesus. Everything was Created by Jesus.
Jesus is the giver of life and He is the ‘light of men’ meaning anything that is good in us came from Him such as love, wisdom, joy, peace, and more. Jesus’ light shines in this fallen world and helps us to see the truth before us, the truth of His love, the truth of His amazing sacrifice. We would be blind to all of it without Jesus!
“14 The Word became flesh and dwelt among us. We observed his glory, the glory as the one and only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth.” – John 1:14
Jesus’ deepest desire is to spend the rest of eternity with us. The problem is, we are sinful in nature. There is no way that we can live perfectly and earn a place in Glory with God. Jesus choose to come to earth to pave the way for you and me to spend an eternity with Him.
“43 But he said to them, “It is necessary for me to proclaim the good news about the kingdom of God to the other towns also,