The true light, who gives light to everyone, was coming into the world.
Let your light shine before people, so that they can see your good deeds and give honor to your Father in heaven.
For this reason I will praise you while I live; in your name I will lift up my hands.
Then the king will say to those on his right, ‘Come, you who are blessed by my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.
For nothing will be impossible with God.
“The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim release to the captives and the regaining of sight to the blind, to set free those who are oppressed,
So also you have sorrow now, but I will see you again, and your hearts will rejoice, and no one will take your joy away from you.