61 Bible Verses about Dont Hide Your Light

Matthew 5:16 ESV / 14 helpful votes

In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven.

John 8:12 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.”

Matthew 5:14 ESV / 7 helpful votes

“You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden.

James 4:8 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded.

1 Timothy 1:7-9 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Desiring to be teachers of the law, without understanding either what they are saying or the things about which they make confident assertions. Now we know that the law is good, if one uses it lawfully, understanding this, that the law is not laid down for the just but for the lawless and disobedient, for the ungodly and sinners, for the unholy and profane, for those who strike their fathers and mothers, for murderers,

2 Corinthians 4:6 ESV / 6 helpful votes

For God, who said, “Let light shine out of darkness,” has shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.

2 Corinthians 2:14 ESV / 6 helpful votes

But thanks be to God, who in Christ always leads us in triumphal procession, and through us spreads the fragrance of the knowledge of him everywhere.

Mark 4:21 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And he said to them, “Is a lamp brought in to be put under a basket, or under a bed, and not on a stand?

Matthew 5:14-16 ESV / 6 helpful votes

“You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden. Nor do people light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a stand, and it gives light to all in the house. In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven.

John 12:35 ESV / 5 helpful votes

So Jesus said to them, “The light is among you for a little while longer. Walk while you have the light, lest darkness overtake you. The one who walks in the darkness does not know where he is going.

Luke 14:25 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Now great crowds accompanied him, and he turned and said to them,

Matthew 5:15 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Nor do people light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a stand, and it gives light to all in the house.

Matthew 5:1-48 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Seeing the crowds, he went up on the mountain, and when he sat down, his disciples came to him. And he opened his mouth and taught them, saying: “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. “Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. “Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth. ...

1 Peter 2:9 ESV / 4 helpful votes

But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.

1 Corinthians 15:57 ESV / 4 helpful votes

But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.

John 3:16 ESV / 4 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

Luke 11:33 ESV / 4 helpful votes

“No one after lighting a lamp puts it in a cellar or under a basket, but on a stand, so that those who enter may see the light.

Matthew 6:33 ESV / 4 helpful votes

But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.

Psalm 119:105 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.

1 John 1:7 ESV / 3 helpful votes

But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus his Son cleanses us from all sin.

1 John 1:5 ESV / 3 helpful votes

This is the message we have heard from him and proclaim to you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.

Hebrews 11:1 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.

Ephesians 5:8 ESV / 3 helpful votes

For at one time you were darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Walk as children of light

Isaiah 60:1 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord has risen upon you.

Isaiah 49:6 ESV / 3 helpful votes

He says: “It is too light a thing that you should be my servant to raise up the tribes of Jacob and to bring back the preserved of Israel; I will make you as a light for the nations, that my salvation may reach to the end of the earth.”

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 2 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John,

James 4:7 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.

Hebrews 4:12-13 ESV / 2 helpful votes

For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart. And no creature is hidden from his sight, but all are naked and exposed to the eyes of him to whom we must give account.

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 2 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Philippians 2:15 ESV / 2 helpful votes

That you may be blameless and innocent, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and twisted generation, among whom you shine as lights in the world,

Ephesians 5:14 ESV / 2 helpful votes

For anything that becomes visible is light. Therefore it says, “Awake, O sleeper, and arise from the dead, and Christ will shine on you.”

Ephesians 5:13 ESV / 2 helpful votes

But when anything is exposed by the light, it becomes visible,

Ephesians 5:7-14 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Therefore do not become partners with them; for at one time you were darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Walk as children of light (for the fruit of light is found in all that is good and right and true), and try to discern what is pleasing to the Lord. Take no part in the unfruitful works of darkness, but instead expose them. ...

2 Corinthians 4:4 ESV / 2 helpful votes

In their case the god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelievers, to keep them from seeing the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.

1 Corinthians 13:4 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant

Romans 8:28 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.

John 12:46 ESV / 2 helpful votes

I have come into the world as light, so that whoever believes in me may not remain in darkness.

John 3:20 ESV / 2 helpful votes

For everyone who does wicked things hates the light and does not come to the light, lest his works should be exposed.

John 1:5 ESV / 2 helpful votes

The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.

Luke 11:36 ESV / 2 helpful votes

If then your whole body is full of light, having no part dark, it will be wholly bright, as when a lamp with its rays gives you light.”

Luke 8:16 ESV / 2 helpful votes

“No one after lighting a lamp covers it with a jar or puts it under a bed, but puts it on a stand, so that those who enter may see the light.

Mark 16:15 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And he said to them, “Go into all the world and proclaim the gospel to the whole creation.

Mark 4:22 ESV / 2 helpful votes

For nothing is hidden except to be made manifest; nor is anything secret except to come to light.

Matthew 11:1-30 ESV / 2 helpful votes

When Jesus had finished instructing his twelve disciples, he went on from there to teach and preach in their cities. Now when John heard in prison about the deeds of the Christ, he sent word by his disciples and said to him, “Are you the one who is to come, or shall we look for another?” And Jesus answered them, “Go and tell John what you hear and see: the blind receive their sight and the lame walk, lepers are cleansed and the deaf hear, and the dead are raised up, and the poor have good news preached to them. ...

Matthew 6:34 ESV / 2 helpful votes

“Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.

Matthew 5:44 ESV / 2 helpful votes

But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,

Matthew 5:14-15 ESV / 2 helpful votes

“You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden. Nor do people light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a stand, and it gives light to all in the house.

Matthew 5:13-16 ESV / 2 helpful votes

“You are the salt of the earth, but if salt has lost its taste, how shall its saltiness be restored? It is no longer good for anything except to be thrown out and trampled under people's feet. “You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden. Nor do people light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a stand, and it gives light to all in the house. In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven.

Matthew 4:16 ESV / 2 helpful votes

The people dwelling in darkness have seen a great light, and for those dwelling in the region and shadow of death, on them a light has dawned.”

Daniel 12:3 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And those who are wise shall shine like the brightness of the sky above; and those who turn many to righteousness, like the stars forever and ever.

Daniel 2:22 ESV / 2 helpful votes

He reveals deep and hidden things; he knows what is in the darkness, and the light dwells with him.

Proverbs 28:13 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Whoever conceals his transgressions will not prosper, but he who confesses and forsakes them will obtain mercy.

Proverbs 4:18-19 ESV / 2 helpful votes

But the path of the righteous is like the light of dawn, which shines brighter and brighter until full day. The way of the wicked is like deep darkness; they do not know over what they stumble.

Psalm 90:8 ESV / 2 helpful votes

You have set our iniquities before you, our secret sins in the light of your presence.

Psalm 69:5 ESV / 2 helpful votes

O God, you know my folly; the wrongs I have done are not hidden from you.

Psalm 36:9 ESV / 2 helpful votes

For with you is the fountain of life; in your light do we see light.

Psalm 27:1 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Of David. The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?

Psalm 23:1 ESV / 2 helpful votes

A Psalm of David. The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.

Psalm 23:1-6 ESV / 2 helpful votes

A Psalm of David. The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name's sake. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. ...

Job 24:13 ESV / 2 helpful votes

“There are those who rebel against the light, who are not acquainted with its ways, and do not stay in its paths.

Genesis 1:3 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light.

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