Jonathan Cahn spoke Wednesday as the guest keynote speaker for the Global United Fellowship Summit at the United Nations in New York. In his speech, he exhorted believers to consider what it means to be light in the world. “Those who call themselves by His name, the disciples of Messiah, bear this charge: they must be the light of the world,” Cahn said.
“Light is an active agent. It doesn’t conform to its surroundings, but transforms them. Thus, the light of the world must impact and transform the world around it.”
One obligation of the light, Cahn said, is fulfilling Jesus’ instructions to provide for the least in society (Matt. 25:31-45). “The agenda of the light is to shine into the darkness of need,” Cahn said. “If we are the light of the world, then we must minister to the needy of this world.
We must give food to the hungry, drink to the thirsty, refuge to the stranger, clothing to the naked, healing to the sick and compassion to the prisoner.” READ MORE