Do what is true in the light (Jn 3:21-3:21)

“But those who do

What is true

Come to the light.

Thus,

It may be clearly seen

That their deeds

Have been done in God.”

ὁ δὲ ποιῶν τὴν ἀλήθειαν ἔρχεται πρὸς τὸ φῶς, ἵνα φανερωθῇ αὐτοῦ τὰ ἔργα ὅτι ἐν Θεῷ ἐστιν εἰργασμένα.

John uniquely said that the true good doers (ὁ δὲ ποιῶν τὴν ἀλήθειαν) liked or came to the light (ἔρχεται πρὸς τὸ φῶς).  Thus, their deeds or works (αὐτοῦ τὰ ἔργα… ἐστιν εἰργασμένα) might be seen or manifested (ἵνα φανερωθῇ) to God (ἐν Θεῷ).  Once again, this explanation of the prologue has a more reflective theology from the late first century.  Good things should be seen in the light.  Their deeds have been seen and done in God.  Are your good deeds seen in the light of God?

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