The prologue to the Gospel of John (John 1:1-5) reveals the greatness of Christ. Jesus is the eternal, self existent God, the divine Word. He is the creative Word who created the visible and invisible world by the sheer power of His command. Christ is "the light of men," the illuminating Word who brings us out of the darkness of our sin through his atoning death on our behalf. As we study the Gospel of John, may our prayer be "Make the deity of Jesus a burning reality in our souls.