You are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid.
I. THE FACT THAT THERE IS A LIGHT POSSESSED BY CHRISTIANS WHICH PECULIARLY BELONGS TO THEM. It is with borrowed rays that the Christian at any time illuminates others.
II. THE DUTY OF CHRISTIANS TO EXHIBIT THEIR LIGHT IN A GODLY CONVERSATION. "See your good works."
III. THE END with a view to which the exhibition takes place. "Glorify your Father which is in heaven."
(W. Curling, M. A.)
Parallel VersesKJV: Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid.