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Theme: Jesus Christ - light of the world.
First: Isaiah 8:23 - 9:3 - The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light... you have made their gladness greater.
Psalm 26: The Lord is my light and my salvation.
Second: I Corinthians 1:10-13, 17: Paul urges the believes to make up the differences between themselves and to be united in Christ... rather than having slogans like "I am for Paul" or "I am for Cephas".
Gospel: Matthew 4:12-23 - Jesus settled in Capernaum, fulfilling the prophesy of Isaiah "The people that lived in darkness have seen a great light". He calls the fishermen Simon Peter and Andrew to "follow me and I will make you fishers of men". Then he goes all around Galilee, preaching.