Father of lights

In the New Testament, God is once called the Father of lights. He is the source or creator of light and every other luminary like the stars and our sun. Light was the first thing that God created. He also dwells in unapproachable light and contains no darkness.

Father of lights pictured in the Greek text of James 1:17.

Father of lights in the Greek text of James 1:17.

Father of lights in Greek:

Ho patēr tōn phōtōn

Strong’s Concordance numbers: 3962, 5457

Bible reference: Jas. 1:17

Every good thing given and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shifting shadow. (James 1:17)

The NIV calls God by the longer name: Father of the heavenly lights.

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