Our Response

John 1:5 The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not understood it.
10 ...though the world was made through him, the world did not recognize him
11 He came to that which was his own, but his own did not receive him
 - Did not understand?
 - Did not recognize?
 - Did not receive?
Yes: that's our response.*
But it doesn't have to be that way!
John 1:12 But to all who did receive him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God. 
*Jesus explains the dynamics of this response with a parable ...