“Or what woman, having ten silver coins, if she loses one coin, does not light a lamp, sweep the house, and search carefully until she finds it? And when she has found it, she calls her friends and neighbors together, saying, ‘Rejoice with me, for I have found the piece which I lost!’ Likewise, I say to you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner who repents.” – Luke 15:8-10 (The Parable of the Lost Coin)
The word of God is repeatedly compared to a light and a lamp (Psa. 119:107, 2 Pet. 1:19, Prov. 6:23).
This woman lost a coin, what’s the first thing she does? Light a lamp. What’s the lamp do? Helps her see. Without it, she would just be fumbling around in the dark.
When we are lost or need to find something; step #1? LIGHT A LAMP i.e. consult The Bible!
Without it, we are just fumbling around in the dark.