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A "prince", literally speaking, is not necessarily a "future king". He is the son of a king, and so MAY be a future king, but may not. If a king has two sons, they are both princes, but it is quite possible that one will become king and the other never will. In English the word "prince" is also used for the husband of a queen when it is the queen who holds ...


In both of the passages you quote, 'light' is being used metaphorically. It doesn't of course mean literal light. From context it is highly likely that the metaphors being used here are for 'that which exposes' - in other words, the light makes visible to all that which was previously secret. There are plenty of biblical passages that equate God and Jesus ...

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