“This is the message we have heard from Him and declare to you: God is light; in Him there is no darkness at all.” (1 John 1:5) Never give up, never give in, never surrender!
What does the Bible say about coming out of darkness?
“You are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s own people, in order that you may proclaim the mighty acts of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light” (1 Peter 2:9). These words of the Apostle Peter are among my favorite passages in the Bible.
What God says about light and darkness?
Then Jesus again spoke to them, saying, “I am the Light of the world; he who follows Me will not walk in the darkness, but will have the Light of life.” The night is almost gone, and the day is near. Therefore let us lay aside the deeds of darkness and put on the armor of light.
What is the spiritual meaning of darkness?
God added light. But for many, darkness symbolizes all that is negative, harmful, evil and fearful. God gave equal importance and prominence to darkness and light, and all life, including human life, begins and develops in the dark.
Where in the Bible does it talk about darkness of light?
“Lord, make me an instrument of your peace; where there is hatred, let me sow love; where there is injury, pardon; where there is discord, union; where there is doubt, faith; where there is despair, hope; where there is darkness, light; and where there is sadness, joy.
What is the power of darkness?
The Power of Darkness (Russian: Власть тьмы, Vlast’ t’my) is a five-act drama by Leo Tolstoy. Written in 1886, the play’s production was forbidden in Russia until 1902, mainly through the influence of Konstantin Pobedonostsev. In spite of the ban, the play was unofficially produced and read numerous times.
Why did God create darkness?
First we ask, “Where does darkness come from?” God created darkness. Isaiah 45:7 says, “I form the light and create darkness: I make peace and create evil: I the Lord do all these things.” The word creates the means to form, fashion, or to permit. Our natural inclination is to run away from darkness.
What is done in darkness will be brought to light?
God has determined as he said in Luke 12:2-3, that the secrets will be uncovered, the truth will come forth, and God’s thought about every behavior and action will be vindicated. What’s done in the dark will come to light, and thank God he has created it to operate so!
What the Bible says about letting your light shine?
and it shines to all who are in the house. 16: Even so, let your light shine before men; that they may see your good works, and. glorify your Father who is in heaven.
What is God’s light?
In theology, divine light (also called divine radiance or divine refulgence) is an aspect of divine presence, specifically an unknown and mysterious ability of angels or human beings to express themselves communicatively through spiritual means, rather than through physical capacities.
What did Jesus say about darkness?
thee be darkness, how great is that darkness! The World English Bible translates the passage as: But if your eye is evil, your whole body will be. full of darkness.
Can Darkness good?
Despite the negative connotations, darkness has a powerful and positive spiritual aspect. It has gifts for you if you’re willing to explore it. Darkness is infinite fertility. Everything that has not yet come into being is held in darkness; the seed that will become a flower, the child who is not yet born.
What are the characteristics of darkness?
Darkness, the polar opposite of brightness, is understood as a lack of illumination or an absence of visible light. Human vision is unable to distinguish color in conditions of either high brightness or very low brightness.
How can we live in the light of God?
Dive into God’s word directly and listen to what he has to say and be reminded of what God has planned for you. Another way you can do this is through worship. Put on some music and be still and praise God for the things he has given you and trust him in what he will do in the future. Lastly, pray.
Where did Jesus say I am the light of the world?
In John 8:12 Jesus applies the title to himself while debating with the Jews and states: I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.
What do you know about light?
As a wave, light can expand and radiate in all directions, interfere with other waves, bend around corners, carry energy and momentum, and interact with matter. 2. Not only is light a wave, it is an electromagnetic wave. As such, light can travel without a medium.