But the path of the righteous is like the light of dawn, which shines brighter and brighter until full day. (Proverbs 4:18 ESV) What a description of our lives in Christ! When the scriptures speak of the righteous in verses such as these, it will refer to those who are the righteousness of God in
And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters (Genesis 1:2 KJV) Gen. 1:2 above gives us a compelling account of creation. The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the waters.
And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days, and years (Genesis 1:14 KJV) What determines the events of your life here on earth? As children of God, chance, luck, horoscopes, etc.
Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son (Colossians 1:13 KJV) We find the word “darkness” repeatedly used in the scripture in a metaphorical sense. Paul says above that God has delivered us from the power of darkness, implying darkness has power. In
Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son (Colossians 1:13 KJV) We have been delivered from the power of darkness into the kingdom of the Son of God. It is a spiritual translation that took place when Christ came into our lives. As
And not as Moses, which put a vail over his face, that the children of Israel could not stedfastly look to the end of that which is abolished (2 Corinthians 3:13 KJV) When Moses received the Law, he was with God on the mountain for 40 days. When he returned, his face was so bright
The Light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it (John 1:5 ESV) Light is used figuratively in the scripture to refer to different spiritual things. Three principal figurative meanings are life, manifestations of life, and knowledge. In the verse above, the term light specifically refers to the life that was in