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
This second epistle, beloved, I now write unto you; in both which I stir up your pure minds by way of remembrance (2 Peter 3:1, KJV) Remembering what God has spoken is very important. It is a mental process but it has a spiritual impact. Forgetting what God has said to us is a foundation
And the light shineth in darkness; and the darkness comprehended it not (John 1:5, KJV) What happens when you turn on the light in a dark room? Does the darkness struggle with the light? Certainly not! As soon as you turn on the light, darkness disappears. Darkness is no match for the light. There is
In him was life; and the life was the light of men (John 1:4, KJV) John 1 is a heavenly download of mysteries regarding Jesus, the Word of God. It says in Him, that is the Word, was life, and the life was the light of men. First, it tells us that life was in the