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 God is Light


     There is a dark side to liberty. A darkness that arises from those who abuse their God given liberty and enter into the fallen state of sin. The Bible calls people who dwell in sin--darkness and those who are obedient to God--light. For you were formerly darkness, but now you are Light in the Lord; walk as children of Light (Ephesians 5:8). God Himself is defined as being, light, and in Him there is no darkness at all, no variation, or shifting shadow (I John 1:5 and James 1:17). Sin and the results of sin, do not find their origin in the light of God, but in spiritual darkness.

     Darkness is not a created thing. It doesn't emanate from a source like light does. Darkness is the absence of light--like silence is the absence of sound--or nothing is the absence of something. Darkness is a state of absence and nonexistence, not substance and existence. Although darkness seems real, it simply is the absence of light. So too, is the spiritual darkness of sin. It is the resulting spiritual state of turning away from the light of God’s truth into the darkness of falsehood and lies.                                              


Taken from Falling in Love with the Prince of Life

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