Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For ye were sometimes darkness, but now are ye light in the Lord: walk as children of light:
Wherefore remember that you were heretofore Gentiles, being denominated the uncircumcised, by those who are the circumcised by a manual operation;
which are overspread with darkness, and averse to a religious life, thro' their innate ignorance and obduracy:
for our conflict is not barely with men, but with principalities, with potentates, with the princes of darkness, with wicked aereal spirits.
the people which sat in darkness, saw a great light: and to those who sat in the region and shadow of death, light is sprung up."
to enlighten those, who are in darkness, and in the shadow of death, and to direct our steps into the ways of peace."
God has been pleas'd to over-look this state of ignorance: but now he enjoins all men every where to repent:
and to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan unto God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins, and partake of the inheritance of the saints, by believing on me."
because when they knew God, they did not with gratitude glorify him as God, but their reasoning became extravagance, and their minds, void of judgment, were involv'd in darkness.
you think you are a guide to the blind, a light to those who are in darkness,
2 Corinthians 6:14
Are you not become associates with infidels? but what affinity is there between virtue and vice? and what communication has light with darkness?
who has deliver'd you from the state of darkness, and has translated you into the kingdom of his beloved son.
for even we ourselves were once inconsiderate, disobedient, deluded, addicted to variety of passions and pleasures, living in malice and envy, the deserving objects of mutual hatred.
1 Peter 2:9
and this they were destin'd to. but you are the chosen race, you are kings and priests, the holy nation, the peculiar people, that you might display his glory, who called you out
1 John 2:8
however, it is really, in effect, a new commandment I write unto you, with respect to you: because the darkness is past, and things now appear in their true light.
1 Thessalonians 5:5
you inherit the advantages of meridian light: we are not involv'd in the obscurity of night.