Darkness, As A Symbol Of Sin
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For though they knew God, they did not glorify Him as God or show gratitude. Instead, their thinking became nonsense, and their senseless minds were darkened.
But if your eye is bad, your whole body will be full of darkness. So if the light within you is darkness-how deep is that darkness!
Every day while I was with you in the temple complex, you never laid a hand on Me. But this is your hour-and the dominion of darkness."
"This, then, is the judgment: the light has come into the world, and people loved darkness rather than the light because their deeds were evil. For everyone who practices wicked things hates the light and avoids it, so that his deeds may not be exposed.
The night is nearly over, and the daylight is near, so let us discard the deeds of darkness and put on the armor of light.
Do not be mismatched with unbelievers. For what partnership is there between righteousness and lawlessness? Or what fellowship does light have with darkness?
Don't participate in the fruitless works of darkness, but instead, expose them.
Now this is the message we have heard from Him and declare to you: God is light, and there is absolutely no darkness in Him. If we say, "We have fellowship with Him," and walk in darkness, we are lying and are not practicing the truth.
Regarding them: the god of this age has blinded the minds of the unbelievers so they cannot see the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.
They are darkened in their understanding, excluded from the life of God, because of the ignorance that is in them and because of the hardness of their hearts.
They do not know or understand; they wander in darkness. All the foundations of the earth are shaken.
Jesus answered, "The light will be with you only a little longer. Walk while you have the light so that darkness doesn't overtake you. The one who walks in darkness doesn't know where he's going.
May the day I was born perish, and the night when they said, "A boy is conceived." If only that day had turned to darkness! May God above not care about it, or light shine on it. May darkness and gloom reclaim it, and a cloud settle over it. May an eclipse of the sun terrify it.read more.
If only darkness had taken that night away! May it not appear among the days of the year or be listed in the calendar.