Darkness, As A Symbol Of Sin
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Because that, when they knew God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened.
But if thine eye be evil, thy whole body shall be full of darkness. If therefore the light that is in thee be darkness, how great is that darkness!
When I was daily with you in the temple, ye stretched forth no hands against me: but this is your hour, and the power of darkness.
And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil. For every one that doeth evil hateth the light, neither cometh to the light, lest his deeds should be reproved.
The night is far spent, the day is at hand: let us therefore cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armour of light.
Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness?
And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them.
This then is the message which we have heard of him, and declare unto you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all. If we say that we have fellowship with him, and walk in darkness, we lie, and do not the truth:
In whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them.
Having the understanding darkened, being alienated from the life of God through the ignorance that is in them, because of the blindness of their heart:
They know not, neither will they understand; they walk on in darkness: all the foundations of the earth are out of course.
Then Jesus said unto them, Yet a little while is the light with you. Walk while ye have the light, lest darkness come upon you: for he that walketh in darkness knoweth not whither he goeth.
Let the day perish wherein I was born, and the night in which it was said, There is a man child conceived. Let that day be darkness; let not God regard it from above, neither let the light shine upon it. Let darkness and the shadow of death stain it; let a cloud dwell upon it; let the blackness of the day terrify it.read more.
As for that night, let darkness seize upon it; let it not be joined unto the days of the year, let it not come into the number of the months.