April 5 – Darkness In Disguise

Every society feels as though they have reached the pinnacle of moral philosophy and the cultural ideas they are trumpeting today are so much greater than the backward thinking of yesteryear.

A Troubled Place

God doesn’t always place us in the best of situations. Sometimes we might completely hate where God has placed us. Even as we pray for God to give us a love for it, we must also pray for endurance. Sometimes, He has us there for a reason and we have no right leaving.

Our Poor Feet

This old commandment—to love one another—is the same message you heard before. Yet it is also new. Jesus lived the truth of this commandment, and you also are living it. For the darkness is disappearing, and the true light is already shining. (1 John 2:7-8) Read: Daniel 8:1-27, 1 John 2:1-17, Psalm 120:1-7, Proverbs 28:25-26 Relate: When you wake up…

Creating Separation

I’m not saying I will ask the Father on your behalf, for the Father himself loves you dearly because you love me and believe that I came from God. Yes, I came from the Father into the world, and now I will leave the world and return to the Father.” (John 16:26-28) Read: Jeremiah 49:23 – 50:46, Titus…

Out Of Time

Jesus replied, “My light will shine for you just a little longer. Walk in the light while you can, so the darkness will not overtake you. Those who walk in the darkness cannot see where they are going. Put your trust in the light while there is still time; then you will become children of…

Choosing Blindness

Then they cursed him and said, “You are his disciple, but we are disciples of Moses! We know God spoke to Moses, but we don’t even know where this man comes from.” “Why, that’s very strange!” the man replied. “He healed my eyes, and yet you don’t know where he comes from? We know that…

Light Always Wins

Jesus spoke to the people once more and said, “I am the light of the world. If you follow me, you won’t have to walk in darkness, because you will have the light that leads to life.” (John 8:12) Read: 2 Kings 5:1 – 8:15 Relate: One of the greatest writers in the history of humanity is a man…

John 3:20-21 (Into The Light)

All who do evil hate the light and refuse to go near it for fear their sins will be exposed. But those who do what is right come to the light so others can see that they are doing what God wants. (John 3:20-21) Daily Bible Reading: Numbers 6:1-27, Numbers 10:1-36 Read: I’m reading an historical fiction…

When the Light Shows Up (John 1:5)

The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness can never extinguish it. (John 1:5) Read: Genesis 11:1-14:24, 1 Chronicles 11:24-27 Relate: Good vs Evil. Light vs Darkness. God vs Satan. They two equal and opposite sides forever locked in an eternal struggle for dominance that neither side will ever win. Although it might sometimes seem to tip…