Light of the World permeate our darkness

 “Then Jesus spoke to them again, saying, ‘I am the light of the world. He who follows Me shall not walk in darkness, but have the light of life.’” ~ John 8:12, NKJV

“For You cause my lamp to be lighted and to shine;
The Lord my God illumines my darkness.” ~ Psalm 18:28, AMP

“The light shines in the darkness,
    and the darkness can never extinguish it.” ~ John 1:5, NLT

“Jesus shouted to the crowds, “If you trust Me, you are trusting not only Me, but also God who sent Me. For when you see Me, you are seeing the One who sent Me. I have come as a light to shine in this dark world, so that all who put their trust in Me will no longer remain in the dark.” ~ John 12:44-46, NLT

“For once you were full of darkness, but now you have light from the Lord. So live as people of light! For this light within you produces only what is good and right and true.

Carefully determine what pleases the Lord. Take no part in the worthless deeds of evil and darkness; instead, expose them. It is shameful even to talk about the things that ungodly people do in secret. But their evil intentions will be exposed when the light shines on them, for the light makes everything visible. This is why it is said,

‘Awake, O sleeper,
    rise up from the dead,
    and Christ will give you light.’” ~ Ephesians 5:8-14, NLT

Light of the World, Shine Your Glorious Light

Father, I am so thankful for the knowledge of Your sovereignty — Your full authority over all the earth. It seems this world is spinning out of control. Evil grows and threatens, blurring the lines of right and wrong. Light of the world, permeate our darkness. Shine Your glorious light.

I ask that You give Your people discernment in this hour so that we will not enter into the chaos. Man is calling evil good and good evil. Deception is rampant … and subtle. So subtle.

Give us discernment, Lord.

You’ve taught us that Satan comes as an angel of light so we don’t recognize him and he hides behind the pretension of tolerance and love. Lord, You warned us of this. You told us to walk in the wisdom and knowledge of who You are, for You will not lead us astray.

Make us brave with tenacious faith. Stir a hunger within us to devour Your Word for it is living and powerful — sharper than any two-edged sword that divides bone from marrow. Your Word gives us the discernment we need to not fall into the trap of the philosophies of men that contradict Your truth.

Open our eyes to see, Lord. Awaken our hearts to step out of the numbing quagmire of deception. I ask that You permeate the darkness with Your glorious light. Expose it. Renounce it. You are the victorious Lord, the Light of the World!

Light of the world, awaken our hearts.

And we are Your people.

We are solely dependent on You, God. Our hope is in You. Our peace and salvation belong to You. We look to You to restore goodness and truth, to come on the scene and overcome this darkened world with Your light — dispel it and restore order.

Your Love, O Lord, Delivers Your Light in the Darkness

Oh Lord, You are the light of the world and we are Your light-bearers. Empower us by Your Holy Spirit to speak Your truth without hesitation, yet bathed in Your love. It is Your love that delivers Your light in the darkness. Love. Longsuffering. Wisdom. Discernment … and courage to stand firm.

Awaken Your people from our slumber, for You are our God and we are Your people.

In the Name of Jesus, I pray,

Amen ~ let it be so


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