The lights went off about 7:30 on the night before Thanksgiving. In retrospect, they had probably been flickering for days, maybe weeks, but I hadn’t noticed. I use the image of lights going off because that’s how it felt. I left church after an excellent Bible study. As I drove out of the parking lot, I started to pray.
When god turns out the lights (33 of 39) Dr. James Merritt. Revelation 18. Introduction. 1. I take my title from the statement in v.23, ''the light of a lamp shall not shine in you anymore... There is coming a day when the one who is the light of the world, will turn out the lights of the world, now the code name that is used here for the world ...
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Apr 06, 2010 · And God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light. God saw that the light was good, and he separated the light from the darkness. Genesis 1:1-4 There very first thing we are told about God in the Bible is that he brings light into dark places. Our world began with the physical separation of light and darkness.
Jul 25, 2003 · 3. 4. Next. Psalm 119:105-112. “Turn On The Light”. By: Rev. Kenneth Emerson Sauer, Pastor of Parkview United Methodist Church, Newport News, VA. Imagine that you are in the woods late at night, and the darkness is so thick you could cut it with a knife. Perhaps you have gone camping with some friends and on your way back from the bathroom ...
Sep 15, 2013 · We get lost. We wander from the flock. We roll under the couch. We wander down by the stream. We turn out the lights. And still, God seeks us out. Irrational as it may sound. Illogical as it may sound. But our God is nothing if not a principled God. Our God who has created the earth and everything within it treats his objects like people.
Light symbolizes the holy God. Light signifies God's presence and favor ( Psalm 27:1 ; Isa 9:2 ; 2 Cor 4:6 ) in contrast to God's judgment ( Amos 5:18 ). Throughout the Old Testament light is regularly associated with God and his word, with salvation, with goodness, with truth, with life.