Darkness: Obscuring, and Avoiding, the Light
Satan uses darkness to blind us to his devices, to blind us to the Gospel of Jesus Christ, and to blind us from daily light as we walk.
- ...the god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelieving so that they might not see the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God. (2 Corinthians 4:4 NASU)
- The way of the wicked is like darkness; they do not know what makes them stumble. (Proverbs 4:19 NKJV)
- They do not know, nor do they understand; they walk about in darkness; all the foundations of the earth are unstable. (Psalm 82:5 NKJV)
- In this world, a military force that can operate in pitch darkness while its enemy sleeps, or falters, is practically unbeatable. If the enemy has night vision capability, and does not sleep while on duty, however, any gain is negligible.
- An Enlightened mind is not hoodwinked; it is not shut up in a gloomy prison till it thinks the walls of its own dungeon the limits of the universe, and the reach of its own chain the outer verge of intelligence. -- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
- God creates darkness, sometimes clothes Himself in darkness, and at times delivers people into darkness. But He does so for our own good.