From Within

The scripture is full of metaphors regarding light and darkness. Much importance is placed on remaining in the light and shunning darkness. However, there is also significance in the areas of light and darkness held within ourselves. A battle between the two wages in all of us; even if we have chosen to live a life with God, we are bound to hold some darkness within ourselves because of the sins of this world.

“For God did not destine us for wrath, but to gain salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ, who died for us, so that whether we are awake or asleep we may live together with him.” 1 Thessalonians 5:9

Jesus ignites a light in each of us that will never falter. This light is filled with the power and authority of Jesus Christ, which will always overcome the darkness. Thanks to Jesus Christ, this light can and should be released to bring light to others. Jesus showed this to us when He cast out demons and eventually died on the cross for our sins.

“For with authority and power he commands the unclean spirits, and they come out.” Luke 4:36

The entire world could go dark, the sun’s fire could go out, and all the stars in the sky could fade away, but the light within us given only by God will never be extinguished. A time may be coming when this world will turn dark, but God has guaranteed for us true and everlasting light

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One thought on “From Within”

  1. This reflection gave me a ray of hope this morning. Our world can seem dark indeed if you look at the headlines first. Just accessing the Frassati website requires logging on so there is no avoiding seeing the bad news of the day but at least I don’t dwell on it! Instead, I seek the good news of Jesus Christ and the daily insight provided by people of faith sharing their light with all who want to receive it.

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