Tag Archives: darkness

Heart of Darkness

Lord, all my desire is before You and my sighing is not hidden from You. Psalm 38:10 (Hebrew text – Hebrew Heart media translation) Desire – Did you think David uses the word ta’avati (“my desire”) to describe his spiritual longing for intimate relationship with God?  Have you lifted this verse from its context in… Read More »

The Problem Of Evil

I YHWH and none else, forming light and creating darkness; making peace and creating evil – I YHWH do all these things. Isaiah 45:6-7 (translation: M. Buber) Creating – Where did evil come from?  Such a simple question.  Such an enormously difficult answer, if there even is an answer.  One of the greatest impediments to… Read More »

Boundary Lines

Where is this, the way light dwells; and where is the place of darkness? Job 38:19 (Hebrew text) Place – The documentary extolled the work of volunteers in an orphanage in Haiti.  A teacher held up the coloring book page of a three-year-old.  “Last year when Alicia arrived, she could only color like this.”  The… Read More »

Hebrew Mathematics

For you were formerly darkness, but now you are light in the Lord; walk as children of light Ephesians 5:8 Darkness – In Greek, Paul writes gar pote skotos, nun de phos en Kyrio (literally, “for then darkness, and now light in Lord”).  Even though his words are certainly Greek, did you notice that the… Read More »

Shady Lane

If we say that we have fellowship with Him, and we walk in darkness, we lie and are not practicing the truth. 1 John 1:6 Walk in Darkness – What do you think about when you read this verse? Most readers probably imagine that walking in darkness applies to the worst kind of reprobates, those… Read More »