Are We Afraid of the Dark?

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People outside of Christ reside in darkness (1 John 1:5). Solomon wrote that when we walk in spiritual darkness, we cannot see the dangers around us (Proverbs 4:14-19).

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  • Wuest 2:101
  • Are We Afraid of the Dark?

    1. 1.
    2. 2. Can You See in the Dark?<br />John 3:19-21<br />
    3. 3. We Crave Physical Light<br />
    4. 4. We Run Away From Darkness<br />
    5. 5. Yet, We Run TO Spiritual Darkness<br />
    6. 6. Proverbs 1:16, “their feet run to evil”<br />
    7. 7. They Love Darkness<br />1 John 1:5, “God is light and in Him is no darkness at all.”<br />John 8:12, “I am the light of the world, He who follows Me shall not walk in darkness, but have the light of life.”<br />
    8. 8. They Love Darkness<br />1 Thessalonians 5:5, “You are all sons of light and sons of the day. We are not of the night nor of darkness.”<br />John 1:5, “darkness did not comprehend it.”<br />
    9. 9. They Practice Evil<br />3:19, “because their deeds were evil.”<br />“were” is continual.<br />“evil” – actively evil. <br />3:20, “practicing evil.”<br />“evil” means worthlessness.<br />
    10. 10. They Don’t Want to be Exposed<br />
    11. 11. Can You See in the Dark?<br />Proverbs 4:14-19<br />They cannot see the good around them because they are walking in darkness.<br />A bug doesn’t know the benefits of cleanliness because it is unnatural to him.<br />There is so much goodness that a person immersed in darkness cannot see. <br />
    12. 12. Darkness Obscures Hope<br />
    13. 13. Darkness Obscures Peace<br />
    14. 14. Darkness Obscures Unity<br />
    15. 15. Darkness Obscures Faith<br />
    16. 16. Darkness Obscures Love<br />
    17. 17. Darkness Obscures Truth<br />
    18. 18. Darkness<br />We are blind to all that is great without Christ. <br />Righteousness is unnatural to those living in darkness, so they refuse to see.<br />They do not see the true value of things.<br />They do not see what is good and possible in people.<br />Their world is hopelessly miserable.<br />
    19. 19. Let The Light Shine!<br />
    20. 20. Find Hope, Joy and Peace in the Light<br />

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