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Light and darkness

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Submitted by Rajesh (India), Sep 18, 2006 at 07:32

Dear Nuray,

Light is better than darkness because light is light, that's why! We can see in the light, not in darkness. Light and darkness do not exist together. Where there is light, there can be no darkness. Darkness is the absence of light. It is something negative not positive. Just as, evil is the absence or lack of good, disease is the absence or lack of health. Evil is a parasite, it feeds on that which is good.

John 8:12 "When Jesus spoke to the people again, he said" I am the light of the world; anyone who follows me will not be walking in the dark, but will have the light of life."

John 3:19 "And the judgment is this: though the light has come into the world, people have preferred darkness to light because their deeds were evil. And indeed, everybody who does wrong hates the light and avoids it, to prevent his actions from being shown up; but whoever does the truth comes out into the light, so that what he is doing may plainly appear as done in God."

You are right when you say "Human imagination can't describe God." We can only accept what He reveals about Himself.

John 14:6 "Jesus said, I am the Way, I am Truth and Life. No one can come to the Father except through me."


Without Jesus, one can only grope in the darkness and end up loving it, the Stockholm syndrome. :-)

Rajesh.

Lead, kindly Light, amid the encircling gloom,

Lead thou me on.

The night is dark, and I am far from home,

Lead thou me on.

Keep thou my feet; I do not ask to see

The distant scene; one step enough for me (Cardinal Newman).

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