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Prayer Light: 4.12 dark

In Scripture, darkness is depicted as

  1. God’s glory-cloak that protects people from his holiness, kind of like the concrete surrounding cooling pools in a nuclear power plant (kind of);
  2. Satan’s perverted counterfeit, which conceals evil deeds and feeds their power (for a while); and
  3. God’s approaching salvation/judgment.

I like Lamentations 3 to encapsulate this. Here’s a sample:

“He has made me dwell in darkness like the dead of long ago. . . . Though I call and cry for help, he shuts out my prayer. . . . It is good that one should wait quietly for the salvation of the Lord. . . . Thou hast wrapped thyself with a cloud so that no prayer can pass through. . . . Thou wilt requite them, O Lord, according to the work of their hands” (Lam 3:6, 8, 26, 44, 64 RSV).

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Prayer Light: 4.12 dark

4.12 dark, June Steckler

4.12 dark, June Steckler

4.12 dark, Peggy Brimer

4.12 dark, Andrew Brimer

4.12 dark, Dawn Duncan Harrell~~In so many ways, this is my prayer in the dark. Listening. Waiting on God. Hoping. Trying to distinugish God’s voice from the voice of the dragon. These are just one of the ways this is my prayer in the dark.