Everything exposed by the light is made clear, for what makes everything clear is light. – (Ephesians 5:13, HCSB)
But the light makes clear how wrong these things are. Yes, everything is made clear by the light. – (Ephesians 5:13, ERV)
When the light shines, it exposes even the dark and shadowy things and turns them into pure reflections of light. – (Ephesians 5:13, VOICE)
But everything exposed by the light becomes visible – and everything that is illuminated becomes a light. – (Ephesians 5:13, NIV)
The light that makes things clear to us is the light of Christ. In Him, there are no shadows. As we seek Him and invest time in His word, He illuminates what is good and right, and makes our path clear. As we walk in the light, we reflect His light and provide light to the places it is lacking. God is faithful to shine His light on the darkness within and lead us to change that allows His light enter in. May we ever seek the Lord, who is the light, for He will shine in dark spaces and show us which ways we are to go.
Welcome the Lord’s light,
At the dawn each day;
Faithful to meet us,
The Lord won’t delay.
His light ever shines,
And shows us the way;
That we’re meant to walk,
Each time that we pray.
Our prayers invite Him,
To shine bright His light;
That removes darkness,
And shows us what’s right.
May we ever seek,
The Lord God of light;
Follow His leading,
To do what is right.
Dear Heavenly Father, thank You that You are light and life and love. Thank You that there is no darkness in You, and as we seek You, Your light shines and removes the darkness within us. Forgive us for the times that we hide in the shadows. Teach us to trust You, for Your light is love and it leads us to all that is good and full of grace. Show us how to live in that place each day that we draw breath. Instruct us in Your love so that we might love those around us as You intended. May many come into a lasting relationship with You. Be glorified O God, as we trust in Your goodness and love to shine Your light upon us and show us all that is good. Amen.
© Shannon Elizabeth Grabrick and Revelations in Writing, May 2011 – present
You, Lord, are my lamp; the Lord turns my darkness into light. – 2 Samuel 22:29