Guiding Scripture: “And this is the judgment: the light has come into the world, and people loved the darkness rather than the light because their works were evil.” John 3:19
A while ago, I had a conversation with a family member who found herself in a dire and challenging situation caused by her own actions. She was a believer. So as we discussed possible outcomes, there was only one way this situation could play out, as the Bible is clear on that matter. I sat astonished as she started discussing alternative options that were not Christ-like. Personal benefit, freedom, and want to keep the situation hidden were the main factors in her decision-making.
While she felt bad about the deliberate wrong choice she would make, it was not a deterrent.
We are living in a time where people are choosing darkness over light. It makes sense because the Bible tells us this would happen. But why? There are two intriguing things to note in John 3:19:
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Detria Moore, J.D. is a believer, wife, mother, college professor, intercessor, community servant, writer, speaker, and volunteer of all things. Above all else, she is enamored with her Savior. Her main goal is to serve the Lord, walk in a manner worthy of her calling, and bring glory to her Savior. Detria enjoys reading and teaching the Bible, praying for others, and walking the Lynchburg trails.
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