We lie, and do not practice the truth. Don’t dismiss that. And it was 1st John. we walk in darkness, Isa. And see, so what you do is you squirm when you see what a true Christian ought to be. Rather to walk in the light is to start out with the Word of God and let it control your decisions. You have watched God multiply our church numerically. Isaiah 50:3-4; Isaiah ... Those of greatest devotion may experience some of the deepest darkness. Which would mean, the inverse. Then we can know this for certain. There’s something that draws people that have a love for that together. Brethren, we don’t talk that way. If somebody came along and said. We’re like; you know the observer, the spectator in the stands at a sporting event. His word abides. Its like when you’re reading along, and if you just read something he says, and you try to anticipate what he’s going to say next. But are not washed of their filth. You know why? Live for the rest of the time in (your body) no longer for human passions but for the will of God. To illustrate this, below is a list of 12 of the most infamous examples of walking after the flesh found in the Bible. The storytelling felt workman-like and rushed, with not enough attention to detail. In 5, he tells us about a God of light. All the ways of a man are pure in his own eyes. There is a charitableness. But what everyone of us has to ask, rather it’s that or any other thing. Footslog: walk through mud 7. Walking in darkness is scary, often painful, and dangerous. Non-stop sunshine only creates a desert. Look, you could say; “I don’t murder; God’s word says not to murder. And if you jump down to 10, If we say we have not sinned, we make him a liar. Rosenthal, who started studying the effects of darkness on health about 40 years ago, says there’s a genetic element to how people deal with prolonged darkness. This is all kind of playing out in words ahead of us. I’m not going to get all the way through, just as I didn’t last time. This is what a lot of people do. If you define the speed of dark to be the speed at which you could find out about someone turning out the lights, it’s exactly the same as the speed of light: 671 million mph, or 2.99 x 10 8 m/s, or about 1 foot per nanosecond. Now this is my example not hers, but it’s more like a pregnancy test. Everyone of these, have that construction. Do you notice the two verses in 1st John that deal with life, they end with cleansing. “Lord I want to live this day the way you want me to live it.” I hear of situations where those who profess Christ, are confronted about their sin in this Church, and they just bristle. Back when our church was new, and young, and meeting over at Hackberry. That means; you fall into this category, there is hell awaiting you. If we say we have no sin we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us. Several non-clinical terminologies are used for describing this phobia, namely: Nyctophobia, Scotophobia, Lygophobia as well as Achluophobia. 3 Defend the poor and fatherless: do justice to the afflicted and needy. Then it necessarily forces us to this conclusion about something else that may not be so observable. Very observable. Do you know why? Jesus will help you walk in it sooner or later. Charo said, that before God saved her; yeah she would squirm under these things. And you can see, these are lethal deceptions that are being spoke about here. The times you try to obey, you grit your teeth. I’m an avid Tigers fan, Lions fan, Wolverines fan. If we say we have fellowship with him while we walk in darkness, we lie and do not practice the truth. But I think it’s quite easy to recognize, as I said in starting: Verse 6, is death. Our practice; Think right there, practicing the truth. Faith Grows Endurance. Those of us in the light, know where you’re going. My life, or my death is described in these verses, as is yours. I’m not so bad that God would throw me into hell. I know they don’t. I want us to put away the excuses, and put away our hiding places, if they’re not Christ. This is not like baseball practice. Light and darkness are both essential for plant growth. Because, that’s an area of weakness for me. The idea that … Brethren, if you tell me anything. Who has not observed this of backsliders in heart? In Max's chapter, flag waving sounds can be heard. If God has caused the little squirming, if that goad is stuck in your side. If God himself came along and said. Look, be honest. And then coming to the word and saying. Recorded. from that which was from the beginning, the eternal life. It means we think we cannot afford to be known for who we really are, because we fear rejection, punishment, abandonment. If you walk in darkness long enough, you will get lost, hurt, or worse. But sometimes I think we just need to stop in our tracks, and personalize. 13. You behold the glory of Christ. I encourage you to use these verses or figure out what verses from God’s Word will help you each day. And that way there’s a dissimilarity between 2 of these verses, and 3 of these verses. st John is not like that. I mean, brethren. I have a master, He’s given me a body of truth. Culture seems to play a role as well. There is the strain of fellowship, that is the fellowship of light. Well, I want to do this, and I hope it fits over here.” Somebody comes along; “Well, what’s wrong with that?” That always the starting point for people like that. Appearance is everything for those walking in darkness. If you’re in the light, your eyes are open. You know she says in her testimony, you can find I think that James on I’ll Be Honest has Charo Washer’s testimony there. Darkness » Miraculous » In egypt. I can just tell you this. Sports is evil.” -No. Wandering aimless, living in a sinful condition, you’re separated from a loving God. Darkness helps keep reality hidden. I want to bring this up because this specifically has to do with 1st John. You’ll hear me once in a while go after sports. We don’t think like that, we think about speaking truth. So let’s look more closely now. The consequence for the Israelites is that they will lose their land. I was so wrong but I just did not know it. The beheadings, that’s darkness. Your will, not mine. This fruit is observable. Cause you not going to start to grow until you actually are engrafted into Christ. Now here’s the thing; those who walk in darkness, Jesus said you’ll know them by their fruit. Lighting you into a practice of truth. Category. You agree morality is good, you agree not murdering is good. I want to see God do; in the spiritual realm. And it is the sort of conjunction that introduces a conditional clause. And if you’re a true Christian you’ll know that. That takes your heels right out. That hiding place is “well I’m not that bad.” That hiding place is justifying yourself. Brethren I want to tread very carefully through these verses 6 through 10, especially. I don’t like it. God says that his people, Christ’s commandments are not burdensome to us. For at one time you were darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. I’ve been bought with a price. And when that cry is sincere, He’ll come and rescue you. Do you know how it is, as a lost man? Not; Are you always starting, by what you want to do? Prepositions; Conjunctions. Believe that men are the way God says they are, if the condition is met. Selah. 6 I have said, Ye … It’s an external code that is saying, Do me or die; and I don’t like it. The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who dwelt in the land of deep darkness, on them has light shined. What he’s doing is; he’s telling you that you have part in the cleansing blood, if the pattern of your life is light. Nyctophobia is an extreme fear of night or darkness that can cause intense symptoms of anxiety and depression. But instead he says; we have fellowship with one another. We should not assume that. Look; A deep sense of respect and submission, are seen when there’s a disagreement. It is not a burden. You talk about money. This isn’t springing up from His word abiding in you. If you feel like you’ve been deceived, don’t just blow it off. That my heart does not love,it does not like. Go for a walk on a dark night or allow your children to walk with you in a dark room. I take walking in darkness. And I sat down with her, and we talked for; I forget how long. In a way, we are walking in darkness. The Diabetes Prevention Program showed that walking 150 minutes per week and losing just 7% of your body weight (12-15 pounds) can reduce your risk of diabetes by 58%. But the thing that was unique about that. “Well, walking in darkness; the prostitutes out there.” That’s what Charo thought right? You know a wife who; she lives in harmony with her husband, and you look at that and say; “Wow!” She’s a good wife. We have fellowship with God. You behold the light of God, you behold the glory of God. Here’s the thing that I want you to see. But the will of Him who sent me.” You see true Christians, are in this place. But did you see what’s being emphasized when we talk that way? But I’ll say this; In and of itself, there might be neutrality. Walk slowly for five to 10 minutes to warm up your muscles and prepare your body for exercise. But here’s the thing. It means that my practice is that. Which we can’t see and it’s not stamped on our forehead. Not; Are you running rough shod through the bars and the strip joints on the weekend? And He is going to test your complete surrender to Him. When she was confronted by scripture. Android Google Play Just like the husband goes somewhere, where her will does not want to go. 1. God’s word is all about the light here. But that hiding place is Christ alone. Amble: walk easily and/or aimlessly 2. Is your life regulated by the word of God? With Jesus, our consequence is salvation. You don’t want to hide where she was hiding. He’s under covenant promise to conform you to Christ. “Wicked.” Well I don’t quite measure up, but I’m not that! And I want to be where I’m not going to sin, ever again. Like Alaska. Do we do the truth? And that you could just have the world, and have all there is in it. That doesn’t mean that there isn’t a time when we say, “We don’t want to do that.” But God brings us to that place. There is either a truth, or a lie. She was hiding behind her excuses, behind her justifying’s. Do you start out your decisions by what you want to do and then come to the Bible and say “I hope it lines up”? Are you starting there? When we walk in darkness – call it sin, lusts, the flesh – we miss the blessings that God has for us. To "walk" is an expression frequently used in the sacred Scriptures to indicate the entire life, with special reference to its outward aspects. You can just live in sin.” If that thought delights you, it speaks volumes. This is meant to spell out for us plainly, that you and I should take no assurance of salvation. God’s word is not in me. Many of us can remember that moment of turning from darkness to the light. Gimp: see limp 8. Is that it was Paul’s own wife who God spoke to out of 1st John. I’ll have a brother come to me and say; ” You know the thing that I did over there, I’m sorry.” I felt like; “Why are you?… I didn’t even notice.” Why would he do that? And you would love it, if somebody came along and told you, there was no hell. Not; Is there morality in my life at times? John is constantly talking about those things which you find together. Please rescue me from; just the kind of christianity that I’ve had, That it’s, it’s no good. If you wonder why it constantly seems, that you just don’t connect well with the most godly people in the church. There are two surprising things about this list. How can we find you out? Bounce: walk energetically 3. they walk about in darkness; all the foundations of the earth are shaken. And I recognize this, when a church grows as fast as our has. Don’t turn back there, I want you to stay camped right here in 1st John. He brings out the rod, and he applies it; To effect. Cool down. Peter describes this, he says in 1st Peter 4:2 (don’t turn there, stay in 1st John) He says; live for the rest of the time in the flesh (and he is just saying in the body). But you know, they actually have some similarities. Before hand. People consumed in darkness struggle to But you squirm a little, and you run to your hiding place, and that hiding place is not Christ. But you would throw off those shackles in a second. What He has done, with regard to physical numbers. Why? And then justifying, how you have Christian liberties to do that. But you walk in darkness. But you know one thing, we tend to spot darkness in other people. Psalm 118:24. The words of the preacher are not inconsequential, God uses them. Someone has said, “How cleverly men defend themselves against all that might do them good.” And what I really want, is for us to put away the defenses. What we have seen and heard we proclaim to you so that you may have fellowship with us. Which would mean, the inverse. Jesus said; “My food is to do the will of my Father.” “The will of Him who sent me, and to accomplish His work.” In John 6:38 “I’ve come down from heaven, not to do my own will. What are we going to look for in ourselves, if we’re looking for this darkness? Know matter how long your profession’s gone on. Pulling against the yoke; chafing under the yoke. Obedience has its rewards, but even with salvation there are consequences to choosing to walk in darkness. Last week we saw from verses 3 and 4 that John makes the message of Christ (call it theology, or doctrine) the basis of all significant Christian fellowship. Three are about death. This is the nature of God. But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus his Son cleanses us from all sin. . You measure your life by God’s word. 5 They know not, neither will they understand; they walk on in darkness: all the foundations of the earth are out of course. Look; You don’t want to take this verse to mean that we need to walk in the light first; and that’s how we get the blood of Jesus his Son, to cleanse us from all sin. God’s word, comes at me like the Ten Commandments written in stone. That hiding place is a false profession. But even thought that makes you unsettled, you look at the other and you say. In other words, we can choose salvation or not. James 4:2-3, When things REALLY don’t go my way, I remember, “ALL THINGS.”, And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose. You can have a wife, you see this. I think it’s still on the internet. You have no part. They prance around, like they are… That’s mankind. Cry out. Lord how do I love the brethren?” See that, I’m going to make that, what my life is about. "The people walking in darkness have seen a Walking in darkness has consequences. Just not too far from here. Jesus will help you walk … God had mercy on her, and stopped her in her tracks. But it’s only because of those points that line up with her will. Even when there is darkness all around, physical and spiritual, we … Darkness is opposed to truth. There’s nothing in scripture that says, big or small. And I know this, that wherever God’s forgiveness is, He’s also given a new heart. He digs his heals in, and he throws that book on the floor, and he walks off in a huff. If you’re a true child of God, He is going to come to you over, and over, and over. As the Apostle John states in 1 John 1 5-8 KJV; First, it contains both wicked deeds and choices that we might think were harmless, even good. Walking in Darkness. Consequences are a universal constant. She knew she had bitterness towards people. Ohh… Sometimes He melts you just by; You dig your heels in, and he comes and he wraps his arms around you, and he kisses you. Over against 7, if we walk in the light; there we are back to the light. Because this is undoubtedly the hope, it’s the blood. I recognize this; it takes God to speak, but I also recognize this. I want there to be something. In … That’s what happens. When Isaiah prophesied about the coming of a Savior from sin, around 740 years before Jesus was born, he wrote in Isaiah 9:2-3 about the effects of God’s spiritual light for us when the Savior would be born. If we say we’ve not sinned, we make; this God of light. that gives life [L of life].” GNV Then spake Jesus again unto them, saying, I am that light of the world: he that followeth me, shall not walk in darkness, but shall have that light of life. I want the kind of growth that is in holiness. God had mercy on her, and saved her. Paul Washer came here, you know; it’s been over decade ago now. How are they going to get found out? Everything, every motive, every desire, every action, every thing behind it there is what? I am bought with a price. Non-stop sunshine only creates a desert. That’s what you have here. That’s all that means. Because I recognize; look if we’re going to have real spiritual depth here. Just put them away. There are so many things, like I have, you know. When you walk by an area, you will hear heavy footstep noises or water waves crashing, knife shaving sounds, low-pitch voices, and a loud gunshot or zombie giggling sounds. In his own eyes. Spiritual battles are common. It is a Conjunction. The grace of God! The Consequences of Working in the Dark “I wouldn’t want all of my tasks listed in one place. Condition; it’s basically an, “If-then” statement. So how do we identify it? And you know, I have watched, and so have a lot of you. She didn’t love them much but it wasn’t hatred. She just; you know, “I’m not perfect at this.” She kind of looked at it like a high school exam. There’s a battle together for sin. Cry out to Him. We are marching toward the darkest day of the year, December 21, and I am consumed with darkness. As he walked through this world. But look, be honest with yourself. Verse 7, is life. those that walk in pride he is able to abase, Dan. Either you are, or you are not. She never got saved until she stopped justifying herself. In some cases, people identified publicly already have lost their jobs or suffered other consequences, including arrest. John is not like; well you might barely get by, and you might barely pass with a “D”. I love this. And you are hell bound. Advantages & Disadvantages of Walking. Boy that’s bad. For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord. But just listen to three Proverbs. It takes God to break in and illuminate the darkness. No matter how long you’ve deceived yourself. We have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the Righteous. You don’t want just to swiftly pass over this without taking notice. Thy word is truth. To conform your life to it. Leading you; Leading you in that path. We’re familiar with those. There’s life in verses 7 and 9. And you know what. For example, if the Sun were to suddenly go out (), then the darkness wouldn’t get to the Earth for a solid 8 minutes. The Jehovah’s Witnesses idea of paradise; is not to me. Look, do some of you recall. The reason some of you don’t find fellowship with others in the church. It just means: You live your life, doing what you want to do. You don’t want to do that. We’re getting people that our coming in here proclaiming to be Christians, and you’re not. 5:7 . Brethren, lets move to verse 7, and speedily. If you’re crying; Lord have mercy on me. We see him sat in 10: His word is not in us. To live in the dark, means you don’t practice the truth. But a lot of times we think about; “Oh yeah Hitler, was dark.” If you just think darkness. The consequence for the Israelites is that they will lose their land. You know sometimes it’s easier to read scripture at a distance. I make dinner in the dark. Do you get up in the morning and say; “What do I want to do? 750 … Now remember what we’re after here. Until she stopped running to a hiding place. Well, I would just end with this. Ye ask, and receive not, because ye ask amiss, that ye may consume it upon your lusts. And even be pointed into the direction of, that could take him in a good direction. If we say that we have fellowship with Him and yet walk in the darkness, we lie and do not practice the truth; Darkness » Supernatural. Lifestyle; that which we habitually do. It does cleanse, but you have to recognize this. And I recognize that when I come into a verse like this, and we say; Well, you know if you claim, if you say you have some saving relationship with God, you have fellowship with Him. by Tim Conway All this comes down to self deception. Verse 8 Death Verse 10 is death. Are there deceptions behind the choices I make? We all need more faith. And yet, men are primarily blind to it in themselves. But when she came to the point, she quite justifying herself, and she surrendered to what God’s word was saying. This is the message we have heard from him and proclaim to you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all. Here's a list of five that may surprise you. Aug. 23, 2020. They are in their filth. Now I want to read the first two verses of chapter 2 My little children, I’m writing these things to you so that you may not sin. But, on the other hand. Darkness fosters lies. “Well, I’m just not like those Christians that do that, my personality is different.” So you know, you can just kind of justify yourself. That would be too overwhelming.” ... You generally know where you’re headed, but you’ll still walk slowly so you don’t bump into anything. Matthew 4:4. I’m not that effected; A little bit, then cry a little. There’s a reason. I mean; Are you practicing the truth? Make that connection in your minds. Look, when I’m in the light, and you’re in the light. There’s other times he lays that rod to your back, or he puts you in the fire. If we say we have fellowship with him while we walk in darkness, we lie and do not practice the truth. If we walk in the light, as he is in the light. We have light and dark. Because you are deceived, and scripture speaks to you. Obedience has its rewards, but even with salvation there are consequences to choosing to walk in darkness. So what we do is we make for middle ground. And then you have this, Proverbs 30:12 There are those who are clean in their own eyes. You see if we’re going to look for darkness, we want to make a connection back to God’s word. The prophet Isaiah captures the nature of this spiritual darkness in the soul as ‘walking in darkness’, which is a needful experience in order to grow in our faith, trust, and relationship with Christ and to understand time and again the very essence of our Christian life—a WALK by FAITH and not by SIGHT, full surrender, and complete trust. Just how she responded; You just justify. “For as he thinketh in his heart, so is he . But don’t mistake that, for God’s word abiding in you. And because they do have the Christ likeness being worked out in their lives. If this is true, then this is true. Memorize them. Those things are darkness, truly they are. I want you to see the progression here. Until Christ walked this earth. We can’t see who’s cleansed. The practice. But I find myself pulling against the reigns. Surprisingly, Icelanders, who live in darkness 19 hours a day in winter, have a lower incidence of SAD than people in other countries. And then spend the rest of the time looking at verses 6 and 7 in some greater amount of detail. Don't be surprised at the darkness. Ah, but darkness is far more subtle. Psalms 82:5 Context. Well here’s the problem. You start to set forth some things like that, the stuff of this world. And I have had to put the knife to the neck of this thing. It was probably around this time of the year. We’ve got a whole room of people that are saying this. Those of you that I’m trying to smell out here. Always. Walking in darkness is scary, often painful, and dangerous. I had like a 9 hour layover, or something. But, if we walk in the light, as he is in the light – What would you expect? If what can be seen, is this way. So he introduces this, we looked at it last time. What is our practice? Walking in darkness is the result of submitting to shame. But it’s random. You can see that 2 of these, are opposed to 3 of these. You see, that’s how men are. Verse 8, is death. We see that there is a similarity in construction, these are all verses that begin with “if”. We see that two are dissimilar from three. 20. One of the reasons that I want to just stay in these verses for a little while, let the percolate in the Church. You agree it’s in your best interest not to cheat on your spouse or not to kill your child, you just think that’s… But that does not mean, that it is well. Are you living the kind of life where it’s like; I’m not my own. People Who Walk in Darkness has a fast paced plot involving many threads. In one study, mortality rates among retired men who walked less than one mile per day were nearly twice that among those … We’re liars; we lie, we don’t practice the truth. His word is not in us. When entering a room you will walk away from the door or walk by a door and you will hear door banging sounds nearby. Men think that they do walk in the light, so how do we identify darkness? Your conscience gets pricked, you know there is a last time. He said, “They walk in a trance and it’s the sound of evil they are drawn to, like persons hypnotized, they are led into captivity and are overcome with the lust of their eyes, as their flesh craves the things of the world and those things that are evil.” He said, “Look at how they entertain darkness and reject the things of light. The idea that darkness promotes unethical behavior dates back to the myth of the "Ring of Gyges," which was recounted by Plato in The Republic (360 BC). John got it from Christ and now he proclaims it to us. We all fight them. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life" (John 8:12). This all comes from my lost days. “But surely I’m not that.” So you just kind of hope. And there is that strain of fellowship, which is fellowship in darkness. That’s what the value of this is. Despite this disadvantage compared to other forms of cardio, there are many good reasons to walk. These are called deceitfulness in verse 8 paralleled with lying in verse 6 and then called lacking truth in verse 8 paralleled with not practicing truth in verse 6. Precisely when there appears to be no future and no way out, God gives the comfort of His gospel. You see the issue is inside; does the word of God. It means we think we cannot afford to be known for who we really are, because we fear rejection, punishment, abandonment. The July 9 Retropolis column “How ‘The Birth of a Nation’ revived the KKK in 1915” [Metro] was right on target. Many kids and adults are known to suffer from the fear of darkness or night phobia. According to conventional wisdom, darkness conceals identity and also decreases inhibitions; as a result, it may be linked to crime. And we’re like; we’re there and we’re watching this thing acted out on this stage, or on the playing field. I want you to get a feel for how this thing evolves. I mean if everyone of you that has some hesitancy, some concern about your soul. Latest Sermons. The people who walk in darkness Will see a great light; Those who live in a dark land, The light will shine on them. Exodus 10:22. But there are things, that you just dig in your heels, you don’t want God to tell you how your going to live your life. He doesn’t want you to construct your Salvation. Taylor has become increasingly uncomfortable with our tendency to associate all that is good with lightness and all that is evil and dangerous with darkness. Don’t think. It’s not because he sees something and he’s in the light, and he has a direction in mind. God is light, and in him there is no darkness. If they say they are walking in the light, ask if they are trying to fool you. They’re burdensome anytime you’re told what to do. In not wanting to be overly judgmental of those; and so, I know that a lot of you are given the benefit of the doubt. Which a lot of times is the same way of saying the thing that you expected him to say, but he says it in different terminology. Because he likes to set; the thing you expect, he substitutes something else in there. You know that His word abiding in you, and practicing truth; You know you’re like that wife; that yeah, your life lines-up sometimes. Warm up. That tells us; behind everything that you do, there is what? I mean, if walking in darkness; correlates to; not practicing the truth. You see, there are a lot of people. Hence, the providence of God will constantly cross his path, and baffle all his schemes. Verse 6, if we say that we have fellowship with Him while we walk in the darkness, then. They look at God’s word, and they see what scripture says about what a Christian is, and they squirm. And its like “vroom”, they light right up. What is true in the seasons of nature is also true in the seasons of the spirit. Darkness helps keep reality hidden. 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