Word Study for Today: The Book of Psalm Chapter 114.
Devotion: GOD IN DARKNESS?
Texts: Psalm 139: 1-18. | Daniel 17-23. | Proverbs 29:18.
Yes! God in Darkness. Being God Almighty, the Creator of the heavens and earth, He sees and knows all things. There is nothing that exists that God is unaware of. >“Secret things belong to the LORD our God…”[Deuteronomy 29:29aNET]▪️ After-all, this world and all that is therein are His plan and more so His handy work. There is therefore no secret to Him. What is called secret is secret to us and not to Him. All things are in open plan before Him. >“And there is no creature hidden from His sight, but all things are open and laid bare to the eyes of Him with whom we have to do.”[Hebrews 4:13NASB]▪️
Nothing in the dark is hidden from His eyes. According to >1 Kings8:12(NET)==> … “The LORD has said that he lives in thick darkness.”▪️
If He lives even in thick darkness, then honestly there is no hiding place for any one. Psalm 139 says it all > see verses 7-12(NLT)==> 7)“I can never escape from your Spirit! I can never get away from your presence! 8)If I go up to heaven, you are there; if I go down to the grave, you are there. 9)If I ride the wings of the morning, if I dwell by the farthest oceans, 10)even there your hand will guide me, and your strength will support me. 11)I could ask the darkness to hide me and the light around me to become night— 12)but even in darkness I cannot hide from you. To you the night shines as bright as day. Darkness and light are the same to you.”▪️
Wow! Darkness and Light are just the same to Him. Pitiable then are those who imagine vain things saying they will hide from God to perpetrate their evil, assuming that God can’t see them. >“Woe to those who deeply hide their plans from the LORD, And whose deeds are done in a dark place, And they say, “Who sees us?” or “Who knows us?””[Isaiah 29:15 NASB]▪️ Such foolishness!. If only they know. Our God is Lord even in the darkest of the deep.
>21)”For His eyes are upon the ways of a man, And He sees all his steps. 22)”There is no darkness or deep shadow Where the workers of iniquity may hide themselves. ”[Job 34:21-22NASB]▪️
Little wonder, >”He reveals mysteries from the darkness And brings the deep darkness into light.”[Job 12:22 NASB]▪️ > “He reveals deep and mysterious things and knows what lies hidden in darkness, though he is surrounded by light.”[Daniel 2:22 NLT]▪️
What a mighty God we serve. He is no respecter of persons nor atmosphere. He is the One to be adored and revered by all. > 2 Samuel 22:10 & 12(NLT) says ==> 10)“He opened the heavens and came down; dark storm clouds were beneath his feet. 12)He shrouded himself in darkness, veiling his approach with dense rain clouds.”▪️
The jurisdiction of our God cuts across. No space or condition inhibits Him. He remains Light even though He is GOD IN DARKNESS.
- Worship the Lord of all the earth.
- Pray in the Spirit for 15minutes.
- Ask that the God [Who also lives in darkness will reveal unto you, mysteries from darkness, and will introduce His light into every dark areas of your life.
- Pray that the Lord [Who cannot be inhibited] shall disrupt and destroy every plot or ploy from darkness scenes against you and yours.
- THE LORD HAS SAID HE LIVES IN THICK DARKNESS.