20 Bible Verses About Light and Darkness

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Today we will be dealing with 20 bible verses about light and darkness. Light and darkness are two opposite things. Darkness represents emptiness, formless and complete uselessness. The book of Genesis 1 stated that In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters. This is the story of the creation of heaven and earth. The earth was filled with darkness and where there is darkness the spirit of God can’t operate. That’s why the first thing God created was light.

 

Genesis 1:3-4 And God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light. God saw that the light was good, and he separated the light from the darkness. God called the light “day and the darkness he called “night. The light represents the spirit of God and darkness represents the devil. As believers, we are children of the light. Wherever we get to, people must see the light in us. Matthew 5:16 In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven.

 

The scripture also made us understand that we are the light of the world. Matthew 5:14“You are the light of the world. A city that is set on a hill cannot be hidden. Darkness will always try to hide the light. Everything about light represents God. We have highlighted 20 bible verses about light and darkness.

 

1. John 8:12 

Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.”

 

2. John 1:5 

The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.

 

3. Ephesians 5:8 

For at one time you were darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Walk as children of light.

 

4. John 3:19 

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.

 

5. 1 John 1:5 

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.

 

6. 1 Peter 2:9 

But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.

 

7. 2 Corinthians 6:14 

Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers. For what partnership has righteousness with lawlessness? Or what fellowship has light with darkness?

 

8. Acts 26:18 

To open their eyes, so that they may turn from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and a place among those who are sanctified by faith in me.’

 

9. 1 John 2:9-11 

Whoever says he is in the light and hates his brother is still in darkness. Whoever loves his brother abides in the light, and in him there is no cause for stumbling. But whoever hates his brother is in the darkness and walks in the darkness, and does not know where he is going, because the darkness has blinded his eyes.

 

10. 1 John 1:5-7 

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. If we say we have fellowship with him while we walk in darkness, we lie and do not practice the truth. 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.

 

11. 1 John 1:7 

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.

 

12. John 3:19-21 

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. For everyone who does wicked things hates the light and does not come to the light, lest his works should be exposed. But whoever does what is true comes to the light, so that it may be clearly seen that his works have been carried out in God.”

 

13. John 12:35-36 

So Jesus said to them, “The light is among you for a little while longer. Walk while you have the light, lest darkness overtake you. The one who walks in the darkness does not know where he is going. While you have the light, believe in the light, that you may become sons of light.” When Jesus had said these things, he departed and hid himself from them.

 

14. John 3:19-20 

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. For everyone who does wicked things hates the light and does not come to the light, lest his works should be exposed.

 

15. Genesis 1:1-31 

In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters. And God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light. And God saw that the light was good. And God separated the light from the darkness. God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And there was evening and there was morning, the first day.

 

16. Matthew 5:14-16 

“You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden. Nor do people light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a stand, and it gives light to all in the house. In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven.

 

17. Isaiah 45:7 

I form light and create darkness, I make well-being and create calamity, I am the Lord, who does all these things.

 

18. John 11:10 

But if anyone walks in the night, he stumbles, because the light is not in him.”

 

19. Luke 1:79 

To give light to those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace.

 

20. Psalm 27:1

Of David. The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?

 

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