We are the light of the world, we are a city set on the hill that cannot be hidden. We are the salt of the earth, the earth cannot do without us. So take your place as THE light and don’t let any distraction or baggage of the world hold you down or stop you from shining and you have the Creator of the whole universe to lean on so if He is for you nothing can be against you!!!
Hmmm… This passage holds a lot of meanings and messages to a believer and I really love it because it pronounces our imperfections and God’s way of making us perfect.
So let’s take it one at a time. First, we can’t be walking in darkness and claim we are fellowshipping with God simply because God and darkness just cannot work together. Now, how really do we know what darkness is? I ask this because some things seem like light and might not be and some things seem like darkness and are just not necessary or important at that time. So how do we know we are not walking in the light?
It’s simple; the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit convicts us that we are straying, he always does. By the way, I think whatever he tells us not to do at a particular time that might not be necessarily darkness, we should stay clear because believe me He has a reason for it.
Once he convicts us, what next? Now its often easy to fall into the pit of self pity, guilt and condemnation, like very easy. But that is not what God wants, He wants us to come to Him, confess our sins and believe He alone can cleanse us. Not deny that the sin exists!! Not cover it up with grace!! But to confess and obtain forgiveness.
True fellowship with God comes when we walk in the Light and we cannot do that with sin in our hearts. He is faithful and would gladly forgive us. Tell God before the devil does!!!