4810 darkness, natural

4810 darkness, natural

Scripture stresses that God is able to be present and known, even in the darkest aspects of the world.

Darkness as a symbol of the terrifying majesty of God

Ex 20:18-21; Ps 97:2 See also Dt 4:11-12; Dt 5:22-24; Heb 12:18-21

God is the source of natural darkness

Isa 45:7 See also Ge 1:2-5,16-18; Job 26:10; Ps 74:16; Ps 104:19-20

God’s eye penetrates the darkness

Job 34:21-22; Ps 139:11-12 See also Da 2:22; Am 5:8-9; 2Co 4:6

Miracles involving natural darkness

Mt 27:45 pp Mk 15:33 pp Lk 23:44-45 See also Ex 10:21-23; Ex 14:19-20; Jos 24:6-7; Ps 105:26-28; Isa 50:3; Ac 2:19-20; Joel 2:30-32; Ac 13:9-12

Natural darkness used poetically

2Sa 22:10-12 pp Ps 18:9-11; Job 3:1-10

See also

1020God, all-knowing
1090God, majesty of
1415miracles
4005creation
4801black
4833light
4957night

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